Pictures: Walkerton Day Festival
The Walkerton Day Festival, hosted by the Walkerton Community Fire Association, was held Saturday, Aug. 2. Community members and guests enjoyed a fun-filled day of games, food, kid rides, crafts, a parade, corn hole tournament, Wacky Waft Race, and live music. The crowning of the Miss Walkerton was held after the parade. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Walkerton Community Fire Association. Del. Keith Hodges presented a resolution of appreciation from the General Assembly for 60 years of service to the community. A reception was held in the old fire house from 3 to 5 p.m.
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Kevin Lucas (Junior Fireman of the Year), Florence Cooke, Ellen Kaye Cooke Otey, Ashley Gladden (Co-Fireman of the Year), and Kyle Wilson (Co-Fireman of the Year). The award is named in honor of Florence Cooke's husband and Ellen K. Otey's father, Harvey K. Cooke.