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Pageant begins 61st Annual Maize Days festivities

The 61st Annual Maize Days celebration begins on Friday, September 8 at 6 p.m. at the Friona High School Auditorium with the Miss Friona and Little Miss Friona pageants. The pageants will once again be held simultaneously. Miss Friona 2016 Sydney Frye and Little Miss Friona 2016 Aylen Moreno will crown the new Miss Friona and Little Miss Friona.

Tickets will be available at the door for $10 for adults, $8 for students and $4 for children 4 years of age and under.

This year there are sixteen Miss Friona contestants and eleven Little Miss Friona contestants.

The Little Miss contestants are: Yulaney Carrasco is the 5-year-old daughter of Adam and Julie Carrasco. She is sponsored by Friona InterBank; Jayleigh Raye Contreras is the 6-year-old daughter of Juan and Raquel Contreras. She is sponsored by Ag Texas; Sophia September DeLaCruz is the 6-year-old daughter of Jesse and Marissa DeLaCruz. She is sponsored by Lineage Logistics.

Abigail Ariella Guerra is the 5-year-old daughter of Noel and Jessica Guerra. She is sponsored by First National Bank Friona Banking Center; Sophie Lewellen is the 6-year-old daughter of Greg and Jamie Lewellen. She is sponsored by Kendrick Oil Company; Emery J’Lynn Rangel is the 6-year-old daughter of Matthew and Desiree Rangel. She is sponsored by Legacy Pump and Irrigation.

Karleigh Jae Rangel is the 5-year-old daughter of Matthew and Desiree Rangel. She is sponsored by Legacy Pump and Irrigation; Ella Rector is the 5-year-old daughter of Jason and Karla Rector. She is sponsored by Hi-Pro Feeds; Karyme Aralyn Rocha is the 6-year-old daughter of Amador and Judy Rocha. She is sponsored by Wilbur Ellis.

Sophia Avery San Miguel is the 5-year-old daughter of Jesus and Gracie San Miguel. She is sponsored by Tasty Cream; and Avril Alessandra Wells is the 6-year-old daughter of Jason and Pat Wells. She is sponsored by Wells Farms.

The Miss Friona contestants are: Erica Barrera is the daughter of Joy Davila and Eric Barrera. She is sponsored by Chico’s Welding and Construction; Adriana Ortiz-Carrillo is the 16-year-old daughter of Erika Carrillo and Ramon Ortiz. She is sponsored by Parmer Medical Center; Rickie Lee Castillo is the 16-year-old daughter of Santiago and Claudia Serna. She is sponsored by Serna Repairs.

Noelia Correa is the 17-year-old daughter of Guillermo and Sarah Correa. She is sponsored by Tangled Mane; Natali Godinez is the 16-year-old daughter of Fabiola Godoy and Mark Godinez. She is sponsored by Friona Wheat Growers; M’Kenzie Hurst is the 17-year-old daughter of Clay Hurst and M’Lissa Hurst. She is sponsored by Parmer County Implement.

Brooklynne Johnston is the 17-year-old daughter of Bryan and Allison Johnston. She is sponsored by Friona InterBank; Miranda Rivera is the 16-year-old daughter of Antonio and Maria Rivera. She is sponsored by Friona Texas Federal Credit Union; Kessly Salinas is the 16-year-old daughter of Aaron and Rufina Salinas. She is sponsored by Bi-Wize Pharmacy.

Kylee Jo Sifuentes is the 15-year-old daughter of Michael and Tasha Stanberry. She is sponsored by Stanberry Trucking; Nishna Soto is the 19-year-old daughter of Cynthia Casado. She is sponsored by Creative Chaos; Graci Stallings is the 16-year-old daughter of Tommy and Trista Stallings. She is sponsored by Chieftain Sports and Fitness; Danielle Trevino is the 15-year-old daughter of Daniel and Raquel Trevino. She is sponsored by Milk House Market.

Lizbeth Vasquez is the 17-year-old daughter of Serafin and Concepcion Vasquez. She is sponsored by Hi-Pro Feeds; Adaline Ruth White is the 15-year-old daughter of Bill and Jeri Lynn White. She is sponsored by Kathryn Gurley, Attorney at Law; Victoria Williams is the 16-year-old daughter of Billy and Stephanie Williams. She is sponsored by Parmer County Implement.

The Gospel Gathering sponsored by the Friona Christian Ministries will be Wednesday, September 13 at the Friona High School Auditorium at 6 p.m. Admission is free to the public. The event is a community Christian worship time.

Homecoming festivities begin on Friday, September 15 with the crowning of the Homecoming Queen before the Chieftains take the field against the Bovina Mustangs at 7:30 p.m.

The Dixon Memorial 6 Mile & 2 Mile Run/Walk will begin at 7 a.m. on Saturday, September 16 at Reeve Lake. Entry fee is $5. For more information, contact Joel Duffield at (308) 641-3034 or the Chamber office at (806) 250-3491.

This year the theme of Maize Days is “Harvesting for Health” and everyone is invited to line Main Street at 10 a.m. for the annual parade. If you are interested in entering a float or being part of the parade contact the Chamber office.

The Stitching Post will once again host a Quilt Show at the Depot after the parade.

The Friona Volunteer Fire Department will be drawing for the lucky winner of a Mossimo ATV and trailer at 1 p.m. in the park. Tickets are $10 and available from any fireman.

Vendors and exhibitors will be in the Friona City Park during the parade and throughout the day.


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One of these young ladies will be crowned Miss Friona on Friday, September 8 at the Friona High School Auditorium at 6 p.m. The contestants are, above, l-r, Natali Godinez, Danielle Trevino, Nishna Soto, Brooklynne Johnston, Kylee Sifuetes, M’Kenzie Hurst, Noelia Correa, Erica Barrera, Lizbeth Vasquez, Adaline White, Graci Stallings, Victoria Williams and Miranda Rivera; right, l-r, Adriana Ortiz, Kessly Salinas and Rickie Lee Castillo. At the pageant on Friday the Little Miss Friona will also be crowned. There are eleven little girls entered.