Vicki Blakley|Daily Enterprise
Contestants of the Miss Harlan County Homecoming Pageant attended a reception hosted by the Harlan County Chamber of Commerce honoring State Senator Brandon Smith on Monday. Fifteen contestants will vie for the title beginning at 6 p.m. tonight in the Harlan Elementary School auditorium. Masters of ceremonies are Kyle Burnette and Donell Busroe. This year’s director is Tera Day. Admission is $8 for adults and $6 for children and students. Contestants pictured with Smith are, from left, front row: Meredith Maggard, Cara Middleton, Caroline Nelson, Mackenzie Smallwood, Brandon Smith, Kelly Cox, Heather Holland, Hannah Saylor and Halee Hawkins; back row: Sammie Jo Kidwell, Jessica Bush, Keisha Mimes, Erika Bowling, Emily Phillips, Kelsey Branson and Anna Jo Creech.