Justin Bowman of Bull Creek BBQ in Paola celebrated his birthday in grand fashion Saturday, March 18, by winning the Olathe BBQ Championship.

The competition at Lone Elm Park in Olathe kicked off the competition season for Bull Creek BBQ, and the chilly weather was a far cry from the blazing heat of the later summer competitions.

Senior Managing Editor Brian McCauley can be reached at (913) 294-2311 or brian.mccauley@miconews.com.

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