Wellston Coal Festival

Bayleigh Merrill, 4, left, and Morgan McKinniss, 4, right, hold hands with their mothers, Leah Smith, center left, and Misty McKinniss, center right, as they wait to walk onto the stage to be introduced during the Mini Queen Contest on the first night of the Wellston Coal Festival on September 5, 2017, in Wellston, Ohio. The festival has been held every year since 1973 and celebrates the town’s heritage.