Parade winners told
Posted: Tuesday, December 13, 2011 4:18 pm
The Messenger, December 13, 2011
Troy’s Christmas parade winners have been announced, with Allan Sheppard taking first place in the large floats division, which included 14 entries. Second place went to Erwin Farms, with Newbern First United Methodist Church coming in third.
In the small float division, Linda Elam claimed first place, Nick Strain took second and Larry Mitchell was in third.
In mini-floats, David Isacca was first, with Brady Richards in second place.
The Best Decorated Four-Wheeler prize went to J.T. McClain, with Rhett Fussell coming in second.
Dustin Minnick claimed first place in Best Decorated Bike and Kay Fultz was second.
Freddie Preuett won first place for his Best Decorated 18-Wheeler and John Kendall came in second.
Hannah Smith was the Best Horse winner, with Pam Peterson in second place.
Hillcrest School’s Jr. Miss Royalty won first place in the Best Decorated Car for model ’86 and up and Ramen Caksackkar took first place for the Best Decorated Truck in the same model years.
Don Roberson claimed first place, with Ray Smith coming in second, in the Antique Cars category.
Robert Pruett went home with the first-place award, with John Bright claiming second for Antique Trucks.
Dwight Tittle claimed first place in Antique Tractors and James Wilson was in second place.
McKenzie Hall won the judges’ nod for first place in Best Decorated Miscellaneous and Susie Evans came in second.
The Obion County Central High School Rebel Marching band, the Obion County Rescue Squad and the Shriners received donations for their participation in the event sponsored by the Town of Troy, with assistance from the Troy Community Club in lineup and organization.
“This was the largest crowd we’ve had at the Troy Fire Department,” said a representative of the community club, who added that Santa was there to make photos with children for a while.