Girls invited to compete for "Miss Hatchie" title   

Girls up to age 21 are invited to compete for the title of "Miss Hatchie" during the annual Miss Hatchie Pageant Saturday, October 22, in Brownsville, Tenn. The competition will be held at the Ann Marks Performing Arts Center, 127 North Grand. Competition begins at 10 a.m. Doors will open at 9:15 a.m.

A queen and three alternates will be chosen in each category. Trophies and crowns will be awarded. You do not have to be a resident of Brownsville or Haywood County to participate. This competition is a preliminary for the 2012 West Tennessee Strawberry Festival for ages 6-21; all festival rules apply.

Entries will be taken at the door or contestants can pre-register by downloading an entry form at For more information, contact Melanie Jacocks at 731-780-0828.