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Metcalfe County Christmas Parade today, 10 Dec 2016

CM regular columnist Carol Perkins, with her talk show co-host Susan Shirley, with the Parade Grand Marshals. Christmas Events in Edmonton start at 9amCT, with the Metcalfe County Elementary School Bazaar in the Metcalfe County Middle School gymnasium, 208 Randolph Street, Edmonton, KY.
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By Gaye Shaw, Executive Director
Edmonton/Metcalfe County Chamber of Commerce

The Metcalfe County Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 1pmCT. Entries will assemble at Metcalfe Elementary School, 701 W Stockton Street, Edmonton. To be judged, an entry must be there by 11amCT. If one simply wants to ride in the parade, one should be there by 12pmNoonCT for the lineup.


This year's parade theme " A Magical, Musical Christmas" was submitted by Maddox Glass, a first grade student at MCES. Maddox received twenty-five Metcalfe Dollars and will ride with Santa on a fire truck in the parade.

Metcalfe County's beloved teachers/radio talk show hosts Carol Perkins and Susan Chambers will lead the parade as Grand Marshals.

Because of the generosity of local businesses, there will be cash prizes in eight categories: Float, Business; Float, school; Float, civic; Float, Church; Float, friends/family; Vehicle, Mules/Gators; Miscellaneous. First prize in the float categories is $125, second prize is $75 and third prize is $50. Cash prizes for the remaining categories is first place $50 and second place, $25.

As of press time, the sponsors include Carhartt, Metcalfe Health Care Center, Jeffries Auto Salvage, Glass & Thompson Insurance Agency, Edmonton State Bank, Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Inc.; Metcalfe County Schools, Bowling Community Park, South 65 Communications (WHSX 99.1), Miller Family Dentistry, Cave Hill Motel, Herb Sparks, Mary Shive, Carol Chaney, Michael Welsh, Whitlow's Family Vision, Tommy Garrett, Howard Garrett, Curtis Estes, Wall Works, and Kenny Scott.



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Christmas parade 2016 in Edmonton, KY



2016-12-11 - Edmonton, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener, columbiamagazine.com. The Metcalfe County Christmas Parade comes up over the hill from the schools toward the public square with the City Police and the Metcalfe County High School Marching Band leading the way.
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Grand Marshalls riding in style



2016-12-11 - Edmonton, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener, columbiamagazine.com.
Popular radio talk show hosts Carol Perkins and Susan Chambers led the 2016 Metcalfe County Christmas Parade as Grand Marshals.

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Shady Grove Missionary Baptist a winner



2016-12-11 - Edmonton, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener, columbiamagazine.com.
Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church's float was number one in the church category of the 2016 Metcalfe County Christmas Parade.

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Family float in Metcalfe Christmas parade



2016-12-11 - Edmonton, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener, columbiamagazine.com.
The Bartley family was among the entries in the 2016 Metcalfe County Christmas Parade Saturday.

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Judge Pendleton in the Metcalfe County Christmas Parade



2016-12-11 - Edmonton, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener, columbiamagazine.com.
Newly elected District Judge Gabe Pendleton participated in the 2016 Metcalfe County Christmas Parade.

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Santa arrived on Ladder 1 in the Christmas Parade



2016-12-11 - Edmonton, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener, columbiamagazine.com.
Santa Clause made the rounds, as is the tradition, on Edmonton's Fire Rescue Ladder 1 in the 2016 Christmas Parade.

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