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Keerins family tops winners in fair parade

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Published on August 21, 2018 5:02PM

Kids on the Blue Mountain Hospice float are ready for the start of Saturday’s Grant County Fair Parade in John Day.

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Kids on the Blue Mountain Hospice float are ready for the start of Saturday’s Grant County Fair Parade in John Day.


Thirty-three entries participated in the 109th Grant County Fair parade on Saturday morning.

The winner of the Sweepstakes Award were Grand Marshals Mike and Joanne Keerins and the Keerins family float.

Best commercial float

Hutch’s Printing

Best organization float

Blue Mountain Hospice

Best horse rider

Baker County Fair and Panhandler Rodeo Princess Karhira Phillips

Walking costume group

First: Kim’s Taekwon-do

Second: Community Counseling Solutions

Decorated vehicle

First: Gordon Larson

Second: John Day Volunteer Fire Department

Mounted adult female

Charlotte Hopkins

Mounted adult male

Monte Buck

Riding organization/family

First: Nodine, Marciel and Wilson family

Second: Rocky Top Riders

Mounted royalty

First: Grant County Fair and Rodeo Court Queen Trinity Hutchison and Princess Courtney Nichols

Second: Baker County Fair and Panhandler Rodeo Princess Karhira Phillips

Decorated ATV

First, tie: Bar 11 farrier Ashley Thomas and Grant County Fair staff Mindy, Dusty and Tanni

Second: John Day Polaris

Third: Nathaniel Moore

Antique vehicle

Ron Phillips

Classic vehicle

First: Robert and Lori Ake

Second: Leland Turner

Third: John Ray

Other

First: OSU Extension Office

Second: Oregon Department of Forestry, Taylor Myers and Engine 9261

School and organization floats

First: Blue Mountain Hospice

Second: Grant Union Gold Dance Team

Third: Dayville Community 4-H Club



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