Petersburg Press

Coakes’ entry wins antique division

Ron Coakes with his antique corn picker.Ron Coakes with his antique corn picker in the Boone County Fair Parade.” width=”290″ height=”174″ class=”alignleft size-full wp-image-9563″ />An entry by Ron Coakes of Petersburg was the winner of the antique division at the Boone County Fair Parade last Sunday, July 12, in Albion.
Coakes won with his well-maintained 1959 New Idea corn picker.
He represents the “No Fun Farm,” where the motto is: “We do things the hard way.”