PHOTO GALLERY: 2017 Senior Queen Pageant

Shirley Petree reacts to being crowned winner, left. Mary Martindale congratulates her.Shirley Petree, left, Mary Martindale, middle, and Illa Barnes.

The Oaks Healthcare Center held the 2017 Senior Queen Pageant among area nursing homes on Wednesday. Shirley Petree won, Mary Martindale of The Oaks was runners-up and Illa Barnes was Mrs. Congeniality. A full story on the pageant published in the Sept. 21, 2017, print edition of the Poteau Daily News.