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Among the automobile enthusiasts showing off their cars in the Nashville City Park during the Pack the Park Car Show Saturday were these members of a Corvette club. From left, Reggie Easter of Hope, L.J. Geiger of Lockesburg, Mike Beasley of Hope and Kenyon Vaughn of Lockesburg.

By Jonathan Canaday
SW Arkansas Radio

Despite an early threat of rain, visitors to the Nashville City Park had nice weather on Saturday for the annual Pack the Park Car Show. 

All money raised from the event helps support the Howard County Historical Society and E.A. Williams Museum. 

The car show had more than 65 registered cars with a total of 81 cars and trucks showing. Participants arrived from Arkansas, Texas and Louisiana. 

Joyce Banes of Nashville received the Best of Show Truck award with a 1954 Chevy pickup. Barbara Winchester of Mineral Springs received the Best of Show Car award with a 1962 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster. Event organizers thanked O’Reilly Auto Parts, Southwest Ivan Smith Furniture, Starz Family Restaurant, York Gary Autoplex, The Nashville-News Leader and B 99.5 for their help in sponsoring the event.

Joyce Banes of Nashville own Best of Show - Truck at the Pack the Park Car Show. She showed a 1954 Chevy Pickup. Exhibitors came from three states to show off their gleaming vehicles. The trophy was presented by Nova Hill.
Joyce Banes of Nashville own Best of Show – Truck at the Pack the Park Car Show. She showed a 1954 Chevy Pickup. Exhibitors came from three states to show off their gleaming vehicles. The trophy was presented by Nova Hill.
Barbara Winchester of Mineral Springs won Best of Show - Car at the Pack the Park Car Show. She showed a 1962 Chevrolet Corvette. Money raised from entry fees go to support the Howard County Historical Society and the 1912 E.A. Williams Museum and Chapel. The trophy was presented by Trent Messer.
Barbara Winchester of Mineral Springs won Best of Show – Car at the Pack the Park Car Show. She showed a 1962 Chevrolet Corvette. Money raised from entry fees go to support the Howard County Historical Society and the 1912 E.A. Williams Museum and Chapel. The trophy was presented by Trent Messer.
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