Helen McCown, right, throws a horseshoe during a Thursday contest held by the Mid-Carolina Senior Games at Royal Lane Park. She is pictured with contestant Barbara Bolton, left, and judge Pauline Cole, assistant director for the Sampson County Parks & Recreation. It’s one of more than 30 activities offered in Sampson, Cumberland and Harnett counties. Games began April 19 and will continue through Monday, May 8. The Clinton Recreation and Parks Department assisted with the horseshoe contest. Each year, the program is sanctioned by North Carolina Senior Games, Inc. and sponsored statewide by the North Carolina Division of Aging and Adult Services.
At Royal Lane Park, Debrah Soto, left, and Terry Hendrickson, right, participate in a horseshoe contest hosted by the Mid-Carolina Senior Games. The Thursday contest is one of many being held in Sampson and nearby counties.