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Cruisin': Summer is on the way
In March 6 Issue
Russell County News
By Ron Cowell, Columnist

Just about every where I go I hear people talking and the weather and the snow and how happy they will be when warm weather gets here.

Last Thursday I ran into Doc. Monin and felt the warmth of summer and car show activity in the air.

Plans are being made for the 2010 Lakefest celebration in Jamestown.

Doc was pleased to tell me about the Car Show that will take place again this year at the Celebration on July 3rd.

Sponsored by the Lake Cumberland Antique Car Club and a lot of hard work by Doc Monin the show will take place at the Jamestown Grade School once again this year.

The school is three blocks from the square in Jamestown. Judging will take place on the square at 1 p.m.

As always this is a show for Antique Cars only. This means as original as can be. No Hot Rods please.

This show is vehicles that have been put back to original and truly restored antique autos. The show will go on Rain or shine.

Registration will have to be done before 12 noon if you want your vehicle to be judged. The cars in this show must be 1975 or older vehicles.

There will be awards given away for The Grand Champion, Chrysler Dealers Choice. Ford Dealer Choice, General Motors Corp. Dealers Choice, Most Unique Auto, Club Participation award, best Mustang award, Best Corvette, Best Foreign car, Best Class trophies and the Hoover award.

There will also be awards for the top three in the Pre. 20’s. Early 20’s, Late 20’s, Early 30’s, Late 30’s, Model A open, Model A closed, Early 40’s, Late 40’s Pre 50’s Trucks and 50 to 75 trucks.

Top five awards will be given to Early 50’s and 60’s Late 50’s and 60’s and 70 through 75. Also the top eight convertibles

There will be special awards given that are sponsored by the Lake Cumberland Antique Auto Club for Classic Chevy 55 57, Volkswagen, Camaro, Cuda, Small T Bird, large T Bird, Original totally un-restored, stock high performance, Orphans Choice and Fire Truck.

There will also be an award given for the longest distance traveled to the show.

Music and announcements this year will be provided by Ron’s Rockin oldies.

 If you have any questions on the Car Show you can contact Doc. Monin nights or just leave a message at 270-343-4388, or drop a line to;

J.E. Monin, P.O. Box 9, Jamestown Kentucky 42629.

This year’s Lakefest is working out to be a big success. Along with the Antique Car Show there will be a breakfast with the Lions Club in Beck Park, Crafts, displays, 7 mile Marathon Race (8:00 AM), Various Vendors, Children’s Games, Bands, food, and singing..

Don’t forget Saturday Night, along with some great entertainment there will be a fantastic fire works display. Doc tells me this year’s display is one of the biggest and best displays that has taken place at the Celebration.

Mark that date on your calendar, Saturday July 3rd. Plan to spend the day on the square.

Plenty to eat and lots to do and don’t forget to take in the Lake Cumberland Antique Car Show at Jamestown Elementary.

If you know someone you would like to see featured in my article or your club has an upcoming event you like to let everyone know about send the information to -  djron47@yahoo.com - and we’ll get it in here for you.

If your group or club is having an event and you would like to have some of the Classic Cars there for display any of the local clubs would be glad to bring their cars out to show, (weather permitting).

All information needs to be in at least two weeks before the event. Until next time, Keep Cruisin’!

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