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Mudbogs helps pay for Harrison Ferry firetruck
Mandy Stanley of Smithville lived up to the name on her truck. She won first place in D Class driving Feisty during Harrison Ferry Volunteer Fire Departments first mug bog since 2009. The event was held Saturday.
Harrison Ferry Volunteer Fire Department held its first mud bog fundraiser on Saturday after a six-year dry spell. Three more events are scheduled this year.According to Fire Chief Lynn Curtis, the department recently purchased a new firetruck at a cost of $37,000 and the proceeds from Saturday’s mud bog and future ones will go toward that purchase.“The community support is greatly appreciated,” said Curtis, who stressed the need for continued support. “We get $3,000 a year from the county and that’s it.