20th Annual Show of Wheels


137 enter Show of Wheels

Gary Nunley, of Centerville, took home $150 and the People's Choice trophy for his 1966 Chevy pickup.

Hundreds of car enthusiasts filled the courthouse square in Fairfield Saturday for the 20th Annual Show of Wheels. The show featured a staggering 137 individual cars, trucks, motorcycles, and tractors.
In 2016 only 74 entered the show, while 125 entered in 2015. “This is the biggest ever,” said Chamber of Commerce Administrative Assistant Lisa Schick. Taking home the coveted Best of Show trophy was Jack Broussard, of Lake Charles, Louisiana. Broussard proudly displayed his royal blue 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air, taking the Best of Show win as well as Furthest Distance Traveled, Best Interior, Best Paint, Sheriff’s Choice, and $500 cash. Gary Nunley, of Centerville, was awarded the People’s Choice trophy -- sponsored by Aztec Lube & Tire -- with his cherry red 1966 Chevy pickup. Congratulations to Bence Varga, a foreign exchange student from Hungary, who designed the winning Show of Wheels T-shirt.
Other winners included:


Weekend events on tap

Car enthusiasts and bargain hunters will take over the town Saturday, Sept. 9, for the 20th Annual Show of Wheels and city-wide garage sale. The Fairfield Chamber of Commerce reports 37 registered garage sales – and who knows how many didn’t register! The Show of Wheels kicks off at 8 a.m. with vintage cars, trucks, and tractors taking over the courthouse square. More than $1,000 in cash prizes, trophies, and plaques will be awarded at approximately 3 p.m. to

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