Moriah Peterson, story and photos:
The 2019 Relay For Life Car Show and Craft Festival took place in Downtown Brownsville this weekend, on Saturday, July 27th.
The event had another large turnout this year with 124 show entries and a community center full of attendees and vendors.
The top 40 received plaques and the top 19 in each category were awarded trophies.
In Memory of Peggy Meredith Award- Danny Iler, 1967 Chevelle SS- Bowling Green, KY
Best Mopar- Matt Huffer, 1964 Dodge Polara- Bowling Green, KY
Best Ford- John Rosser, 1934 Ford Roadster- Lewisburg, KY
Best Chevy- David and Tina Corby, 1947 Chevy Style Master- Shrewsbury, KY
Best Engine- Paul Friedlund, 1930 Ford Coupe Model A- Cub Run, KY
Best 80's & Up- Keith Morgan, 1995 Ford Mustang Cobra- Bowling Green, KY
Mayor's Choice- Stefan Brown, 1937 Ford Pickup - Falls of Rough, KY
O.E.S #577 Choice- Bruce Oglesby, 1967 Plymouth Cuda - Fordsville, KY
Judges Choice- Scott Walker, 1972 Chevy Chevelle- Franklin, KY
Best Motorcycle- Glenn Dennison, 2003 Yamaha V-Star
Best Paint- Ricky Gregory, 1973 Dodge Charger- Franklin, KY
In Memory of Roger Towe Memorial Award- KW Walker, 1957 Chevy- Alvaton, KY
Best Interior- Darryl Taylor, 1956 Chevy- Fordsville, Ky
Best Bone Stock Original- Phillip Rone, 1989 Pontiac Firebird- Bowling Green, KY
Best Street Rod- Larry and Pam Heath, 1929 Ford 5 Window Coupe- Scottsville, KY
Best Truck- Bennie Wells, 1970 C10- Bolwing Green, KY
Best Rat Rod- Mike Young, 1947 International Pickup- Brownsville, KY
Best Other- Clifton Parsley, 2000 Peterbilt Wrecker
Best of Show- Charlie and Candy England, 1955 Chevy 3100 Truck- Falls of Rough, KY
Delores Jones, an event coordinator, announced that this year would be the final year of the event. During the event, Richard Jones, also a coordinator for the event, stated that in the last 12 years approximately 70-75,000 dollars has been raised for Relay for Life during this car show and auction. This year over $6000 was raised.