Music, hayrides, watermelon eating contests and games spotlighted the High Noon celebration for Joshua’s Hope Sunday and the event missed most of the weather until late in the day when fog and rain moved into the area.

The education charity remembers young Joshua Cantrell, the son and grandson of Travis and Alan Cantrell, sports legends in Floyd County, who lost his life to a rare form of cancer that also took Chance Harman, the son of boys’ basketball coach Brian Harman.