By Carla Bass-City editor
Left to right: 1st place – Eric Green – 1 min. 13 secs., 2nd Place – Keith Hickman – 1 min. 15 secs., and 3rd place – John Thomas – 1 min. 24 secs. Each won various values of Stihl merchandise.
Chris Skaggs, Manager at Trico Lumber Company, reported the results the Saturday’s 3rd Annual “Baddest Woodsman” Contest. Each entrant brought or was provided a manual splitting tool of their choice. The contestants had to split 4 logs, each into 4 pieces; finishing with a total of 16 pieces. The contestant with the fastest time was named the ‘’BADDEST WOODSMAN IN EAST TEXAS”! It was a contest of not only speed, but strength, skill, and strategy.
Radio personality, James Duncan, from KMHT in Marshall, was on hand for a remote broadcast from the location on Highway 59, north of Jefferson. Gifts were given out throughout day along with free hot dogs.
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