Red hills Car Show winners announced

The Red Hills Festival Car Show came together despite the recent tornado and the change in location. A total of ninety entries showed up at the American Heritage Big Red Fire Museum on May 24, 2014. Many of those people attending enjoyed visiting the Fire Museum.
The Best of Show winner was the 1952 Ford F-1 of Sally Wilkerson of Philadelphia. The winner of the Jerry “Red” Taylor memorial award with the trophy made by James Kinard, was the 1932 Ford Street Rod of Thomas Yates of Brandon, MS. The winner of the Jerry Hendrix memorial award was the 1969 Mustang of Joe and Phyllis Cade of Columbus, MS.

Red Hills Car Show Best of Show winner Sally Wilkerson of Philadelphia, MS in a 1952 Ford F-1.

Red Hills Car Show Best of Show winner Sally Wilkerson of Philadelphia, MS in a 1952 Ford F-1.

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Yates with the Jerry "Red" Taylor Memorial Award.

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Yates with the Jerry “Red” Taylor Memorial Award.

The support of the sponsors of the RHCS is greatly appreciated. These include: Southern Auto Body, South Louisville Auto Repair, Alfa Insurance, Bobby Baker Construction, Heard’s Collision and Repair Center, Jayroe’s Body Shop, Precision Frame & Body Shop, The Crawley Law Offices, Fresh Market Grill, Pearson Plumbing & Septic Tank Service, Bullock Toyota, Richardson Road Side Service, The Taylor Group, Inc., Regions Bank, Wilson Motorsports and Dihan McCullough Realty. Additional support came from Wal-Mart, Auto Zone, O Reilly’s Auto Parts, D&T Services, Rebel Auto Parts, Waring Oil, Lake Tiak O Khata and Sonic Drive-In.
The T-shirt was designed by Janna Chamblee and printed by Swain Printing. Trophies are by Moody Furniture.

The results of the 2014 Red Hills Car Show:

Production Car Pre -1938

1. Jerry & Scott Hendrix 1930 Model A Roadster Tupelo, MS
2. Scott Hendrix 1938 Buick Special Tupelo, MS
3. Casey & Sue Yates 1937 Ford Brandon, MS

Production Car 1939-1948

1. Scott Hendrix 1946 Ford Super Deluxe Tupelo, MS
2. Terry Bouchard 1947 Ford Caledonia, MS

Production Car 1949-1960

1. Diane Pyron 1956 T-Bird Ackerman, MS
2. Jessie Hudson 1955 Ford Sun liner Noxapater, MS
3. Jerry Sanders 1958 Ford Fairlane 500Ackerman, MS

Production Car 1961-1976

1. Tom Kirkwood 1965 Dodge Dart Crystal Springs, MS
2. Allen Pryon 1966 Pontiac Ackerman, MS
3. Sam Hupperich 1964 Ford Falcon Raymond, MS

Production Car 1977-2009

1. Wilburn C. Beatty 1989 Turbo Trans Am Columbus, MS
2. Fred Gunn 1977 Cougar XR-7 Louisville, MS
3. William Clark 1988 Cad. Deville Louisville, MS

Production Car 2010-2014

1. Sammy & Lila Blailock 2013 Dodge Kosciusko, MS
2. Justin Clearman 2010 Challenger Philadelphia, MS

Street Rods to the 20’s

1. Gary & Laura Mayo 1928 Ford Brandon, MS
2. Clayton & Susan Morris 1925 T-Bucket Raymond, MS
3. Billy Catt 1923 T-Bucket Louisville, MS

Street Rods to the 1930’s

1. Thomas Yates 1932 Ford Brandon, MS
2. Gary Gardner 1935 Chevy Truck Mathiston, MS

Street Rods to the 1940’s

1. Joe Huffman 1947 Dodge Eupora, MS
2. John Bolden 1947 Chevy Raymond, MS
3. James Eichelberger 1939 Chevy Noxapater, MS

Street Machines 1949 to Present

1. James & Brenda Young 1958 Edsel, Kosciusko, MS
2. Joey Odom 1962 Ford Falcon Kosciusko, MS
3. Scott Perry 1970 Ford Kosciusko, MS

Mustang Production 1964-1973

1. Roger Reid 1969 Mustang Sport-roof Union, MS 2. Joe Cade 1969 Mustang Columbus, MS

Mustang Production 1974-2014

1. Melissa Reid 2008 Mustang Shelby GT. Union, MS

Mustang Modified All Years

1. Earnest Wilkerson 1965 Ford Mustang Philadelphia, MS

Corvette Production 1953-1983

1. Jack Mann, Jr. 1966 Corvette Carthage, MS
1. Jim Hemphill 1962 Corvette Starkville, MS
2. Scott Hendrix 1978 Corvette Tupelo, MS
3. Jimmy Miskelly 1975 Corvette West Point, MS

Corvette Production 1984-2014

1. Penny Eakes 2010 Corvette Philadelphia, MS

Corvette Modified All Years

1. Ken & Patti Prince 2003 Corvette Collinsville, MS
2. Rick Love 1987 Corvette Columbus, MS

Muscle Car 1960-1972

1. Thomas Eldridge 1967 Camaro Brandon, MS
1. Dalton Mayo 1967 Chevelle Louisville, MS
2. Tommy & Bell Smitherman 1967 GTO Emelle, AL
3. Peggy Yates 1967 Camaro Brandon, MS

Volkswagen All Years

1. Joyce Hill 1972 Volkswagen Louisville, MS

Production Truck 1900-1974

1. Charles Kitchens 1953 Chevy PU Louisville, MS 2. Scott Hendrix 1928 Model A PU Tupelo, MS
3. Scott and Eron Hendrix Ford F-100 Tupelo, MS

Production Truck 1975 –2000

Christopher Baker 1986 Silverado Louisville, MS
James Whitson 1972 Chevy Columbus, MS
Scott & Eron Hendrix 1979 Ford F-150 Tupelo, MS

Production Truck 2000 Plus

Billy Files 2003 Steeda Louisville, MS

Modified Truck 1900-1974

Sally Wilkerson 1952 Ford F-1 Philadelphia, MS
Eric Kerr 1972 Chevy Kosciusko, MS
Mack & Sue Jones 1967 El Camino Philadelphia, MS

Classic Chevy- Modified 1955 to 1957

1. David Smith, 1957 Chevy Waterford, MS
2. Gale Sherman, 1957 Chevy Starkville, MS
3. James Griffith, Jr., 1957 Chevy Gary, IN

Rat Rods All Years

1. Alan Moore 1929 Ford, Houston, MS
2. Terry Liddell, 1927 Ford, Weir, MS
3. Sam Perry, 1951 Pontiac , Louisville, MS

Kit Cars All Years

1. Robert Wall, 1952 MG Replica Noxapater, MS

4-Wheel Drive All Years

1. Dink Eakes, 1986 CJ 7 Philadelphia, MS

Under Construction All Years

1. Jerry Palmer, 1965 Barracuda Brandon, MS

Special Interest All Years

1. Ernest Wilkerson, 1965 Club Car Mustang Phila. MS
2. Clifford Metheny, 1988 Chevy Caprice Macon, MS