Parade lights up Main Street

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Santa Claus waved to children in the Cassville Christmas Parade on Saturday. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com

Parade winners included

Marching Band

First: Southwest High School

The Butterfield Fire Department won Best Decorated in the Cassville Christmas Parade on Saturday with firefighters acting as reindeer and their truck as Santa’s sleigh. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com

Second: Exeter High School

Religious

First: Faith Full Gospel

First State Bank presented a Charlie Brown Christmas float in the Cassville Christmas Parade on Saturday. The float took third place in the commercial division. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com

Second: UMC Praise Band

Non-religious

First: Travis Broadbooks “A Christmas Vacation”

Second: Lives Under Construction Boys Ranch

Third: Barry County E-911

Commercial

First: Hungry Hollow

Second: Hutchens Construction

Third: First State Bank

Single-unit vehicle

Best decorated: Butterfield Fire Department

Most unusual: Benny’s Automotive

Hutchens Kids Choice: Faith Full Gospel

The Cassville High School band performed in the Cassville Christmas Parade on Saturday. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com
Faith Full Gospel Church, of Aurora, took top honors in the Religious division with its Bethlehem Inn portrayal in the Cassville Christmas Parade on Saturday. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com
Karts from the Twister Alley Go-Kart Track in Butterfield cruised down Main Street in the Cassville Christmas Parade on Saturday. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com
Winner of the non-religious division was Travis Broadbooks, who had a full Christmas Vacation setup with Clark Griswold’s lit up car and cousin Eddie’s RV, complete with the waste hose dragging from the back. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com
A live band played on a float during the Cassville Christmas parade on Saturday. The band is a praise band of the United Methodist Church. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com
Jonathan Cherney, officer with Cassville police department, enjoyed a piece of candy given to him by Elizabeth Fohn, 10, of Cassville, who participated in the Christmas Parade Saturday night. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com
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