On Saturday, June 11th, the annual Dairy Festival Milking Contest took place. There were three categories of competitors: Dairy Festival contestants, the contestants parents, and the visiting balloon pilots.
In the Dairy Festival category, Emma Boyett placed third, Lauren Helm placed second, and Sadie Evans placed first. In the Parents category, the parents of Tahtiana King, Kyshia and Marcus Johnson, placed third. The parent of Anne-Marie Winborn, Jennifer Lansou, placed second, and the parents of Story Thompson, Holly and Jason Thompson, placed first. The winners of the Balloon Pilot category were announced at a separate breakfast event held on Sunday morning.
The Coronation Pageant will take place Saturday, June 18th, at the newly renovated Hopkins County Civic Center Auditorium. The 57th Annual Coronation Pageant is the first event scheduled to be held in the new auditorium. There are two days left to buy tickets in advance from contestants. For more information, you may contact Pam Black at (903)-439-4327.