Mantua – The Portage County Soap Box Derby will be celebrating its tenth year in Mantua on Saturday, Preparing for the big day, are (from left), Ron Reed, Dean Olson, Barb Fleming, Becca Fleming, Randy Zigler, Briana Reynolds and Tyler Fleming.
The Soap Box Derby race will start at 9 a.m. on June 16, 2012 and will be sporting a new Finish Arch this year — a definite site to see! Attendance is free and all are welcome. There will also be a Car Show during the race, fun and food galore. The Derby will run all day Saturday and you can view the races along East High Street.