Fair baskets again available


OREGON – The Ogle County Fair Queen committee is once again offering a beautiful hand-crafted basket for sale. 

The basket is hand made by Judy Hodgin of Apple River. This is the fourth year of offering her beautiful baskets.

This year’s basket is and oval shape, measuring 5 inches wide and 7 ½ inches long and stands 7 ½ inches. It also features a fold down handle. The basket has blue and wine colored reed accents and accent petals. Each basket is stained in a medium walnut.

The cost of the basket is $40. Each basket comes with a commemorative tag made by Buffalo Run Enterprises of Lamoille, Ill. Each one is signed by Judy and is numbered. 

All profits from the basket sales go to the Ogle County Fair Queen 2019, to help with costs at the state queen pageant January 2020. Contact Sharon Alderks at 815-645-1015 to purchase a basket or with any questions.

If there is anyone interested in entering this year’s pageant for Miss Ogle County, Junior Miss, Young Miss, Little Miss or Little Mister, you can still enter.  Go to the Ogle County Fair web site at oglecountyfair.com  and click on Fair Queen, or contact Michelle Josefowicz attn.: Ogle County Fair Queen pageant, 1207 Westview Dr., Rochelle, IL. 61068