Competitors line up for the Junior Class Showmanship event on Monday morning at the Putnam County Fair. (Putnam Sentinel/Nancy Kline)
Competitors line up for the Junior Class Showmanship event on Monday morning at the Putnam County Fair. (Putnam Sentinel/Nancy Kline)

OTTAWA — The Putnam County Fair began officially at noon with fair officials, 4-H and FFA representatives, and county officials keeping to tradition and pulling the bell.

Monday, June 23, is Veteran's Day/Senior Citizen's Day. The evening activities including a veteran's tribute at 6:30 p.m. in front of the grandstand. This will be followed by the king and queen coronation and marching band spectacular.