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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun June 25, 2017

Area contestants win awards at Miss Ark. pageant

Carol Rolf/Contributing Writer

LITTLE ROCK — Several young women with ties to the Tri-Lakes Edition coverage area were among the award-winners in the Miss Arkansas Scholarship Pageant, held June 13-17 at the Robinson Center in Little Rock. Miss Greater Jonesboro Maggie Benton won the title of Miss Arkansas. More than $172,000 in scholarships was awarded to various contestants in the pageant. Award-winners in the Tri-Lakes Edition area as follows: • Miss Metro Kenzie ... READ MORE

Alexander teen earns top Girl Scout honor JILLIAN MCGEHEE/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

BRYANT — The creation of a volunteer club at her high school earned 17-year-old Mikaela Monahan of Alexander the prestigious Girl Scout Gold Award. Monahan received the award at a special ceremony June 10 at the Arkansas Arts Center.

Works by area artists juried into Delta Exhibition CAROL ROLF/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

LITTLE ROCK — When the awards were announced June 8 at the member preview and reception for the 59th annual Delta Exhibition at the Arkansas Arts Center, no one was more surprised at the results than Daniel Mark Cassity of Hot Springs. He received an honorable mention.