The Delaware County Cattlemen celebrated their past year with the annual Beef Banquet on Saturday night. They had a huge turnout, with around 600 people stopping out at the fairgrounds for a ribeye steak dinner. Amber Bonert of Petersburg was crowned the 2016 Delaware County Beef Queen after serving as Beef Princess for the past year.
Kellie Monaghan of Manchester was crowned the 2016 Delaware County Beef Princess.
The two other Beef Princess contestants were Gabriela Guetzko of Delhi and Dakotah McGraw of Manchester. The Cattlemen of the Year honor was given to Dan and Linda Tegeler of Edgewood.
And the Beef Promoter of the Year award was presented to Hausers Water Systems. Several beef scholarships were also given, with Jenna Bonert, Colton Lueck, Austin Monaghan and Molly Mormann each receiving $500 scholarships.
(photos by Janelle Tucker, KMCH)