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Spencer County’s Laura Jones reacted with surprise earlier this month when she was crowned Miss Kentucky. Life has been a whirlwind ever since.
Jones growing into her crown


For Laura Jones, a 2011 graduate of Spencer County High School, the past two and a half weeks have been a whirlwind of meetings and engagements, a crash-course orientation to life as a celebrity. Jones is settling into her new Lexington residence, where as Miss Kentucky 2016, she’ll reign for the next year.

“I still come home a lot to Spencer County,” said Jones, 23. “I still have a room at my parents’ house.”