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2017 Christmas Essay Winner

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Pictured are J.R. Walters, McCartney Asher and Judge Jeff Arey

The Saline County Judge's Office would like to congratulate McCartney Asher for winning the 5th grade essay contest. This is a contest that every fifth grader in Saline County Schools are eligible to participate in. There is one winner at each school and the overall winner.

This contest is made possible every year by J.R.Walters, a JP for Saline County. He sponsors all the money that the children receive in this contest. A winner at each school receives $50.00 and the overall winner receives $100.00 and the opportunity to "Flip the Switch" on parade night with Ned Perme.

McCartney Asher was chosen as having the best essay by Saline County Judge Jeff Arey. The hundreds of essays that come in are read by his staff and one winner is picked from each school. He then reads the winners of each school and determines an overall winner. The essay question this year was," Describe your first day on the job as Santa's New Elf".

Congratulations McCartney!