The Union Fair started out with great weather, great crowds and a great parade. The theme of this year’s parade was “Thank You Veterans.”

Lyle Cramer, chairman of the parade committee, announced the following winners. The cash prize in each category was $100 for first place, $50 for second place and $25 for third place.

In the commercial category, the winners were: first place, Erica Harriman, CPA, who donated her winnings to the Vose Library; second place, Union Agway; and third place, Sweetgrass Winery.

In the nonprofit category, the winners were: first place, USS Little Rock; second place, Ben Perry, humorist; and third place (tie), Bruce Snowman and The Knox County Republicans.

In the youth category, the winners were: first place, Cub Scout Pack 207; second place, Gallop Gang 4-H Club; and third place, Little League.