Festus wins Twin City Days challenge

(Festus, Crystal City) For the first time in eight tries, the City of Festus defeated Crystal City in the Twin City Days Mayor’s Challenge. This year’s challenge was more of a city employees’ event as they competed in cornhole. The teams were tied at two wins apiece and it went to a sudden-death winner-take-all final won by Festus. Festus Mayor Pro-Tem Mike Cook was happy to see his guys get the win.

Festus City Administrator Greg Camp says they are now happy to showcase a championship title.

Festus Street Foreman Shain Dollar was part of the final two-man team that clinched the win for his town.

Festus wins the Twin City Days Mayors Challenge for the first time since 2013. The event was held as part of the Twin City Days Community Breakfast at the ballpark pavilion at Crites Memorial Park in Festus.