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Boo-tiful dogs can compete in contest

Saturday, October 6, 2012


SIKESTON -- When Jamie Roberts of Sikeston entered her dog, Sandy, in Downtown Sikeston's Halloween Dog Contest last fall, little did she realize her four-legged friend would win best costume.

Roberts dressed her 111-pound dog, which is part Great Pyrenees and Golden Retriever, in a clown suit.

"It was my oldest son's Halloween costume," Roberts recalled. "That was the first year she's been dressed for Halloween. I've always wanted to put her in one and that was the perfect opportunity."

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