Nicole Cooke | Democrat William Smart, Grand Marshal for the Cole Camp Fair Grand Parade of Floats, gives a thumbs up to the crowd as he leads the parade Thursday evening. Smart retired as principal of Cole Camp High School in 2004, and has been the voice of the Cole Camp Fair since 1980.
Nicole Cooke | Democrat Newly crowned Cole Camp Fair Queen Gabi Mallard, 16, center, waves to the crowd with her fellow contestants during Thursday’s Grand Parade of Floats. The parade will also occur at 7 p.m. today and 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday.
Nicole Cooke | Democrat The Cole Camp High School Class of 2015 entered this float in the Cole Camp Fair Grand Parade of Floats, which portrays various prom themes over the years to go along with the fair’s theme “The Heritage We Treasure.”
Nicole Cooke | Democrat The Hurricane, which spins riders around while quickly dropping and raising the arms, is just one of several rides featured at the Cole Camp Fair carnival. Wristbands can be purchased for $20 at the fair to be used for all the rides during four-hour sessions.
Nicole Cooke | Democrat The Cole Camp High School Blue Pride Marching Band makes their way through downtown Cole Camp during the Grand Parade of Floats on Thursday. Also featured was the Smith-Cotton Tiger Pride Marching Band and the Lincoln Marching Band.