Spring Miss Mayday Pageant to be held May 18
The Danville High School cheerleaders and the Danville High School volleyball players are sponsoring the Spring Miss Mayday Pageant May 18 at 10 a.m. in the Danville High School gym. All of the proceeds will go to benefit the cheerleaders and volleyball players.
A queen and two alternates will be awarded in each age division with more than four contestants. A photogenic award will be given in each age division for those who participate. There will be a charge of $10 per photo.
A winner in each age division will receive a crown. A People’s Choice winner will be crowned based on the contestant with the most votes. Votes will be $1 per vote, and friends and family can cast their votes the day of the pageant in the gym.
There will be a $50 entry fee for pageant contestants.
Awards will also be given for the prettiest eyes, hair, smile and dress in each division.
This is a semi-natural pageant. While makeup is allowed, contestants are asked to keep the makeup age-appropriate. Absolutely no flippers or fake hair or wigs are allowed. A Sunday dress or short or long dresses will be accepted, however, pageant dresses are strongly recommended.
Contestants may rehearse between 8:30-9:45 a.m.
The age divisions are announced as follows.
- Baby Miss: 0-11 months
- Tiny Miss: 12-23 months
- Petite Miss: 2-3 years
- Precious Miss: 4 years to kindergarten
- Little Miss: first and second grade
- Beautiful Miss: third and fourth grade
- Pre-Teen Miss: fifth and sixth grade
- Junior Miss: seventh, eighth and ninth grade
- Miss: 10th, 11th and 12th grade
All entries must be received by May 10. The charge for admission will be $5 per person except for the contestant and one female. For more information about the pageant please email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Descendants of the late Ed and Betty Turrentine Carter hold reunion
The descendants of the late Ed and Betty Turrentine Carter of Piney Grove Community met at the Massey Fire Station Community Center April 20 at 11:30 a.m. for a covered dish lunch. Wilda Carter Willingham of Mt. Vernon community is the only surviving direct descendant. Her siblings were Lily Carter Pope, Marie Carter Hampton, Ernest Carter, Kermit Carter, Oran Carter and Quenten Carter.
Those attending enjoyed the meal and visiting before and afterward.
Corinth West Baptist Church Events
Patricia Echols, GayNell Wilhite and Anita Reid conducted the Senior Citizens Day program with Easter-themed meal and bingo at Corinth West Baptist Church. Thirty-nine community and area residents met at 11 a.m. in the fellowship hall and gym. GayNell gave door prizes to Kathryn
Moore, Wilda Willingham and L. Buckelew. GayNell Wilhite and Ruel Woods received birthday gifts, and Donna and Tony Smithson were honored for their 40th anniversary.
Prayer requests were given, and Tony Smithson led the prayer for them.
The Rev. Glenn McCain from Mt. Vernon Methodist Church chose Luke 8:22-29 for his scripture and spoke of how we are taken care of in the real storms and the emotional storms of life. He also prayed for the blessing of the food.
Special guests for the Easter-themed meal were Sheriff Matt Gentry and deputies Ricky Blackwood and Dustin Bentley from Cullman.
Felicia Cook called four games of bingo, and everyone received prizes. Anita Reid appreciates the prize donations given.
May 21 Glenn Miller, David Shedd, Tony Smithson and Larry Ricks will be coordinating the Senior Citizens fish fry at 11 a.m.
The sheriff’s department will be grilling hamburgers and hotdogs and bringing sides, desserts and drinks for the June 18 Senior Citizens Day.
Danville High School Lady Hawks News
Danville High School Lady Hawks softball coach Lori Bailey has been assisted this season by Dena Free, Megan Aldridge and Rod Gillon. The team leader has been Lindsey West. She is a senior playing third base and good at bat.
Madelyn Holladay, Savannah Pelfrey, Emma Broadfoot and Laney Coker are juniors, and the sophomores are Audrey Marshall and Ellie Tucker.
The Class 4A Area 13 tournament began April 26 and continued through May 4. Florence will host the regionals May 9-11. The state softball tournament will be in Montgomery May 15-18.Falkville Blue Devils Activities
Meaghan Gray, Falkville Lady Blue Devils head coach for the third season, was optimistic going into the area tournament April 26. The competition went through May 4.
Samantha Riddle is the team’s assistant coach.
Seventeen team members began the 2019 season as Falkville dropped from 2A to 1A.