Christmas Parade

This is the second year the Annual Christmas Parade was held at the Race Track at the historic Oak Ridge Estate. The weather was cold and cloudy, but spirits were warm.

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And the Winners Are:

Floats – Adhere Best to Theme:

First Place:  Hebron Baptist Church

Second Place:  Bethany United Methodist Church

Floats – Most Entertaining:

First Place:  White Rock Baptist Church

Second Place:  Jonesboro Baptist Church

Marching Unit – Best Formation:

First Place:  Nelson County High School Marching Governors

Second Place:  Humane Society/SPCA of Nelson County

Marching Unit – Most Entertaining:

First Place:  Nelson County High School Marching Governors

Second Place:    Nelson County Youth Cheerleaders

Fire Unit – Best of Show:   Lovingston Volunteer Fire Department

Rescue Unit – Best of Show:  Roseland Volunteer Rescue Squad

Horse & Rider –  Best of Show:  Audrey Robertson riding Sugarfoot, a Sorrel

JUDGES’ CHOICE AWARD:  Cub Scout Pack 32 of Piney River

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1970 or Older – Tommy Adams driving his 1967 Camero

1970 or Newer – Debra Proffitt driving a 2012 Camero

Club with Most Participants – ABATE (A Brotherhood Against Totalitarian Enactments) Nelson County Chapter

Judges’ Choice: Diana Sigrist driving a 2014 Harley Davidson

ORGANIZERS’ APPRECIATION AWARD:  Bell’s Septic and Portable Restroom Service

View more photos taken by the Nelson County Times: HERE

Brenda Loving and Elaine Hooker were Co-chairs of the Christmas Parade Committee.  Judges were Angi Johnson, Melissa Thompson and Carlton Ballowe. The emcees Carroll Harvey and Troy Martin did a fantastic job. The Lovingston Ruritans served hot dogs, hamburgers and sodas and the El Chilango Mexican Grill food truck served their specialties.   Mike Bell Of Bell’s Septic Service provided relief  stations. Thanks to everyone for a great Christmas Parade, but especially Elaine Hooker and Brenda Loving for coordinating this event!