Bowling, burgers, balloons highlight Stones Prairie Picnic

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
With a little help from game operator Tony Littleton, Asher Brattin took a chance on the miniature golf game at the at the annual Stones Prairie Picnic, held Friday evening northwest of Purdy. Melonie Roberts/reporter@monett-times.com

A contingent of Purdy Fire Protection District personnel and Barry-Lawrence County Ambulance employees kept cook-shack workers busy dishing up tasty burgers, brats and pie at the annual Stones Prairie Picnic, held Friday.

A contingent of Purdy Fire Protection District personnel and Barry-Lawrence County Ambulance employees kept cook-shack workers busy dishing up tasty burgers, brats and pie at the annual Stones Prairie Picnic, held Friday. Melonie Roberts/reporter@monett-times.com
Game operator Raynel Schallert cheered Jackson Broderick during his try at sinking a ball at the milk can toss, one of the many child-friendly games at Friday's Stones Prairie Picnic. Melonie Roberts/reporter@monett-times.com
From left, Carter Witt, Jackson Witt and Siena Witt exhibited high spirits while playing with oversized balloons at the annual Stones Prairie Picnic on Friday evening. Melonie Roberts/reporter@monett-times.com
Evolet Meier, 4, had a little help from J.R. VanNote while bowling at the annual Stones Prairie Picnic Friday. Meier was taking a turn on the took a turn at the antique 5-pin bowling alley, built by Fred Hemmerling in 1953. Melonie Roberts/reporter@monett-times.com
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