From Our Files – 10 Years Ago
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On Wednesday evening, July 17, LaVonne and Chris Moore read the third clue written by Gerry Meyer, started searching for the Bar-B-Q Days medallion around the bomb shelter sign at BPHS, and discovered the coin in a nearby shrub. LaVonne said she “felt like a kid in a treasure hunt” and will use their $75 prize money to buy a special reminder of Bar-B-Q Days.
On Thursday, July 18, about 36 cars, ranging in age from the early 1900s to the 1970s, rolled onto West Main Street in BP for a car show. Russ Krautkremer of Jordan received the People’s Choice Trophy for his brassy 1915 Model T Ford. Second prize went to Rex Ernst of BP for his 1970 converted Chevrolet pickup, and Jerry Wagner of BP was awarded third prize for his Ford Model A Roadster. Alice Mediger and Ned Pilling organized the car show.