The Van Buren County Christmas Pageant was held Sunday, December 2 at 3 p.m. Approximately 200 people came out to see 23 contestants in their Christmas attire, and to compete for the pageant titles. Amy Williams was the pageant director, Corrine Weatherly was the MC, and was assisted by Terri Weatherly, and reigning Van Buren County Jr. Queen Teigha Black, and 2017 Queen Natalie O'Neal. Mrs. Van Buren County Dana Huyck helped with the Crowd Favorite. Other members of the Van Buren County Fair Association also helped with the pageant; Terry Huyck and Alice Chambers.