Great turn out for the Imperial Young Farmers & Ranchers BBQ under the tent. (Johnson Publications photo)

Little girl enjoying the fair BBQ. (Johnson Publications photo)

Imperial FFA members hand out drinks at the BBQ serving line. (Johnson Publications photo)

Fair BBQ a smokin’ success

 All ages of hungry patrons were forming long lines to enjoy a BBQ meal sponsored by the Imperial Young Farmers & Ranchers at the Chase County Fair.

Pettie Harkins of Goodland, Kan., pictured with Car Nutz member Kent Silvester, took the Club’s Choice award at the 13th annual Car Nutz Cruize-In show during the Chase County Fair with her 1950 Ford custom two door. (Johnson Publications photo

The coveted People’s Choice award at this year’s Car Nutz Cruize-In show during the Chase County Fair was awarded to Allen Janas of North Platte, pictured here with club member Leroy Musick, for his 1963 Chevy Impala SS. (Johnson Publications photo)

Top Rat Rod honors at the Car Nutz Cruize-In went to Jack McKinzie of McCook again this year for his 1934 Chevy Rat Rod. He’s pictured with club member Merl Miller, who also makes all the trophies awarded at the show. (Johnson Publications photo)

North Platte man takes People’s Choice at Car Nutz Cruize-in

People crowded in as close as they could to hear Old Dominion Saturday night at the Chase County Fair. With more than 3,000 tickets sold, the concert that opened with singer Casey Donahew was the best attended since the  standing only area was added. (Johnson Publications photo)

Two-year-old Sayble Phipps is all smiles as she awaits her chance to show off her calf in the open class bucket calf division at this year’s Chase County Fair Beef Show. (Johnson Publications photo)

Saturday concert ticket sales over 3,000

By Russ Pankonin
The Imperial Republican


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