- Associated Press - Friday, March 11, 2016

DU QUOIN, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois Department of Agriculture has named a new assistant director for the Du Quoin State Fair.

The Southern Illinoisan (https://bit.ly/1RUGwXK ) reports that Tibretta Reiman of Pinckneyville assumed the role Thursday. She has previously served as a member of the State Fair Advisory Board, the Du Quoin State Fair Non-Fair Event Advisory Committee and the Development Director for Trails to Adventure Regional Tourism Development.

Reiman replaces longtime assistant fair director Norm Hill whose resignation was finalized at the end of 2015 after holding the position for 15 years.

Kevin Gordon was named division manager in February. He will oversee the Division of Fairs and Promotional Services.

Planning is underway for the 2016 Du Quoin State Fair held from Aug. 26 to Sept. 5.


Information from: Southern Illinoisan, https://www.southernillinoisan.com

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