It was a beautiful day for the Missouri Day Parade, held last Saturday. Here are the results from the judging.
The Overall Grand Prize winner in the Missouri Day Festival parade was the Trenton FFA chapter. The float received the Spirit of Missouri Day award.
Grundy County Farm Bureau had the Best Organizational float, Preferred Family had the Best Business float, a Grundy R-5 FFA float was the the Best Overall Youth entry,
Salem Baptist had the Best Religious entry, Quentin Brown of Trenton had the Best Car or Truck Pre 1960 with a 1946 Chevy truck, Jeff Eads had the Best Car or Truck Post 1960 with a 2007 Corvette.
Tractor judging included Larry Holder of Chillicothe Winning Best of Show, Mike Eckert of Jamesport had the Oldest Tractor in the show, Bryce Walker of Chillicothe the
Best Restored Tractor, and Neil Peery of Trenton had the Best Original Tractor.
Mike Williams of Humphreys received the award for Best Piece of Farm Machineryâ€”Oldest or Restored.
The tractor traveling the greatest distance was entered by Ron VanWinkle of Woodburn, Iowa.
Alumbaugh Farms of Trenton had the Best Equestrian entry. Best Horse and Rider winners were Allie Prescott of Coffey in the youth division and Allen Meinke among the adults. Dale and Pat Lankford of Hamilton representing the Union Pacific Railroad won the Best Equestrian Organization category.
The Oldest Farmer in the parade was 95-year old Max Oyler.
The Raymond Hoyt family was the Family With the Most Participants Riding in 1 Conveyance.