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Another Heritage in the books

Another Heritage in the books
Another Heritage in the books
Roman Brown, 5, tries his hand at grinding corn with help from his mother, Wendi Brown. Photo by Jo Ann Spieth-Saylor

The 47th annual Lanesville Heritage Weekend provided more than three days of demonstrations, rides, vendors and food for all ages.

Royalty for the event was crowned Friday night.

Another Heritage in the books
Heritage Queen Daisy Wilson shouts out to friends during the parade. Photo by Jo Ann Spieth-Saylor

Daisy Wilson, 15, daughter of Matt and Katie Wilson, was won the queen contest. First runner-up was Lilly Clifford, 15, daughter of Luke and Chrissy Clifford, while Sophie Crawford, 14, daughter of David and Beth Crawford, was named Miss Congeniality.

Prior to the queen contest, Blakely Caldwell was named Heritage Princess and Aubrey Myers was first runner-up.

Parade entry winners were:

Grand Marshal Award ­— Veterans of Harrison County Inc.

Indiana Heritage Award — Lanesville Elementary School.

Best Band — Lanesville High School.

Best Religious — American Heritage Girls Troop.

Another Heritage in the books
Jeff Mersmann drives a Ford tractor, this year’s featured tractor, in the parade. Photo by Jo Ann Spieth-Saylor

Best Novelty — Karen Engleman.

Best Antique Vehicle — Geswein Farms.

Best Equestrian — American Royal Beauties.

Best Marching Unit — Spirit Elite.

Best Tractor — Livers family.

Best Float — Jake Blackman.

Ford was the featured tractor of this year’s Heritage festival.

Pedal pull winners on Sunday were:

Class 1 (30-45 pounds) — Asher Shafer, New Whiteland, first; Isabella Schickel, Lanesville, second; Waylon Blackman, Lanesville, third.

Class 2 (46-60 pounds) — Kase Hall, Lanesville, first; Jackson Blackman, Lanesville, second; Olivia Schickel, Lanesville, third.

Class 3 (61-75 pounds) — Carson Caldwell, Lanesville, first; Matthew Wilder, Lanesville, second; Logan Hess, Corydon, third.

Class 4 (76-90 pounds) — Carbin Shafer, New Whiteland, first; Chase Hildebrand, Elizabeth, second; Wyatt Walk, Corydon, third.

Results from Saturday mornings races can be found on page B3.

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