Monette Parade

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Monette Christmas Parade was held Thursday evening with the streets lined with all ages. Kay Staggs, parade director, said she lost some entries due to having to postpone the parade because of Monday night's rain.

Santa arrived in Monette on Bertha Ray's float to wish everyone a Merry Christmas.

"We had some very good floats, cars, walkers, horses, and a good crowd," she said. "I appreciate everyone who participated.

This year's Grand Marshals were Joyce Reed and Linda Qualls.

The winners are:

Commercial floats -- Nucor, first place; Adams Land Co., second place.

Non Commercial -- Bertha Ray's Santa, first place; Caraway Scouts, second palce.

Church Division -- Methodist Church, Little Angels.

School Division -- Little Magical Minds, Alvin Float.

4-Wheeler Division -- Morgan James.

Walkers -- Little Magical Minds, first place; Grinch, second place.

Antique cars -- Mel Hale, first place; Allen Duncan, second place; Bill Shirley, third place.

Antique Trucks -- David Harrell, first place; W.C. Bibb, second place; Franklin Smithee, third place.

Horses -- Robbie Shirley, first place; Peyton Milligan, second place; Haley Milligan, third place.

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