Local teen to compete in state pageant

Sweet Home High School senior Justine Calhoon has been selected to represent Linn County in the Miss Oregon Teen USA pageant Nov. 24-25 at the Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel.

Calhoon will compete against other young women from around the state for scholarships, jewelry and other prizes. The event will include evening gown and swimsuit modeling competitions and an interview. The winner will advance to the national competition in April. Calhoon, 17 is the daughter of Junia and Jamey Calhoon of Sweet Home.