Over 200 entries part of Ragersville Car and Power Show

Looking at the reflection in this entry in the car show, it is easy to see just how beautiful the cars were that came to the Ragersville Car and Power Show.

By Beverly Keller
The Budget

It was a day of power, chrome, cars and more in Ragersville as part of the 13th annual Ragersville Car and Power Show held August 12.

“It was a great day for a show,” noted Chico Hisrich, president of the Ragersville Historical Society who sponsors the show. “We couldn’t do this without our sponsors. They are very generous with their support of the show and our awards.”

The professionally-judged show had numerous winners, including Jim and Chris Parson’s Best of Show entry, a tried and true classic 1972 Dodge Challenger  in rich royal blue with white stripes down the side.

Other winners included: 1966 Ford – Terry Stein, Baltic; 1949 Chevy – Marlen Schneeberger, New Franklin; 2010 Dodge SRT – Margie Barnhart, Millersburg; 1968 Plymouth – Roger Fulks, North Lawrence; 1950 Willy – Larrry Rowe, Holmesville; 2017 Chevy Corvette – Bud Edie, New Philadelphia; 1972 AMC Javelin – Ted and Gloria Doty, Wooster; 2001 Ford Lightning – Tom Espenchied, Dover; 2010 Honda Element – Ron Lindy, Cambridge; 2015 Chevy Corvette – Harley Maurer, Dover; 2016 Chevy Corvette – Jimmie Scheetz, New Philadelphia; 1966 Ford Mustang – Charles Levetti, Malvern; 1987 Chevy Truck – Tim Shimer, Salem; 1933 Plymouth – Texis Perkins, Uniontown; 1934 Chevy Coupe – Michael Whipkey, Dover; 1986 Pontiac Fiero – Carl Baer, Orrville; 1964 Studebaker – Robert and Karen Bourne, Newcomerstown; 1966 Oldsmobile – Bill Scott, Strasburg; 1972 Ford Bronco – James Shafer, Millersburg; 1931 Ford – R. Eberle, Dennison; 1968 Chevy Z28 Camaro – Mike Bleininger, New Philadelphia; 1942 Dodge – Larry Way, Macksburg; 1933 Plymouth – Jerry Davies, Newark; 1965 Mercury – George Dawson, Millersburg; 1987 Buick – John Tolce – Mantua; 1966 Chevelle – Steve and Debbie Pettijohn, Wooster; 1939 Buick – Marion Espenschied, Dover; 1933 Ford – James Crockey, Millersburg; 1969 Chevy Camaro – Steve Miller, Port Washington; 1967 Chevy Chevelle – Rob Rider, Berea; 1969 Chevy Camaro – Roger Bowden, Warsaw; 1968 Chevy Chevelle – Mark Murray, New Philadelphia; 1931 Ford A – Ron Telban, Eastlake; 1949 Pontiac – Cliff Hattery, Strasburg; 1966 Chevy Chevelle – Dave and Linda Riffle, Canton; 1934 Chevy Coupe – Dennis Brewer, Canton; 1957 Chevy Belair – Jay DeVaul, Dennison; 1933 Willys – Rick White, Akron; 1947 Chevy Truck – Dustin Kilgore, Navarre; 1964 Ford 350 – Gary Burns, Louisville; 1973 Pontiac – Tony Molle, Massillon; 1968 Chevelle – Homer and Kim Setser Akron; 1969 Chevelle – Adam Kilgore, Navarre.

Best Rat Rod 1941 Ford- Gordon Snyder, Beach City

Best Mopar – 1973 Chrysler AMC – Becky Rinehart, Dover

Best GM – 1972 Chevy Chevelle – Robert Baker, Beach City

Best Ford – 1948 Ford – Mark Lammleimer, Navarre

Best Street Rod – 1934 Chevy – Bob and Kathy Powell, Canton

Best Original – 1939 Ford Coupe – John Mason, Dover

Top Four Farm Tractors – 1950 Farmall M – Steve McQueen; 1957 Johne Deere 420 – Bill Swihart; 1950 Farmall Cub – Fred Doberstein; 1956 Farmall Cub – Rob Arney

Best of Show – Tractor – 1968 John Deere 4020 – Andreas Farms

Oldest Tractor – 1933 Allis Chalmers – Anthony Brothes

Garden Tractors – 1964 Wheelhorse – Larry Lance; 1966 656 Wheelhorse – Gigs Zimmerman

Special Exhibit – 1922 Stover – Bill Hammel; 1934 Maytag 92B – Greg Gotshall; 1862 McCormick Deering Reaper – Charles Specht

This story originally appeared in the August 15, 2018 edition of The Budget. For more news, pick up a copy of this week’s edition available Wednesdays at area retailers. Better yet, subscribe and the news will be delivered to you each week. For more information, call us at 330-852-4634.