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Look-A-Like winner!

Friday, October 5, 2007

The 2007 Orville Redenbacher Look-A-Like Winner wasn't expecting to win Friday night's contest at the Forest Park Pavilion, although friends have told him for years he looked just like the popcorn legend. "Now I can say I really do look like him," Ray Rickert, of Terre Haute said about being chosen from 11 contestants. Officials believe that more than 6,000 people have visited the festival during its first two days. The festival continues through Sunday. Ivy Jackson Photo

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We congratulate Ray Rickert on winning the Orville Redenbacher look-alike contest. We agree he is a good match in both good character and in his looks. Ray is a very good friend of ours. Congratulations, Ray!

Bob & Marilyn Peffley

-- Posted by mpeffley on Sat, Oct 6, 2007, at 9:37 AM

Congratulations to Ray Rickert...

The moment I met my neighbor, friend, and adopted Uncle Ray ... five years ago...I thought...Wow, he reminds me of Orville Redenbacher. I was thrilled to hear from Mr. Redenbacher's daughter, Gail, that Ray had an uncanny resemblance of her dad. I am in agreement with many others that Ray truely is ...the BEST Orville Redenbacher impersonator...that I have ever seen!!!

-- Posted by DRyczek on Sun, Oct 7, 2007, at 8:04 AM

Congratulations Mr. Rickert! Just looking at this picture makes me wish for a good old double feature.

~ Kristy Davis

-- Posted by Kristy on Mon, Oct 8, 2007, at 7:51 AM

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