From Press Reports
The Civic League of Mathiston will be hosting a Mister/Miss Mathiston Pageant at 6 p.m. Oct. 13 at Bennett Auditorium on the Wood College campus.
Girl divisions are Wee Miss Mathiston (ages 0-3), Mini Miss Mathiston (ages 4-7), Young Miss Mathiston (ages 8-11), Jr. Miss Mathiston (ages 12-15) and Miss Mathiston (ages 16-21). Boy divisions (pending enough entries) are 0-3 years, 4-7 years and 8-11 years.
One queen or king will be awarded in each age division; everyone else will be a princess or prince and each participant will receive a crown.
Side events may be purchased at the registration table. These include prettiest eyes, prettiest hair, prettiest smile, best attire and best personality. The cost is $5 each or all for $20. Winners will receive a satin sash. Winners will be chosen in each age division group.
Dress code: 0-3 years, no makeup; 4-12 years, light makeup; 13-plus, normal makeup. Attire is Sunday wear only (anything you would wear to church — no pageant gowns/tuxes.
The entry fee is $25 and sibling discounts are offered. Forms are available at the Mathiston City Hall or one may email firstname.lastname@example.org for the paperwork.
Deadline for entries is Oct. 3; no entries will be taken at the door. Registration will begin at 4:30 p.m. KC Photography will be the pageant photographer and those prices are included in the pageant paperwork.
The Civic League asks that Mister and Miss Mathiston represent the town at civic functions that might be held. All other titleholders may participate if they wish.
For more information, call Betty Jeffcoats at 312-8724 or Tabitha Fulgham at 263-5152.