Cassville Chili and Salsa Cook-off brings the heat in October

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The Cassville Sonic Drive-In sponsored a chili dog-eating contest on the square Saturday during the Chili and Salsa Cook-off, hosted by the Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce. William Naugle, second from the end on the left, ate five chili dogs in one minute and six seconds to win the contest. Jason Johnston

The Barry County Republican party makes its chili Saturday on the square. From left is Matthew Weatherman, of Golden, attorney and county prosecutor candidate in the August primaries; County Treasurer Lois Lowe; County Clerk Gary Youngblood; Amy Boxx, who won the county prosecutor race in August and is running unopposed in Tuesday's general election; County Assessor Sherry Sears; and Janice Varner, county collector of revenue. Lowe, Varner and Youngblood are also running unopposed in the upcoming general election. Jason Johnston
Wanda Bratton, left, of Seligman, holds up Jami, a Jack Russell, during Saturday's pet parade on the Cassville square. Philip Anderson, of Cassville, holds Precious, a dachshund. Jason Johnston
The Cassville School District, left, placed first in the pumpkin design contest Saturday with its depiction of Wilbur the Wildcat. The Cassville Senior Center placed second with its owl pumpkin. Jason Johnston
Barry Electric Cooperative representatives invite people to eat their chili Saturday on the square. Barry Electric placed first for having the best chili at the cook-off. Jason Johnston
The Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a Chili and Salsa Cook-off Saturday on the square. Jason Johnston
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