For the past 22 years, the country roads outside Baton Rouge have also been beautified by Shannon Stewart, a small-town southern girl and occasional beauty queen who's now going nationwide in the pages of PLAYBOY. At home in Louisiana, Miss June tries to fend off persistent finger nibbling from her tiny Maltese, Ivy one of a menagerie of pets , long enough to tell her story. As a small-town girl, how are you adjusting to life in the fast lane? I'm getting addicted to Los Angeles. At first I hated it.