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August 7, 2014


(Canton, IL)  --  The Queen of Friendship Pageant is now two days away from taking place.  The last of the 12 contestants to be introduced is Payton Schaub.  Schaub says that making more friends is a big reason she decided to take part in the pageant.  Schaub is the...

August 6, 2014

(Canton, IL)  --  Saturday night at Canton High School, a new Queen of Friendship will be crowned to reign over this year's Canton Friendship Festival.  L Hampton is one of twelve contestitants vying for the crown.  Hampton says that being a role model to younger girls...

August 5, 2014

(Canton, IL)  --  Twelve participants will by trying to become the 2014 Queen of Friendship to reign over the Canton Friendship Festival later this week.  Among them is Keara Adams.  Adams says that it was her neighbor that convinced her to be a part of this years pag...

August 4, 2014

(Canton, IL)  --  The Canton Friendship Festival's Queen of Friendship pageant is now less than a week from taking place.  Among the twelve participants in this years pageant is Sydney Simmons of Canton.  Simmons says she thought being part of the pageant would be a g...

August 1, 2014

(Canton, IL)  --  A week from tomorrow night there will be a new Queen of Friendship. Reigning Queen Shayla Burkhead of Cuba will give up her crown.  Among the 12 contestants hoping to be crowned the new Queen of Friendship is Mattie Ruey.  Ruey says she has always loo...

July 31, 2014


(Canton, IL)  --  A week from Saturday a new Queen of Friendship will be crowned.  Alexis Kegley is one of 12 contestants that is taking part in the pageant.  Kegley says she was encouraged to take part in the pageant by the reigning Queen, Shayla Burkhead....

July 29, 2014

(Canton, IL)  --  The third week in September is when the Canton Friendship Festival will take place, but the Queen of Friendship Pageant is set to take place in just a week and a half.  Madeline Holloway is one of twelve contestants taking part in this year's pageant...

July 28, 2014


(Canton, IL)  --  The Queen of Friendship Pageant for the Canton Friendship Festival is now less than two weeks from taking place. Tara Sigrist is one of the twelve contestants that will take part in the pageant.  Sigrist says that she knew she would make new friends...

July 23, 2014

(Canton, IL)  --  The Queen of Friendship Pageant is coming up in early August.  This year there are 12 contestants participating in the pageant.  Among them is Harley Barnard.  Barnard says that taking part in the pageant is a bit out of her comfort zone.  Barnard is...

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