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Vroom, vroom, summer ‘explodes’

Church hosts car show, day of fun outside Saturday


Browsers had plenty of four-wheeled, and two-wheeled, action to keep them busy in Meadowbrook parking lot on Saturday. Browsers had plenty of four-wheeled, and two-wheeled, action to keep them busy in Meadowbrook parking lot on Saturday. Summer “exploded” Saturday at Meadowbrook Baptist
Church, but in a good way.
The third annual “Summer
Explosion” auto and motorcycle show, also featured music,
games and food.
Doug Williams, spokesperson, expressed appreciation to
all involved and listed auto-cycle show results as follows:
Best of show ( all
around)—Bobby Pelzel, 1934
Ford coupe.
Best original auto (1900-
1969)—Harry Ormsby, 1968
Chevrolet Camaro.
Best original auto (1970-
2012)—Allen Sanders, 1972
Chevrolet pickup.
Best modi f ied auto
(1900-1969)—James Rackley,
1965 Chevrolet pickup.
Oldest auto or truck—
Janice Pelzel, 1929 Ford coupe.
Best rat rod—Jody Pelzel,
1955 Chevrolet pickup.
Best Chevrolet—Jody Pelzel, 1969 Chevelle SS.
Best Ford—Bobby Pelzel,
1956 Thunderbird.
Best stock bike—Sherry
Koenig, 2008 Ridley.
Best custom bike—
Charles Starr, 2005 Harley-Davidson Fatboy.
People’s choice auto—
Jerry McPeek, 1958 Bliss, 1903
Oldsmobile replica.
People’s choice bike—
Charles Starr, 2005 Harley-Davidson Fatboy.
Ladies choice auto—Bobby Pelzel, 1956 Ford Thunderbird. Ladies choice bike—Sherry Koenig, 2008 Ridley.



Under the hood, under steeple. Under the hood, under steeple.

American Legion Post 358 display framed by church sign fronting traffic on Meadow Drive. American Legion Post 358 display framed by church sign fronting traffic on Meadow Drive.

At left, eight-year-old Shiann Maloy enjoys her time on the bis slide, one of the many children’s activities during the day. At left, eight-year-old Shiann Maloy enjoys her time on the bis slide, one of the many children’s activities during the day.

Above, crafts were one of many offerings, along with food and music throughout the day. Above, crafts were one of many offerings, along with food and music throughout the day.

Right, if you look up ‘cool’ in the dictionary there’s probably a picture of the red interior of a 1956 Thunderbird convertible. Right, if you look up ‘cool’ in the dictionary there’s probably a picture of the red interior of a 1956 Thunderbird convertible.

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The burn ban for Milam County has been lifted. Burning is always prohibited in the county's municipalities.


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