Wednesday, July 11, 2012

New Miss Days of the Old West royalty is named

Elizabeth Lockyer is new Hailey Senior Queen


Last year’s Miss Days of the Old West Senior Queen Katey Gutman leads the 2012 Miss Days of the Old West contingent down Hailey’s Main Street during last Wednesday’s Mile Long Parade. Photo by David N. Seelig

The 2012 Miss Days of the Old West royalty was announced July 4 before the standing-room-only third of three Days of the Old West rodeo performances at Hailey Rodeo Park.

The young women and their attendants played a big role in the Independence Day festivities and the 65th annual Hailey rodeo.

Newly-named Senior Queen Elizabeth Lockyer, 21, daughter of Richard and Silvia Lockyer from McCammon, was also overall high-point winner. The third-year University of Idaho student majoring in Pre-Veterinary Science received a saddle from the Sawtooth Rangers Riding Club.

Besides Senior Queen Lockyer, the new royalty featured Kloie Pierce, 13, of Jerome as Junior Queen; Mickenlie Baxter, 18, of Hansen as Teen Queen; and Bailey Cole, 9, of Hailey as PeeWee Queen.

Freestyle Horsemanship winner was Elizabeth Lockyer. She received a headstall and matching breast collar from Shoe & Tack Shop.

Congeniality winner was Kaylaa Gutman, 15, of Salmon. She got a red, white and blue horseshoe choker from Wood River Bookkeeping/Michelle Bobbitt.

Outgoing Days of the Old West royalty Katey Gutman, Gabrielle McMurphy, Zoie Pierce and Micah "Mekah" McMurphy received bouquets of flowers from the Sawtooth Rangers Riding Club.

Contest organizer Michelle Bobbitt thanked Casey McGehee's Hayseed Photography for all his wonderful pictures; Big Wood Nutrition for the 24 chocolate bars that were a big hit with the girls; and Smoky Mountain Pizza for the Frisbees thrown out during the rodeo.

She also thanked parents and the following for their help in making this year's contest such a success:

Vivian Bobbitt, Mary Ann Knight, Thelma and Lizzy Cameron, Atkinsons' Floral Department, Bill Bozzuto, KECH/KSKI, Shoe & Tack Shop in Jerome, Shelly with Sawtooth Tack & Feed, Harold Boggs, Angie Cameron, Tosha Thornton, Julianne Richins and Miss Teen Rodeo Idaho Hunter Rackham.

Special categories

Poise and Personality: Elizabeth Lockyer (Senior Queen, hair products from Cari's Hair Care Tanning and Day Spa); Mickenlie Baxter (Teen Queen, hair products from Growing Concern Hair Design and Annie Jones-Cardona); Hailey Kelso (Junior Queen second runner-up, Vanilla Sugar Bodycology from Wood River Bookkeeping/Michelle Bobbitt); and Bailey Cole (PeeWee Queen, bath and lotion products from Sawtooth Grooming).

Photogenics winners: Elizabeth Lockyer (Senior Queen, picture frame from Farm Bureau/Norm Funk); Mickenlie Baxter (Teen Queen, picture frame from Nelson's Auto Service & Quick Lube); Emma Flolo (Junior

Queen third runner-up, picture frame from Mountain Paints); and Lane Southwick (PeeWee Queen first runner-up, picture frame from Airport Cab/Sun Valley Limo).

Speech: Winners were Elizabeth Lockyer (Senior Queen); Ellie Mae Millenkamp (Teen Queen second runner-up); Hailey Kelso (Junior Queen second runner-up); and Bailey Cole (PeeWee Queen). They received Elmer Horse pen holders from Farm Bureau/Stephen Funk, Guffy's, Wood River Boot & Saddle, and Poggi Bros. Electric.

Horsemanship: Saddle blankets went to these winners—Elizabeth Lockyer (Senior Queen, from Mountain Lifestyles Property Services); Ellie Mae Millenkamp (Teen Queen second runner-up, from Sun Valley Transfer & Storage); Kloie Pierce (Junior Queen, from Golden Elk); and Lane Southwick (PeeWee Queen first runner-up, from Buffalo Electric).

Senior Queen

New Senior Queen Elizabeth Lockyer received a dozen roses from the Idaho Mountain Express; belt buckle from Mountain Lifestyles Property Services; silver bracelet from POWER Engineers; sashe from Momentum Real Estate; purple horseshoe necklace from Wood River Bookkeeping/Michelle Bobbitt; $10 gift certificate from Platt Electrical; Sun Catcher from Sun Valley Auto Club; travel mug with horse treats from D&B Supply of Twin Falls; gift certificate for coffee and muffins from Giddy-Up Coffee; necklace from Professional Radiant Systems; and ointment from Herbs of the World.

Teen Queen

New Teen Queen Mickenlie Baxter earned a dozen roses from Dusty's Electric; belt buckle from Valley Auto Body; silver bracelet from Power Engineers; sashe from Valley Maintenance & Restoration; 6-shooter and holster earrings from Kristol Designs; $25 gift certificate from The Drug Store; LumiQuest Sun Lite from F-Stop Camera & Video; necklace from Lazy H Spear Appaloosas; earrings from Sun Valley Auto Club; and MT silversmith bracelet from Professional Radiant Systems.

First runner-up was Kaylaa Gutman. She won a Sun Catcher from Audio Innovation; $10 gift certificate from Platt Electrical; gift certificate for a one-hour massage at Tula's Salon; Heart MT silversmith earrings from Professional Radiant Systems; and grooming tools from Sun Valley Rug & Tile.

Second runner-up was Ellie Mae Millenkamp, 14, of Jerome. She won Heart MT silversmith earrings from Sun Valley Auto Club; $10 gift certificate from Platt Electrical; pair of earrings from Audio Innovation; and boot caps from Professional Radiant Systems.

Junior Queen

New Junior Queen Kloie Pierce received a dozen roses from Wood River Welding; belt buckle from Smoky Mountain Pizza; silver bracelet from Mountain Lifestyles Property Service; sashe from Winter Sun Ranch; MT silversmith necklace and earrings from Audio Innovation; MT silversmith necklace from Wood River Bookkeeping/Michelle Bobbitt; $25 gift certificate from The Drug Store; duffle bag with boot compartments from D&B Supply of Twin Falls; $10 gift certificate from Mahoney's Bar & Grill; and gift certificate for coffee and muffins from Giddy-Up Coffee.

First runner-up was Conner Ann Clark, 12, of Hailey. She won a $25 gift certificate from Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory; earrings set from Sun Valley Garden Center; gift certificate for coffee and muffins from Giddy-Up Coffee; horseshoe earrings from Lazy H Spear Appaloosas; and horn bag from Sun Valley Rug & Tile.

Second runner-up was Hailey Kelso, 14, of Idaho Falls. She won a lead rope from Sun Valley Rug & Tile; $50 gift certificate from The Garage Salon; travel mug with horse treats from D&B Supply of Twin Falls; and silver button covers from Professional Radiant Systems.

Third runner-up was Emma Flolo, 11, of Hailey. She won one tube of hand lotion from Isadora; a Sun Catcher from Lazy H Spear Appaloosas; and $10 gift certificates from Platt Electric and Wise Guy Pizza.

PeeWee Queen

New PeeWee Queen Bailey Cole received a dozen roses from Integration & Control Services; belt buckle from Mountain Lifestyles Property Services; silver bracelet from Valley Paint & Floor; sashe from Advanced Towing & Recovery; MT silversmith necklace and earrings from Sun Valley Auto Club; $25 gift certificate from The Drug Store; Pink MT silversmith earrings from Lazy H Spear Appaloosas; grooming bag with supplies from Sawtooth Tack and Feed; leather turquoise bracelet from Professional Radiant Systems; and $15 off a gift certificate for a manicure and pedicure from Trinh Nail Salon.

First runner-up was Lane Southwick, 10, of Jerome. She won a $10 gift certificate from Platt Electric; gift certificate for coffee and muffins from Giddy-Up Coffee; Sun Catcher from Lazy H Spear Appaloosas; heart earrings from Audio Innovation; and lead rope from Sun Valley Rug & Tile.

This year's sponsors

Contest organizer Michelle Bobbitt thanked the many people and sponsors who make the contest such a success, including:

Mary Ann Knight, Madeline Amend, Shelly at Sawtooth Tack and Feed, Bill and Vivian Bobbitt, Thelma and Elizabeth Cameron, Claudia at the floral department of Hailey's Atkinsons' Market, Loryhl Davis, Julie McMurphy, Karen Pierce and the gang at Jerome's Shoe and Tack Shop.

Sponsors were:

Sawtooth Rangers Riding Club, POWER Engineers Inc., Mountain Lifestyles Property Services, Atkinsons' Market (floral, Hailey store), Winter Sun Ranch, Buffalo Electric, Tula's Salon—Julie Blincoe, Dusty's Electric, Wood River Bookkeeping—Michelle Bobbitt, Golden Elk, Valley Maintenance & Restoration, Sawtooth Tack & Feed and The Shoe & Tack Shop;

Idaho Mountain Express, D&B Supply in Twin Falls, Guffy's, Lacy H Spear Appaloosas, Airport Cab/Sun Valley Limo, F-Stop Camera & Video, Valley Paint & Floor, Wood River Welding, Professional Radiant Services of Bellevue, KECH/KSKI Radio, Poggi Bros. Electric, Advanced Towing & Recovery, Bill Bozzuto CPA, Growing Concern Hair Design and Valley Auto Body;

Annie Jones-Cardona, Sawtooth Grooming, Momentum Real Estate, Nelson's Auto Service/Quick Lube, Cari's Hair Care Tanning & Day Spa, Isadora, Wise Guy Pizza, The Drug Store, Sun Valley Transfer & Storage, Farm Bureau—Norm Funk, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Sun Valley Garden Center, Big Wood Nutrition and Wood River Boot & Saddle;

The Garage Salon, Farm Bureau—Stephen Funk, Giddy-Up Coffee and Kitchen, Trinh Salon, Smoky Mountain Pizza, Herbs of the World, Mountain Paints, Platt Electric Supply, Integration & Control Services, Mahoney's Bar & Grill, Kristol Designs from The Simple Shop at Yellow Brick Road, Sun Valley Auto Club and Sun Valley Rug & Tile.




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