[News Script: Miss Grand Prairie] Part: 1 of 4
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MISS GRAND PRAIRIE 1-1-1
Miss Grand Prairie of 1959 holds the distinction
of being the 100 only Miss Grand Prairie in history
any probably the- curviest service station attendant
anywh re. Twenty-year-old Nell Turner meets her
boss---Vergil Buckley---anr begins a one-day die
career in the retail oil and gasoline business. Nell
is the winner of the first Miss Grand Prairie contest,
and in order to pay for her trip to the state beauty
pageant at Beaumont the Magnolia oil company let her
sell gas at four Grand Prairie stations today. Pro-
fits go to pay her way to Beaumont. One of her first
customers is Mayor James Weems.
Nell works as a reepetionist for the oil company.
And she dresses like one for this e* job. The
Jaycees who conned her into this rule& out the bath-
ing suit---too cool. Even so, a pretty good crowd
begins to eollect, a lot of them out of curiosity.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Miss Grand Prairie], item, July 19, 1959; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc861094/m1/1/: accessed March 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.