• Bobby Delery stirs his pot of “Borderline Chili” Satur-day at the Eighth Annual Harper Barbecue and Chili Cookoff. Delery entered the competition after a 10-year hiatus from competing in cooking contests.
  • Cooking brisket and ribs, Curtis Warman, left, and Chris Allman wrap up their cooked meat to keep it warm. The two said cooking great barbecue requires time and patience.
  • The Harper cookoff be-came a father-and-son af-fair as Justin Heflin and his son Jake (almost eight) work together to cut and quarter chicken. Justin said his son has already started creating his own recipes.
  • This 1946 Chevy Truck looks as if it just rolled off the assembly line.
  • This 1955 Chevy Bel Air, admired by Allyson, left, and Amy Hamilton, was one of several classic cars on display.
  • Marsha Twomey and Louis May take a look at this bright yellow 1940 LaSalle at the Saturday Open Car Show that coincided with the Eighth Annual Harper Barbecue and Chili Cookoff at the Harper Community Park. Only about 1,800 LaSalle cars were built in 1940, which turned out to be the final production year.

Harper park hosts cookoff, car show

Eighth Annual Barbecue, Chili Cookoff brings food, engines 


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