Sara Ward offers Amy Denman a cup of chlii at the Maven Valve tent Thursday during the 26th East Texas Oilmen's Chili Cook-off, proceeds once again benefiting East Texas Treatment Center's sponsorship fund. Revenues and expenses are still being accounted for, but the event's planners say this week's event was definitely a success.
NEWS HERALD photos by JAMES DRAPER
Gary Turner woos passers-by to try Arpco's chili Thursday morning during the chili cook-off on Commerce Street. Arpco Valves won first place Best in Show this year under "The Good, The Bad & The Ugly" theme for 2018.
The crew from J3 Services serves up chili and fixin's Oct. 26.
Tyrone Allison and his cook-team companions from TruCore Energy find another taster in the crowd of thousands on Kilgore's Entertainment Corridor.