“The Iris Returns” has been announced as the theme for a pageant that which be held in Dresden this Saturday.
This pageant will be a preliminary for the Miss Tennessee Volunteer Pageant which was formally called the Miss Tennessee Pageant. In this pageant there will be two winners crowned: The Miss Tennessee Iris Festival and Miss Tennessee Greater Weakley County and two runner-ups.
The reason for the theme “The Iris Returns” is because, there used to be a Miss Tennessee Iris Festival pageant that was a preliminary for the Miss. Tennessee Pageant and now it is being brought back to Dresden.
This pageant is a separate pageant from the Tennessee Iris Festival Territorial Pageant that is scheduled to be held on Saturday, March 30.
(See complete story in the February 13th issue of the Dresden Enterprise.)