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2017 East Texas Poultry Festival Queen


A New Queen was Crowned at the Coronation held Saturday September 30, 2017 at Center
High School.  1st Runner-Up is Kiersten Turner.  2nd-Runner-Up is Michalla Bryd.
Fourteen young
Ladies representing all Shelby County High Schools, their escorts and the Children
of the Court participated in the beautiful event.
Thank you to the Sponsors JML Management, Sombreros Mexican Grill & Cantina and 
Wiggins Farms.
Thank you to Chris Watlington, Master of Ceremonies for the Evening.
A special Thank You to Committee Chairman, Caroline Corbell and her committee: Jesse
Wiggins, Shanell Ruiz, Sharisse McAdams and Kay Fairchild for the many many hours
of hard work to make all the Pageant activities and the Coronation a success!
Poultry Festival Schedule:
The 2017 East Texas Poultry,Presenting Sponsor Farmers State Bank, will be held on the Downtown Square October 5th, 6th and 7th.
The Opening Ceremonies, Sponsored by High Roller Wells, will begin at 10:00am on
 the Main Stage.  The 2017 Queen and her Court will officially open the Festival
 with the traditional cutting of the Feathers.
Let the Fun Begin!!
Enjoy Entertainment throughout the Festival on the Frances Oates Main Stage, Sponsored
by Specter, Inc.
The Food Booths Open Daily at 10:00 am.  
The 5K Run, sponsored by Cline's Family Clinic, starts at 7:30 at the Windham Civic
Center.  Packets may be picked up at the Chamber offices on Wednesday from 9-5 or
at the John C. Rogers Coffee Shop on Thursday 7am - 3pm.   Proceeds from this event
will go to providing mammograms at the Health Fair to be held in March 2018.
The 4-H/FFA Broiler Show starts at 10:00a.m. on Saturday morning.
For all you Chicken Cluckers, the "Strut, Cluck and Crow", competition begins at
 5:30 on the Main Stage.  Thank you to Platinum Sponsor, the Light and Champion 
and Award Sponsor, Payne's Community News.  Start strutting and fluffing your feathers.
Fingers crossed you win the Lions Club Jeep.  The Drawing will be held at 6:00p.m.
on Saturday.
The 4-H and FFA Broiler Show Auction will be held at the Main Stage at 7:00 p.m.
 on Saturday.  Come support the Youth!
New this year
Creative Arts Show at the AgriLife Extension Gym includes the Quilt Show, Can-A-Rama,
Art, Metal Work and Wood Work from all ages.
The Talent Eggstravaganza on the Main Stage, Saturday from 11:30 until 5:30.  The
AgriLife Extension Gym is located at the Old Center Elementary School off the downtown


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