Crowe’s 1948 Rat Rig takes top parade honors
There were parade entries of all sorts and sizes with folks lined up all along the parade route from the Milano High School football field to the downtown area and civic center/ fire station. Approximately 200 people enjoyed the free hot dog meal at the civic center following the parade. The meal was sponsored by the City of Milano and served by members of the Milano Evening Lions Club.
Plaques were awarded in each division. This year’s parade theme was “ Happy Birthday America”. Winning entries in the parade included:
Best overall—Alden Crowe’s 1948 Diamond T Rat Rig.
Animal s/ horse/ horse drawn buggies/ wagons— McKenzee Pendergrass and Cassie (horse), first; Jacob Willingham and Lyndsie Gray, “Couple in style” (with horses), second; Christian Thurman and Old Paint (horse), third.
Vintage vehicles/ tractors— Ricky Chapman family (World War II jeep), first; Craig and Sharon Crowe, 1928 Ford Model T.
Walking—Abigail Olson and dog Sassy, first; Mason Westbrook and dog Duke, second. Floats— Milano Volunteer Fire Depar tment and Miss Flame Maggie Barnett, first.
The Milano Ex-Students Association reunion and luncheon will be held Saturday, Sept. 28 at Milano High School. A catered meal by The Crossing will be served at noon. For more information on the reunion, contact Carolyn Haf ley, 512- 455-2473.