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At last weekend’s state Miss Hospitality pageant in Hattiesburg, Panola’s Miss Hospitality, Olivia Battle, received one of three top awards for her speech promoting tourism and economic development in Mississippi. Battle was also named among the pageant’s top ten finalists. Hailey Thomas of Meridian was named Miss Hospitality 2013, and was crowned by 2012 Miss Hospitality, Chandler Llana of Batesville.

At last weekend’s state Miss Hospitality pageant in Hattiesburg, Panola’s Miss Hospitality, Olivia Battle, received one of three top awards for her speech promoting tourism and economic development in Mississippi. Battle was also named among the pageant’s top ten finalists. Hailey Thomas of Meridian was named Miss Hospitality 2013, and was crowned by 2012 Miss Hospitality, Chandler Llana of Batesville.