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Barbecue News Magazine
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Joe M. Phelps and Dr. Don “Doc” Gillis
R. Kell Phelps
Carlene S. Phelps
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Janet Phelps
Featured Contributors
Ardie A. Davis (aka Remus Powers) Doug Mosley
Daren Proctor
Vic Clevenger
Mark & Gretchen Noordsy Dana Hillis
Ray Sheehan
Michael Garrison Raymond Cato
Ben Arnot
Christy Jones
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     R. Kell Phelps
Are you guys ready for Summer BBQ fun also? I can’t begin to tell you how nice it was to make the trip up to South Dakota during Memorial Day weekend. The roads were packed with tons of travelers, restaurants were super busy with visitors, and people were out and about like I had not witnessed in a while. Huge tip of the cap to our friend and contrib-
utor Mark and Gretchen No- ordsy for hosting us during their first role as event organiz- ers. They did a tremendous job and we hope to get back when they do it again.
The front cover this month showcases our little friend Cason Montgomery having a blast
while devouring one of his Papa’s ribs. Cason is the grandson to Danny “Big D” Montgomery and nephew to monthly contributor Christy Jones. Christy caught this shot of Cason while working on her July issue content. She told her Dad, and friend Mark Lam-
           Photo credit: Christy Jones
Cason Montgomery having some BBQ fun while enjoying one of his Papa Big D’s ribs.
bert just after taking the photo, that this would be the shot to keep them off the July cover... and she was absolutely correct. The cover photo itself defines BBQ FUN.
Missing your favorite BBQ or grilling event? Keep an eye on our calendar of events pages closely over the next few weeks. Tons of events are start- ing to get back on those pages after having to postpone or cancel in 2020. There will no doubt be an overload of events coming this Fall and early Winter. We’re really ex- cited to see all of these events actually taking place as they are helping feed our barbecue and grilling hunger like never before. - 4
Until Next Month...Keep It Smokin'
Kell and Crew
JULY 2021

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