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Ray, Taylor named Little Miss, Mister Midway
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Herman Taylor and Oaklynn Ray were awarded the titles of Little Mister Midway and Little Miss Midway Monday at the Midway baby show held during the community's Fourth of July celebration.

Oaklynn Ray and Herman Taylor were named Little Miss and Little Mister Midway on Monday at the annual baby show sponsored by Midway Community Center. 

Oaklynn is the 3-year-old daughter of Samara and Ethan Ray. She loves to take care of chickens and cows and ride a 4-wheeler. As contestant No. 9, a radiant smile never left her face during judging. Taking first runner-up honor was Kambree Rowland, 4, followed by Alena Cates, 6, and Ellie Hallum, 5.  

Herman is the 4-year old son of Herman Taylor and Andrea Miller. He loves to play with cousins, fish, help with the chickens and ride a tractor. His energetic and happy smile also garnered the judges’ attention. Marcus Martin, 5, was named first runner-up, and he was followed by Luke Morris, 3. 

Little Miss Midway drew a field of 13 contestants, while Little Mister Midway drew five. 

Contestants in the Little Miss and Little Mister Midway must be 3-6 years old. Additionally, they must play softball or live in the Midway Community.