[News Script: Air Escort Takes Beauty to Contest] Part: 1 of 6
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AIR ESCORT TAKS BEAUTY TO CONTEST
(rhymes with "hen pecks")
One contestant in the annual Maid of' Cotton
contest is getting a sizable escort. Five planes
from Lubbock -- carrying 20 businessmen and civic
leaders from the South Plains --are escorting
Miss Sherry Sinex to the annual beauty contest
in Memphis, Tennessee.
MED OF MAN
Leading the group is Roy Forkner of Lubbock who
says the caravan plans several stops en route to
publicize the South Plains as a cotton-producing
area. At Fort Worth's Carter Field, the caravan
turns out to meet Miss Sinex, a Texas Tech
student who was named South Plains Maid of Cotton
November 20th. Miss Sinex, flies in from her home
town, Longview, where 'she was spending Christmas.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Air Escort Takes Beauty to Contest], item, December 26, 1956; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc333387/m1/1/: accessed February 16, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.