Jesse Crider, of West Frankfort, hold his daughter Maddyson Crider, 17 months, while Kasey Mezo, of West Frankfort, buys tickets for the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus on Sunday in De Soto. “This is [Maddyson’s] first time at the circus,” Jesse said. He said looking he is forward to seeing his daughter excited. — April 10, 2016, De Soto, Ill.