Scenes from 31st Times-Gazette Homemaker’s Show


Local entertainer and longtime radio personality Herb Day accompanied Southern State College president Dr. Kevin Boys in a surprise duet.

Local entertainer and longtime radio personality Herb Day accompanied Southern State College president Dr. Kevin Boys in a surprise duet.


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Barbara Colthar of New Market enjoyed the bouquet of roses she won, courtesy of Merchant’s National Bank.


Tim Colliver | The Times-Gazette

Doris Gilliam, left, and Vicki Coomer, right, scored big during the prize giveways at the Homemaker’s Show. Gilliam won both of the $100 money balloons from The Laurels, and Coomer took home the four-burner gas grille donated by Walmart.


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Emily Anderson from Peebles represented Scentcy products, one of the vendors at the Homemaker’s Show, who said “It’s a great turnout, and it’s exciting to be here.”


Tim Colliver | The Times-Gazette

Highland County Sheriff Donnie Barrera was hard at work before the Homemaker’s Show, giving out “door prize” tickets and meeting the folks his office is in charge of protecting.


Tim Colliver | The Times-Gazette

Tina Howser, store manager at Hillsboro Kroger, said they’re always looking for smiling faces and two of her best “smiley people” are Cheryl Evans and Bree Klickner, shown here helping with some of the free food samples for those in attendance. “Last year I was cooking on stage and that was a whole other experience for me,” she said, ” and I can’t believe it’s been 31 years that we’ve been doing this.” Pictured, from left, are Cheryl Evans, Tina Howser and Bree Klickner.


Tim Colliver | The Times-Gazette

Setting out cupcakes and drinks from the Walmart bakery is production supervisor Chad Rhoads, left, and bakery & deli manager Missy Merritt, right. Merritt said she thought this year’s Homemaker’s Show was better and busier than in previous years and welcomed everyone to visit the newly remodeled Hillsboro Walmart.


Tim Colliver | The Times-Gazette

Local entertainer and longtime radio personality Herb Day accompanied Southern State College president Dr. Kevin Boys in a surprise duet.

Barbara Colthar of New Market enjoyed the bouquet of roses she won, courtesy of Merchant’s National Bank.

Doris Gilliam, left, and Vicki Coomer, right, scored big during the prize giveways at the Homemaker’s Show. Gilliam won both of the $100 money balloons from The Laurels, and Coomer took home the four-burner gas grille donated by Walmart.

Emily Anderson from Peebles represented Scentcy products, one of the vendors at the Homemaker’s Show, who said “It’s a great turnout, and it’s exciting to be here.”

Highland County Sheriff Donnie Barrera was hard at work before the Homemaker’s Show, giving out “door prize” tickets and meeting the folks his office is in charge of protecting.

Tina Howser, store manager at Hillsboro Kroger, said they’re always looking for smiling faces and two of her best “smiley people” are Cheryl Evans and Bree Klickner, shown here helping with some of the free food samples for those in attendance. “Last year I was cooking on stage and that was a whole other experience for me,” she said, ” and I can’t believe it’s been 31 years that we’ve been doing this.” Pictured, from left, are Cheryl Evans, Tina Howser and Bree Klickner.

Setting out cupcakes and drinks from the Walmart bakery is production supervisor Chad Rhoads, left, and bakery & deli manager Missy Merritt, right. Merritt said she thought this year’s Homemaker’s Show was better and busier than in previous years and welcomed everyone to visit the newly remodeled Hillsboro Walmart.

Local entertainer and longtime radio personality Herb Day accompanied Southern State College president Dr. Kevin Boys in a surprise duet.
https://www.timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2019/04/web1_Day-and-Boys-A.jpgLocal entertainer and longtime radio personality Herb Day accompanied Southern State College president Dr. Kevin Boys in a surprise duet. Tim Colliver | The Times-Gazette

Barbara Colthar of New Market enjoyed the bouquet of roses she won, courtesy of Merchant’s National Bank.
https://www.timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2019/04/web1_Barbara-Colthar-of-New-Market.jpgBarbara Colthar of New Market enjoyed the bouquet of roses she won, courtesy of Merchant’s National Bank. Tim Colliver | The Times-Gazette

Doris Gilliam, left, and Vicki Coomer, right, scored big during the prize giveways at the Homemaker’s Show. Gilliam won both of the $100 money balloons from The Laurels, and Coomer took home the four-burner gas grille donated by Walmart.
https://www.timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2019/04/web1_Doris-Gilliam-and-Vicki-Coomer.jpgDoris Gilliam, left, and Vicki Coomer, right, scored big during the prize giveways at the Homemaker’s Show. Gilliam won both of the $100 money balloons from The Laurels, and Coomer took home the four-burner gas grille donated by Walmart. Tim Colliver | The Times-Gazette

Emily Anderson from Peebles represented Scentcy products, one of the vendors at the Homemaker’s Show, who said “It’s a great turnout, and it’s exciting to be here.”
https://www.timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2019/04/web1_Emily-Anderson-of-Scentcy.jpgEmily Anderson from Peebles represented Scentcy products, one of the vendors at the Homemaker’s Show, who said “It’s a great turnout, and it’s exciting to be here.” Tim Colliver | The Times-Gazette

Highland County Sheriff Donnie Barrera was hard at work before the Homemaker’s Show, giving out “door prize” tickets and meeting the folks his office is in charge of protecting.
https://www.timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2019/04/web1_Sheriff-Donnie.jpgHighland County Sheriff Donnie Barrera was hard at work before the Homemaker’s Show, giving out “door prize” tickets and meeting the folks his office is in charge of protecting. Tim Colliver | The Times-Gazette

Tina Howser, store manager at Hillsboro Kroger, said they’re always looking for smiling faces and two of her best “smiley people” are Cheryl Evans and Bree Klickner, shown here helping with some of the free food samples for those in attendance. “Last year I was cooking on stage and that was a whole other experience for me,” she said, ” and I can’t believe it’s been 31 years that we’ve been doing this.” Pictured, from left, are Cheryl Evans, Tina Howser and Bree Klickner.
https://www.timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2019/04/web1_Kroger-Cheryl-Evans-Tina-Howser-Bree-Klickner.jpgTina Howser, store manager at Hillsboro Kroger, said they’re always looking for smiling faces and two of her best “smiley people” are Cheryl Evans and Bree Klickner, shown here helping with some of the free food samples for those in attendance. “Last year I was cooking on stage and that was a whole other experience for me,” she said, ” and I can’t believe it’s been 31 years that we’ve been doing this.” Pictured, from left, are Cheryl Evans, Tina Howser and Bree Klickner. Tim Colliver | The Times-Gazette

Setting out cupcakes and drinks from the Walmart bakery is production supervisor Chad Rhoads, left, and bakery & deli manager Missy Merritt, right. Merritt said she thought this year’s Homemaker’s Show was better and busier than in previous years and welcomed everyone to visit the newly remodeled Hillsboro Walmart.
https://www.timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2019/04/web1_Walmart-Chad-Rhoads-Missy-Merritt.jpgSetting out cupcakes and drinks from the Walmart bakery is production supervisor Chad Rhoads, left, and bakery & deli manager Missy Merritt, right. Merritt said she thought this year’s Homemaker’s Show was better and busier than in previous years and welcomed everyone to visit the newly remodeled Hillsboro Walmart. Tim Colliver | The Times-Gazette