Evelyn Bayles is wearing the crown as the new Miss Sevier County, sweeping the competition by winning the talent portion of the contest and also getting an award as the most photogenic of the contestants.

She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dwayne Bayles, Central. Completing her reign as Miss Sevier County of 1988 is Kristi Palmer, Richfield, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Palmer.

First runner-up is Celeena Orso, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Orso, Aurora.

Two additional attendants were selected, Wendi Hendrickson, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Raymond Hendrickson, Glenwood, and Jennifer Jenkins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Jenkins, Monroe.