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Car show cooks up a good time in downtown Osage City

Approximately 300 cars and motorcycles turned downtown Osage City into the place to be Saturday. Participants in the 10th Annual Cruis’n & Cook’n Auto Show lined Market Street, and along with hundreds of spectators and car and motorcycle enthusiasts, created a fair-like atmosphere on the warm spring day. The 2014 award winners were:

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Gabe Lira, Louise Lira and Raymond Lira, a family of Osage City car show participants. Photo by Rick Potter.

Tom Nordling Memorial: Bruce Mishler, Lyndon

Mayor’s Choice: Mike Brenner, Osage City

Club Participation: Scikotics of Kansas City

Choice Award – Motorcycles: Debi Chrum, Osage City; Clark Wenger, Osage City; Dan Gotobed, Shawnee

Choice Award – Rat Rods: Mark Padgett, Osage City; Mark Sax, Merriam; Michael Schrick, Ottawa

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Photo by Wayne White.

Choice Award – Trucks: Nick Hipsher, Topeka; Dan Gotobed, Shawnee; Stan McNees, Ottawa; Douglas Penka, Richmond; Chet Lewis, Kansas City; Ralph Knight, Topeka

Choice Award – 29 & Before: John Gottschamer, Topeka; Frank Wiseman, Wellsville; Terry Simonson, Kansas City; Dan Ricketts, Meriden; Dale Griffin, Lebo; Rollo Evarts, Scranton

Choice Award – 30s & 40s: Gary Cole, Ottawa; Ed Hartegan, Topeka; John and Glenda Carter, Lawrence; Bruce Prentice, Ottawa; Scott Thompson, Ottawa; Sam and Chris Cypret, Topeka; Danny Cowdin, Quenemo; Keith Hendrix, Topeka; Denny Tyron, Ozawkie

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Photo by Rick Potter.

Choice Award – 50s: Ed Sable, Topeka; Joe and Bev Parks, Topeka; Rex Kirkland, Ottawa; Sam Humphreys, Emporia; Dwight Dunn, Carbondale; Jim Hastings, Berryton; Vicki Lozenski, Easton; Larry Roach, Emporia; Bob Player, Ottawa

Choice Award – 60s: Mike Williams, Topeka; Phil Keller, Topeka; Scott Thompson, Osage City; Keith and Marie Pearce, Topeka; Steve Clore, Herington; Kim and Sandy; Wickham, Emporia; Richard and Vicky Hill, Topeka; Dick Walborn, Bellevue, Nebraska; Dan Scott, Topeka

Choice Award – 70s: Dan Gotobed, Shawnee; Adam Burnett, Osage City; Tim Tollefson, Topeka; Steve McConnell, Alma; Pat McDiffett, Shawnee ; Bill Johnson, Topeka; Brent Hunter, Pleasant Hill; Jon Cooper, Overland Park

Choice Award – 80s & 90s: TJ Brake, Burlingame; Brad Bunger, Topeka; Jodee Rowe, Osage City

Choice Award – 2000 & After: Shawn Gillgannon, Wakarusa; Arthur Criqui, Lebo

Top 10: Carole Enfield, North Bend, Neb.; Leland McMechan, Lawrence; John and Glenda Carter, Lawrence; Lowell Seymour, Topeka; Ted Hoffman, Paola; Bruce and Diann Prentice, Ottawa; Marty Green, Topeka; Jack Benge, Topeka; Ken Mumford, Topeka

Model contest: A model contest was included again in the show this year. Children of show participants could enter a model car, truck or motorcycle of their choice they had made. Participants voted on their choice. Participants and winners of the event were Colby Hokanson, Osage City, first place; Jasper Sypher, Osage City, second place; Brady Bowin, Osage City, third place; and Breckin Bowin, Osage City.

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Photo by Wayne White.

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Photo by Rick Potter.

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Photo by Rick Potter.

The show was hosted by Twin Lakes Cruisers. For more information, contact Richard Swarts at 785-528-3667 or email [email protected].

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