Black Gold Parade


By Sam Neace - sneace@civitasmedia.com



Courtesy photos | Olivia Sandlin “Little Miss Black Gold” 2016.


Pathfinders and HCTC at the parade.


Local law enforcement served as Grand Marshals for this year’s parade.


The Hazard Band of Gold


East Perry Elementary


Fallen Kings


Front Line Ministries Drama Team


Hannah Caudill excepts Petrey Memorial Baptist’s award from Terry Feltner of the Black Gold Festival Committee.


Hazard Health and Rehab float.


Long John Silvers at the parade.


Pathfinders of East Kentucky mascot waves to the crowd.


The Dalmatian waves to the crowd from the firetruck.


Petry Memorial Baptist Church Kids.


Local fire and rescue is always willing to give the kids a ride through the parade.


KRCC goes “Game of Thrones” with their float design.


Hazard kids representing in the parade.


The Battle of Leatherwood Reenactment is coming soon.


Perry County Central representing at the parade.


HAZARD — The 2016 Black Gold Festival Parade was held Saturday in downtown Hazard. These are the winners of the annual parade awards:

In the Commercial category, first place went to Hazard Health and Rehab. KRCC earned second place. EKVC rounded out the top three. First place in the Non-Commercial category went to Petry Memorial Baptist. Typo Baptist claimed second place. The East Perry Spirit Squad placed third. The Shriners Awards went to Charlie Kilburn in first place and Ghostbusters receiving second place.

Sam Neace can be reached at 606-629-3243 or on Twitter @HazardHerald.

Courtesy photos | Olivia Sandlin “Little Miss Black Gold” 2016.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_Olivia_Sandlin_Little_Miss_Black_Gold_cmyk.jpgCourtesy photos | Olivia Sandlin “Little Miss Black Gold” 2016.

Pathfinders and HCTC at the parade.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_Parade8_cmyk.jpgPathfinders and HCTC at the parade.

Local law enforcement served as Grand Marshals for this year’s parade.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_Grand_Marshals3_cmyk.jpgLocal law enforcement served as Grand Marshals for this year’s parade.

The Hazard Band of Gold
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_Band_of_Gold_cmyk.jpgThe Hazard Band of Gold

East Perry Elementary
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_East_Perry_Float_cmyk.jpgEast Perry Elementary

Fallen Kings
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_Fallen_Kings_cmyk.jpgFallen Kings

Front Line Ministries Drama Team
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_Front_Line_Ministries_Drama_Team2_cmyk.jpgFront Line Ministries Drama Team

Hannah Caudill excepts Petrey Memorial Baptist’s award from Terry Feltner of the Black Gold Festival Committee.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_Hannah_Caudill_Petrey_Memorial_Baptist_1sr_Place_N_cmyk.jpgHannah Caudill excepts Petrey Memorial Baptist’s award from Terry Feltner of the Black Gold Festival Committee.

Hazard Health and Rehab float.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_Hazard_Health_and_Rehab_Float_cmyk.jpgHazard Health and Rehab float.

Long John Silvers at the parade.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_Long_John_Silvers_Parade_cmyk.jpgLong John Silvers at the parade.

Pathfinders of East Kentucky mascot waves to the crowd.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_Parade1_cmyk.jpgPathfinders of East Kentucky mascot waves to the crowd.

The Dalmatian waves to the crowd from the firetruck.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_Parade2_cmyk.jpgThe Dalmatian waves to the crowd from the firetruck.

Petry Memorial Baptist Church Kids.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_Parade3_cmyk.jpgPetry Memorial Baptist Church Kids.

Local fire and rescue is always willing to give the kids a ride through the parade.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_Parade4_cmyk.jpgLocal fire and rescue is always willing to give the kids a ride through the parade.

KRCC goes “Game of Thrones” with their float design.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_Parade5_cmyk.jpgKRCC goes “Game of Thrones” with their float design.

Hazard kids representing in the parade.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_Parade6_cmyk.jpgHazard kids representing in the parade.

The Battle of Leatherwood Reenactment is coming soon.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_Parade7_cmyk.jpgThe Battle of Leatherwood Reenactment is coming soon.

Perry County Central representing at the parade.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_Perry_Central_Band_cmyk.jpgPerry County Central representing at the parade.

By Sam Neace

sneace@civitasmedia.com

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