Fountain County girls crowned at Darlington Pageant

Fountain County girls were crowned in the Darlington Pageant.

Shown are — Miss Darlington is Lexie Martin of Veedersburg, Jr. Miss Darlington Trinity Wheeler of Covington and Princess Lyla Gossett of Hillsboro.

Also part of the Miss Darlington pageant were first runner up and directors choice Trinity Kunkel, second runner up and photogenic Olivia Olin, and miss congeniality and people’s choice Lexie Martin.

The first runner up and miss congeniality of the junior miss Darlington was Brooklyn Mason

Vying for princess was first runner up and miss congeniality Jalyn Allen of Covington and second runner up and photogenic Kiaya Conkright.

Lexie will now compete Jan. 4, 2020, in the Indiana State Festival Association Pageant in Indianapolis.

Darlington, in Montgomery County, has a fish fry/festival in September. They started the pageant a few years ago. In the past only Montgomery County girls were eligible, but this year they opened it up to surrounding counties.