26 bakers braved the heat to enter the July 4th Cookie Baking Contest. Top honors in the adult division went to Jill Crees with her orange cream sickle cookies. Kyla Sattgast was second, and Pat Karr was third. Alexis Sattgast made brownie cookies to take first in the children's division. Cedric Sattgast received second. They are the grandchildren of Pam and Mel Campbell. Piper Carroll, granddaughter of Jan and Hansie Schutterle, took third place. The baking contest is sponsored by the DDC. Cash prizes are awarded by Overton Family Funeral Homes and Eikamp Insurance.