Girl Scouts from opposite Vernon County collected during a fairgrounds Friday dusk for a Girl Scout Cookie Crunch Off a normal opening to a 101st cookie sales season.
This years break off featured teams from Nevada R-5 Transportation, Auburn Pharmacy, internal firefighters and Earl Higgins.
Higgins, a member of a three-time champion Boy Scout Dads, competed as a one-man-team this year and won.
In second place, representing internal firefighters were Jerry Cox, Brandon Leer, John McGraw, Tony Pettibon and Jim Wilde.
In third place, representing AuBurn Pharmacy were Richard West, Steve Judson, Chuckie Steele, Jake Evans and Chuck Steele.
In fourth place, representing Nevada R-5 Transportation were. Jeff Owen, Chase Owen, Loren Hunt, Joe Gilker and Ike Richmond.
The Cookie Crunch Off signals a start of a Girl Scouts annual cookie sales and a lapse of favorites such as Lemonades, Thin Mints and a fast Shortbreads.
In 1917, Girl Scouts from a Mistletoe Troop in Muskogee, Okla., motionless to lift income for their several projects and activities by offered homemade cookies. Commercial bakers were initial enlisted to assistance make cookies in 1936 and by 1937, cookie sales had widespread opposite a whole country.
A century later, a tradition lives on. Girl Scout Cookies have helped encourage secular integration, account outside activities, even trafficked into space.
Returning this year after what girlscouts.org calls, a many renouned season to launch in a 100 years of Girl Scouts offered cookies! is a Girl Scout Smores cookie.
Cookies accessible this year should embody Thanks-A-Lot, Girl Scout Smores, Lemonades, Shortbread, Thin Mints, Peanut Butter Patties, Carmel deLites, and Peanut Butter Sandwich.
Gluten-free Trios will not be accessible for pre-order though will be accessible during counter sales that start in mid-February.
In 2017, Girl Scouts in Vernon County sole some-more than 7,000 boxes of Girl Scout cookies in pre-orders alone with a sum idea to sell some-more than 13,000 boxes.
Pre-ordered cookies will be delivered to a particular infantry and counter sales will start in midst February.
The cost of any box of cookies stays unvaried for 2018 during $5 per box.
You can find your cookies during www.girlscouts.org. The Girl Scouts of a Missouri Heartland website can be found during girlscoutmoheartland.org.