Fair Talent Show

The Bond County Fair talent show was held Thursday night at the grandstand.

Seven youths, all competing in the junior division, performed for the audience and three judges.

Click below to hear emcee Belinda Baxter announce the winners:

Haylie Gombos, age 13, is the daughter of Tracy and Tim Gombos of Pocahontas. She sang the song “My Church.”

Haylie will represent Bond County at the state contest in January at Springfield.

Haylie Gombos
Haylie Gombos

Gabe Baxter is the 14-year-old son of Belinda and Andy Baxter of Greenville. He played the ukulele and sang.

Baxter was the winner of last year’s Bond County Fair talent show and advanced to the state contest.

Elle Schaufelberger, age 10, is the daughter of Patrick and Dieadra Schaufelberger of Greenville. She sang the song “Rainbow Connection.”

(L to R) Gabe Baxter, Haylie Gombos, and Elle Schaufelberger
(L to R) Gabe Baxter, Haylie Gombos, and Elle Schaufelberger

Other acts were Ava Manhart and Eden Kapp, Madalyn Carter, Morgan Wilderman and Alyvia Davis.

Serving as judges were Jeffrey Wilson, Paul Sunderland and Shawn Cox.


The talent show superintendent is Jennifer Baird.