Four Faulkner County contestants crowned at Miss Arkansas Rodeo

The winners of the various contests at Miss Rodeo Arkansas are shown in the picture above. submitted photo


The Miss Rodeo Arkansas Pageant was held Aug. 1-3.

The new court includes: Miss Rodeo Arkansas, Stephanie Kaeppel of Conway; Teen Miss Rodeo Arkansas, Caitlin Jacobs of Little Rock; Junior Miss Rodeo Arkansas, Mattison Gafner of Vilonia; Miss Rodeo Arkansas Princess, Kayley Kennemer of Mayflower.

Each contestant was required to compete in horsemanship, modeling and interview. They were questioned on their knowledge of horses and the Sport of Rodeo.

The Miss Rodeo Arkansas Court’s responsibilities include being a role model and public speaker for Rodeos held around the state and carrying on the western way of life. They will also help out at rodeos with fans and the stock contractors.


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Stocks edge higher, snapping a 5-day losing streak for Dow

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