A group of  local girls are pursuing the dream of being a pageant winner and they are working to make that happen.  Billie-Jean Reeves, age 18 months baby princess from Hannibal, MO, Emma Goodin, age 3 Petite Princess from Thompson, MO, Victoria Rickey, age 6 Princess from Hannibal, MO, Harley Williams age 6 Princess from Macon, MO, Abigail Gentry age 9 from Hannibal for Sweetheart, Arayanna Lasley age 10 from Hannibal for Pre-Teen, Destiny Laster age 12 for Pre-Teen, and Michaelya Laster age 16 for Teen also from Hannibal.

They are trying to raise money to go to the 2012 Miss Missouri American Coed Pageant in St Louis July 6-8th. The young ladies are having a large Family Fun Fund-raiser at America's Hometown Auto Repair in Hannibal on June 29th & 30th to give the girls a final chance to raise the monies needed to attend, and to given them all a wonderful farewell.   There will be a BBQ, bake sale, raffles, yard sale, car wash, and other activities.

America's Hometown Auto is located at 4479 Paris Gravel Rd in Hannibal, MO. For more info on the Miss Missouri Coed Pageant, check out their website.