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The Light and Champion

Poultry Festival/News

Friday, September 27, 2013 I 5B

Scenes from the 2013 East Texas Poultry Festival Chicken Cooking Contest

Scott Flowers / The Light and Champion

Scott Flowers / The Light and Champion

Scott Flowers / The Light and Champion

Scott Flowers / The Light and Champion

Scott Flowers / The Light and Champion

Cheynne Byrnes, 12. won first place in the youth division off the East Texas Poultry Festival Chicken Cooking Contest. Her winning entree was Cajun Chicken Stuffed with Pepper Jack Cheese and Spinach. Byrnes (right) is seen receiving her award presented by Jerry Powell (left), representing Tyson.

Madalyn Jones (left) was the recipient of the Best Dressed Table award during the East Texas Poultry Festival Chicken Cooking Contest held on Wednesday, Sept. 26. Presenting her with the award was Vickie Warren.

Sarah Lee received third place for her Chicken and Dressing during the East Texas Poultry Festival Chicken Cooking Contest held on Wednesday, Sept. 26. Lee (pictured) is seen holding her third place ribbon.

Sheila Burch received second place in the women’s division during the East Texas Poultry Festival Chicken Cooking Contest held on Wednesday, Sept. 26. Her dish was a Three Cheese Chicken Florentine. Burch is seen receiving her award presented by Jerry Powell (not pictured), representing Tyson.

David Koonce received third place with his Barbecue Chicken during the East Texas Poultry Festival Chicken Cooking Contest. The event was held on Wednesday, Sept. 26 following the Do Dah parade.

Scott Flowers / The Light and Champion

Scott Flowers / The Light and Champion

The People’s Choice award was presented to Maxie Chumley during the East Texas Poultry Festival Chicken Cooking Contest held on Wednesday, Sept. 26. Chumley (left) was presented her award by Vickie Warren (right).

Scott Flowers / The Light and Champion

Will Lucas with Shelby Savings Bank received second place with his Teriyaki Chicken Kabobs in the men’s division during the East Texas Poultry Festival Chicken Cooking Contest held on Wednesday, Sept. 26. Lucas is seen (from left) with Anna Lee holding Jacie Lee, and Lisa Alvis.

Ashley Newton won first place with her Boudain Stuffed Jalapeno in a Chicken Breast Wrapped in Bacon during the women’s division of the East Texas Poultry Festival Chicken Cooking Contest held on Wednesday, Sept. 26. Newton (left) is seen receiving her first place award from Jerry Powell (right), representing Tyson.

Scott Flowers / The Light and Champion

Scott Flowers / The Light and Champion

Haley Hooks, 8, won third place Cheynne Byrnes, 12, won first place in the youth division of the East Texas Poultry Festival Chicken Cooking Contest held on Wednesday, Sept. 26. Her entree was Cheeseball Goblin. Hooks (pictured) is seen receiving her award at the end of the competition.

Nathan Phelps (right) and Cody Barton (left) won first place in the men’s division with their Chicken Enchilada Dip during the East Texas Poultry Festival Chicken Cooking Contest held on Wednesday, Sept. 26.

Scott Flowers / The Light and Champion

Children and adults alike enjoyed chicken prepared in many different ways during the East Texas Poultry Festival Chicken Cooking Contest held on Wednesday, Sept. 26.

Scott Flowers / The Light and Champion

Emillee Elliott, 9, won second place in the youth division of the East Texas Poultry Festival Chicken Cooking Contest. Her second place entree was Chicken Lynn. Elliott (left) is seen receiving her second place ribbon presented by Jerry Powell (right), representing Tyson.

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