Rick and Connie Thompson live near Kincaid where they farm and raise sheep. Connie works at the Kincaid Post Office. They have three children. Blake Thompson and his wife Hannah of Kincaid, Erin Zook and her husband Justin of Garnett and Nick Thompson, Roeland Park, KS. The Thompsons have 9 grandchildren: Brylee, Brekyn, Owen, Nora, Britni, Molly, Ruby, Greta and Kaxton.
Rick’s parents Howard & Leila Thompson, were both long time Kincaid Fair volunteers, and Rick & Connie have continued the family tradition of being involved with the Kincaid Fair for 40 years and followed their example of hard work to keep the fair moving forward.
Rick helps with collection of donations in the Garnett area. During the Fair you will find Rick in the Lions Club Hamburger Stand. Rick has been a Lions Club member since 1978. Rick is also the Concessions Manager for the Fair Association working directly with the carnival to distribute and sell ride tickets.
Connie has helped with many fair projects over the years. She has been in charge of book preparation, served as secretary and for the past 5 years she has been vice-president of the Fair Association. She is also Superintendent of the Baking Department. Connie was instrumental in adding the Photography Department to the exhibit line-up. She helps Rick with his responsibilities at the Lions Club Hamburger Stand. During the parade you will find Connie at the announcer’s booth with the description of the parade entries.
Carrying on the family tradition Blake, Hannah, and Erin are all Fair Board members. Erin is Assistant Superintendent of the Baking Department. Blake is a member of the Kincaid Lions Club. Blake’s wife Hannah is responsible for starting and managing the Kincaid Fair 5K Run.
The Fair Association would like to thank Rick & Connie for their years of service to the Kincaid Fair.
HOME GROWN FUN
Parade starts at 1:30,
Crowning of Fair Queen at 1:15 pm
Lonnie DePoe, Wesley Pinneo,
& Heath Feuerborn
For information call 620-439-5663
Float Managers: Jared Hammond &
For information call: 620-439-546
FOR SAFETY REASONS NO CANDY OR ARTICLES
WILL BE THROWN FROM VEHICLES DURING THE PARADE.
YOU MUST WALK AND PASS OUT CANDY.
This will be enforced.
HANDICAP ACCESS IN FRONT OF THE FAIR BUILDING FOR PARADE VEIWING
Check in the parade superintendent by 12:00 noon to be in the parade.
The parade will form at the county road east of the schoolhouse and move
south on Commercial Street to the Highway 31.
Antique or Classic vehicles are invited to participate in the parade.
Prizes will be given for the oldest
and ribbons for all who enter.
All marching bands participants will
receive 2 ride tickets.
ALL MARCHING BANDS RECEIVE $200.
Thanks Steven Wilson for the video of the 2016 parade