2006-08-23 / Society

Miss Mayhaw pageant planned for Sept. 9

Make plans to attend the 24th National Mayhaw Festival Pageant. Tiny, Miss, Little Miss, Junior Miss, Teen Miss and Miss National Mayhaw Festival contestants will compete for the Mayhaw Festival Queen titles.

"Celebrating Miss Mayhaw" will be presented by Savannah Hall, McKenna Locke, Rachel Grimsley, Jordie King and Jessica Parks, last year's queens and the pageant contestants.

The pageant will be held on Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. in the Miller County Elementary School auditorium. The pageant is part of the

National Mayhaw Festival. The winners will be ambassadors for the Mayhaw Festival by appearing in parades and other events.

Veryl Garland Cockey, president of the ColquittMiller County Chamber of Commerce, said, "I am already congratulating Christy Whitaker and this group of girls. They have worked so hard to be able to present this pageant to their parents, families and friends. This pageant is a fundraiser for the ColquittMiller County Chamber of Commerce and is an event of the National Mayhaw Festival."

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