King and Queen

The press party for the 41st annual Fulton Oysterfest was held Saturday, Feb. 8 at the new Fulton Convention Center - Paws & Taws. It was the first event held in the beautiful new facility. Fulton Mayor Jimmy Kendrick welcomed the crowd and talked about the new building and all who were involved in making it become a reality. Wanda Cole,the widow of the late Les “Googles” Cole, the godfather of Oysterfest, was presented a beautiful painting of a oyster boat named “Googles.” This is the first Oysterfest since his death. Russel Cole, at right, introduced Larry and Mary Ann Pahmiyer as this year’s Oysterfest King and Queen.

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