By Norma Collins|
The 34th Annual Molasses Festival Parade was held in Arnoldsburg on Saturday
September 29. Each year several horses and their handlers travel to
Arnoldsburg to be a part of the annual event.
Part of these drivers and
riders come from Roane County by way of a wagon train and trail ride that
begins on Thursday. They camp overnight and continue the ride until they
reach Arnoldsburg on Saturday. The ride always includes a course through
the Molasses Festival Parade.
This year there were twenty entrants, eleven of which were wagons. The
judges for the parade were Jack Hall, Jim Pursley, and John Ashley.
The winners were as follows:
Youth Horse/Pony Division:
1st: Lora Wilson of Looneyville on Squirt.
Brandon McGlothlin on Trigger.
3rd Jenna Wade of Chloe on Magic Trick.
1st: Sherry Wade of Chloe on Your Wildest Dream.
Chenoweth of Ravenna Ohio on Black Threat.
3rd: Jamie Schreckengost of
Looneyville on Chase.
1st: Molt Shafer of Clendenin driving Blaze.
1st: Joe Shafer of Amma driving Barney and Rex.
Clyde Reed of Tallmansville driving Misty and Judy.
3rd: Howard Conley of
Newton driving Dutch and Pearl owner, Mike McGlothlin.
Bob Deweese with Bud and Jack, and David Ban Buren of
Rosedale with Nettie and Lettie.
Jennings Ellison of Minnora driving Vic and Roxie.
Lisa Tabor riding Yank owned by Kellis McGlothlin
Glenna Craddock of
Spencer riding Blackjack owned by D. McGlothlin.
Richard Chenoweth of
Ravenna, Ohio, riding Traveler.
Matt Cooper of Windham, Ohio, riding
Champion owned by Richard Chenoweth.
Bob Boggs of Minnora driving Ronda and
Marg Murphy of Spencer driving Dolly and Duke owned by Ron Truman.
Edward Wilson of Looneyville riding Red owned by Edward Wilson.
On behalf of the Molasses Festival Committee I would like to thank everyone
who took part in the Molasses Festival Parade...Norma Collins