Bailey wins Super Chili Bowl Cook Off



The Oneonta Business Association hosted the Second Annual Super Chili Bowl Cook Off on Saturday at Park Avenue Baptist Church, and Laurie Bailey, of Oneonta, won first place and received $200. Second place and $100 went to Shawn and Jennifer Meeks, of Hayden, and Mary Nell Henderson, of Oneonta, took home third place and $50. Becky Hicks, of Oneonta, was voted ‘People’s Choice’ and ‘Best Table Decor’ by the event’s attendees and was awarded $50. ‘We’d like to thank Rev. Odis Epps and Park Avenue Baptist Church for allowing us to hold the event in their Family Life Center, and our judges – Ed Berry and Johnny and Lou Evans,’ said OBA member and Chili Cookoff chairperson Patti Williams. ‘We also appreciate our event sponsors, Creative Framing & Trophy, Treasures on Main, Klassy K-9 & Sassy Kat, Carl Dalton NeSmith, and PMW Communications. We would also like to thank our volunteers. The OBA is a non-profit, volunteer-operated organization, and we couldn’t do without those who give so much of their personal time to ensure the success of our events.’ For more information, visit

Nicole Singleton