Let’s Hear it for the Girls –

Norma Branham and her cook team, Gals Can’t Quit Smokin’, brought home the bacon from the 15th annual Pig on the Ridge BBQ festival on Saturday. The team won both the first place trophy (and $500) for Best Amateur BBQ Cook Team and the first place trophy (and $250) for best booth, which was hung with a gold chandelier, pink ostrich feathers and fluffy pink bows on a black cooker. The team is pictured above: Cindy Zimmerman, Pam Jones, Norma Branham, Morgan Rast, Alexis Overstreet, Terry Vickers, Beth Collins, Addison Colllins, Leah Branham and Jessica Jackson. Not pictured are team members Phyllis Nichols Gutierrez, Helen Edwards, Barbara Ball, Keryn Isenhoward, Rhonda Trapp, Le Ann Douglass, Helen Bryant, MaryGail Douglas and Maci King. For more photos of Pig on the Ridge, see page  10.