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On Feb. 22, The Root Cafe hosted its Beard & Mustache Contest at Little Rock’s Bernice Garden. As usual, ace photograph Rett Peek was on hand to capture portraits of the hirsute competitors at the annual mustache competition in SoMa. Judges were Peek; Ansley Watson of KATV, Channel 7; Cody Mayes of Handle Barbershop and Noodle Eason of Dogtown Barber Lounge. Winners not pictured: Kara Clontz (Best DIY Crafted Beard), Todd McDonald (Best Mustache) and Alex Wells (Best Natural Beard Under 6 Inches). (The Arkansas Times was a sponsor.)

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George Anderson

Best Partial Beard

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Dennis Coast

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Best Original Beard

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Kevin Etheridge

Best Natural Beard Over 6 Inches

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Stuart Williamson

Best Groomed Beard

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Kyle Arkansas

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Zachariah Platson

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Rick Sublett

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Lance Whitney

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