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2015 Holly Gateway Fair Program Events: Theme - “Water Flowin’ Keeps It Growin’”

2015 Holly Gateway Fair Program Events: Theme – “Water Flowin’ Keeps It Growin’”

Here are some of the scheduled events for this year’s Holly Gateway Fair. Thursday, September 24:  9-Noon                 Weigh-in/Entry of all Livestock Exhibits 1pm                       All livestock record books due 2pm                       Goat Show 4-8pm                   Entry of all non-livestock exhibits at Gym 6pm                       Team Roping 6:30pm                 Swine Show Friday, September 25: 7-9am                   HHS Junior Class Breakfast at Fairgrounds […]

Holly Commercial Club Makes Donations

Holly Commercial Club Makes Donations

  Claudia Parker and Jackie Leiker from the Holly Fun Club, presented some of their plans for the approaching Holly Gateway Fair, September 26-29 during the Holly Commercial Club’s monthly meeting.   Various games and prizes are planned for Saturday. A softball tournament is set for the prior Saturday, the 19th and volunteers would be welcome […]

Show Ring Rookie to National Western Stock Show Fed Beef Champion

Show Ring Rookie to National Western Stock Show Fed Beef Champion

  By Lacey Mann, CSU 4-H Extension Agent, Bent & Prowers Counties First year 4-H members typically enroll in one or two projects and focus their efforts on the county level with the hope of expanding to the state or national stage in the future. Angelina Rose Downing enrolled in her first year, 2013-2014, with […]

 Holly Gateway Fair, 2014-“Cowboy Boots and Country Roots”

Holly Gateway Fair, 2014-“Cowboy Boots and Country Roots”

Tom and Charlotte Massar were the Grand Marshalls of this year’s parade in Holly. The route traditionally stretches north from Tony Garcia Drive, through downtown, across Highway 50 to the exhibition building and reverses course back to Tony Garcia Drive.  As has happened in past years, Highway 50 travelers just pull off the road into […]

“Cowboy Boots and Country Roots” - 2014 Holly Gateway Fair

“Cowboy Boots and Country Roots” – 2014 Holly Gateway Fair

  Thursday September 25: 9a-12p  Entry of all livestock exhibits 2pm       Goat Show 3pm       HJH Volleyball vs Springfield 4-8p       Entry of all non livestock exhibits 4:30p     HJH Football vs Springfield 6pm       Team Roping 6:30p     Swine Show Friday September 26: 7-9a       HHS Jr. Class Breakfast @ Fairgrounds 8:30a     All baked goods/flower exhibit…Sheep Show 9a           Judging begins […]

Holly Trustees Approve ARPA Reaffirmation

Holly Trustees Approve ARPA Reaffirmation

The Holly Trustees, by a five to two vote, passed the resolution reaffirming its contract obligations to ARPA, Arkansas River Power Authority.  Trustees Larry Sitts and Johnnie Lyons cast no votes during the regular monthly Trustees meeting on Wednesday, August 6.  Holly is one of six ARPA municipality members who have been requested to sign […]

Parade Results-Holly Gateway Fair Parade

Parade Results-Holly Gateway Fair Parade

Click on a picture to enter the Gallery Although some outdoor events were called off due to the weather conditions earlier in the week, overcast skies, fog and mist wasn’t a deterrent to any of the crowds that lined Main Street in Holly for the annual parade this past Saturday morning, September 29. Assembing along Tony Garcia Drive, […]

Holly Commercial Club Update from August Meeting

Holly Commercial Club Update from August Meeting

    The Holly Commercial Club meets at noon on the first Wednesday of the month at the Holly Methodist Church.  Activities from the past meeting, August 1, include:  The Treasurer’s Report was given by Darlene Bruce.  Monthly balance was $868.41 and year to date was reported at $9,724.61.  The Shopper Report was presented by […]

Sunny and Warm Weather Bring out Crowds for Holly Gateway Fair

Sunny and Warm Weather Bring out Crowds for Holly Gateway Fair

Click on a picture to see a larger version. “A Family Tradition”, the theme for this year’s Holly Gateway Fair this past weekend, was in evidence by the turnout for activities. The main events of this past Friday and Saturday were well attended in Holly, whether folks viewed the agricultural exhibits at the old Gym, […]

Fall Festival, A Moving Experience

Fall Festival, A Moving Experience

Photos and Video by Russ Baldwin – Click on a picture to see a larger version. Saturday’s perfect weather brought out the downtown crowds for Lamar’s Fall Festival. Vendors took advantage of the sunny day, while shoppers took advantage of the bargains offered along the sidewalks on Main Street and the added attractions on West […]

A Look at This Year's Gateway Fair in Holly

A Look at This Year’s Gateway Fair in Holly

“Holly Gateway Fair – A Family Tradition” – Program of Events   Saturday, September 17:  9am      Junior Division Horse Show  Thursday, September 22: 2pm       -Goat Show 4-8pm   -Entry of all NON-livestock exhibits 6:30pm -Swine Show 7pm       -All Livestock Record Books Due  Friday, September 23: 6-9am   Breakfast at Fairgrounds 8:30am -Deadline for baked and flower entries […]

Solar Array Proposal for Holly School Tabled by Town Board

Solar Array Proposal for Holly School Tabled by Town Board

The Holly Town Board dealt with a diverse agenda during their monthly meeting, this past Wednesday, September 7.  Several items were tabled until additional information was available; including electric service at the Holly landfill and a proposal from resident Josh Reinert for the use of a portion of Pine Street which is landlocked.  Another matter […]

Holly Commercial Club Prepares for Holly Fair & Holly Hock-It Day

Holly Commercial Club Prepares for Holly Fair & Holly Hock-It Day

Holly Hock-It Day is set for Saturday, August 6 this year.  Commercial Club members met Wednesday, July 6 to discuss the event and decided that only Holly residences would be included in the event, but out of town persons could set up booth space in the Holly Park.  Holly Town Administrator, Marsha Willhite asked if […]