1984 Labor Day Association History
In the Arm Wrestling Contest: Dwight Swift and his sister Deanna Swift of Mt. Carmel, Ill. both won in their divisions.
The Theme for 1984 is, Labor Onward and Upward – Get Involved!
Parade Marshall is Dennis Abel
1984 Labor Day Queen
Kenya Hopkins, 20 Years old of Princeton, Indiana.
Queen Pageant Committee
Bob Schmitts – United Mine Workers of America # 5179
Lynn Neukam – United Mine Workers of America # 5179
Brenda Tucker – United Mine Workers of America # 5179
Parade Awards
UMWA International Attendance Award – Loving Cup – UMWA # 5179
Attendance Over 100 Award – UMWA # 5179
Best Dressed Union – UMWA Local # 4343
Best Union Float – UMWA # 1907
Attendance Under 100 – UMWA Local # 352
Best Band – Princeton High School Band
Peabody Traveling Award – Princeton High School Band
Best Community Float 1st place – Gibson County Shriners
Best Community Float 2nd place – Gibson General Hospital
Best Community Float 3rd place – Princeton Moose Lodge
Labor Day Parade Lineup
City of Princeton Police Dept.
Gibson County Sheriff Dept.
Princeton Area / Patoka Township Fire Dept.
Gibson County Ambulance
City of Princeton Mayor-Frank Wade
Parade Marshall Dennis Abel
Officers of the Labor Day Association
Vice President
Recording Secretary-
Labor Day Association Queen-Kenya Hopkins
UMWA Local # 1189 of Boonville, Indiana
Boonville High School Marching Band
UMWA Local # 4343 of Winslow, Indiana
UMWA Local # 1791 of Mt. Carmel, ILL.
Gibson Southern High School Marching Band
Princeton High School Marching Band
UMWA Local # 5179 of Oakland City, Indiana
Wood Memorial Marching Band
UMWA Local # 9926 of Lynnville, Indiana
Tecumseh High School Marching Band
UMWA Local # 1038 of Yankeetown, Indiana
UMWA Local # 352 of Oakland City, Indiana
USWA Local # 13211 of Princeton, Indiana
IBEW Local # 16 of Evansville, Indiana
Sheet Metal Woker Local # 20 of Evansville, Indiana
Labor Day Association Battle Wall
Wood Memorial Trojan Booster Club
Gibson County FFA
Little Miss Catfish Festival-Mendy Marie Mitchell
Lawn Mower Repair
West Side Nut Club
Welborn Baptist Hospital
Raben Tire
Hadi Shrine Temple
Dave Davis-1952 Chevy
VFW # 1147
Ind. State Senator-James R. Monk
Rick McIntyre for Congress
United States Air Force
WRAY-FM 98.1
Rainbow Carpet Cleaning
Hendrickson & Sons Chevrolet
Seedtick Boy’s & Girls 4-H Club
Owensville Little Miss-Tiffany Creek
Owensville Jr. Miss-Gretchen Anderson
City of Princeton Parks & Recreeation Dept.
City of Princeton Water Dept.
Gibson County Fair Board President-Bud Turpin
Mt. Olympus 4-H Club
VFW # 1147 Ladies Aux.
City of Vincennes Mayor-William D. Rose
Ky. Travelers Motorcycle Club
Pike County Old Time Auto Club
Professional Secretaries International
Barney Darratt-1963 Chevy Impala
Princeton’s Lion Club
7th District VFW Ladies Aux.
Gibson County Democrat Central Committee
John Kiessel
Betty Helsley
City of Princeton Sign Dept.
City of Princeton Sanitation Dept.
Indiana State Representative Mark Palmer
City of Princeton Street Dept.
E. J. Daman & Sons
Pony Express Mustange Club
Horse Teams
U.S. Senator Richard Lugar
Indiana State Representative-Jim Bryant
1984 Indiana State Fair Talent Show winners;
Joe Tenbarge, Joella Wilhite, Jana Riffert, Chrys Well, Tirca Lamey and Audra Maurer
Mt. Olympus Lions Club
Evansville Indiana Labor Temple
Gibson County Red Cross
Rubber / Georges Team Horses
VFW # 6576 of Wadesville, Indiana
Joe Hammond Horses
Darvin Lamey-model T Ford
Gibson County Hospital
Naas Framers
Denny L. Brown Horses
Walter Scott Horses
David West Surry
A. O. Sprinkle Surry
Princeton, Indiama Girls Sports Boosters
Little Miss Sweet Corn Festival-Jennifer Bolster
Little Miss Sweet Corn Festival-1st runnerup-Julie Stoffel
Little Miss Sweet Corn Festival-2nd runnerup-Betsey Halwes
Daughters of Isbella, Princeton, Indiana
Deboard’s Greenhouse
Skelton’s Greenhouse
Gibson County Bank
Gibson County 4-H Queen-Sherry Sue St,Clair
Gibson County 4-H Queen-1st runnerup-Denise Karcher
Gibson County 4-H Queen-2nd runnerup-Kathy Meier
Gibson County 4-H Queen-Miss Congeniality-Paulette Waldroup
Warrick County 4-H Queen-Darlene Frederick
Warrick County 4-H Queen-1st runnerup-Becky Hofman
Warrick County 4-H Queen-2nd runnerup-Kim Rexing
Gold Road Motorcycle Riders.
Princeton Kiwanis
VFW # 2714 South Gibson
Right to Life of Gibson County
Dale Sisk’s model Ts
Indiana State Senator-Lindel Hume
Indiana State Representative-Donald E. Hume
8th District U.S. Congressman-Frank McCloskey
D. A. V. Chapter # 18
Moose Lodge # 354 of Princeton, Indiana
North Gibson Area Girls Scouts
Princeton Jaycees
St. Francisville, Ill. American Legion
Apostical Church of Stuartsville, Indiana
Poseyville Civil War Reenactment
Oakland City College
Princeton, Indiana American Legion Post # 25
Tri State Corvette Club
Princeton, Indiana American Legion Ladies Aux. Post # 25
Princeton, Indiana Lions Club
Dave Sisk-Model T Ford
Wadesville, Indiana VFW # 6576 Color Guard
Tristate Corvette Club
Bud’s Garage
West Side Nut Club-1921 Model T Truck
USAF Mini Space Shuttle
Welborn Hospital
Labor Day Battle Winners
1st Place
United Mine Workers of America #1791
Bill Folsom
Bruce Thompson
Gary Cropper
George Lee
John Maikranz
Lester Cross
Mike Riley
Phil Smith
Steve Snodgrass
Willy Condol
2nd Place
United Mine Workers of America # 1189
Bill Avery
Bill Merkley
Gary Fritz
Greg Perigo
Guy Gentry
Jerry Lutz
Mike Byers
Rick Salee
Russell Stilwell
Tim Daughtery
Vernon Roberts–Coach
3rd Place
United Mine Workers of America # 1189
Art Stewart
Bobby Adams
David Sells
Gary Riggs
Jim Babbs
Jim Haynee
John Lutz
Mark Carey
Roger Wilson
Steve Young
4th Place
United Mine Workers of America # 9926
Al Klem
Carl Proctor
Fred Merkel
J. D. Chapman
James Feldmeier
Joe Rieman
Mark Pemberton
Roger Anderson
Russell Howard
Tom Jones
Gary Wheaton–Coach
5th Place
United Mine Workers of America # 4343
Dale Hornby
Don Pancake
Harold Deputy
Jerry Garner
Jerry Yon
John Bright
Mark Deputy
Mark Duncan
Melvin Deno
Ron Wells-Coach


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