Owen County is no stranger to accolades. Over the past two years it’s been home to a jailer of the year, principal of the year, and even Mr. Basketball himself. But in its long history with pageantry, an Owen County girl had yet to take home a state title in the county fair system. That was until Macie Chappell became Miss Pre-Teen Kentucky County Fair Oct. 15.
Macie, the 12-year-old daughter of Jarrod and Shannon Chappell, represented Carroll County in the state pageant after being crowned Miss Pre-Teen Carroll County Fair in June.