Public learns about frontier life at Jenkins event

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Matt Wilken, left, of Verona, and Karrissa Smith, right, 11, of Rogers, Ark., make and tighten rope during the second annual Frontier Day Saturday in rural Jenkins. Jason Johnston reporter@cassville-democrat.com

David Orr, left, of Cassville, demonstrates how to chuck corn during Saturday's Frontier Day in rural Jenkins. Pierce Fortner, 9, of Republic, sifts impurities out of the ground corn. Aidan Francisco, 6, of Verona, turns the wheel to grind the corn. Jason Johnston reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Edgar Schreiner, left, makes sorghum during the second annual Frontier Day Saturday on his farm in rural Jenkins. Schreiner, the president of Son Rose Trail Rides, and other club members started the event last year. His wife, Sandy Schreiner, said about 40 people helped at the Frontier Day. Jason Johnston reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Joshua Schreiner, left, of Jenkins, operates the bellows, and Alfred Painter, right, of Verona, makes a short-handled poker during the second annual Frontier Day Saturday in rural Jenkins. "It's a wonderful hobby," said Painter, who has been a blacksmith off and on for about 30 years. The poker is used to move coal around in a blacksmith's forge. Schreiner's father, Edgar, helped start the Frontier Day last year. Jason Johnston reporter@cassville-democrat.com
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