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Franklin County Fair Notebook, Sept. 11, 2018

  • Justen Brooks of Greenfield, driving the No. 61 car, and Lincoln Cote of Turners Falls, driving the No. 58 car, collide during the Franklin County Fair’s demolition derby, held last Saturday. Staff Photo/Shelby Ashline

  • The Greenfield High School Band march in The Franklin County Fair Parade on Thursday. September 6, 2018. Recorder Staff/PAUL FRANZ


Monday, September 10, 2018
Brown takes Saturday, Sunday at Demo Derby

GREENFIELD — Donnie Brown of Colrain, driving the No. 72 car was the winner of the Stoney Roberts Demolition Derby at this year’s Franklin County Fair for both Saturday and Sunday night.

Runners-up in the derby were Daniel Woodcock of Wilmington, Vt., driving No. 91 in Saturday’s contest while Darryl Kimplin of Deerfield, driving No. 819, was second on Sunday. Third place in the feature events went to David Williams of Millers Falls in No. 714 on Saturday and Mitch Mailloux in No. 16 on Sunday.

In other awards, the Mechanics Award for Saturday went to Dave Aray with car No. 3 driven by Terry Prentice while on Sunday, Austin Noyes picked up the award for car No. 22X driven by Jacob Lousin of Putney, Vt.

The Crowd’s Choice Best Appearance Award on Saturday went to Dawson Boyd of Wilmington, Vt., with car No. 28. On Sunday, Melissa Abott of Turners Falls was the winner with car No. 80.

Winners in fair parade contest

GREENFIELD — The following were selected as winners in this year’s Franklin County Fair parade.

Human Services: first, Charlene Manor; second, Buckley HealthCare; and third, Farren Care Center.

Open/Miscellaneous: first, Gaines Farm; second, Dick’s Angels Relay For Life team; and third, The Body Shoppe.

Agricultural: first, Huckle Hill Horses; and second, Pandora Pony Pals.

Performing Arts: first, Ja’Duke; second, Bernardston Recreation Cheerleaders; and third, Arena Civic Theatre.

Antique Cars: first, Steve Helgerson; second, Lisa Atherton; and third Lionel Gagnon.

Bands: first, Greenfield High School; and second Pioneer Regional School.