Annual car show brings thunder to Cassville

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Aaron Caldwell, of Pea Ridge, Ark., revs the engine of his 1923 Ford during "Thunder on the Square" at the 28th Annual Dogwood Car, Truck and Motorcycle Festival on Saturday. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com

Locals, out-of-staters win at Dogwood Car ShowThe following won awards at the 28th Annual Dogwood Car, Truck and Motorcycle Festival on Saturday:

Best of Class

Class 1: Antique cars, 1900-1947; Gene Newman, of Garfield, Ark.; 1938 Ford 4-door Sedan

Westen Jayevous, 2, of Pilot Point, Texas, stands next to a car for his parents to take a picture during the 28th Annual Dogwood Car, Truck and Motorcycle Festival on Saturday. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com

Class 2: Classic cars, 1948-1972; Harold Richart, of Nixa; 1963 Chevrolet Impala

Class 3: Stock cars, 1973-1995; Jerry Leffler, of Bella Vista, Ark.; 1995 Buick LeSabre

Class 4: Trucks, 1900-1972; Larry Savage, of Springdale, Ark.; 1936 Dodge LC Pickup

Jerry Watley, right, talks with Landon Fletcher, Cassville Community Foundation chairman, after Watley purchased a 1989 Ford XLT Lariat for $2,800. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the Cassville Community Foundation Education Fund. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com

Class 5: Trucks, 1973-1995; Dan Rose, of Washburn; 1969 Ford Ranchero

Class 6: Modified trucks, 1900-present; Darrell Scribner, of Diamond; 1942 Chevrolet Pickup

Class 7: Street machines and hotrods, 1900-present; Jess and Melinda Owen, of Clever; 1932 Ford 3 Window Coupe

Cars shown at the 28th Annual Dogwood Car, Truck and Motorcycle Festival Saturday make their exit after a day of prizes, awards and intermingling among car enthusiasts. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com

Class 8: Current trucks and cars, 1995-present; Ken Robbins, of Aurora; 2003 Chevrolet SSR Truck

Class 9A: Muscle cars, 1946-1973, less than two mods; Bob White, of Bentonville, Ark.; 1971 Pontiac GTO Judge

Class 9B: Muscle cars, 1946-1973, more than two mods; Marty and Kathy Henry, of Cassville; 1967 Chevrolet Malibu

Melinda Owen, of Clever, stands next to her 1932 Ford three-window coupe, which won the Show Stopper award at the 28th Annual Dogwood Car, Truck and Motorcycle Festival on Saturday. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com

Class 10: Imports, 1900-present; Ron Wozny, of Bella Vista, Ark.; 1974 Volkswagen

Class 11A: C1 and C2 Corvettes, 1953-1967; Andy Staugaard, of Kimberling City; 1963 Chevrolet Corvette

Class 11B: C3 Corvettes, 1968-1982; Ken Bandy, of Monett; 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

Class 11C: C4 Corvettes, 1984-1996; Jim and Karen McMillen, of Bella Vista, Ark.; 1996 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

Class 11D: C5 Corvettes, 1997-2004; Dan Rook, of Springfield; 2004 Chevrolet Corvette

Class 11E: C6 Corvettes, 2005-present; Jim Leis, of Rogers, Ark.; 2011 Chevrolet Corvette

Class 12A: Camaro/Firebird, 1967-1981; Janet Lowe, of Branson West; 1969 Pontiac Firebird

Class 12B: Camaro/Firebird, 1982-present; James McGhee, of Bentonville, Ark.; 2010 Chevrolet Camaro

Class 13A: M1 Mustangs, 1965-1973; Betty Owens, of Eureka Springs, Ark.; 1964 Ford Mustang Convertible

Class 13B: M2 Mustangs, 1974-present; Ruth Verbrugge, of Eagle Rock; 2008 Ford Mustang GT 500 KR

Class 14A: MOPAR, 1900-1959; Troy Lowe, of Cassville; 1950 Plymouth Special Deluxe

Class 14B: MOPAR, 1960-1975; Michael Thomas, of Rogers, Ark.; 1972 Dodge Charger

Class 14C: MOPAR, 1976-present; Chad and Mary Sprinkle, of Cassville; 2006 Dodge Magnum

Class 15: Motorcycles; Leland Johnston, of Bunch, Okla.; 11978 Honda Mortorcycle

Class 16: Rat Rods; Preston Owens Jr., of Eureka Springs, Ark.; 1931 Ford Vicky

Dogwood Dozen

Ed Lowe, of Branson West, 1961 Chevrolet Impala

Bud Lowe, of Cassville, 1955 Mercury Montclair

Jim Corns, of Golden, 1935 Chevy 4-door Deluxe Sedan

Betty Owens, of Eureka Springs, Ark., 1964 Ford Mustang Convertible

Andy Staugaard, of Kimberling City, 1963 Chevrolet Corvett

Harold Richart, of Nixa, 1963 Chevrolet Impala

Charlotte and Buzz Houston, of Garfield, Ark., 1955 Oldsmobile 88

Gary Durfee, of Bella Vista, Ark., 1959 Chevrolet Impala

Marshall Partain, of Bella Vista, Ark., 1929 Ford Model A Pickup

Garth Boone, of Republic, 2003 Harley Davidson FXT

Terry and Joyce Patterson, of Monett, 1953 Studebaker Commander

Rick Walden, of Farmington, Ark., 1931 Ford Model A Coupe

Specialty Picks

Best presentation: Jim Liner, of Disney, Okla., 1965 Ford Mustang 2+2

Best MOPAR: Robert DeVore, of Bentonville, Ark., 1970 Plymouth Roadrunner

Best GM/Chevy: Dwayne Holmberg, of Golden, 1936 Chevy two-door Street Rod

Best Ford/Mercury/Lincoln: Betty Owens, of Eureka Springs, Ark., 1964 Ford Mustang Convertible

Best paint: Vaneil Riddlesperger, of Berryville, Ark. 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air

Best interior: Dwayne Holmberg, of Golden, 1936 Chevy two-door Street Rod

Best engine: Dave McGowan, of Eagle Rock, 1935 Ford two-door Sedan

Furthest traveled/trailered: Jeff Bailey, of Sperry, Okla., 2005 Dodge Ram SRT-10

Cassville mayor pick: Gary Durfee, of Bella Vista, Ark., 1959 Chevrolet Impala

Barry County sheriff pick: Darrell Scribner, of Diamond, 1942 Chevrolet Pickup

Cassville chief of police pick: Carmine Androsiglio, of Cassville, 1931 Ford A

State Senator pick: Dave McGowan, of Eagle Rock, 1935 Ford two-door Sedan

State Representative pick: Wayne Hendrix, of Cassville, 1970 Chevrolet Nova

Most unique motorcycle: Adam Norman, of Seligman, 2013 Custom Trike

Most unique: Lou Harris, of Bella Vista, Ark., 1956 Ford Pickup

Largest car club: Cassville Cruisers with 32 cars

Best work-in-progress: Danny Fancher, of Cassville, 1955 Chevrolet 210

Show stopper: Jess and Melinda Owens, of Clever, 1932 Ford three-window Coupe

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