Parade flags symbolize freedom
The winners of the Madras-Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce Fourth of July Parade have been announced:
Best of Show: Deer Ridge Correctional Institute float.
Best Use of Theme
"Our Flag - Our Symbol of Freedom"
First - Bill Pollard and Jeanie Parks' 1961 Chevy Bubble Top Impala.
Second - Madras Saturday Market float.
Commissioner's Best Float:
First - Madras United Methodist Church, "Operation Overboard" float.
Second - Madras Garden Club float.
Best Non-Motorized Vehicle:
First - Miss Teen Rodeo Oregon, Kayla Vincent.
Second - Jefferson County Queen Court, Queen Jessie Foster and Princess Lindsay Soliz.
Best Motorized Vehicle:
First - Gerald Tucker's 1969' GTO.
Second - Roy William's 1969' Mercury Cougar.
Best Kid's Entry:
First - Cub Scout Pack 58 float.
Second - Sears, Heidi Wood.