The annual Herald Day festivities were another success this year as hundreds of friends and neighbors gathered for some fun and camaraderie.
Hosted by the Herald Community Club, the annual event drew hundreds of people. Guests of the event lined the streets near the Herald Store to watch the parade, of which Sacramento County Supervisor Don Nottoli and his wife Brenda were the honorees.
After the parade, event guests visited with friends and neighbors, browsed through the many vendor booths, and some made their way to the mud volleyball competition held on property adjacent to the main event.
Winning in their specific categories in the parade were Kelly Jones and Jennifer Haire, Group Horse; Norman and Jane Taunton, Tractor; Jim and Carol Snow, Classic Vehicle; Dave Davison, Antique Vehicle; Arcohe Royalty, Novelty; PMZ Realty, Business; Abel Jeminez and Tracey Hendrickson, Float; and Julie Meyer, ATV.
Photography winners were Portrait, 1st place Lucy Mankiller, 2nd Kay Campbell, 3rd Loretta Cobleigh; Landscape, 1st Loretta Cobleigh, 2nd Loretta Cobeigh, 3rd Lucy Mankiller; Action, 1st Lucy Mankiller; Historic Herald, 1st Kay Campbell, 2nd Lucy Mankiller, 3rd Lucy Mankiller.
In the baked goods competition, Kay Cambell took first place for potato chip cookies. Second place was awarded to Jane Taunton for zucchini cranberry bread cooked in a solar oven.
Diane Morre took first place in the canned pickle competition with Lavon Dove placing second.
For fresh produce, Gary Garfield placed first and Lavon Dove placed second.
For the junior entries, Adelaide Gonzalez placed first for her cheesecake parfaits and also placed second for her key lime cupcakes.
Bryan Almeida placed first for his canned salsa, with Lavon Dove placing second. For the fresh salsa, Van Folken placed first and Nina Gifford placed second.
In the canned jelly contest, Kathy Davis placed first and Lavon Dove placed second.
Results from other contests at the event were unavailable as of press time.