Cooking for a Cure raises $30k over the weekend

Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Photos by B. Kay Richter

The second annual Cooking for a Cure, held in conjunction with the Rings of Hope Relay for Life, was held on Friday night and Saturday. The event proved to be successful with 23 teams grilling for the top awards. The 2-day event was filled with entertainment, games and lots of great barbecue. All proceeds from the event will go to the American Cancer Society. Through sponsors, the community and businesses Cooking for a Cure was able to raise $30,000 for Team Laura Fletcher, American Cancer Society. Winners: Grand Champion – Busted Knuckle BBQ, sponsored by Cobb Funeral Home People’s Choice – Kings Backyard BBQ, first place; Nucor Arkansas Blazin’ Hogs, second place; Farmers Bank & Trust Money Hog$$$, third place Ribs – Busted Knuckle BBQ, sponsored by Cobb Funeral Home, first place; KNUCKLEHEADZ BBQ, second place; Pick’n Our Butts, third place; Poker Porkers, fourth place; L if I know, 5th place. Pulled Pork – Poker Porkers, first place; KNUCKLEHEADZ BBQ, second place; Que N Da 662, third place; Busted Knuckle BBQ-Sponsored by Cobb Funeral Home, fourth place; Pick‘n Our Butts, fifth place. Best Hamburger – Da Jug Headed Misfits, first place; NYS Steel Hogs, second place; Butt Hurt BBQ, third place. Best Sauce – Pick’n Our Butts, first place; Que N da 662, second place; Da Jug Headed Misfits, third place. Best Chicken – Missco Meatheads, first place; Money Hog$$$, second place; Meat Doctor BBQ, third place.