Shooting competition begins


By Linda Moody



Alyssa Baumgardner, Hannah Bingham, Daisy Brim, Tara Goubeaux, Hannah Gulley, Morgan Hissong, Katie Hurd, Courtney Osborne, Shawna Osborne and Rebecca Thornhill are this year’s Annie Oakley contestants.


By Linda Moody

lmoody@civitasmedia.com

DARKE COUNTY — Practice starts tonight for the 10 girls who will be shooting it out for the title of Miss Annie Oakley.

It gets underway at 6 p.m. at York Woods. Then, on Wednesday and Thursday nights, same time and same place, the preliminaries and finals, respectively, will be held.

Wednesday night’s competition includes a costume contest among the candidates.

Candidates and their sponsors this year are:

Alyssa Baumgardner, sponsored by Greenville Car Wash

Hannah Bingham, Jones Driving School

Daisy Brim, sponsor not yet announced

Tara Goubeaux, Keller Grain and Feed Inc.

Hannah Gulley, Chicken Kitchen.

Morgan Hissong, Greenville Farm Power of the Past

Katie Hurd, Pepcon C.F. Poeppelman

Courtney Osborne, sponsored by Brian Rismiller

Shawna Osborne, sponsored Jim Gable State Farm

Rebecca Thornhill, sponsored by Carol Ginn

The three-day festival gets underway Friday. The festival times are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission and parking is free this year.

Dennis Soward oversees the contest with the help of wife Shelly and sons Daniel and Shaun.

York Woods is located north of Greenville off of U.S. 127 at the intersection of Reed Road/State Route 242. The actual address is 6129 Reed Road, Versailles.

Alyssa Baumgardner, Hannah Bingham, Daisy Brim, Tara Goubeaux, Hannah Gulley, Morgan Hissong, Katie Hurd, Courtney Osborne, Shawna Osborne and Rebecca Thornhill are this year’s Annie Oakley contestants.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2015/07/web1_ContestantsW.jpgAlyssa Baumgardner, Hannah Bingham, Daisy Brim, Tara Goubeaux, Hannah Gulley, Morgan Hissong, Katie Hurd, Courtney Osborne, Shawna Osborne and Rebecca Thornhill are this year’s Annie Oakley contestants.

By Linda Moody

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