Little Mr. and Miss Newton Pageant set

COVINGTON - The 48th annual Little Mr. and Miss Newton County Pageant will be held at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Alcovy High School Auditorium.

The Newton County Recreation Commission sponsors the annual community event and admission is free to the public. Special guests this year are the first Little Mr. and Miss Newton County, Sally Pat Robinson Williams and Tony McGibboney, who were crowned in 1962. Ernie Smith will be master of ceremonies.

This year's theme is "All American Kids." Contestants are judged on walk, talent and a question and answer segment. Contestants are taken on a first come, first served basis. Ten girls and 10 boys are selected. Contestants must be residents of Newton County between the ages of 3 and 5 as of the pageant date.

For more information, call the Newton County Recreation Commission at 770-786-4373.