Christmas Parade draws large crowd


A classic 1940’s car representing the U.S. Army Air Corps at the downtown Washington C.H. Christmas Parade.

A classic 1940’s car representing the U.S. Army Air Corps at the downtown Washington C.H. Christmas Parade.


Members of the Washington Blue Lion Marching Band.


Boy Scout Troop 5112.


A little girl receives a candy cane.


This dog has the holiday spirit riding with the Fayette County Humane Society.


Larry Fitch, principal of the Fayette Christian School.


Fayette County Dragons were on hand.


First responders are a vital part of our community.


This girl spots a child in need of some candy.


These young ladies were representing Greenfield.


Harry Wright announces the entries in the 2019 Christmas Parade. Wright said this would be his last year as the master of ceremonies of the parade.


This little girl cruised the parade route in her own car.


Record-Herald photos by Chris Hoppes

Fayette County Sheriff Vernon Stanforth waves to the crowd in the Christmas Parade.


Record-Herald photos by Chris Hoppes

The Fayette County Engineers were represented at the parade.


Record-Herald photos by Chris Hoppes

This horse and carriage made for an old-timey holiday scene.


Record-Herald photos by Chris Hoppes

Youngsters and folks of all ages enjoyed a horse-drawn ride around downtown prior to the parade.


Record-Herald photos by Chris Hoppes

Washington cheerleaders brought cheer to the parade route.


Record-Herald photos by Chris Hoppes

Little children enjoyed riding in the parade.


Record-Herald photos by Chris Hoppes

Washington High School wrestling coach Louis Reid waves to the crowd. Also pictured is assistant coach Trevor Mustain.


Record-Herald photos by Chris Hoppes

Miami Trace Middle School cheerleaders.


Record-Herald photos by Chris Hoppes

Various queens from the Fayette County Fair braved the first of December chill.


Record-Herald photos by Chris Hoppes

Washington High School Principal Tracy Rose, at right, along with Assistant Principal Beth Day, Washington football coach Chuck Williamson and Greg Phipps of Washington City Schools (pictured right to left).


Record-Herald photos by Chris Hoppes

The 2019 Christmas Parade Grand Marshal Bob Estle (passenger seat of van) took time to pose with his family. Pictured (L to R): Abby Blanchard (great granddaughter), Haleigh Blanchard (great granddaughter), Teri Knisley (daughter), Nick Blanchard (great grandson), and Lauren Bivens (great granddaughter).


Photo by Mary Kay West

Victoria Waits, Scarecrow Queen.


Photo by Mary Kay West

Fayette County Fair Queen Abbi Pettit and Queen’s Attendant Tori Evans.


Photo by Mary Kay West

Youngsters enjoy being part of the 2019 parade through downtown Washington C.H.


Photo by Mary Kay West

A classic 1940’s car representing the U.S. Army Air Corps at the downtown Washington C.H. Christmas Parade.

Members of the Washington Blue Lion Marching Band.

Boy Scout Troop 5112.

A little girl receives a candy cane.

This dog has the holiday spirit riding with the Fayette County Humane Society.

Larry Fitch, principal of the Fayette Christian School.

Fayette County Dragons were on hand.

First responders are a vital part of our community.

This girl spots a child in need of some candy.

These young ladies were representing Greenfield.

Harry Wright announces the entries in the 2019 Christmas Parade. Wright said this would be his last year as the master of ceremonies of the parade.

This little girl cruised the parade route in her own car.

Fayette County Sheriff Vernon Stanforth waves to the crowd in the Christmas Parade.

The Fayette County Engineers were represented at the parade.

This horse and carriage made for an old-timey holiday scene.

Youngsters and folks of all ages enjoyed a horse-drawn ride around downtown prior to the parade.

Washington cheerleaders brought cheer to the parade route.

Little children enjoyed riding in the parade.

Washington High School wrestling coach Louis Reid waves to the crowd. Also pictured is assistant coach Trevor Mustain.

Miami Trace Middle School cheerleaders.

Various queens from the Fayette County Fair braved the first of December chill.

Washington High School Principal Tracy Rose, at right, along with Assistant Principal Beth Day, Washington football coach Chuck Williamson and Greg Phipps of Washington City Schools (pictured right to left).

The 2019 Christmas Parade Grand Marshal Bob Estle (passenger seat of van) took time to pose with his family. Pictured (L to R): Abby Blanchard (great granddaughter), Haleigh Blanchard (great granddaughter), Teri Knisley (daughter), Nick Blanchard (great grandson), and Lauren Bivens (great granddaughter).

Victoria Waits, Scarecrow Queen.

Fayette County Fair Queen Abbi Pettit and Queen’s Attendant Tori Evans.

Youngsters enjoy being part of the 2019 parade through downtown Washington C.H.

A classic 1940’s car representing the U.S. Army Air Corps at the downtown Washington C.H. Christmas Parade.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/12/web1_Air-Corps-wave-.jpgA classic 1940’s car representing the U.S. Army Air Corps at the downtown Washington C.H. Christmas Parade.

Members of the Washington Blue Lion Marching Band.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/12/web1_Blue-Lion-marching-band.jpgMembers of the Washington Blue Lion Marching Band.

Boy Scout Troop 5112.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/12/web1_Boy-scouts.jpgBoy Scout Troop 5112.

A little girl receives a candy cane.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/12/web1_Candy-cane-little-girl.jpgA little girl receives a candy cane.

This dog has the holiday spirit riding with the Fayette County Humane Society.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/12/web1_Doggie-with-antlers.jpgThis dog has the holiday spirit riding with the Fayette County Humane Society.

Larry Fitch, principal of the Fayette Christian School.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/12/web1_Fayette-Christian-School.jpgLarry Fitch, principal of the Fayette Christian School.

Fayette County Dragons were on hand.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/12/web1_Fayette-Co-Dragons.jpgFayette County Dragons were on hand.

First responders are a vital part of our community.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/12/web1_First-responders.jpgFirst responders are a vital part of our community.

This girl spots a child in need of some candy.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/12/web1_Girl-giving-candy.jpgThis girl spots a child in need of some candy.

These young ladies were representing Greenfield.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/12/web1_Greene-County-Towne-girls.jpgThese young ladies were representing Greenfield.

Harry Wright announces the entries in the 2019 Christmas Parade. Wright said this would be his last year as the master of ceremonies of the parade.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/12/web1_Harry-Wright.jpgHarry Wright announces the entries in the 2019 Christmas Parade. Wright said this would be his last year as the master of ceremonies of the parade.

This little girl cruised the parade route in her own car.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/12/web1_Little-child-in-little-car.jpgThis little girl cruised the parade route in her own car. Record-Herald photos by Chris Hoppes

Fayette County Sheriff Vernon Stanforth waves to the crowd in the Christmas Parade.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/12/web1_Vernon-waves.jpgFayette County Sheriff Vernon Stanforth waves to the crowd in the Christmas Parade. Record-Herald photos by Chris Hoppes

The Fayette County Engineers were represented at the parade.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/12/web1_FayCo-Engineers.jpgThe Fayette County Engineers were represented at the parade. Record-Herald photos by Chris Hoppes

This horse and carriage made for an old-timey holiday scene.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/12/web1_Horse-and-carriage.jpgThis horse and carriage made for an old-timey holiday scene. Record-Herald photos by Chris Hoppes

Youngsters and folks of all ages enjoyed a horse-drawn ride around downtown prior to the parade.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/12/web1_Horsey-ride.jpgYoungsters and folks of all ages enjoyed a horse-drawn ride around downtown prior to the parade. Record-Herald photos by Chris Hoppes

Washington cheerleaders brought cheer to the parade route.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/12/web1_Lion-cheerleaders.jpgWashington cheerleaders brought cheer to the parade route. Record-Herald photos by Chris Hoppes

Little children enjoyed riding in the parade.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/12/web1_Little-children.jpgLittle children enjoyed riding in the parade. Record-Herald photos by Chris Hoppes

Washington High School wrestling coach Louis Reid waves to the crowd. Also pictured is assistant coach Trevor Mustain.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/12/web1_Lou-Reid-and-Wagon.jpgWashington High School wrestling coach Louis Reid waves to the crowd. Also pictured is assistant coach Trevor Mustain. Record-Herald photos by Chris Hoppes

Miami Trace Middle School cheerleaders.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/12/web1_MTMS-cheerleaders.jpgMiami Trace Middle School cheerleaders. Record-Herald photos by Chris Hoppes

Various queens from the Fayette County Fair braved the first of December chill.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/12/web1_Various-queens.jpgVarious queens from the Fayette County Fair braved the first of December chill. Record-Herald photos by Chris Hoppes

Washington High School Principal Tracy Rose, at right, along with Assistant Principal Beth Day, Washington football coach Chuck Williamson and Greg Phipps of Washington City Schools (pictured right to left).
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/12/web1_Tracy-Rose-and-Co.jpgWashington High School Principal Tracy Rose, at right, along with Assistant Principal Beth Day, Washington football coach Chuck Williamson and Greg Phipps of Washington City Schools (pictured right to left). Record-Herald photos by Chris Hoppes

The 2019 Christmas Parade Grand Marshal Bob Estle (passenger seat of van) took time to pose with his family. Pictured (L to R): Abby Blanchard (great granddaughter), Haleigh Blanchard (great granddaughter), Teri Knisley (daughter), Nick Blanchard (great grandson), and Lauren Bivens (great granddaughter).
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/12/web1_DSC00024.jpgThe 2019 Christmas Parade Grand Marshal Bob Estle (passenger seat of van) took time to pose with his family. Pictured (L to R): Abby Blanchard (great granddaughter), Haleigh Blanchard (great granddaughter), Teri Knisley (daughter), Nick Blanchard (great grandson), and Lauren Bivens (great granddaughter). Photo by Mary Kay West

Victoria Waits, Scarecrow Queen.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/12/web1_Victoria-Waits-Scarecrow-Queen.jpgVictoria Waits, Scarecrow Queen. Photo by Mary Kay West

Fayette County Fair Queen Abbi Pettit and Queen’s Attendant Tori Evans.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/12/web1_Pettit-and-Evans.jpgFayette County Fair Queen Abbi Pettit and Queen’s Attendant Tori Evans. Photo by Mary Kay West

Youngsters enjoy being part of the 2019 parade through downtown Washington C.H.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/12/web1_Youngsters-.jpgYoungsters enjoy being part of the 2019 parade through downtown Washington C.H. Photo by Mary Kay West