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July 28, 2009
Crystal Welling was named Washington County Ag Expo and Fair queen and Sabrina Smith was named princess last week at the Ag Center off Sharpsburg Pike. Crystal, 15, is the daughter of Donald and Elizabeth Welling of Hagerstown. She attends Clear Spring High School, and is a cheerleader and a member of the FFA. Her fair exhibit was a decorative wall hanging. Sabrina, 14, is the daughter of Tim and Dawn Smith of Williamsport. She will attend Williamsport High School, and is a member of the Junior Fair Board, a counselor for the Adventures in Agriculture Day Camp and a member of the Washington County 4-H Dairy Club.
NEWS
By DON AINES | January 31, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - For the next year, Rachel Bryson will have one of the sweetest jobs in the country - the 2008 American Honey Princess. Earlier this month in Sacramento, Calif., the 22-year-old Chambersburg woman was crowned princess by the American Beekeeping Federation. The 2005 Franklin County Fair Queen, Bryson was named county Honey Queen in 2006 and Pennsylvania Honey Queen in 2007. The Honey Queen title, Bryson said, went to Rachael Seida of Texas. "I will be traveling across the country to fairs, festivals and farmers' markets," Bryson said of her duties.
NEWS
by Joe Crocetta | November 1, 2005
Kortni Loy, 4, left, dressed as a witch, and her cousin, Brittany Shane, 3, all decked out as a princess, were dressed and ready for trick-or-treat by 4 p.m. Monday as they practiced in the driveway at Brittany's Martinsburg, W.Va., home.
NEWS
By Merijane Vanderhoof | November 5, 2007
This is my favorite story because, I like fairytales. I also like princess, and magic. It is my first book I ever herd. I have read it to my sister 17 times. I like when the farygod mother changes Cinderella's dress into a ball gown.
NEWS
April 1, 2007
Sara Catherine Farmer has been selected a 2007 Miss Maryland Princess and will be crowned by Miss Maryland Brittany Lietz on Sunday, June 24, at Valley Mall. Sara, 9, the daughter of Gregory and Amy Lynn Farmer of Hagerstown, is a fourth-grader at Grace Academy. For the second year, the Miss Maryland Scholarship Organization has selected young girls age 3 through 12 from across the state to serve as Miss Maryland Princesses. Each princess will have a Miss Maryland contestant for a mentor and will participate in all Miss Maryland Scholarship Organization events, serving as special guests at the Miss Maryland preliminary competitions and the crowning of Miss Maryland 2007-08.
NEWS
April 2, 2006
Rachel Leanna Boyd of Gerrardstown, W.Va., has been selected as a princess in the court of Queen Shenandoah LXXIX for the 79th annual Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, scheduled for May 2-7 in Winchester, Va. Boyd will represent the West Virginia Horticulture Society. She attends Musselman High School, where she is a senior and is a member of the National Honor Society, Student Council and yearbook staff. She is the daughter of Tammy and J. Scott Boyd, and the granddaughter of JoAnn and Bill Butler of Inwood, W.Va.
NEWS
October 29, 2000
Courtney wins the crown When Alicia Courtney was crowned queen of the 76th Alsatia Mummers' Parade Saturday evening, she was glad to learn she wouldn't have to make a speech to fulfill her duties. An onset of seasonal allergies had robbed the Hancock Middle-Senior High School senior of most of her voice. But her smile and blush made it apparent that she was thrilled to be wearing the gold pendant as she prepared to ride in the big parade. The daughter of Steve and Brenda Courtney, Alicia said she was really surprised when she was voted Alsatia princess at her school.
NEWS
March 28, 2013
McCrae Nicole Wright has been selected to represent the West Virginia Horticulture Society at the 86th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival. Wright is a 2012 graduate of Martinsburg (W.Va.) High School, where she participated in Key Club and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She also was the historian of DECA and a cheerleader. Wright is a freshman majoring in general studies at Shepherd University. Wright was a princess at the 33rd Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival and has participated in dance since the age of 5. Wright is the daughter of Brenda and Brett Wright of Martinsburg and the granddaughter of Canna Crowell of Martinsburg and the late Robert Wright and Jean and John Phillips of Boonsboro.
NEWS
January 18, 2009
Lionel train display SHARPSBURG - Hagerstown Model Railroad Museum will host an operating Lionel train display. 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 18 and 25. Antietam Station, 17230 Shepherdstown Pike. $2; free for those younger than 13. Proceeds will help pay for the restoration of Antietam Station. Bluegrass and folk music SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Indian Summer Jars and Ed & Eldred perform perform. 7 p.m. Blue Moon Cafe, corner of Princess and High streets. $12. Go to www.bluemoonshepherdstown.
NEWS
by ERIN CUNNINGHAM | November 1, 2005
HAGERSTOWN erinc@herald-mail.com Tim Poppen wore camouflage fatigues and coated his face with slick green paint Monday. Standing near two murderers and a princess, the 18-year-old Hagerstown resident appeared to have perfected a G.I. Joe Halloween costume. "I'm a soldier," he said. "I leave for Iraq in January. " Poppen's Halloween costume was more reality than fantasy. Poppen joined the military in May and said he wore his fatigues to show his patriotism while walking along North Cleveland Avenue with his family.
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By JANET HEIM | janeth@herald-mail.com | August 4, 2013
Carol DeBaugh is used to working on the family's dairy farm near Boonsboro. The second of Matt and Tammy DeBaugh's children, she has long been involved with 4-H and FFA at Boonsboro High School, where she will be a senior when classes resume. Now the 17-year-old has a new role as Maryland Dairy Princess. As Washington County Dairy Princess, Carol was one of four regional dairy princesses running for the state title. After other awards such as Miss Congeniality, Best Skit and Best Radio Spot were announced, Carol was awarded a $500 scholarship.
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NEWS
May 28, 2013
Kayla Hartung, 16, of Mercersburg, Pa., was crowned the 2013-14 Franklin County (Pa.) Dairy Princess during the 46th annual pageant held May 17 at the Kauffman (Pa.) Ruritan Community Center. The pageant was sponsored by the Franklin County Dairy Promotion Committee. The daughter of Robert and Debbie Hartung, Kayla is a junior at James Buchanan High School. She will be promoting Franklin County's dairy industry for the coming year and will represent Franklin County at the state pageant in September.
NEWS
March 28, 2013
McCrae Nicole Wright has been selected to represent the West Virginia Horticulture Society at the 86th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival. Wright is a 2012 graduate of Martinsburg (W.Va.) High School, where she participated in Key Club and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She also was the historian of DECA and a cheerleader. Wright is a freshman majoring in general studies at Shepherd University. Wright was a princess at the 33rd Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival and has participated in dance since the age of 5. Wright is the daughter of Brenda and Brett Wright of Martinsburg and the granddaughter of Canna Crowell of Martinsburg and the late Robert Wright and Jean and John Phillips of Boonsboro.
LIFESTYLE
By AMY DULEBOHN | amyc@herald-mail.com | December 13, 2012
Whitney Winfield was just 8 years old when she first decided she wanted to be in theater. After attending a local performance of "The Sound of Music," she said she got up on stage and said to her mother, 'Mom, find me a play to be in.'" The Naples, Fla., native, now 22, stars as Princess Fiona in "Shrek The Musical," an off-Broadway production based on the Oscar-winning film. The troupe will stop Tuesday, Dec. 18, at H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center on the campus of Shippensburg University in Shippensburg.
NEWS
By C.J. LOVELACE | cj.lovelace@herald-mail.com | October 25, 2012
Just before dusk Thursday, the normally quiet Baltimore Street morphed into a play land for little witches, superheroes, princesses and Star Wars characters. About 200 local kids donned their various outfits and walked in the annual Funkstown Halloween Parade, a festive 30-year tradition that precedes the town's Trick-Or-Treat Night this evening. Shane Cushman and 4-year-old Derek Miles dressed as the dynamic duo of Batman and Robin. It was their first time participating in the parade, walking along with Cushman's fiancé and Derek's mother, Lisa Miles, and her 6-year-old daughter, Cassie Miles, in a fancy, blue Cinderella-esque princess dress.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | September 8, 2012
Girls, glitter and gowns took center stage Saturday at Princess Party 2012 hosted by the Washington County Recreation Department. Two hundred children donned princess-inspired outfits for the event, which was in its fifth year and held at Hagerstown Community College's Athletic, Recreation and Community Center. The recreation department offered snacks, a magic show, dancing, “pixie dust” sand art, an obstacle course, balloons, prizes, and performances from Barbara Ingram School for the Arts.
NEWS
May 13, 2012
Danae Oliver, 18, of State Line, Pa., was crowned the 2012-13 Franklin County Dairy Princess on Friday during the 45th annual pageant at the Kauffman Ruritan Community Center. Danae, the daughter of Steve and Shelby Oliver, will graduate from Greencastle-Antrim High School next month. She will be promoting Franklin County's dairy industry for the coming year. The pageant is sponsored by the Franklin County Dairy Promotion Committee. Also assisting with the promotional activities will be a group of Dairy Misses and Dairy Ambassadors - Katelyn Baer, Rebecca Benedict, Grace Crider, Lucy Crider, Ashley Dice, Amanda Hege, Jaicee Keller and Maggie Keller.
OBITUARIES
March 2, 2012
Donald James Hutson, 62, of 1201 Kuhn Ave. in Hagerstown, Md., died Thursday, March 1, 2012, at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, surrounded by his family. Born Dec. 23, 1949, in Washington County, Md., he was the son of the late James Edward and Jesse Ann Spitler Hutson. He graduated from Boonsboro High School in 1967. He served in the U.S. Air Force. He retired from MCTC and was a regional maintenance officer. He is survived by his wife, Kathy M. Hutson; a daughter, Tammy Wilburn; a son, Terry Hutson; a sister, Bonnie Thompson of Shepherdstown, W.Va.; three nephews; five grandchildren; two nieces and three dogs, King, Princess and P.J. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.
ENTERTAINMENT
By MARIE GILBERT | marieg@herald-mail.com | July 1, 2011
As a child, Meg Cabot was a Disney princess worshipper. Her favorite fairy tale was "Beauty and the Beast," she had a Snow White cake for her sixth birthday and remembers drawing Cinderella endlessly on her notepads. Today, Cabot is watching her own Cinderella story unfold. She has become a best-selling author, hitting the jackpot when she penned "The Princess Diaries," a young adult novel that was adapted for the big screen. But Cabot's writing success isn't just for kids.
NEWS
September 27, 2010
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Franklin County (Pa.) Dairy Princess Jesse Kline was crowned the first alternate Pennsylvania State Dairy Princess on Saturday following a three-day contest, according to a news release. Thirty-four young women from across Pennsylvania were expected to compete in the 54th annual pageant, according to the organization's website. The pageant in Camp Hill, Pa., included speeches and skits. In June, Kline, then 19, was named the 2010-11 Franklin County Dairy Princess during the annual pageant in the Kauffman (Pa.)
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