CHOWCHILLA - Wednesday night the Chowchilla Fair kicked off it's 2012 season with the crowning of a new Miss Madera County. Madison Gies (16) was named 2012 Miss Madera County. Gies is the daughter of John and Kathy Gies and is a junior at Chowchilla Union High School where she is a cheerleader.
Ashley Pettit, who's reign ends Saturday as the 2011 Spring Festival Queen was named the first runner up. Pettit is the daughter of Kevin and Renee Pettit and is a senior at Chowchilla Union High School.
This years Little Miss Madera County is Kylie Cunningham. Kylie is the daughter of Kristen Cunningham and is a third grader at Dixieland School in Madera. Kylie also won the talent competition with her dance "Bell Bottom Blues".