LIBERTY - Robyn Grider was crowned the 53rd Miss Casey County Saturday during the 2006 pageant at the high school gymnasium. Last year's winner, Meredith Coffey, crowned Grider.
The 16-year-old daughter of Jimmy and Alta Grider and a senior at Casey County High School was picked from 10 contestants. She received $300 in cash, a crown, banner and bouquet of flowers, and will represent the county in the 2007 Miss Kentucky County Fair Pageant in January in Louisville. The Apple Festival Committee will pay for two nights lodging and her entry fee.
Grider also will escort the 2006 Little Mister and Miss Joshua Stonecypher and Makencie Woods at the August 2007 Kentucky State Fair competition. Woods is Grider's cousin.
Sarah Sidwell, 18, daughter of Tammy Sidwell and the late Bruce Sidwell, was first runner-up. She received $125 and flowers. She is a senior at CCHS.