Cattlemen’s auction draws large crowds


first_imgphoto/Jaine treadwell | The MessengerFrom grills to golf carts, the 2020 Pike County Cattlemen’s Equipment Auction had a little bit of everything for potential buyers. The event raised more than $15,000, according to organizers. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Latest Stories Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day By Jaine Treadwell Cattlemen’s auction draws large crowds Around 900 items were on the auction block throughout the day including everything from tractors and campers to tools and canoes to baby beds and syrup kettles and a little of everything else.Garrett said some bidders take the opportunity that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.“They come in hopes of buying something and reselling it at a little profit,” Garrett said. “But most people who attend the Pike County Cattlemen’s Auction come to get good deals for themselves. And, too, a lot of people just enjoy an auction. They don’t come looking for anything particular, they just come to see what’s up for sale.”Still on the block of the 2020 the Pike County Cattlemen’s Equipment Auction is a 28×56-foot mobile home. You Might Like The Pike County Cattlemen’s 2020 Equipment Auction on Saturday came up a little short of what might have been but, nonetheless, was a successful venture.Johnny Garrett, Cattlemen treasurer, said estimates are that the Cattlemen will realize between $15,000 and $17,000 when all expenses are paid and the final tally is confirmed.“Normally, we make a few thousand more dollars with our annual April auction but we are very pleased with what we made and appreciate those who brought items to be auctioned and those who came to bid,” Garrett said. Book Nook to reopen Published 8:35 pm Monday, November 9, 2020 Holiday concert goes virtual For the first time in a long time, the Christmas season in Pike County will not be ushered in by… read morecenter_img “Sealed bids are being taken for the mobile home and it will be a good deal for somebody that’s looking for good deal in a mobile home,” Garrett said. “It has a refrigerator and a stove but no other furnishings. We’ll be accepting bids until December 1. The buyer will have 90 days to move the trailer from its location at Cattleman Park.The Pike County Cattlemen’s Equipment Auction will be back on schedule in 2021.  Everyone is encouraged to begin now putting aside any and all auction items for the bigger than ever auction on the first Saturday in April. Email the author Next UpThe Pike County Cattlemen’s 2020 Equipment Auction was planned for the first Saturday in April but due to COVID-19, Garrett said the Cattlemen initially decided to cancel the annual auction.“The reason we decided to go ahead with the equipment auction in November was because there were police vehicles that had to be sold before the end of the calendar year and they had to be sold at auction,” Garrett said. “The equipment auction is a good opportunity for the police departments, for buyers and for us to make a little money.”On Saturday, 39 police vehicles sold and that was good for seller, buyers and the Pike County Cattlemen. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Sponsored Content By The Penny Hoarder Print Article Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kitslast_img

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