Parade

Parade, wreath-laying ceremony, program at Anna school among local events held to honor those who have served.
Photo by Amber Skelton.
A parade was held in Anna on Friday, Nov. 11, in honor of Veterans Day. Many floats carried or memorialized men and women who have served the U.S. in times of war and peace.
Special events are planned in the area in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. Veterans Day is Friday, Nov. 11. Lincoln School, Anna Lincoln Elementary School in Anna is planning to have an assembly to honor local veterans. The assembly is set for 1:30 p.m. Thursday, today, at the school....
Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
The Dongola School Marching Demons band participated in Dongola’s ColorFest parade. The parade was Saturday, Oct. 8.
The fourth annual Pulaski Pecan Bonanza is scheduled to take place on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Pulaski County Fairgrounds in Pulaski. Organizers said that the day will be “All About Pecans.” The day will be full of everything pecan: games, contests, bingo, food, cookbooks and more. The day starts...
Catfish Days are coming: the annual Olmsted Catfish Days Festival is planned Saturday, Oct. 8. The event will begin on Front Street Saturday morning with a flea market, community yard sales, food vendors, music and a parade. The cost for flea market, yard sale, information and game booth space is...
Photo by Amber Skelton.
The rain couldn't keep the crowds away at the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School Homecoming parade Friday afternoon, Sept. 30. Many colorful floats and groups made the trek from the Anna City Park to the high school. The theme for the parade was "Red Carpet." Click through the slideshow to see...
The annual Olmsted Catfish Days Festival is planned Saturday, Oct. 8. The event will begin on Front Street Saturday morning with a flea market, community yard sales, food vendors, music and a parade. The cost for flea market, yard sale, information and game booth space is free. Space for food...
Plans are being made for this year’s homecoming celebration at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School in Union County. The A-JCHS Student Council is working on the 2016 celebration. The theme for this year’s homecoming is “Red Carpet.” Homecoming week is planned for Sept. 26-30. Daily themes for the...
The following winners were announced following last Saturday afternoon’s Peach Festival parade in Cobden: Church float: Apostolic Lightouse, first place. Immanuel Praise and Worship Center, second place. Business float: Flamm Orchards. Motor patrol: Williamson County Shriners. Antique tractor: Jeff...

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