— Mark your calendars and join us for a week of Fun, Food and Fellowship with Friends and Family.
The McClure Bean Soup Festival and Fair offers:
- Bean Soup served daily at 12 Noon.
- Concessions open at 4:00 PM daily.
- Amusements and Midway by GARBRICK’s.
- FREE Admission and FREE Entertainment
- PAID PARKING for a nominal fee.
Click on the blue ribbon to open a PDF of the 2015 Premium Book
Hometown Vietnam Veteran Honors All Veterans
Cloyd Hess III served in 1968-1969 in the Vietnam War as a corporal,
1st Battalion, 4th Marine, 3rd Marine Division. Cloyd received the Vietnamese Cross
of Gallantry. His unit has a memorial at Paris Island which includes his name.
Cloyd has three children, Jared, Gwendolyn, and Tobias; 18 grandchildren, and
7 great-grandchildren. Cloyd and his wife Carol are very active in their church, McClure
First United Methodist. Cloyd and his wife, Carol donate endless hours of volunteer work
to the fair. Cloyd takes care of all the reunions at the fairgrounds, over sees the
“soda stand” and is our Fair Treasurer. You will find him helping in every fundraising
event we have throughout the year. Cloyd would like to take this opportunity to honor
all Veterans by serving 200 free bowls of Bean Soup to the first 200 Veterans.
Please join Cloyd on Wednesday, September 16th beginning at 4:30 p.m. for a bowl of
bean soup and fellowship. Please be sure to bring your ID.
Congratulations to our 2015 Pageant Winners
Queen - Winner - Deborah Thomas, Runner Up - Bethani Simms
Princess :- Winner – Olivia Laub, Runner Up - Kelsey Schuller
Little Miss - Winner – Sarah Nesbit, Runner Up – Aiyana Reed
Teeny Bean - Winner – Alaina Brower, Runner Up – Ambrielle Mohry
In conjunction with the Pageant, the Photogenic competetion was held. Winners are as follows.
Queen - Deborah Thomas
Princess - Kaiya Reed
Little Miss – Alexis Phillips
Teeny – Alaina Brower
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