Annual Dogwood Car Show sees 106 entries

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Six-year-old Lainey Ackerman, left, of Aurora, draws a ticket for the 50/50 drawing at the Dogwood Car Show Saturday. Holding the bucket is Rusty Bryant. Ackerman drew the name of Cassville Cruisers member Carmine Androsiglio, and he paid her $5 of the $232 prize for her drawing skills. Kyle Troutman editor@cassville-democrat.com

Cassville Cruisers net 19 awards at annual event

There were 106 entrants in the annual Dogwood Car Show, held Saturday on the courthouse square in Cassville.

Of the 42 class awards, 17 specialty picks and the Dogwood Dozen, local car club the Cassville Cruisers rode away from the square with 19 awards out of its 32 entries.

Homer Shackles, right, of Hughesville, and Doug Shackles, of Cassville, look at one of the many vehicles on display at the Dogwood Car Show Saturday. Kyle Troutman editor@cassville-democrat.com

Best in class awards are as follows, with Cassville Cruisers members in italics:

* Antique cars, 1900-1947: Gene and Teresa Newman, of Garfield 1938 Ford 4-Door Deluxe

* Classic cars, 1948-1964: Junior Eagon, of Springfield, 1956 Chevrolet 210, Classic Chevrolet Car Club (Springfield)

David Lundstrom, of Ozark, adjusts a sign detailing his Ford Mustang while at the Dogwood Car Show Saturday. Lundstrom was a first-time entrant in the event. Kyle Troutman editor@cassville-democrat.com

* Classic Cars, 1965-1972: don Holden, of Golden, 1968 Chevrolet El Camino

* Stock Cars: 1973-1995: Gretchen Eden, of Clever, 1979 Pontiac Trans AM SE

* Trucks, 1900-1972: Bob and Arlene McGarrah, of Cave Springs, 1971 Chevrolet Pickup C-10

Carmine Androsiglio, right, winner of the $232 50/50 drawing prize, gives $5 to Lainey Ackerman, 6, of Aurora, as a thank you for drawing his name for the prize. Kyle Troutman editor@cassville-democrat.com

* Trucks, 1973-1995: Aaron Clark, of Rogers, Ark., 1973 Chevrolet Pickup C-10

* Modified Trucks, 1900-present: Darrell and Carol Scribner, of Diamond, 1942 Chevrolet Pickup

* Street Rods, 1900-1948: Rick and Tricia Walden, of Farmington, 1931 Ford A Copue

More than 100 vehicles lined the courthouse square in Cassville Saturday for the Dogwood Car Show. Kyle Troutman editor@cassville-democrat.com

* Street Machines, 1949-1979: Larry and Maggie Jenkins, of Bella Vista, Ark., 1953 Buick Super Convertible

* Current Trucks and Cars, 1996-present: Ken and Nadine Robbins, of Aurora, 2003 Chevrolet SSR

* Muscle Cars: 1964-1972: Jim Craig, of Cassville, 1996 Mercury Comet Cyclone GT

* Imports: 1900-present: Ron Wozny, of Bella Vista, Ark., 1974 VW Bus

* Corvettes, 1953-1969: Roger Bandy, of Verona, 1-968 Chevrolet Corvette

* Corvettes, 1970-1985: Charles Pritchett, of Marionville, 1980 Chevrolet Corvette

* Corvettes, 1986-present: Larry Sorenson, of Bella Vista, Ark., 1994 Chevrolet Corvette, Hawg Country Corvettes

* Camaro/Firebird, 1967-1981: Duard Maybee, of Elm Springs, 1968 Chevrolet Camaro

* Camaro/Firebird, 1982-present: Shawn Monk, of Bentonville, Ark., 2012 Chevrolet Camaro Anniversary Edition SS

* Mustang, M1, 1965-1973: Betty Owens, of Eureka Springs, Ark., 1964.5 Ford Mustang Convertible

* Mustang, M2, 1974-present: Manny Windham, of Bentonville, Ark., 2007 Ford RS3 Mustang

* Motorcycles: Kevin Ratkovich, of Eureka Springs, Ark., 1968 Harley Davidson Chopper

* Rat Rods: Preston Owens Jr., of Eureka Springs, Ark., 1931 Ford Vicky

Cassville Cruisers members earning second in class awards included:

* Antique Cars: Herb Primrose, of Cassville, 1940 Standard Copue

* Classic Cars, 1965-1972: Wayne Hendrix, of Cassville, 1970 Chevrolet Nova

* Street Rods, 1900-1948: Dwayne Holmberg, of Golden. 1936 Chevrolet Street Rod

* Camaro/Firebird, 1967-1981: Larry Daniels, of Cassville, 1969 Chevrolet Camaro

* Rat Rods: Buzz and Charlotte Houston, of Garfield, Ark., 1955 Oldsmobile 88

Specialty picks winners are as follows, with Cassville Cruisers members in italics:

* Best Presentation: Floyd Beck, of Cassville, 1950 Plymouth Special Deluxe

* Best MOPAR: Larry Glaze, of Carthage, 1940 Plymouth Original Hot Rod

* Best GM/Chevrolet: Clyde and Debbie Harding, of Sperry, 1957 Chevrolet Belair

* Best Ford/Mercury/Lincoln: Ted and Sally Meyer, of Eureka Springs, Ark., 1956 Ford Fairlane

* Best Paint: Gene and Teresa Newman, of Garfield 1938 Ford 4-Door Deluxe

* Best Interior: Betty Owens, of Eureka Springs, Ark., 1964.5 Ford Mustang Convertible

* Best Engine: Pete Osborne, of Shell Knob, 1961 Chevrolet Impala

* Furthest Traveled/Trailered: Brian Hudson, of Niceville, Fla., 1971 Chevrolet K-10

* Cassville Mayor Pick: Larry and Maggie Jenkins, of Bella Vista, Ark., 1953 Buick super convertible

* Barry County Sheriff Pick: Jim Corns, of Golden, 1935 Chevrolet 4-Door Deluxe Sedan

* Cassville Chief of Police Pick: Ron Wozny, of Bella Vista, Ark., 1974 VW Bus

* State Senator Pick: Johnie Hendrix, of Cassville, 1960 Chevrolet Biscayne

* State Representative Pick: Gretchen Eden, of Clever, 1979 Pontiac Trans AM SE

* Most Unique: Johnie Hendrix, of Cassville, 1960 Chevrolet Biscayne

* Largest Car Club: Cassville Cruisers with 32 entries

* Best Work in Progress: Scotty Wise, of Cassville, 1969 Camper Special Ford

* Show Stopper: Rick and Tricia Walden, of Farmington, 1931 Ford A Copue

The Dogwood Dozen included the following, with Cassville Cruisers members in italics:

* Tim Longnecker, of Pineville, 1976 Chevrolet Pickup

* Kelly and Joan Smith, of Berryville, Ark., 1955 Chevrolet 2-Door Hardtop

* Dean Fanning, of Berryville, Ark., 1980 Jeep CJ-5

* James McGhee, of Bentonville, Ark., 1973 Chevrolet Camaro LT/RS, Northwest Arkansas Camaro Club

* Vancil Riddlesperger, of Berryville, Ark., 1955 Chevrolet Belair

* Rich Gerleve, of Shell Knob, 1971 Chevrolet Corvette

* Delane Hopkins, of Cassville, 2004 Dodge Ram 2500

* Bill Hill, of Cassville, 1959 Chevrolet Impala

* Bob Brazelton, of Rogers, Ark., 1946 Ford Pickup

* Stan Smith, of Wentworth, 1986 Ford Thunderbird

* Jim Hankins, of Springfield, 1936 Chevrolet 2-Door Sedan

* Lynn Boekhoff, of Eagle Rock, 1972 Chevrolet Chevelle

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