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Helton wins Miss Farm Bureau – Mississippi title

Jackson – Ashley Helton of Iuka won the Miss Farm Bureau – Mississippi title at the organization’s annual meeting in Jackson. The brown-eyed, brown-haired student at Mississippi State was selected over six other finalists in the statewide pageant. Ashley is a graduate of Tishomingo High School and is now a President’s List Scholar at MSU.

Ashley played an original arrangement of “New Orleans Blues” on the piano as her talent performance.

As Miss Farm Bureau – Mississippi, Helton will serve as a spokesperson for Farm Bureau during the coming year.

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