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Layni Hinson crowned Miss Breckenridge at Frontier Days opening event

Layni Hinson crowned Miss Breckenridge at Frontier Days opening event
May 05
08:29 2018

Layni Hinson was crowned as the 2018 Miss Breckenridge on Friday night in the first event of this year’s Stephens County Frontier Days.

She also received the Most Photogenic and Best Smile awards. Hinson, 15, is the daughter of Lynda and Lonnie Hinson

This isn’t first time for the Breckenridge High School sophomore to be crowned at the Miss Breckenridge pageant. In 2004, as a 2-year-old, she won the title of Miss Tiny Tot.

Madison Poston, 2018 Junior Miss Breckenridge

The runners-up and other award winners in the Miss Breckenridge Pageant category for 14- to 19-year-olds were:

  • Victoria Rose — First Runner-up
  • Rebecca Melton — Second Runner-up
  • DeJean Mendez — Most Beautiful Eyes and Prettiest Dress
  • Jaelynn Carr — Most Popular

Junior Miss (8-13 years)
Madison Poston was crowned the 2018 Junior Miss Breckenridge in the pageant.

The runners-up and other award winners in the Junior Miss category were:

  • Caitlynn Dillard — First Runner-up, Most Photogenic, Most Beautiful Eyes and Best Smile
  • Abigail Otts — Second Runner-up
  • Lindsey Otts — Prettiest Dress

Little Miss (4-7 years)

Avery Wimberley, 2018 Little Miss Breckenridge

Avery Wimberley was crowned the 2018 Little Miss Breckenridge in the pageant. She also won the award for Best Smile.

The runners-up and other award winners in the Little Miss category were:

  • Khloe Barrientes — First Runner-up, Most Beautiful Eyes and Prettiest Dress
  • Priscilla Dabney — Second Runner-up
  • Jemma Lancaster — Most Photogenic

La Petite (0-3 years)
Delilah Marie was crowned the 2018 La Petite Miss Breckenridge in the pageant. She also won the awards for Most Photogenic, Most Beautiful Eyes and Best Smile.

The runners-up and other award winners in the La Petite category were:

  • Sable Gilley — First Runner-up and Prettiest Dress
  • Dylann Fisher — Second Runner-up

Frontier Days continues with Saturday events

Delilah Marie, 2018 La Petite Miss Breckenridge

The 2018 Stephens County Frontier Days will continue on Saturday, May 5, with a variety of activities all day in the Breckenridge City Park and Breck Trade Days areas.

Events scheduled for Saturday include:

  • 5K Fun Run/Walk
  • Classic Car Show
  • Skateboard Competition
  • Disc Golf Tournament
  • Gunfighter Shows
  • Chuckwagon Cook-off
  • Musical Entertainment
  • Stick Horse Races
  • Cow Patty Bingo
  • Carnival
  • Ranch Rodeo and Concert
  • Soccer Games
  • Kids Got Talent
  • Breckenridge Idol

For more details on each event, click here to read the earlier Breckenridge Texan article. 

For a complete schedule of Frontier Days events, including a map of the event area, click on the link below. The PDF can be downloaded into your phone or computer and/or printed out for your convenience.


Cutline, top photo: Layni Hinson was crowned the 2018 Miss Breckenridge at the pageant on Friday, May 4, during the opening event for Stephens County Frontier Days. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

For more photos from the Miss Breckenridge Pageant, click here to see the Breckenridge Texan photo gallery.

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QUILT SHOW The Breckenridge Fine Arts Center’s 2018 Quilt Show opened May 8 and will continue through June 29. The BFAC is located at 207 N. Breckenridge Ave. and is open to the public.

BHS GRADUATION The Breckenridge High School Class of 2018 will graduate at 7 p.m. Friday, May 25. The ceremony will be held in the BHS Athletic Facility (aka the “new gym”).

BRECKENRIDGE AIRSHOW The 21st Breckenridge Airshow will take place May 26-27 at the Stephens County Airport. For more information, visit the website

KIDS SOAP MAKING CLASS The Stephens County Extension office will offer a Soap Making Class for kids in grades 2-12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, at the Extension office, 2622 Highway 180 East (at the intersection of State Highway 67 and U.S. Highway 180). The fee for the class will be $35 per student, and the class is limited to 15 kids. Attendees will need to take a sack lunch. For more information or to register, call Sumer Russell at 254-559-2313.

BATTLE OF THE BADGES BLOOD DRIVE The Rotary Club of Breckenridge will host a friendly competition between the Breckenridge Fire Department, the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office and the Breckenridge Police Department via a blood drive. Those donating blood can do so in the name of one of the three emergency offices. The blood drive will take place over three days at three different locations: Thursday, June 7, 1-5 p.m., First National Bank; Friday, June 8, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Stephens Memorial Hospital; and, Saturday, June 9, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., First National Bank. For more information, call Sherry or Les Strickland at 254-522-1959.

NON-PROFIT SCHOOLS MEETING The Breckenridge Independent School District will hold a meeting for private, non-profit schools and home schools with tax-exempt status. Participants will discuss available funding to eligible private school students and the conditions for participating in programs paid with Title I, Part A funding. The meeting will be at the BISD Administration Building Board Room, 212 N. Miller Ave., at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 7. For more information, contact Molly Johnson, BISD director of curriculum and instruction, at 254-522-9600.

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