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There were 8 entries in the 175th Anniversary Celebration Beard contest held Sunday.

The winner of the “Longest Beard” contest, was Calvin Tyler of Taylorville. Kirk Vocks of Taylorville won the “Best Duck Dynasty Look-A-Like” contest, while John Curtin of Taylorville won for “Best Abe Liincoln Look-A-Like”. Fred Gewrberding of Rochester won as the “Most Unique” beard. Each received 50-dollars for being the winner in their category.

The contest was sponsored by Angelo's Pizza in Taylorville.

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CAPTION TO ABOVE PIX: Calvin Tyler of Taylorville won the “Longest Beard” contest as part of the 175th Anniversary Celebration of Taylorville and Christian County.  Taylorville Mayor Greg Brotherton is at the left; Little Miss Chilli Pepper Liberty Courtaway, Chamber CEO Patty Hornbuckle, and Miss Christian County 2014 Abigale Millburg, are at the right.

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CAPTION TO ABOVE PIX: Kirk Vocks of Taylorville won the “Best Duck Dynasty Look-A-Like” contest during the 175th Anniversary Celebration Sunday.

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CAPTION TO ABOVE PIX: John Curtin of Taylorville won the “Best Abe Lincoln Look-A-Like” contest at the 175th Anniversary Celebration Sunday.

 
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