PART OF LARGE TREE FALLS ON COURTHOUSE LAWN
A large part of one of the trees on the courthouse lawn came crashing down Wednesday afternoon. No one was hurt by the very large branch.
2012 MULBERRY GROVE HOMECOMING
The 2012 Mulberry Grove Homecoming is Saturday, August 11 with the parade starting at 4:00 p.m. Serving of fried chicken dinners starts immediately after the parade. Hamburgers, two types of brats, pork burgers, and ribeye sandwiches are also available. Parents may buy armbands for their children for $6.00 each so they may play on the blow-up bounce houses all night. Kids and adults will have the opportunity to dunk the teachers and staff from Mulberry Grove High School and Elementary School in the dunk tank. From 6:00 - 10:00 p.m., there will be live music by the popular band Exit 36. Floats for the parade please line up between 2:30 - 3:00 p.m. Come on out and enjoy the fun activities at this year’s Mulberry Grove Homecoming.
YOUNG GIRLS LOOKING TO PLAY SOFTBALL
Young girls in this area interested in playing softball next summer are invited to try out for two local traveling teams. Randy Brown said they will have tryouts for an under-10 team and an under-14 team for the 2013 summer season. They will play a couple of tournaments this fall. There is no cost to try out and the first tryout for the under-10 team will be Saturday, August 11, at 10:00 a.m. at the practice facility by the fairgrounds. For more information, call Randy at 267-9384.
JUNIOR COMETS SEASON STARTS THIS WEEKEND
The Jr. Comets 2012 season kicks off this weekend. Tom Broomfield said the Jr. Comets are at home against Staunton. Game time is 11:00 a.m. for the 5th grade game, and the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade games will follow at the high school football field. Tom told WGEL they try to teach the students the basic fundamentals of football. There is a win/loss sheet, but the most important thing to them is that the students have fun and learn how to play. Students who are interested in playing with the Jr. Comets may still register. There is a $10.00 late fee. For more information, call Tom at 315-9065.