The Imperial FFA chapter won the organizations division and was picked overall Grand Champion in the Chase County Fair Parade Aug. 19. (Johnson Publications photo)

The message at the back of the FFA float tied in with the parade theme, “Slow Ride Through Chase County.” (Johnson Publications photo)

Kids scramble to get sprayed by this Imperial Rural fire truck as temperatures soared late morning during the parade. (Johnson Publications photo

Imperial Zion Lutheran Church took first place in the religious division. (Johnson Publications photo)

Kaitlyn Kent, who is the Phillips County (Colo.) Fair Queen, won first in the equestrian class. (Johnson Publications photo)

Team Hot Wheels, which is raising money for a skatepark, took the top spot in the open class. (Johnson Publications photo)

Imperial Manor chalked up the first place win in the business division. (Johnson Publications photo)

Parade at fair takes ‘slow ride’ through town

   Fifty-two entries, 50 corvettes and a group of motorcycles in this year’s Chase County Fair Parade entertained hundreds of people who lined Imperial’s streets for the Aug. 19 event.

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.


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