Appreciation Day Shining Success For Lewistown Community

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Everyone loves a parade!  The American Legion Post lead the way past the Lewistown City Park to kick off the huge parade with entries of bands, royalty, fire trucks, ambulance, rescue vehicles, motorcycles, candidates running for office, and business floats passing out sweet treats, tee shirts, bottled water, soda pop, and more during the 1 p.m. parade.

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Saturday, September 10, 2016 could not have been a more beautiful day for celebrating community in Lewistown, Missouri, with Appreciation Day festivities from early morning to long after the setting of sun.heartland-eaglesA multitude of events took place that included the parade, the crowning of the Little Miss Lewistown Madison Rockhold (pictured below) by the Lewis County REC gals, the games for kids that featured

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the kiddie tractor pull event, the silent auction of some great donated items, music by local musicians, and the Power Wheels Derby for kids and of course the free meal of fresh caught, deep fried fish along with baked beans cooked all day by Jr. McKenzie, potato salad and drinks provided by Doc Gene Childress and the town businesses.