The Appanoose County Fair will open on Monday, July 15. Opening night will feature the Appanoose County Fair Queen contest and the Bill Riley Talent show. Iowa Trust and Savings Bank will sponsor opening night. The Bill Riley Talent show will be open to Appanoose County residents only until July 1. Beginning July 2 the show will open up to anyone in the state of Iowa. Deadline for applications will be July 12. There will be two age groups: Sprouts 2-12 years old and Seniors 13-21 years old. Applications are available at Iowa Trust and Savings Bank in Centerville and Moravia and at the Iowa State Extension Office in Centerville. Prize money will be awarded in each division. First place $30, second place $25 and third place $15. The winners in each division will qualify for the Bill Riley Talent show at the Iowa State Fair in August. Bill Riley Jr. is expected to be in Centerville to m.c. the Appanoose County talent show.