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April 23, 2013

Car Show a roaring success



Modified 1973-88 — Jerry and Kay Strickland, 1973 Dodge Dart, 1st; Brent Smith, 1978 Pontiac Trans Am, 2nd.
Muscle 1964-72 Original — Craig Robinson, 1971 Ford Mustang Boss 351, 1st; Tommy Duncan, 2nd.
Muscle 1964-72 Modified — Dow Workman, 1969 Chevy Chevelle, 1st; Carey Rouse, 1969 Camaro, 2nd.
Muscle Modern (1998 and up) Original — Charlotte Jacoby, 2010 Dodge Challenger SRT8, 1st; Linda Haire, 2005 Roush Ford Mustang, 2nd.
Muscle Modern (1998 and up) Modified — Wesley Edens, 2010 Dodge Challenger, 1st; Joe Jacoby, 2010 Dodge Challenger, 2nd.
Corvettes 1953-82 — Roy McCauley, 1960 Corvette, 1st; Wayne Brown, 1964 Corvette, 2nd.
Corvettes 1983-2013 — Melia Thomas, 2007 Corvette, 1st; Kevin Lowe, 2006 Corvette Coupe, 2nd.
Fast and Furious/Low Rider — Nathan Carver, 1980 Z80 ZX Nissan/Datson, 1st; Kristel and Brian Thomas, 2007 Honda Accord, 2nd.
Trucks Pre 1954 — Dennis Edwards, Studebaker, 1st; Gerald Patton, 1952 GMC, 2nd.
Trucks 1955-66 — Danny Holland, 1958 Chevy Apache, 1st; Ricky and Charley Smith, 1965 Ford, 2nd.
Trucks 1967-72 — Tom and Judy Isennock, 1968 Chevy Apache, 1st; Jerry Lowe, 1969 Chevy C-10, 2nd.
Trucks 1973 and up — Tony Hall, 1977 Bronco, 1st; Jerry Burch, 2001 Chevy Silverado, 2nd.
Modified Street Truck — Rodd Jenkins, 1993 Ford F150 Lightning, 1st; Jack Pirthe, 1993 Chevy Pick up, 2nd.
Trucks 4x4 1988 and up — David Allred, 1st; Chad Kimbro, 2nd.
Trucks Off Road 4x4 Crawlers — Matt Christian, 1st; Josh Gammill, 2nd.
Trucks Off Road 4x4 Trail — Robert Gains, 1st; Dalton Skinner, 2nd.
Trucks Ugliest 4x4 — Ronika Swinhart, 1st.
Motorcycles - Stock — Jason Pax, 2003 Harley Electra Glide, 1st.
Mororcycles - Custom — Paul Thomas, 2009 Harley Davidson Street Glyde, 1st.
Motorcycles - Trike — Chris Zimmerman, 2012 Harley Davidson, 1st.
Kids Car Show — Miley Shipman, 1st; Cole Adams, 2nd; Jake Adams, 3rd.
Kids Car Show - Motorcycle — Jenny Thompson, 1st; Adelina and Kole Pizana, 2nd.
Kids Car Show - Special Interest — Alaina Baldwin, 1st.

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Should the date for The World's Largest Garage Sale be changed from the third weekend in July to sometime in October to take advantage of cooler weather like we had this past weekend?

No. It's better in the summer cause kids are out of school.
Yes. More shoppers would come during nice fall weather.
Either time is fine.

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