Blackberry festival this weekend

Friday, June 27, 2008

The Robert B. Jones Memorial Library and Museum in Lynnville will be opening additional hours. The library will be opening on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mary Ann Hickman will be volunteering to keep the library open on Tuesday. Regular hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday the library is open from 4 to 6 p.m. On Saturdays the library is open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Go by and check out a good book to read or get a movie to watch. The library has received 30 new movies to be checked out. The library is great service offered to the people of the Lynnville Community.

Everyone is being given a special invitation to come to Lynnville on Saturday, June 28. Come early and stay late for the 8th Annual Lynnville Blackberry Festival to be held on the Lynnville Square. There will be something for everyone to enjoy. Vendors will be set up on the square selling their wares. There will be a good variety of wares the vendors will be selling. Children will have the opportunity to ride Mencer's Pony Rides, climb a rock wall, or enjoy the Clown and Moon Walk.

If you want some good, good eating, come to the Lynnville Municipal Building between 11 a.m. and l p.m. and have Beans and Poke Sallet for $6. For $6, you can have beans, poke sallet, cornbread, a drink, and a bowl of the "Best Blackberry Pie." If you only want a bowl of pie, the cost will be $2. You will not find any better cooking anywhere than in Lynnville. Your seat is reserved to have lunch with us on Saturday, June 28.

Activities during the day will include: "Tumble Town Tumblers" at 9 a.m. on the square, "Music With Mommie" will be at the Reid Theater at 10 a.m, "Old and New Cloggers" will perform at 1 p.m. on the square; the Richland High School cheerleaders and others under the direction of Sharon Kennedy and Beth Hall will perform at 2 p.m. on the square; and all candidates in the August election will have the opportunity to speak at 3 p.m. on the square. Worley McKinney and Andy Chunn will be at the microphone all day on the stage located on the square telling about what is happening throughout the day.

When the sun goes down, Rock-A-Diddy will provide the music for a "Street Dance" on the square for everyone to enjoy. The music will start at 7 p.m. Bring your own chair.

For great southern hospitality at its best, come to the 8th Annual Lynnville Blackberry Festival on Saturday, June 28, and stay all day in one of Americas best small towns that has a charm about it that everyone enjoys. Don't disappoint us, come to the festival and have a great day, you'll be glad you did.

The Lynnville First Presbyterian Church will have Vacation Bible School on June 30, July 1, 2, 3, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Saturday, July 26, in the Richland High School Auditorium, there will be a "Miss Independence Pageant". Divisions are: Baby Miss (0-1 year), Tiny Miss (2-4 years), Wee Miss (K-2nd grade), Little Miss (3rd-5th grade), Jr. Miss (6th-8th grade), Miss (9th-12th grade and 2008 graduates), and Master (Boys 0-5 years). Entry Fee is $25. The pageant will begin at 6 p.m. Entry forms are in local merchants. Entries must be in by July 14.