July Fourth celebrations, activities set
Sunday is Independence Day also known as “the Fourth of July” in recognition of the
date. While the holiday is one traditionally celebrated on the calendar date, Monday will
be the day this year that many offices and businesses close to afford employees a
The Light and Champion newspaper office will be closed Monday, July 5 in observance
of Independence Day, and will reopen again Tuesday morning at 8:00 a.m.
Several events are on tap for the area -
Frontier Days in Timpson
Frontier Days returns to Timpson this year July 2-4. Join the celebration during the first
weekend of July in downtown Timpson. See page XXX for complete line up of activities.
Senior Nutrition Site
Chili dogs, beans, salad, cake, and a prize for the most patriotic is the Independence
Day program at the Senior Nutrition Site at 124 Haley Drive in Center. Seniors 60 and
older are invited to attend from 9-2 Friday July 2. Call 936-598-7768 for more
Fireworks in Tenaha
The Tenaha Businessmen’s Association fireworks display at the Raymond Jackson
Stadium in Tenaha. Gates open at 7:00 pm. with live music and food. Entertainment
begins at 8 p.m. and fireworks around 9 p.m. The Tenaha Together Committee also
offers the opportunity to remember and honor persons close to their heart. Names will
be read during the ceremony. Make a Fireworks Donation “in memory of” or “in honor
of” a loved one, great friend(s), or people that are special by contacting Julie Tatom at
Tenaha Hughes Spring Bank, Main Street, or P. O. Box 380, in Tenaha 75974.