Community Interest

Augusta Photo Contest on Facebook

Pictures, pictures, and more pictures!  The “Best of Augusta” Photo Contest recently joined the Facebook community.  Check out, and like, and share, our brand-new Facebook page --- Augusta PHOTO Contest. (Be sure to capitalize PHOTO.)
The initial Facebook promotion is a People’s Choice award.  Which of the 9 contest winning photos submitted in 2016 is your favorite?  Decide on only one of the pictures. Identify the photo and include a short reason for your choice in your comment.  Watch for other announcements in the Boone Country Connection and on the town website of

The Kids’ “Best of Augusta” Photo contest ended September 30. Winners will be published in the November issue.  Prizes are from Katy Bike Rental in Augusta and Kate’s Coffee.

The final 2017 “Best of Augusta” Photo Contest will run from October to December.  The focus can be on autumn with the fall colors, nature, the Christmas Walk, or anything else pertaining to life in Augusta.  Anyone, no matter their age, may enter a photograph.  Entries may be submitted anytime in the last quarter of 2017 with a deadline of December 31.  Take your best shot, print off the 4 x 6 Augusta photo, find the entry form on the website or at places in town, and mail to “Best of Augusta” Photo Contest,  PO Box 42,  Augusta, MO 63332.