The Sentinel-Record/Mara Kuhn MISS AMERICAS: Miss America 1990 Debbye Turner Bell, left, and Miss America 1994 Kim Aiken Cockerham, both on the 2016 Miss Arkansas judging panel, are interviewed Wednesday before the first night of preliminary competition of the Miss Arkansas Scholarship Pageant.
Two former Miss Americas will help select the next Miss Arkansas this week. The last time a Miss America joined the judges' panel at the pageant was in 2014, when Miss America 2002 Katie Harmon helped crown Miss Arkansas Ashton Campbell, who went on to become second-runner up in the national pageant.
Miss Central Arkansas Caitlyn Cook won the Preliminary Artistic Expression in Talent Award and Miss University of Central Arkansas Ashton Purtle won t...
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