Candidates sought for pageant


NEW MADISON — The New Madison Little Miss and Mister Firecracker competition is set for 1 p.m. July 4.

Contestants must be between the ages of 3 and 5 years as of the date of the contest. A copy of the birth certificate should accompany the application.

The contestants will be judged by a panel of three based on poise, personality and costumes. Be creative. Each contestant will receive a participation ribbon as well as a goody bag and The Little Miss and Mister Firecracker will receive prizes. They will also be expected to ride in the Fourth of July parade.

This contest is open to current residents of Darke and Preble counties only.

For an application, contact Kami Hollinger at 937-423-3403, and then send the application to her at 2281 Richmond-Palestine Road, New Madison, OH 45346.

Contest will be held in the front parking lot of Tri-Village Local School.

Candidates must be registered by June 30.