Addison Jean Puckett of Smithville won the Miss Sweetheart pageant Wednesday night at the DeKalb County Fair. She is the eleven year old daughter of Jimmy and Anita Puckett.
The pageant featured eighteen girls ages 10-12.
Puckett succeeds the 2014 Miss Sweetheart, Jaycee Rochelle Johnson of Alexandria. She is the eleven year old daughter of Tim and Shelly Hearn and Jon and Jaylene Johnson.
Ten year old Kenlee Renae Taylor, daughter of Ken and Cindy Taylor of Smithville was first runner-up in the pageant.
Madison Martin was second runner-up. She is the ten year old daughter of Terry and Jennifer Martin of Liberty.
Third runner-up was twelve year old Taylor Nicole Gibbs, daughter of Teesha and Keith Reynolds of Liberty.
Kyleigh Breanne Hill was fourth runner-up. She is the ten year old daughter of Kyle Hill and Colleen Clary of Smithville.
The Miss Congeniality of the pageant was Riley Michelle Overstreet, the twelve year old daughter of Michelle Overstreet of Alexandria and the late Billy Overstreet
Ellie Grace Vaughn, the ten year old daughter of Randy and Natasha Vaughn of Alexandria was Miss Photogenic
Others in the top eleven were twelve year old Monica Carlton, daughter of Amanda and Leroy Hale and Travis and Toni Carlton of Smithville; eleven year old McKenzie Elizabeth Brown, daughter of Shelly Brown and Adam Davis of Smithville; ten year old Addison Roller, daughter of John and Chana Roller of Smithville; eleven year old Alonna Leshae Eaton, daughter of Lonnie Eaton and Wendy Stepp of Alexandria; twelve year old Alexis Grace Atnip, daughter of Veronica Atnip of Smithville; and ten year old Carlee Elizabeth West, daughter of D.J. and Megan Stewart of Smithville.
The remaining contestants were eleven year old Jenna Lea Cantrell, daughter of Tony and Amee Cantrell of Smithville; ten year old Hannah Paige Trapp, daughter of Jeremy and Jenny Trapp of Smithville; eleven year old Natalie Morgan Snipes, daughter of Tim and Michelle Snipes of Smithville; ten year old Kailey Nichole Harvey, daughter of Kevin and Angelia Harvey of Lebanon ; and ten year old Elizabeth Carlene Gaines, daughter of Beverly Anderson of Smithville.
Tonight's events at the Fair:
Thursday, July 23: Junior Goat Show at 6:00 p.m. at the Tot Kelly Barn; Baby Show at 6:00 p.m. followed by The Almost Anything Goes Game Show at the Lions Club Pavilion; Omega Force Strongmen at 7:00 p.m. at the T.C. McMillen Arena; and (2- $500 cash drawings) at 9:30 p.m.
Memory Lane Stage:
Thursday Night July 23
6:30-7:30 pm—Bryan Keith
7:45-8:45 pm— Terri Lynn Weaver
Rides on the Midway will be provided by the Family Attractions Amusement Company. Unlimited rides will be available for $18.00 on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
Admission to the fair is $4.00 per person. Children age four and younger will be admitted free! Gates open at 4:30 p.m. through Friday and at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday. The exhibit building is open from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. through Friday and Saturday from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Parking is Free!
For more information, call 529-FAIR or visit on-line at www.dekalbcountyfairtn.com.