Queens often adorn cover of festival booklets

Strawberry Festival booklet covers from 1953 - 2023, taken at the KCS Depot on strawberry table cloths, courtesy the Adair County Historical and Genealogical Association archives: Top from from left, are: Norma Lee Latta, 1953; Sandra Goodall, 1963; Lydia Lewis, 1973; Brenda Lawrence, 1983; and Rachelle Ritchie, 1993. Bottom row, from left, are: Laura Ketcher, 2003; Jessica Simmons, 2013 and Adrian Gaches, 2023. Renee Fite | Democrat Journal