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Saturday, June 10, 2006
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The mane attraction


A1 / Laura Walker
    Abby Shellabarger, Mendon, shows how she can Hula-Hoop for more than two hours. Shellabarger was practicing for the Miss Firecracker Festival Pageant held Friday evening.

  The festival continues today and Sunday on the Mendon school grounds. Rides open at 11 a.m. today, followed by a karaoke contest at 1 p.m., stick donkey races at 5 p.m., hot dog eating contest at 6 p.m., pie baking contest at 7:30 p.m. and Sharon Bertke singing country at 8 p.m.

  Rides open at noon Sunday. An antique garden and tractor pull begins at 12:30 p.m., followed by ball games at 1 p.m., kids games at 2 p.m. and a school open house from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. The festival also includes many other activities, food stands and bingo.