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Pageants

Aug. 01, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

The 2010 Barboursville Fall Fest Queen and Teen Pageant begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, at the Barboursville Middle School auditorium. The Queen and Teen will reign over the Barboursville Fall Fest in September, and the Queen will compete in January at the West Virginia Association of Fairs and Festivals Pageant in Charleston with all expenses paid. Deadline for entry has already passed. For more information, call Beverly Miller, director, at 304-633-7191 or 304-429-4579.

The 2010 Barboursville Fall Fest Children's Pageant begins on Saturday, Sept. 4, at Steele Memorial United Methodist Church, 733 Shaw St., Barboursville. The theme is "Having Fun at the Fall Fest," with attire being a fall outfit of choice. No glitz, all natural. Applications can be downloaded at www.barboursville.org. Registration is at 11 a.m. and the pageant starts at noon. Entry fee is $50. Optional overalls are $10 each or $35 for all five and include Photogenic, Best Dressed, Best Personality, Most Beautiful/Most Handsome and Prettiest Smile. Also, a "Buddy and Me" for $5 per buddy.

Deadline for entry fee, overall fee and a 5 by 7 black and white or color photo is Saturday, Aug. 28. Items can be mailed to the Village of Barboursville, P.O. Box 266, Barboursville, WV 25504. For more information, call Beverly Miller, director, at 304-633-7191 or 304-429-4579.

All contestants are invited to participate in the Barboursville Fall Fest parade and the age division winners will be introduced at the Fall Fest along with the 2010 Queen and Teen.

The 2010 West Virginia Pumpkin Festival Children's Pageant begins at noon Saturday, Aug. 21, at the W.Va. Pumpkin Park, Milton, in the entertainment building. The pageant is open to girls, ages newborn to 12 years, and boys ages newborn to 5 years. For an application, call 304-736-2135 or 304-638-8115.

The 2010 West Virginia Pumpkin Festival Queen and Teen's Pageant begins at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22, at the W.Va. Pumpkin Park, Milton, in the entertainment building. Queen contestants, age 16 to 21, and teen contestants, ages 13 to 15, must be residents of West Virginia.

The Festival Queen will not only reign over the W.Va. Pumpkin Festival, but will also receive $500 cash scholarship, $500 clothing allowance, crown, trophy, banner and represent the W.Va. Pumpkin Festival at the 2011 W.Va. Association of Fairs & Festivals Pageant.

For an application, e-mail to wvpumpkinpageant@yahoo.com or call 304-736-2876.

Signature Stars Pageantry presents Safari Summertime Stars Pageant at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, at Marcos in the Memorial Student Center on the Marshall University Campus. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. The pageant is open to girls from birth to 18 years of age, and boys from birth to 10 years of age. Entry fee is $60. Optional overalls offered at the door.

Attire is pageant/Sunday dress/attire and safari swimwear. For more information, contact Deidra Simpson at 740-643-2303 or signaturesstarspageantry@hotmail.com. For complete details, visit www.signaturestarspageantry.com.

The 2010 Lincoln County Fall Festival Pageants begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, with registration at 3 p.m. The event includes Teen, Queen, Ms. and Mrs. pageants for ages 13 and up. A children's pageant starts at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 8, for ages birth to 12 years. Both pageants are held at the Lincoln County High School, Hamlin, W.Va. For more information, call 304-524-2437 or 304-206-6371 or visit www.lcfairsandfestivals.com.

Pageant winners

Alejandra Mallory, 7, daughter of Chris Mallory and Monica Ensign, won the title of Cabell County Fair Little Miss on Tuesday, July 20, at the Milton Pumpkin Park. Alejandra is in the second grade at St. Joseph Elementary, and is the granddaughter of Burley and Mary Maynard and Bob and Coral Mallory.

Antonio "Tony" Hornbuckle, 4, son of Monica Ensign and Stephen Hornbuckle, won the title of Cabell County Fair "Gent" on Tuesday, July 20, at the Milton Pumpkin Park. Tony attends Marshall Developmental Academy, and is the grandson of Burley and Mary Maynard and Ed and Jeanetta Hornbuckle.

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