Grand marshals celebrated for service

Local News

July 28, 2018 - 4:00 AM

Rita and Bill Poovey are the 2018 Anderson County Fair Parade grand marshals.

GARNETT — A lifetime of involvement with county fairs and 4-H will be celebrated this week with Bill and Rita Poovey.

The Pooveys have been selected as grand marshals for Tuesday’s Anderson County Fair Parade.

Bill is a lifetime Anderson Countian, having grown up in Westphalia. Rita, meanwhile, was raised in nearby Osage County until moving to Anderson County when her family was displaced because of the construction of the Melvern Reservoir.

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