2023 Carroll County Agricultural Fair

Committee Chairs & Event Organizers

Subject to change


Fair Meetings are held Monthly on the 4th Monday night, with the exception of August, November, and December.  The meetings start at 7pm and take place at the Southwest Virginia Farmers Market Wholesale Warehouse.

Everyone that would like to have input or help with the Fair are invited to attend!!!



Chairman                                            Kevin Semones

Co-Chairperson                                   Myra Leonard   

Secretary                                            Sheila Newman, Makayla Newman    

Treasurer                                            Kevin Semones, Sheila Newman

Advertising                                         Sheila Newman, Carol Chevalier, Becky Semones

Ag Education Days                              Ashley Edwards, Myra Leonard, Sheila Newman

                                                         Trish Hash, Benny & Margie Quesenberry

                                                         Steve Pottorff, Vicky Town, Chloe Sutherland, CCMS & CCHS FFA   

Ag Education Day- 5th Graders            Carroll County Young Farmers, Ashley Edwards, Brandy Puckett, Chloe Sutherland,
& Vicky Town

Antique & New Tractor Equipment      Ranza Horton, Kevin Semones   

Beauty Pageant                                  Lyndsey Eastridge, Myra Leonard, Trish Hash & Sheila Newman

Coon Dog Events                                 Nathan Largen

Corn Hole                                           Trish Hash, Mike Rosenbaum  

Demonstrators-General Concessions    Paulette Beasley       

Exhibits                                              Carol Chevalier, Margie Quesenberry, Janie Harrison, & Paulette Beasley  

Farm Horse Pull                                  Ryland Moore, Lisa Jerrell, Eddie Chitwood & Billy Jerrell   

FFA Barnyard                                      Myra Leonard, Richard Tate, Eddie Chitwood, Erin Tate & Daniel Simpkins

Food for Workers/Volunteers              Carol Chevalier &

                                                         The Carroll Co. Farm Bureau Women’s Committee

                      Forestry Events                                  John Carpenter, Alan Webb

Gates, Parking & Transporting             Search & Rescue, Stephen Turner, Kevin Semones, Becky Semones, Sheila Newman
Kevin “Bubba” Hancock, The Shriners, & Skyview Baptist Church

Horse Pull                                          Rylan Moore, Eddie Chitwood, Lisa Jerrell & Billy Jerrell

                                    Horse Show                                        Erin Tate, Nichole Huff & Peyton McBride

                     Lawnmower Race                                Kevin Semones, Connie Sutphin

                     Livestock Shows                                  Stephen Pottorff, Myra Leonard,

                                                                               Trish Hash & Vicky Town

                     Midway                                               Kevin Semones, Sheila Newman

                     Music                                                  Annabelle Primm, Sheila Newman, John Carpenter & Donald Trausneck

Parade                                                Myra Leonard & Special Olympians        

Pet Show                                             CCHS Interact Club, Shannon Dalton, & Myra Leonard   

Photography                                        Sheila Newman, Michelle Dalton, Alexis Leonard, Debbie Davis, Linda Durnil & Donald Trausneck   

Pig Races                                            Myra Leonard, Kevin Hancock                                                        

Recipe Contests                                  Becky Semones, Trish Hash     

Security & Safety                                Kevin Kemp, Sheriff’s Department,

                                                          Ham Radio Club and EMS

Sponsorship                                        Sheila Newman, Carol Chevalier, Margie Quesenberry, Trish Hash & Tonya Marshall    

Stockman’s Contest                             John Carpenter, Stephen Pottorff & MaKenzie Carter    

Storytelling                                         Vicky Town, Stephen Pottorff & Myra Leonard

Web & Social Media                             Sheila Newman, Terea Lester-Sharp, Chloe Sutherland & Ashley Edwards 



Dallas “Ray” Cox was a very essential part of the Carroll County Agricultural Fair.  Ray always attended the Fair before, during, and after to help in any way along with his wife Pat, daughter Sheila, granddaughters; Makayla and Katlyn.  Ray was often found on the Wholesale dock talking with Fair visitors. His musical talent was tremendous and enjoyed by all, he always played his instruments during Ag Education Days at the Fair.  Ray also played with his family in a  music group called the  “Cox Brothers”.  In 2013 right after the County Fair,  his health declined rapidly and he passed away on August 30th.  In 2014, the Fair committee voted to honor Ray with an annual memorial award so each year after the fair, the Committee votes for this  fair award, in honor of Ray Cox, called the “Ray Cox” Memorial Award.