2017-05-10 / Front Page

Winners in BBQ Cook-off announced!

By Deborah Bennett
Millen News editor


Will Gay performs during the annual BBQ Cook-off and Yard Sale. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett) Will Gay performs during the annual BBQ Cook-off and Yard Sale. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett) The annual BBQ Cook-off and Yard Sale, sponsored by the Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce drew a large crowd to the Cotton Market Park on April 26th. Entertainment for the event was provided by Will Gay.

A number of teams competed for top honors in the BBQ Cook-off with the following winners: Pork - 1st - Planters EMC, 2nd - Mountain Time BBQ, and 3rd - Billy Bob Racks; Best Ribs - Planters EMC; Best Chicken - Ross Zittrower and Best Sauce - Baby CJ's. Winners in the Dessert category of the Cook-off were: 1st - Lazar Oglesby and 2nd - Helen Taylor and Dale Reeves.

Barbecue plates of pork and chicken were available for purchase as a fundraiser for the Chamber. All revenue raised will be used to sponsor programs of the Chamber.

A rabies vaccination clinic, sponsored by the Jenkins County K-911 rescue group was also held in conjunction with the event. Pet owners were able to have their pets vaccinated at a reduced cost.



Winners in the Dessert category of the BBQ Cook-off were: Dessert - 1st - Lazar Oglesby and 2nd - Helen Taylor and Dale Reeves. Shown is Helen Taylor. (Photo contributed) Winners in the Dessert category of the BBQ Cook-off were: Dessert - 1st - Lazar Oglesby and 2nd - Helen Taylor and Dale Reeves. Shown is Helen Taylor. (Photo contributed)

Winners in the annual BBQ Cook-off, sponsored by the Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce, are: Pork - 1st - Planters EMC, 2nd - Mountain Time BBQ, and 3rd - Billy Bob Racks; Best Ribs - Planters EMC; Best Chicken - Ross Zittrower and Best Sauce - Baby CJ's. 
Photo contributed) Winners in the annual BBQ Cook-off, sponsored by the Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce, are: Pork - 1st - Planters EMC, 2nd - Mountain Time BBQ, and 3rd - Billy Bob Racks; Best Ribs - Planters EMC; Best Chicken - Ross Zittrower and Best Sauce - Baby CJ's. Photo contributed)

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