Kara Juillerat of Kreations by Kara was one of many local businesses with displays uptown during the 2016 Festival of the Bells, meeting visitors and customers under pleasant skies and enjoying the fun of the festival.
Youngsters warmed up Friday afternoon on basketball hoops on Gov. Foraker Place in preparation of a free throw competition later in the day.
Paint Creek firefighters provided the muscle for a kid-carrying relay contest Friday afternoon as part of the children’s games sponsored by Hillsboro First Baptist Church and Amatha Farrens of State Farm.
The “Hillbilly Shriners” added some zaniness and humor to the 2016 Festival of the Bells parade in Hillsboro on Thursday.
Christian music act Building 429 wowed a big crowd Thursday night as the opening headliners for the 2016 Festival of the Bells. Many festival attendees said they come from out of town on the festival’s first night just to see the Christian music acts. The local FBC Praise Team opened the evening ahead of Building 429.