Of special note: Locals compete on 'Redneck Island'
Jan 10, 2013 | 1932 views |  0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend | print
It takes a special person to sign up for a televised competition to determine the title of “biggest redneck.”
Two people from the area recently did just that, though — Eliza Weber, of Leeds, and Justin Campbell, of Ragland, recently gathered to watch the finale of “Redneck Island,” a reality show on CMT. The two competed with 12 others for a $100,000 prize.
It was quite a ride for both of them, and for the cast as a whole. On Saturday, nine of the 14 cast members appeared at Bass Pro Shop in Leeds, to sign autographs.
“I was at an unbelievable place doing things I never dreamed of doing,” said Campbell, who finished second on the show.
It was a memorable experience for all.

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