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Miss and Miss Teen Corn Festival Crowned; Day 2 Corn Festival Events

Miss and Miss Teen Corn Festival Crowned; Day 2 Corn Festival Events

Bill Stephens

September 16th, 2016


The 43rd Annual Morganfield Lions Club Corn Festival kicked-off Thursday afternoon with the singing of the National Anthem, a 5k-run, and the crowning of a Miss and Miss Teen Corn Festival.

Kim Humphrey tells WMSK News Joshly Black was crowned Miss Corn Festival; Ashley Duckworth – 1st runner-up; and Alix Fuqua – Miss Congeniality.

Macey Simpson – Miss Teen Corn Fest Queen; Grace Hollaron – 1st runner-up; Shelby Pogue – 2nd runner-up; and Alyssa Watson – Miss Congeniality.

Today is day 2 of the Morganfield Lions Club Corn Festival. The food and craft booths open at 8:00 a.m., and the Carnival opens at 4:30 this afternoon followed by the United Way kick-off campaign at 5:15 p.m. The Miss Pre-Teen Pageant will begin at 5:30 p.m.; the Morganfield CrossFit Corn Festival Chipper Challenge will begin at 6:00 p.m.; and the Talent Show will be at 7:00 p.m.

Union County Tourism Director and Lions Club member, Paul Monsour tells WMSK News they do have a contingency plan in case of inclement weather Saturday morning. If it is raining Saturday morning, the Baby Contest will be moved to the basement of Old National Bank. He indicates the announcement of the move will be made and posted on the Corn Festival’s Facebook page Saturday as soon as a determination is made.

In addition, the parade line-up schedule is available for viewing on the Lions Club website at www.morganfieldcornfestival.com.

If you have a float in the parade, please visit the website and find your float entry number so it will help the Lions Club make Saturday morning run a bit smoother.

2016 Miss Teen Corn Festival

L to R: 2015 Miss Teen Railey Carter, 2016 Miss Congeniality Allyssa Watson, 1st Runner Up Grace Holloran, 2016 Miss Teen Corn Festival Macey Simpson, 2nd Runner Up Shelby Pogue


(Photo Courtesy of Margaret Shelton)

2016 Miss Corn Festival

L to R:  1st Runner Up Ashley Duckworth, 2016 Miss Corn Festival Joshlyn Black, Miss Congeniality Alix Fuqua


(Photo Courtesy of Margaret Shelton)




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