Two Arkansas women on season 12 of Big Brother

The next season of Big Brother begins a week from today and two women are set to represent The Natural State.

Britney Haynes, a 22-year-old from Huntington and Kathy Hillis, 42, of Texarkana join eleven other cast members for the twelfth season of the CBS reality series. The show locks contestants in a house with 52 cameras and 95 microphones in a competition for a $500,000 prize.

Haynes is a former guest service representative at Fayetteville’s Courtyard by Marriott and Hillis is a deputy sheriff.

The season premieres Thursday, July 8 at 8 p.m. on CBS. Beginning July 11, the show will be broadcast every Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday at 8 p.m.

Head over to the Big Brother cast member page for more.