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Bring your imagination when you see the artwork at Lou and Judy Hagen's home on Route 24. Most of the sculpture is made just for enjoyment, but the Hagens recently sold a met- al rocking horse to a customer in Moscow. Look closely and you can see the auto parts, farm machinery or old household goods like water heaters and tire chains in their work. in until midnight," he said. "I have Hagans Continued from page 24 Monte Carlo and an outboard mo- torand the brave knight, named for a friend, started to take shape. The two use tire chains, oxygen bottles, mower blades, wheels, axles and anything else they can find to create their artwork. "Men like to pick out the parts," she said. "People are always knocking on the door, asking if they can a friend that says 'You're crazy. Why do you do this?' I just say 'Why not?'" One particular piece, a heron, attracted a real heron which then gobbled a half dozen decade-old goldfish from their pond. "This guy got us in trouble," he said, pointing to the heron. Parts come from a friend, Wal- ter "Peanut" Norwood and also from neighbors Layton and Janice Davis. Her mother sometimes helps them paint the creations, driving CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, July 28 - Aug. 3, 2000 - 29" Millsboro pageant seeks contestants The Greater Millsboro Cham- ber of Commerce is reminding parents that August 4 is the dead- line to register local girls ages 4 to 14 for the Millsboro Pageant to be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 10. The pageant is an opening night activity associated with the Big Thursday Car Festival and Show, to be held at the Little League Complex on State Street, Thurs- day, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 10-12. The pageant accepts only girls who reside within the 19966 ZIP code. It names winners in four di- visions: Little Miss, ages 4-6; Ju- venile Miss, 7-9; Junior Miss, 10- 12; and Miss Teen Millsboro, 13- 16. The competition is open to the first 30 contestants who apply; preregistration by Aug. 4 is re- quired. For an application, call the Millsboro Chamber at 934-6777. The pageant is sponsored in part by Boot Scootin' Western Wear, north of Georgetown, CAT Country radio and Village Green Florist, on Route 24 east of Mills- boro. It is not affiliated with any other pageant organization. Contestants must participate in a brief stage interview with emcee Brian K. Hall, of CAT Country, and do a short presentation. All contestants receive small gifts from the Chamber and local busi- nesses. Title winners a crown, sash, bouquet, savings bond and other gifts. A new feature of this first pag- eant of the new century will be a take a picture." I Take a closer look at the metal hours from her home in Pennsyl- special homecoming of previous flowers spinning in the wind and vania to take part. titleholders. The Chamber has you can spy the spark plugs. Look "When the mind is left open, records dating back to the late even an old piece of metal can 1980s and seeks contact informa- at ' Puffs' tail and the tire chains take on an al!, new identity and bit tion for winners prior to that time. and wheel hubs become obvious, of character, said their daughter, Call the Chamber with informa- l "I'm hoping it is considered art, instead of just welding things to- Sheila Hagen. 'The imagination tion. gether," she said. is a great thing." Displaying their title-winning Both are slightly shy about the work. They occasionally sell the [ s00.,o,,ooteilit work and will do metal repairs, _ ..h a e 1"9 I but this is primarily just for fun.  l 11 "t Subscribing Today! "We are imagination people," she _c.,..-" said. They both enjoy the curious .etoee-- :ogramming starting at$21Wmo, Over21Ofligital-quaity I / channels available. Avoid nsingcable rates. 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Also featured on Thursday evening are an opening ceremony at 6 p.m. and auction at 6:30 p.m. Lots of food, craft, public serv- ice and commercial exhibitors op- erate throughout the event as does a carnival hosted by the Millsboro Fire Co., during the evenings. On Friday, children's entertainment begins in the late afternoon, fol- lowed by a preview Cruise-in for Saturday's antique and classic car show. WBOC-TV will broadcast live at 6 and 7 p.m. Saturday's schedule offers the DAM 5K Run, 8 a.m. from Cupo- la Park; lots of daytime entertain- ment; car and farm equipment show; horseshoe tournament and more. The evening's concerts in- clude The Funsters at 5 and 7 p.m., and the Fabulous Grease- band at 6 and 8 p.m. Following will be the Chamber's 50/50 draw- ing and a huge fireworks display. Wet Basements Stink/ Ever/time It rains you dread going to your basement. You've got mold and mildew and If it rains enough, you actually get water. 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