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The ever popular Golden Harvest Days Great American Bed Race took place on Main Street on Saturday, July 16. Golden Harvest Days features Great American Bed Race
The Great American Bed Race was held on Main St., during Golden Harvest Days on Saturday, July 16. The first place winner of Team Adriaunna (Youth...

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Many colorful quilts were displayed at the First Baptist Church during Golden Harvest Days. Beautiful quilts displayed at Golden Harvest Days
A spectacular array of quilts were on display at the First Baptist Church during Golden Harvest Days. Winners in the various divisions were:...

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Winners in the 4-5 year old division of the Golden Harvest Days Coloring Contest were, left, first place, Laynee Beerly and right, second place, Graysen Chappell. Golden Harvest Days Coloring Contest winners
There were 25 contestants this year in the Golden Harvest Days Coloring Contest, with the winners being announced Thursday evening, July 14, at the...

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The Kids Pedal Tractor Pull was held during Golden Harvest Days on Saturday, July 16. Winners were, 0-4 years old, first place, Duddy Biery and second place, Bella Biery; 5-8 year olds, first place, Braden Banta; second place, Logan Leivan and third place, Brandan Maneval; 9-3 year olds, first place, Brooke Beerly; second place, Sierra White and third place, Rylynee Owens. Abe Ulen placed first in the Open Older 14+. Kids Pedal Tractor Pull held during Golden Harvest Days

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Five contestants entered the Little Mr. and Miss Contest during Golden Harvest Days on Thursday, July 14, at the East Park Pavilion. Little Miss Aurora Jones and Little Mr. Jayden Henderson were crowned in the 2-4 year old category, with Madison Brewer being named Little Miss in the 5-8 year old division. Other contestant runner ups were Kelley Garrett and Emma Henderson. Little Mr. and Miss Contest winners at Golden Harvest Days

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Missouri junior Angus members won third place in the senior division of team sales at the 2016 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) Awards Ceremony, July 8, in Grand Island, Neb. Pictured from left are Chris Kahlenbeck, Union; Cooper Sadowsky, Eagleville; Anna Brightwell, Carthage and Hannah Moyer, Lamar. Moyer's team places third

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These young members in their final year of the National Junior Angus Association activities earned their Gold Awards at the 2016 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) Awards Ceremony, July 8, in Grand Island, Neb. Pictured front row from left are Reed McCormick, Pleasantville, Iowa; Hannah Moyer, Lamar, Mo.; Brooke Haas, Downs, Ill.; Taylor Clarke, Rocky Ridge, Md.; Michaela Clowser, Milford, Neb.; Audra Montgomery, Carrington, N.D.; Destiny McCauley, Cynthiana, Ky.; Victoria Hernandez, Wellington, Fla.; Haley Throne, Lexington, Ga. and Olivia Wilson, Ogden, Ill. Second row from left are Aliesha Dethlefs, North Platte, Neb.; Kylee Geppert, Mitchell, S.D.; Christina Mogck, Olivet, S.D.; Ashley McEwen, Bushnell, Ill.; Maddi Butler, Vincennes, Ind.; Brittany Eagleburger, Buffalo, Mo.; Kaitlin Fouts, London, Ky.; Katlyn Tunstill, Fayetteville, Ark.; Karisa Pfeiffer, Orlando, Okla. and Eric Shoop, Dalmatia, Pa. Back row from left are Morgan Alexander, Berryville, Va.; Connor Orrock, Woodford, Va.; Alexis Cash, York, Pa.; Will Pohlman, Prairie Grove, Ark.; Tanner Hash, Archer City, Texas; Andrew Livingston, Nokomis, Ill.; Jaden Carlson, Pipestone, Minn.; Chris Kahlenbeck, Union, Mo.; Braden Henricks, Anadarko, Okla.; Alex Rogen, Brandon, S.D.; William Harsh, Radnor, Ohio and Clay McGuire, Waverly, Ala. Moyer earns Gold Award

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These junior Angus members from the Missouri I team won second place in the senior division of team marketing at the 2016 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) Awards Ceremony, July 8, in Grand Island, Neb. Pictured from left are Carrie Otte, Saint Mary; Anna Brightwell, Carthage; Hannah Moyer, Lamar and Elizabeth Otte, Saint Mary. Moyer part of team that takes second
Photo by Pearls Pics on behalf of the American Angus Association These junior Angus members from the Missouri I team won second place in the...

The crowd at Golden Harvest Days was entertained by the HH Cloggers on Friday, July 15. They performed at 7 p.m., in the East Park Pavilion. Cloggers entertain at Golden Harvest Days

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Many colorful vehicles gathered for the Golden Harvest Days cruise-in held at 6 p.m. Friday, July 15, at the East Park baseball field. Golden Harvest Days cruise-in draws many

Barton County Ambulance District sued in federal court
SPRINGFIELD-A four count lawsuit against the Barton County Ambulance District was filed, July 18, in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, Southern...
National motto to be honored in Mindenmines on July 30
MINDENMINES-Saturday, July 30 has been declared In God We Trust Day in Mindenmines. A slate of activities will occur to honor God and country on the 60th anniversary of the...
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Chuck wagon demonstrations were given to those attending Golden Harvest Days on July 14-16. Sonny and Patty Weinstein were set up in the East Park every day of the celebration. After the enticing meals were cooked, they were then sold, with proceeds going to benefit Golden Harvest Days. Chuck wagon demonstrations given at Golden Harvest Days

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Square dancers entertained from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday evening, July 16, during Golden Harvest Days. The square dance was held in the East Park Pavilion. Many experts were on hand, much to the enjoyment of the crowd, with many amateurs getting involved as well. Square dancers entertain at Golden Harvest Days

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The Golden Harvest Days Sesquicentennial Festival and Celebration was held July 14-16. The celebration wouldn't be complete without birthday cake. Golden City celebrates 150 years at Golden Harvest Days