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Midway turns out for Independence Day fun
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Midway Fourth of July first-place winners in the girls Baby Show are, front row, from left, Wrenley Eldridge, Charleigh Moore, Harlow Tate and Tillie Savage. Second row, Oaklynn Ray, Racelyn Curtis, Libby Matheney and Carolina Grace Young. - photo by Lisa Hobbs

Midway CIC’s Fourth of July Baby Show attracted 59 youngsters vying for titles. 

Taking top honors as Mr. and Miss Midway 2021 were Rhett Alexander and Emersyn Holt, both 4-year-olds. Rhett is the son of Austin and Ashley Alexander. Emersyn is the daughter of Kevin and Whitney Holt.

Also placing in that category: Wilson Keith Dunlap second place and Jaxson Chalfant third place. For girls, Kinsley Rutledge second place and Elizabeth Kirby third place. 



Girls

Libby Matheney, the daughter of Neal and Kirsten Matheney, took first place in the newborn to 3 month category. Second place went to Elliana Pleasants.

Racelyn Curtis took first place in the 4-6 month category. She is the daughter of Shae and Tyler Curtis. Second place went to Ivy Grace Chandler.

Carolina Grace Young, the daughter of Austin and Brooke Young, took first place in the 7-9 month category.

Tillie Savage took first place in the 10-12 month category. She is the daughter of Daniel and MaKayla Savage. Second place went to Willow Underwood. 

Harlow Tate, the daughter of Erica Turner, took first place in the 13-18 month category. Second place went to Ava Kate Chalfant.

Wrenley Eldridge took first place in the 19-24 month category. She is the daughter of Eli Eldridge and Becca Beaty. Second place went to Harper Simons.

Charleigh Moore, the daughter of Bailey and Taylor Moore, took first place in the 25-30 month category. Second place went to Ellery Bennett. 

Oaklynn Ray took first place in the 31-36 month category. She is the daughter of Ethan and Samara Ray. 


Boys

Jameson Crim, the son of Sianna and Quinn Crim, took first place in the 4-6 month old category.

Myles Lowry took first place in the 7-9 month category. He is the son of Geneva Tackett and Edward Lowry. Second place went to Liam Savage.

Reece McCoy Alexander, the son of Austin and Ashley Alexander, won first place in the 10-12 month category. 

Emerson Johnson won first place in the 13-18 month category. He is the son of Brittany and Josie Johnson. Second place went to Tucker Hitchcock. 

Luke Morris, the son of Darrell and Hallie Morris, took first place in the 19-24 year old category. Second place went to Elijah Clark.

Brayson Johnson took first place in the 25-30 month category. He is the son of Shelby and Dustin Johnson.

Declan Parkhurst, the son of Cody and Lindsay Parkhurst, took first place in the 31-36 month category. 

One set of twins entered this year’s competition. First place went to 12-month-old boys Alexander Roller and James Roller. Parents are Josh and Brittany Roller.