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Crafters come out for Chistmas on the River

  • Joyce Kloth sells wood crafts at the Christmas on the River craft show Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Randolph County Courthouse.

    Joyce Kloth sells wood crafts at the Christmas on the River craft show Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Randolph County Courthouse.
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  • Vendors at the 2021 Christmas on the River Craft Sale at the Randolph County Courthouse location filled all floors of the building Dec. 3-5. This view is from the stairway that winds from the ground floor entrance in the back of the courthouse all the way to the top of the structure four floors above. Vendors had a variety of crafts available from top to bottom, and business was brisk all three days of the event.

    Vendors at the 2021 Christmas on the River Craft Sale at the Randolph County Courthouse location filled all floors of the building Dec. 3-5. This view is from the stairway that winds from the ground floor entrance in the back of the courthouse all the way to the top of the structure four floors above. Vendors had a variety of crafts available from top to bottom, and business was brisk all three days of the event.
    Jim Beers Photo

  • Tammy Hartmann sells Avon products at the Randolph County Courthouse as part of Christmas on the River.

    Tammy Hartmann sells Avon products at the Randolph County Courthouse as part of Christmas on the River.
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  • Christmas on the River craft show Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Randolph County Courthouse.

    Christmas on the River craft show Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Randolph County Courthouse.
    Shots by Shields/Judy Shields

  • Beth Bell, formerly Beth Stumpe of Chester, and her mother, Mary Ann Stumpe, at the 2021 Christmas on the River Craft Sale. Bell, an artist from Dyersburg, Tennessee, specializes in painting, while her mother is well-known for her embroidered items. Lending emotional support at the event was Stumpe's husband, "Bud" Stumpe. Bell is a member of the Artists' Guild and makes numerous trips to Chester for various events throughout the year.

    Beth Bell, formerly Beth Stumpe of Chester, and her mother, Mary Ann Stumpe, at the 2021 Christmas on the River Craft Sale. Bell, an artist from Dyersburg, Tennessee, specializes in painting, while her mother is well-known for her embroidered items. Lending emotional support at the event was Stumpe's husband, "Bud" Stumpe. Bell is a member of the Artists' Guild and makes numerous trips to Chester for various events throughout the year.
    Jim Beers Photo

  • Gwendy Garner and Bob Buckham of Chester pose for a photo with their vintage Nativity sets that were available for purchase at the 2021 Christmas on the River Craft Sale at the Randolph County Courthouse. The duo has been a popular vendor at the annual event for decades and shoppers love the vintage sets.

    Gwendy Garner and Bob Buckham of Chester pose for a photo with their vintage Nativity sets that were available for purchase at the 2021 Christmas on the River Craft Sale at the Randolph County Courthouse. The duo has been a popular vendor at the annual event for decades and shoppers love the vintage sets.
    Jim Beers Photo

  • Vicky Beers of Chester, left, poses for a photo alongside her table of handmade Christmas ornaments at the 2021 Christmas on the River Craft Sale. Beers has been a regular vendor at the event for years and enjoys visiting with patrons at the sale at her third floor location. Stopping by to visit Beers Saturday, Dec. 4, was her niece Tricia Link of St. Louis, who is the daughter of the late Nan and Ron "Duck" Link of St. Charles, Missouri. She now owns the Link home on Swanwick Street in Chester and plans to eventually retire there.

    Vicky Beers of Chester, left, poses for a photo alongside her table of handmade Christmas ornaments at the 2021 Christmas on the River Craft Sale. Beers has been a regular vendor at the event for years and enjoys visiting with patrons at the sale at her third floor location. Stopping by to visit Beers Saturday, Dec. 4, was her niece Tricia Link of St. Louis, who is the daughter of the late Nan and Ron "Duck" Link of St. Charles, Missouri. She now owns the Link home on Swanwick Street in Chester and plans to eventually retire there.
    Jim Beers Photo

  • Mike and Susan McClure made a debut appearance at the 2021 Christmas on the River Craft Sale with their Baskerville Productions. The McClures said they intend to make the sale a regular appearance in their busy schedule.

    Mike and Susan McClure made a debut appearance at the 2021 Christmas on the River Craft Sale with their Baskerville Productions. The McClures said they intend to make the sale a regular appearance in their busy schedule.
    Jim Beers Photo

 
Posted on 12/21/2021, 1:36 PM