The Southwest District Fair Parade was held Tuesday (9-23) in downtown Hope…dozens of entries delighted the spectators along the way and also delighted the judges as well. In the Queens division, 1st place went to the Nevada County Fair Queens with 2nd going to Little Miss Sevier County Myleigh Marshall and Miss Sevier County Marley McLellan. 3rd place went to Jr. Miss Relay for Life Natlie Hood. In the Junior division 1st place went to Spring Hill Mr. & Mrs., 2nd place went to Garrett Memorial Christian School “Saints On Broadway”, and 3rd place went to Spring Hill Homecoming. In the Open division 1st place went to the Red Hat Ladies “Melon Madhatters”. 2nd place sent to Boy Scout Troop 5, and 3rd place went to the Washington Vintage Dancers.
There’s a new Miss Southwest District Fair. She is Lauren Kidd from Hempstead County. 1st Runner Up was Sarah Elizabeth Clayton from Columbia County and 2nd runner up was Brianna Porchia from Clark County. In the Junior Miss Competition 1st place went to Caitlyn Light from Hempstead County. 1st Runner Up was Alixandra Ayers from Pike County and 2nd Runner Up was Regan Hammonds from Saline County. In the Little Miss competition 1st place went to Torie Suzanne Beason from Little River County. 1st Runner Up was Kerbie Anderson from Pike County, and 2nd Runner Up went to Presley Bennett from Saline County. In talent, 1st place went to Pike County, 2nd place to Miller County, and 3rd to Nevada County.