Monroe turned into ‘Fun-roe’ for Old Settlers celebration
By Ty Rushing/Daily News
Monroe residents Robbie Frenesins, 12, and his buddy Austin Simo, 12, showed no fear on the rides at Monroe’s Old Settlers Days festivities on Saturday. Above: Parker Dehaai, 5, of Monroe, bonded with his frog shortly before the duo competed in the frog race on Monroe’s square as a part of the town celebration. Above let: Pam McCumber and Verneil Knott, both of Newton, traveled to Monroe on Saturday to enjoy the Old Settler’s festivities. Both women especially seemed fond of the free watermelon feed.