The 70th Jim Wells County Fair is scheduled for Oct. 24 through 27, with the fair pageant is one of the kick-off ceremonies. Young ladies ages 14 through 18 in the Jim Wells County area are invited to participate in the pageant. Entry packets are available at all Jim Wells County high schools, the JWC Fair Office and the JWC Extension Office. Deadline for entries is 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4. Entries must be submitted at the JWC Fair Office. Contact pageant co-directors Karen Crawford at 664-6216 or Kyle Jamerson at 664-9140 after 6 p.m. for information.