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Horse Pull Winners at Montgomery Turkey Trot

Pictured above is the winning team at the Montgomery Turkey Trot Horse Pulls this past Saturday which was moved to the Dinky Center on the Odon/Cannelburg Road because of the wet track at the Turkey Trot Grounds. The winning team which was Yoder and Hatfield was presented a check along with a horse blanket from the Montgomery Turkey Trot for placing first in the Saturday’s competition. Making the presentation was Travis Wagler (Extreme Left) representing Graber Posts Buildings and Gary Wagler (Extreme Right) representing the Horse Pull Committee. Also pictured was the team drivers and members of the Hatfield family. Thirteen Teams from across the Midwest took part in the event. Picture by Louis Kavanaugh Jr.

 

 

Winners of the Montgomery Turkey Trot 5K Run

Pictured above are the winners of the Montgomery Turkey Trot 5K Run from this past Saturday. Shown here is (L-R) Walter Hendrickson who placed 2nd with a time of 19:18, Bryan Smith who came in 3rd Place with time of 21:44 and the winner was Atlee Lambright with a time of 18:18. The oldest runner was Russell Pierce (right) and the youngest runner was Emily Hawkins who was not in this picture. Picture by Louis Kavanaugh Jr.  

Top Three Finishers in the 2016 Turkey Races

Pictured here are the top three finishers in the 2016 Turkey Races at it’s completion on Sunday on the final day of the Turkey Trot. Picture here holding the trophy is Dalton Knepp who won the Championship race, on the left is Justin Knepp who finished 2nd and on the right is Janae Graber who finished in 3rd place. Picture by Louis Kavanaugh Jr.

 

Close Finish at the Championship Turkey Race

Pictured above is Dalton Knepp as he and his Turkey cross the finish line just one second ahead of Justin Knepp in the Championship Turkey Race on Sunday of the Turkey Trot. Dalton Knepp finished with a time of 12 seconds while Justin Knepp finished with a time of 13 seconds. Placing third was Janae Graber.

Dalton Knepp is 2016 Turkey Trot Racing Champion

Pictured above is Dalton Knepp as he receives the Championship Trophy from Montgomery Ruritan Turkey Trot Chairman Dewayne Shake following the Championship Race on Sunday afternoon at the Montgomery Turkey Trot. Dalton Knepp is the son of Keith and Stephanie Knepp of Montgomery and is a 6th Grader at Barr-Reeve and is a repeat winner as he was the 2015 winner and was runner-up in 2014. Dalton’s turkey (Maverick-2) sprinted across the finish line at a time of 12 seconds just one second ahead of Austin Knepp who finished in 2nd place and Janae Graber who finished in 3rd place in a very competitive race. Dalton Knepp emerged the winner with more that 80 entries into the field. Picture by Louis Kavanaugh Jr.

 

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Demo Winners at the Montgomery Turkey Trot

Pictured above are the top three winner in the Montgomery Turkey Trot Demo on Sunday. Shown here is (L-R) Tim Showalter, Track Co-Chairman, third Place was Kaleb Bratton from Loogootee, Vaughn Graber Track Co-Chairman, Second Place Luke Worland from Monroe City, Track Co-Chairman Leo Barley Jr. and first place winner was Travor Jones from Washington. Twenty seven cars were in the event which was held on Sunday afternoon to conclude the Montgomery Turkey Trot Festival. Picture by Louis Kavanaugh Jr.

 

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Mini Demo Winners at the Montgomery Turkey Trot

Pictured above are the top two winners in the Montgomery Turkey Trot Mini Demo on Sunday. Shown here is on the left was Derrick Tinkle of Loogootee who finished second and on the far right was Eric Fisher of Washington who was the winner. In the middle was the Track Co-Chairmen, Tim Showalter, Vaughn Graber and Leo Barley Jr..

 

 

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Duncheon & Miller Receive Ruritan Club “Distinguished Service Awards” for 2016

Pictured, left to right, Tony Duncheon, DeWayne Shake, Curt Miller. Prior to the Saturday night Mark Chesnutt Show at the Montgomery Turkey Trot Festival. The Montgomery Ruritan Club presented its Distinguished Community Service Awards for 2016 to two long time club members Tony Duncheon and Curt Miller. Duncheon served as Club Vice-President in 1997 and Club President in 1998. Miller has also served as Club Vice-President in 2010 and Club President in 2011. Both recipients have contributed to club and community activities in a variety of ways through the years. DeWayne Shake in his 12th year as Turkey Trot Festival Chairman made the presentations.

 

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

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