Pie contest is tempting


Pioneer ad manager Joy DeHaan, right, and Joey Lantz, at back, accept entries for the Madras Pioneer's Old-Fashioned Pie Contest, Feb. 22.Eight bakers entered eight different pies in the Madras Pioneer's Old-Fashioned Pie Contest Feb. 22, at the Jefferson County Senior Center.

Judges for the event were Mark Harner, Ron Cummings and Kimberly Strong. First place was Debbie Campbell's pear pie; second, Isiah Bonfield's caramel apple pie; and third, Brad Ooten's huckelberry pie.

After the winners were announced, everyone was invited to sample the pies, along with ice cream donated by Eberhard's Dairy.