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Party in the Park: Several young people attempted their skill with the giant soccer ball.

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  • Party in the Park: Several young people attempted their skill with the giant soccer ball.
    Published 12:06pm Jul 1st

    Party in the Park: Several young people attempted their skill with the giant soccer ball.

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  • Shawn Fisher (airborne) will return with others for the Night of Destruction, July 25.
    Published 11:11am Jul 1st

    Shawn Fisher (airborne) will return with others for the Night of Destruction, July 25.

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  • Faye Wade was one of many who dressed up for the Party in Pink 5K on Friday.
    Published 9:42am Jul 1st

    Faye Wade was one of many who dressed up for the Party in Pink 5K on Friday.

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  • The popular trailer races are part of the July 25 Night of Destruction at the B.C. Fair.
    Published 11:11am Jul 1st

    The popular trailer races are part of the July 25 Night of Destruction at the B.C. Fair.

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Party in the Park: Weather allowed for three days of fun

By Dean Close · 12:06pm July 1st, 2015 · 18 hours ago
After a few years when weather was a factor in Party in the Park events, the skies remained clear as local residents enjoyed dry, comfortable weather for Party in the Park. The Kiddie parade and courthouse events took place on Thursday. On Friday, the Party in Pink 5K filled the park and streets with 500 runners and walkers who raised $10,000 for the VGH Gifts of Hope Fund.

Night of Destruction to return to Benton County Fair, July 24

By Dean Close · 11:11am July 1st, 2015 · 19 hours ago
One of the new favorites at the Benton County Fair will return again this year. The Night of Destruction, with walls of fire and the very popular trailer races (demolition derbies involving trucks pulling trailers around the race track) will take place on Friday, July 24. The next night, Saturday, July 25, is the demolition derby and the roll-over contest.

Party in Pink: Runners raise $10,000 for Gifts of Hope

By Vinton Today · 9:42am July 1st, 2015 · 20 hours ago
Vinton-Shellsburg cross country runners Nolan Sagan and Lily Horst were the top male and female runners in the 3rd Annual Party in Pink on Friday. The annual event, organized by Survivors of Benton County, raised $10,000 for the Virginia Gay Hospital Foundation's Gifts of Hope fund, which provides money for women's health services to those who cannot afford them.

Be a tourist in your own community: Big business for small towns

By Ben Hyland, VU · 9:08am July 1st, 2015 · 21 hours ago
Big This is part four of a four part series written by Vinton Unlimited. The purpose of these brief articles is to help acquaint Vinton residents with leisure options that are available right in our own community so we can all become local ‘ambassadors’ so when a visitor might ask “what is there to do in town” each resident can respond with countless suggestions and a sense of community pride.

Concert series to include Zachary Freedom, Strait Run

By Vinton Unlimited · 11:16am June 30th, 2015
Vinton Unlimited is sponsoring two summer concerts on Thursday nights. We invite all residents to visit the Farmers Market at the depot, shop downtown and then come to the park for music and relaxation. Bring your lawn chair or blanket! Concerts scheduled include: July 9 – Zach Freedom @ 6:30 in Celebration Park.

VS FFA members share love of animals at Party in the Park

By Jessica Alderson, FFA Co-Reporter · 9:54am June 29th, 2015
On June 25th Vinton-Shellsburg FFA Chapter members woke up early to have a head start on Party in the Park set up. After grabbing the trashcans from the fairgrounds, the FFA members put them out around the Farmers Savings Bank and the court house for the events that were held their later that day. The next day, Friday the 26th, members moved the trashcans from down town to the park, where they set up the gates for the animals that members brought Saturday for the petting zoo and pony rides.