The University of Missouri Extension Century Farm belonging to Andy and Debbie Cooper of Ozark County was recognized by Extension representatives Callie Clayton and Alicia Winrod Saturday at Hootin' and Hollarin'. From left: Clayton, Winrod, the Coopers, and extended family Donna and John Epley and Amy and Jason Cooper.
One of the demonstrators at the festival, showing how old fashioned lye soap is traditionally made, was Cathy Wyatt of Eminence.
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This picking circle under the gazebo on court square caught the ear and the devoted attention of at least one hound dog.
Grand prize for float entries in the Hootin' an Hollarin' parade went to this creation chock full of overall and gingham clad youngsters, corn cob pipes, and other symbols of a bygone era.
The 2023 Hootin' an Hollarin' Queen MaryJane Flygare, at second from right, and her court gave their best princess waves during the parade. Deputy Queen is Carrie Richer and princesses are Emily McClure, Lakely Anderson, and Cheyenne Wachtel. Miss Sweetie Pie is Joslyne Trout, at far right.