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2017 Days of '85 Parade winners


August 18, 2017

County commissioners served as parade marshals at the 2017 Days of '85 Parade. Above, former county employee Fats Jardee and current commissioner Jim Courtney ride on a century-old grader that is being pulled by a brand new one driven by current employee Carl Knapp.

Judges had a difficult time picking winners upon conclusion of the 2017 Days of '85 Parade due to a large number of entries. The parade was one of the finest-and largest-of recent memory. County commissioners were this year's parade marshals, helping to commemorate 100 years of Carter County. Following is a full list of parade winners:


1st - Dahl Memorial Healthcare

2nd - Walker Livestock

3rd - J & J Guide Service

Class Reunion

1st - Class of 1967

2nd - Class of 1987

3rd - Class of 1977

Youth Organization

1st - Carter County FFA

2nd - Gumbo Gophers 4-H Club

3rd - Puptown Wranglers 4-H Club


1st - The Uncloggers

2nd - Puptown Pioneers Homemakers Club

3rd - Carter County Senior Citizens


1st - Ekalaka Bible Church

2nd - Trails End Ranch

Vintage/Classic Cars

1st - Rex McCord, 1938 Ford

2nd (tie) - Duane McCord, 1946 Ford Hot Rod and Jeff Elmore 1951, Chevrolet Pickup

3rd - Lauren Brower 1957 Ford Thunderbird Convertible


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