Royalty for this year’s Huntingburg Herbstfest has now been chosen.

Last night, the Huntingburg Herbstfest Queen Pageant was held at the Southridge High School Auditorium. Cheyenne Layton, a senior at Southridge High School, took home this year’s queen honors. She is the daughter of Jolia Layton and Joe Layton of Huntingburg. Layton also received a $500 scholarship along with the queen’s crown.

Haley Langebrake was the first runner-up and Katie Kendall took home second runner-up along with Miss Congeniality honors in the pageant. All of the contestants are students at Southridge High School.

This year’s Huntingburg Herbstfest is set to get underway on Thursday. The Herbstfest pageant will air in its entirety on our television partner, 18 WJTS, next Thursday at 7:30 pm eastern time (following the newscast) and will be re-aired on Sunday, October 6th at 5 pm eastern time. Again, the Huntingburg Herbstfest pageant will air on our TV partner, 18 WJTS in its entirety next Thursday at 7:30 pm eastern time following the newscast and on Sunday, October 6th at 5 pm eastern time.