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'The Fabulous 50's' float wins first place in parade

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

The Red Hat Society of Portageville, Mo., won first place in the Delta Fair Parade Float Contest with its entry, "The Fabulous 50's."

Staff photo by George Anderson

Five Floats involved in the 52nd AnnualDelta Fair Parade were announced as winners and won a total of $2,150, following the judging of the floats.

The five winning floats included; First Place, Red Hat Society, winning $750; Second Place, Junior Class Homecoming Float, winning $500; Third Place, Varner River, winning $400; Fourth Place, Glen Sain, winning $300; and Fifth Place, Semo Little Theater, winning $200.

The Delta Fair Parade entries in order of appearance included:

* The Dunklin County Sheriff's Department

* The Kennett Police Department

* The Honor Guard

* The Kennett Fire Department

* McMahon Towing

* Jr. ROTC

* Delta Fair Royalty

* Delta C-7 Marching Band

* Delta C-7 Little Twirlers

* St. Francis Park Assisted Living Float

* Terry Swinger

* Kings & Queens of the Delta

* Waterfowl Festival Float

* Rotary Club

* Daisy Girl Scouts 40163

* Hornersville Fire Department

* Twin Rivers Band

* South Canaan Church Float

* Tom Todd

* Senath-Hornersville FFA

* Senath-Hornersville Middle School Cheerleaders

* Holcomb FCCLA

* Holcomb High School Cheerleaders

* Holcomb Band

* Semo Little Theater Float

* Semo Little Theater Pageant

* Heritage Nursing Home

* Quality Cab

* Senath-Hornersville Pink Princess and Pet Pageant

* Red Hat Society Float

* Senath Daisy Girl Scouts #63005

* Mr. and Miss Dunklin County

* Mark Preyer

* Clarkton High School

* Clarkton Band

* River Oaks Nursing Center Float

* Leah Jo's Twirlers

* International Fresh Faces

* Miss Petite Dance

* Emerson Street Church of God Float

* Peach Fair Pageant

* Campbell High School Cheerleaders

* North Pemiscot Band

* Miss Rector Pageant Float

* Karate Kids

* Karate Kids

* John Beaton

* Miss Mississippi County

* Maco Management

* Cub Scout Den #2

* Labor Day Picnic Pageant

* Kennett School of Performing Arts

* St. Patrick's Pageant

* Southern Beauty Pageant

* Malden Band

* Cub Scout Den #15 Float

* Antique Cars

* Tyler Baptists Church Float

* Kennett Christian Academy

* Pumpkin Hollow

* Aaron Sales & Leasing

* Hayti Band

* Glen Sain Float

* Visiting Nurse Association

* International Christian Businessmen

* Mr. & Miss Kennett

* Kennett 8th Grade Band

* Team Emerson

* Miss Missouri International

* Abiding Peace Church

* Cub Scout Den #7

* Kennett 9th Grade Band

* Varner River Baptist Church Float

* Pyramid Tri-County

* Kennett Drama Class Dracula

* Candy Adams

* Andrew Cook

* Dylan Harden

* Jr. Class Homecoming Float

* Kennett High School Band

* Horses

Mayor Roger Wheeler, Sr., noted that he believed the parade was a great success with an exceptional number of entries.

He added that he appreciated individuals cleaning up after themselves following the event.

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