Rock Port 4th of July Celebration

Rock Port 4th of July Celebration

SAND VOLLEYBALL IN THE PARK

Team Pierpoint was the 4th of July in the Park Sand Volleyball Champions. Team members pictured left to right are: Dustin Pierpoint, Tyler Durant – Allen, Merissa Felix, Rachel Bohling, Karina Johnson and Spencer Pierpoint.

Team Henning was the runner-up in the 2018 sand volleyball tournament in the park. Team members pictured left to right are: Seth Sheldon, Ben Henning, Melinda Bell, Chase Chamberlain, Maddy Douglas and Leslie Wittmann.

Seth Sheldon gets up to the net and is backed up by Melinda Bell.

YOUNG vs. OLD SOFTBALL
Old wins again…

Pictured are the winners of the 2018 Old vs. Young softball tournament on the 4th of July in Memorial Park. Members of the “Old Team” included: Makayla Ridley, Robert Curtis, Sammantha Giddinge, Billy Daugherty, Carrie Driskell, Stacie Barbee, Bracton Cook (as bat boy), and Ashley Cook; back – Joe Ridley, Nic Shebaum, Chris Heisser, Joe Heisser, and Hanna Vette.

Members of the 2018 Young Team included: Johnny Davis, Alivia Baucom, Mikayla Makings, Cade Makings, and Ozey Hurst; back row – Will Oswald, Ethan Brumbaugh, Joey Herron, Trey Peshek, Cayden Criger, Micah Makings, and Holden Farmer.

Holden Farmer tags the runner out as he approaches first base.

Robert Curtis slides into home plate as Johnny Davis tried to get the out.

FACE PAINTING

McKenna Barnhart was one of the face painters down at the park.

FISHING FOR GOLD

Jadyn Jakub hands over his goldfish find at the Rock Port Pool. Below is Anna Weber, happy to have caught the first goldfish in the big pool.

Here fishy, fishy, fishy, fishy….

FOURTH OF JULY BABY CONTEST, SPONSORED BY BETA GALS

Up to 6 Months
Elliott Thomas, daughter of Brentlee and Darian Thomas; granddaughter of Billy and Cindy Thomas, Amy Thomas, and Scott and Karen Burke: Sweetest Face.
Dreyton Parsons, son of Donnie and Stephanie Parsons; grandson of Dave and Kathy Lair and Joe and Holly Stiegmann: Most Likely to be in a Baby Commercial.
Charlie Carpenter, son of Dustin and Annie Carpenter; grandson of Chuck and Jan Carpenter: Most Likely to be President.

1 Year
Lexi Culp, daughter of Chris and Faith Culp; granddaughter of Rick Wilson: Prettiest Eyes.
Wynne Griffin, daughter of Regan and Sheila Griffin; granddaughter of Stan and Janet Griffin: Most Likely to be a Movie Star.

7-12 Months
Ansley Rolofson, daughter of Tyler Rolofson and Devan Rolofson; granddaughter of Dean and Patty Rolofson and Melody Voss: Most Photogenic.
Lena Paris, daughter of Kory and Brittany Paris; granddaughter of Scott and Shellee Driskell, Randy and Michelle Paris, and Dena and Rodney O’Connell: Most Kissable Cheeks.
Rhett Wamsley, son of Talaina Reed and Josh Wamsley; grandson of Dawn and Allen Brown and Dennis and Kathy Wamsley: Most Laid Back.

2 Years
Braylon Thomas, son of Brentlee and Darian Thomas; grandson of Billy and Cindy Thomas, Amy Thomas, and Scott and Karen Burke: Most Likely to be President.
Rhett Murphy, son of Jarod Murphy and Kourtney Sly; grandson of Randall and Tammy Sly and Vic and Rhonda Murphy: Most Likely to be a Pro Athlete.
Piper VanSickle, daughter of Jody and Breanna VanSickle; granddaughter of Sue and Scott Daugherty and Chet and Joyce VanSickle: Most Patriotic.
Paisleigh Daugherty, daughter of Billy and Kelly Daugherty; granddaughter of Sue and Scott Daugherty and Bambi and Aaron Simmons: Best Smile.
Xander Goolsby, son of Lee Goolsby III and Michelle Goolsby; grandson of Lee Goolsby, Jr., Darla Roberts, Michael Lunday and Rebecca Lunday: Most Outgoing.
Ryker Driskell, son of Kyle and Carrie Driskell; grandson of Danny and Debbie Johnson and Scott and Shellee Driskell: Shyest.

3-4 Years
Jossalyn McRaven, daughter of Erika Daugherty; granddaughter of Mark and Julia Daugherty: Most Patriotic.
Kyler Culp, son of Chris and Faith Culp; grandson of Rick Wilson: Most Inquisitive.
Piper McKenney, daughter of Payton Lair and Jacob McKenney; granddaughter of Dawn Lair, David and Kathy Lair, and Mark and Christi McKenney: Sassiest.
Isabella Carpenter, daughter of Dustin and Annie Carpenter; granddaughter of Chuck and Jan Carpenter: Most Photogenic.

5 Years
Deveni Barth, daughter of Jon Barth; granddaughter of Lisa and Rod Barth: Best Smile.
Joci Culp, daughter of Chris and Faith Culp; granddaughter of Rick Wilson: Most Charming.
Kenni Davis, daughter of Johnny and Cara Davis; granddaughter of Rick and Tess Hale: Most Likely to be an Actress.
Noah Davis, son of Johhny and Cara Davis; grandson of Rick and Tess Hale: Little Mr. Firecracker.
Kambrie Driskell, daughter of Kyle and Carrie Driskell; granddaughter of Danny and Debbie Johnson and Scott and Shellee Driskell: Little Miss Firecracker.

LITTLE MR. AND MISS FIRECRACKER

Rock Port’s 4th of July Celebration in the Park 2018 royalty, Little Miss Firecracker, Kambrie Driskell and Little Mr. Firecracker, Noah Davis.

FOURTH OF JULY ENTERTAINMENT

Music in the park was provided by Summer Diversion (Josie Watkins, Brett Gayler, Mercer Deatz, and Dalton Brake).

A crowd gathered to enjoy the music provided by local entertainers at the Fourth of July Celebration in Rock Port.

Above, Tyne Chaney, left, sings and plays with help from Michelle Goolsby. Michelle was the emcee for the night’s performances.

LUCKY DUCK

Isabella and Elaina Kroeger enjoyed playing the duck pond game to win prizes.

BEAN BAG THROW

Kyler Culp tries his hand in the bean bag throw at the park.

Jadyen Geib, Logan Ellis behind, Reid Ellis, Ellie Garst (looks like she caught the camera man) and Olivia Roup waiting for a cold treat.

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