The Clay County Fair is coming up and that means that the Miss Clay County and Junior Miss Pageants are coming up soon too.
The Miss Clay County Pageant will feature five competitors vying for Miss Clay County 2011 Anna Smith's crown. These Miss Clay County contestants also will be raising funds and awareness for cancer, with each competitor working against a different cancer.
The Miss Clay County Competitors include: Mychal Atwood, Rachael Lewis, Serena Schuhart, Madi Harrison, and Christina Banning.
For the Junior Miss Clay County Pageant, 2011 Junior Miss Tyra Leonard has 19 competitors aiming to take her place for 2012.
The Junior Miss Competitors include: Gracey Himelick, McKenzie Hower, Mattie Osborne, Cameron Crays, Brittany McKnelly, Jami Pride, Breann Beckham, Kelsey Krutsinger, Emily Cox, Olivia Leib, Julia Atteberry, Jolee Burkett, Lily Burkett, Jazmine McClane, Cheyenne Gregory, Faith Stanfordm, Melanie Williams, Makenzie Dietz, and Jada McKnelly.
The Junior Miss Pageant will take place at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 16.
The Miss Clay County Competitors will have a pie auction and participate in a greased pig competition at 7 p.m., on Tuesday, July 17. The Pageant will itself will be held on Friday, July 20, at 7 p.m.