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PRESENTS

THE BEST OF THE McCARTY METRO FROM 2020

Let's face it... 2020 left a lot to be desired. One constant through the pandemic and turbulent times has been the McCarty Metro! This is the 16th annual Dudley Awards are brought to you once again by Bradric Productions. Our aim is to acknowledge the best of the McCarty Metro this past year in 2020. The prestigious Dudley Award (right) are being presented in this issue. All winners were decided by reader votes. The ballot was in your February edition of the McCarty Metro. Voting started on January 19th, and concluded on February 18.

There are 6 categories being presented, plus our annual Lifetime Achievement Award. The results are below... 

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BEST PAGE OF 2020

The Best Page category contains entire web pages that appeared in the Metro during 2020.

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THE NOMINEES ARE...

2020 A Bad Year? - 1 Issue
Belated Confessions / Ray Oyler - 1 Issue
Calendar - 7 Issues
Dateline News - 7 Issues
Final Thought - 7 Issues
Guitar 101 - 7 Issues
Jerry's World - 7 Issues
McQuiz - 6 Issues
Metro Home Page - 7 Issues
Old Haunts Of The McCarty Boys - 5 Issues
Travel - Thailand - 1 Issue
When I Was A Kid - 2 Issues

AND THE WINNER IS...
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FINAL THOUGHT

This is the second consecutive Best Page win for the Final Thought. It is a page where your editor can recap the prior month, and also leave our readers with a short inspirational, motivational, or funny story before they leave the McCarty Metro, along with a toast for good luck along their travels.

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.BEST METRO FEATURE OR CONTEST OF 2020

The Best Feature or Contest category contains a part of a web page, or an added contest or challenge on the McCarty Metro

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THE NOMINEES ARE...
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Blast From The Past
Brain Teasers / Front Page
Caption Contest
Chat Room
Editors Poll
Film Project - 2020 Edition
Le Food - Recipe Corner
McCarty Boob Tube
McCarty Memories
Metro Funnies - Toons & Memes
Mr. Stickman On Front Page
Peanut & Jocko
Photo Carousel On Front Page
Pigskin Pickem - 2020 Edition
Sound Off - Letters To The Editor
Trivia Question On Front Page
Who - What - Where The Heck
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AND THE WINNER IS...

METRO SOUND OFF
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

The McCarty Metro Sound Off is written each week on the Dateline News page. Readers write in their questions and comments to the editor, and Kelly offers answers or his advice. This was a unanimous choice among our voters.

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BEST WRITER OF 2020

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THE NOMINEES ARE...

Kelly McCarty
Mike McCarty

Who wrote it best

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AND THE WINNER IS...

MIKE McCARTY

This is the 2nd consecutive writing award for Mike. He contributes original material for each edition of the Metro including Old Haunts, Guitar 101, Metro Quiz, among many other individual articles.

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BEST METRO TRIP OF 2020

These were the awesome trips taken in 2020 that were logged in the Planes, Trains, and Automobiles sections of the Metro by our subscribers.

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THE NOMINEES ARE...

Arizona - Amanda & Friends
Cabo, Mexico - Austin & Kristina
Disney World, Florida - Hudsonville McCartys
Florida - Steve, Kristen, Megan & Jenna
France - Larry
Frankenmuth, Michigan Weekend - Brad, Valerie, Olivia & Gray
Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island - Kelly & Margaret
Maryland & New York City - Mike & Karen
Pictured Rocks, Saugatuck, Three Rivers - Kelly & Margaret
Snowboarding in Vail, Colorado - Austin
Thailand - Mike & Karen
Vegas Baby, Vegas - McCarty Boyz

AND THE WINNER IS...

VEGAS BABY VEGAS

The McCarty family and friends kept up their tradition in 2020 (prior to the pandemic) and celebrated in style in their annual Vegas Baby Vegas trip in January. They all donned their favorite glam outfits for downtown.

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TOP METRO NEWS EVENT OF 2020

Lots of News stories that involved Metro family & subscribers throughout 2019. Here are some of your top stories that were reported on in the Metro

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THE NOMINEES ARE...

13th annual Dan McCarty / UHY Cares Texas Holdem
2020 McCarty Metro Film Contest
Austin Graduates With A Masters From UofM
Birth Of Lacey James Lambert
Christmas McParty
Daycation X3 - Pictured Rocks, Saugatuck, Three Rivers
Get To Know Alexa
How to Cook A Thanksgiving Turkey by Cooper
Kelly & Margaret Report On The Grand Hotel
Kevin, Audri, Stephanie & Braxton on Steve Wilkos Show
Margaret Re-Retires
Mia McCarty breaks both legs in freak accident.
Thailand Trip - Report From Mike & Karen
Vegas Baby, Vegas
Was 2020 The Worst Year Ever?

AND THE WINNER IS...

AUSTIN GETS HIS MASTERS DEGREE FROM U of M

With the pandemic in full swing, On May 1, Austin McCarty graduated from the University of Michigan with a masters degree in business (MBA). The ceremony was virtual, but with the help of Kristina, we had a drive-by parade in front of his home to show our support. Thanks to all the McCartys and friends who helped make his accomplishment more meaningful.

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BEST ORIGINAL VIDEO

Lots of great, original videos to choose from. This was voted as your favorite original video created by our Metro family of subscribers.

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THE NOMINEES ARE...

A Week In Isolation - Kelly & Margaret
Amanda & Larry Christmas - Amanda & Larry
Audri's First Day Of School - Audri & Kevin
Austin's Graduation Parade - Friends & family
Bad Bad COVID-19 - Mike
Braxton Is A Monkey? - Kevin, Braxton, & Audri
Braxton's Fred Sanford Walk - Braxton
Can You Smell What COVID-19 Is Cooking? - Mac-O
COVID Impossible - Kevin, Audri, & Braxton
COVID-19 Under Quarantine - Happy Hair
French Video - Steve & Jenna
Gender Reveal - Terry & Anna
Grandmothers Easter Egg Hunt - Gina
Halloween Fright - Jenna
Jenna's First Day Of School - Jenna, Kristen, & Steve
Max's Jump
- Max
Mia Gets Released From The Hospital
- Missy, Ryan
Mike Playing Craps In Vegas
- Mike
My Aim Is True
- Rick, Steve, Larry
Redford Quarantine Day 6
- Brad, Valerie, Olivia, Gray
Rick Tees Off At Wyndgate
- Rick, Steve
Scary Magic
- Kevin, Audri
Superfan Olivia - Olivia, Brad
This Is Happening
- Alexa, Cooper
Time Machine
- Kevin, Audri
Touchdown Cooper
- Cooper
Who Is Taller
- Brad, Olivia, Gray
Wipe Out
- Jim, Tracy, Bob

AND THE WINNER IS...

COVID-19 UNDER QUARANTINE

The 2020 McCarty Metro Film Project had a lot of great videos about the pandemic, along with several others individual shorts submitted throughout the year. Our readers voted the top video was this entry from Happy Hair Productions entitled COVID-19 UNDER QUARANTINE.

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McCARTY METRO LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

These 2 inductions were voted on by our staff and subscribers, and have stood the test of time and deserve the McCarty Metro Lifetime Achievement Award.

READERS CHOICE

HAPPY HAIR PRODUCTIONS

Happy Hair Productions is the readers choice this year. The Tennessee  based video duo consists of Larry and Gina McCarty who have won multiple Metro Film Contests, and keeping their content fresh and innovated. The Happy Hair teams with others including Los Banditos Productions and Chris Love Studios. Besides Larry and Gina, their friends and family do a lot of the acting including the Lopez family, the Love family, the Lambert family, and Larry's daughters and families.

Congratulations to Larry and Gina at Happy Hair Productions.

EDITORS CHOICE

UHY CARES

UHY Cares was an idea inspired by employees of UHY and is volunteer based. Through UHY Cares, employees are able to give back to the community, including helping individuals going through personal emergencies or hardships. Cares has provided assistance to hundreds of charities and families and continues to grow this list every year. They also have raised funds sponsoring the Annual Dan McCarty charity events like the Texas Holdem usually held in February. 

Congratulations to Steve McCarty and the entire UHY Cares team.

Thank you all for your votes, and your continued support of the McCarty Metro!

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