Hucksters Day

We would like to thank everyone who came out and supported Huckster’s Day this year. It was an amazing time and it was wonderful to see the square filled with people once again.

We want to thank our sponsors for making Huckster’s Day possible: Max Motors, Custom Creations, Cook Insurance, Heritage Tractor, Osage Valley Electric, Adrian Bank, Burns & McDonnell, Bates County Memorial Hospital, Sonic, Koehn Bakery, Corbin Wainscott for Bates County Assessor, Butler Abstract, Citizens Bank, Community First Bank, Gail’s Graphics, Liberty Utilities, Farmer’s Insurance, Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler Saddle Club, Brenda Doody for Bates County Public Administrator, Larry Hacker for Bates County Southern Commissioner, Bates County Veterinary  Clinic and Corner Hardware.

Huckster’s Day Contest Winners


Chili Cook-Off

This year, Huckster’s Day featured a chili cook-off, and thanks to all the contestants, we had some delicious chili. You need to get a group together now and start perfecting your recipes for next year. Congratulations to the Butler Masonic Lodge for winning Best Chili and Spicy Chili this year. We also want to congratulate Jim Conley for Best Decorated Booth.


Talent Contest

Thanks to all who participated in the talent show contest. We had a great competition this year and cannot wait until next year.

First place: Landon Elmer singing and playing his guitar

Second place: Jakila Rolph singing and playing her guitar


Baby Contest

This year’s Huckster’s Day Baby Contest was fun – and cute as ever. The winners by age groups were:

0-6 Months: 1st – Kamden Wolford; 2nd – Wyatt Mowery

7-12 Months:1st – Alaynah Eldridge; 2nd – Waylon Greer

13-24 Months: 1st – Brock Mason; 2nd – Hailey Jolene

25-36 Months: 1st – Paisley Mager


Cinnamon Roll Contest

We had 15 entries in the Cinnamon Roll Contest this year at Huckster’s Day. We want to thank all who participated in the contest – some delicious entries! We also want to thank everyone who placed bids during the cinnamon roll auction. The Chamber appreciates all the support that was given. We would like to recognize Samantha Stump who won the cinnamon roll contest, and Lola Blaser who came in second.


Pedal Tractor Pull

Congratulations to Kyren Morgan for winning the John Deere pedal tractor donated by Heritage John Deere.


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