Preparations underway for 40th strawberry festival in Troy

Strawberry donuts will be a big hit at the 40th Annual Strawberry Festival in Troy this weekend.

Kathy McIntosh, Troy High School band director, said there will be 14,000 dozen donuts made this weekend at $10 a dozen — $11 for credit cards.

Preparations are underway for the festival which runs 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

A Troy senior citizens group on Friday was cleaning 1,500 pounds of strawberries for 4,000 servings of strawberry shortcake this weekend.

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