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Persimmon Festival 72nd Annual

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Welcome to the 72nd

Persimmon Festival

Se eptember 22nd–2 29th Come enjoy all the festivities in our great community

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2018 Persimmon Festival Chairpersons EVENT General Chairman Co-Chairman Co-Chairwoman Treasurer Antique Tractor Armband Sales Arts & Crafts

COMMITTEE CHAIR Larry “Bamm” Caudell Andy Mullen Suzanne Patton Don Caudell Sonja Mills Jan Dalton Susie Cessna Barbara Wigley Art Exhibits W. David Fields Baby contest Angela Edwards Commercial Tent Mike James Community yard sale Chamber staff Cornhole tourney Dee Duncan Cruise-in Billy Sanders Emergency Equip Show Tyler Duncan Festival Photographer Jeff Routh Little, Mini, Jr. Miss Pageant Jennifer McNeely Motorcycle Show Rob Stevens Parade Parade Committee Persimmon Dessert & Novelty Alverta Hart Persimmon 5K walk/run Dave & Carol Mikulsky Persimmon Idol WBIW/WQRK/WPHZ Persimmon Market Lori Hall Photography Contest Karen Tolbert Quilt show Dee Brinkworth Queen Pageant Katie Houchin Road Rally Missy Little Senior Citizens Day Trudy Wells Ticket Booth Chamber Office Vesper Service Allen Burris

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Exhibits and Attractions

LOCAL ART: Examine fine displays of paintings at the Mitchell Community Public Library, Eighth and Main streets. The show will be open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Monday through Friday noon-8 p.m. and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29.

ARTS & CRAFTS CONTEST: Exhibits created by talented individuals such as needlework, sewing, foods, canning and homemade ornaments at the First Baptist Church CLC on Frank Street. Open

COMMERCIAL / CRAFT TENT: A full block-long tent filled with displays. Located on Sixth Street. Open from 6-9 p.m. Monday through Friday; and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29.

Arts & Crafts

Chairwomen: ..................................... Susie Cessna Barbara Wigley Phone:................................................812-849-3082 812-849-3927 Event Date:........................ September 24-29, 2018 Event Time: ...................................noon - 8:00 p.m. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, September 29, 2018 Location: First Baptist Church Christian Life Center Entry Deadline: ........ 2-6 p.m. September 22, 2018 Entry Fee: ..........................................$5 per person Categories: .................. Seven divisions, 50 classes Awards: First, second, third in each class. Cash prizes Quilts: $50 for first, $25 for second, $15 for third

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SPRING MILL STITCHERS QUILT CLUB: Stop by the Mitchell Community Public Library, where you’ll see a wonderful display of homemade quilts. The exhibit will be open during regular library hours, which are from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday; from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday; and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Monday, September 24

One-night armbands for unlimited rides are available for $20 each. Rides operate 5-10 p.m. each night, except for Saturday.

Tickets for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday armband may be purchased in advance or on Tuesday night ONLY. **CASH ONLY SALES** Lost or broken armbands will not be replaced. Bracelets good for unlimited rides 5-10 p.m. each night. Pre-sale locations: Marathon, Mid-Southern, MutualBank, City Hall, Ben Franklin/ACE Hardware and Holmes Hardware

Tuesday, September 25

$25 armband: Good for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. One-night armbands also are available for $20.

Wednesday, September 26

One-night armbands are $20 each. Rides operate 5-10 p.m.

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Friday, September 28

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EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT SHOW: On the first Saturday of the festival, Sept. 22, from noon-4 p.m., local firefighters and EMS will be stationed near Mitchell High School to display emergency equipment. Weather

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CANDLELIGHT TOUR: Historic village brought to life as it was in the 1800s by Tri Kappa sorority members and their families at Spring Mill State Park on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 4-9 p.m.

PHOTO CONTEST / DISPLAY: View color and black & white photographs covering a variety of categories. Vote for your favorites. Location is at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center. Open Monday through Friday noon to 8 p.m.; and from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29.

One-night armbands are $20 each. Rides operate 5-10 p.m. One-night armbands are $20 each. Rides operate 5-10 p.m.

Saturday, September 29

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Page 8 Favorite Color: Pink Pets: A dog, Brutus, at my Nana’s. Favorite Activity: Swimming and coloring Favorite Summer Adventure: Going to Top Jump in Tennessee Favorite Food: Mac and cheese Favorite Ride at the Persimmon Festival: The Scrambler Favorite Food at the Persimmon Festival: Tiger Ears and Lemon ShakeUps Groups or Clubs you belong to: MCYL softball What would you like to be when you grow up: An Art teacher Favorite Subject: Art

Josie Faith Lamm Parents: Cody and Toya Lamm School: Hatfield Grade: First grade Favorite Color: Yellow Pets: Three dogs, Titus, Noah and Darla. Favorite Activity: Playing babydolls and playing with Legos Favorite Summer Adventure: Going to my friend Yali’s House. Favorite Food: Chicken pot pie Favorite Ride at the Persimmon Festival: The Dragon Wagon Favorite Food at the Persimmon Festival: The “Hot Mess” Groups or Clubs you belong to: Attends Bedford First Church of God, dances at Turning Out Dance Company and loves gymnastics at Flip-

pin’ Out. What would you like to be when you grow up: A veterinarian Favorite Subject: Art and P.E.

Harli Danielle Earl Parents: Mike and Kim Earl School: Hatfield Grade: First grade Favorite Color: Hot pink Pets: Two cats and one dog Favorite Activity: Playing outside Favorite Summer Adventure: Going to Holiday World and Lake Rudolph. Favorite Food: Beef and noodles Favorite Ride at the Persimmon Festival: Ferris wheel Favorite Food at the Persimmon Festival: Persimmon ice cream Groups or Clubs you belong to: Turning Out Dance Company and Flippin’ Out Gymnastics. What would you like to be when you grow up: A Veterinarian Favorite Subject: Art

Hannah KayLynn Herald

Parents: Johnnie and Tricia Herald School: Hatfield Grade: Second grade Favorite Color: Pink Pets: Three dogs and a cat Favorite Activity: Playing with Barbies Favorite Summer Adventure: Going to Holiday World with my family. Favorite Food: Spaghetti with cheese and pepperoni Favorite Ride at the Persimmon Festival: The Strawberries Favorite Food at the Persimmon Festival: Fried pickles Groups or Clubs you belong to: Girl Scouts What would you like to be when you grow up: Own a pet store. Favorite Subject: Reading

Serenity Kaylyn Roach Parents: Michael and Tara Roach School: Parkview Elementary Grade: Second grade Favorite Color: Pnk Pets: Three dogs Favorite Activity: Swimming Favorite Summer Adventure: Going to Disney World and the beach. Favorite Food: Bacon Favorite Ride at the Persimmon Festival: Ferris wheel Favorite Food at the Persimmon Festival: Corn dogs Groups or Clubs you belong to: None What would you like to

be when you grow up: A teacher Favorite Subject: Math

Kaycee Parker Grannan Parents: Alex and Andy Grannan School: Hatfield Grade: Second grade Favorite Color: Pink Pets: Four dogs and two cats Favorite Activity: Gymnastics Favorite Summer Adventure: Going to South Carolina Favorite Food: Pizza Favorite Ride at the Persimmon Festival: Spinning Strawberries Favorite Food at the Persimmon Festival: Persimmon Pudding Groups or Clubs you belong to: Flippin’ Out Gymnastics, Mitchell Youth softball and all stars, and Mitchell Youth cheerleading. What would you like to be when you grow up: Grown up Favorite Subject: Math

Carmen Hope Robbins Parents: John Jr. and Mary Robbins School: Hatfield Grade: Second grade Favorite Color: Pink

Pets: Three dogs, Scooby, Jay and Sporty, a cat named No. 3, four chickens and a rooster. Favorite Activity: Swimming Favorite Summer Adventure: Going to the Children’s Museum. Favorite Food: Strawberries Favorite Ride at the Persimmon Festival: The Ferris Wheel Favorite Food at the Persimmon Festival: Lemon Shake-Ups and cotton candy Groups or Clubs you belong to: Cheer and dance competitions What would you like to be when you grow up: A teacher Favorite Subject: Science

Rayne Elyse Bryson Parents: Brittany and William Bryson School: Hatfield Grade: Second grade Favorite Color: Pink Pets: A dog named Ellie May Favorite Activity: Riding bikes and cheer Favorite Summer Adventure: Going to Little Nashville Favorite Food: Roll Ups Favorite Ride at the Persimmon Festival: The Swings Favorite Food at the Persimmon Festival: Cotton candy Groups or Clubs you belong to: Cheer and Flippin’ Out Gymnastics What would you like to be when you grow up: A teacher

Favorite Subject: Math

Taylor AnneGrace Robbins Parents: Kyle and Alyssa Robbins School: Hatfield Grade: Second grade Favorite Color: Pink Pets: Ellie Beams (doxie) and Buddy, our rescue. Favorite Activity: Playing softball Favorite Summer Adventure: Spending time with friends and making memories Favorite Food: Mom’s lasagna, it’s the best! Favorite Ride at the Persimmon Festival: The spinning Strawberries Favorite Food at the Persimmon Festival: Elephant ears Groups or Clubs you belong to: Indiana Flames, 8U softball travel team, Flippin’ Out Gymnastics, MCYL softball, Mitchell 8U all star softball team and Mitchell Girls Biddy Baskeball league. What would you like to be when you grow up: A softball coach and I want to win the women’s NCAA softball World Series. Favorite Subject: Art


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Twenty girls seek the Little Miss Persimmon title

Audrie Lyn Sweet Parents: Jason and Jennifer Sweet School: Burris Elementary Grade: Third grade Favorite Color: Hot pink Pets: Two dogs, Rocky and Apollo. Favorite Activity: Swinging on the swings Favorite Summer Adventure: Going to Holiday World with my family.

Favorite Food: French fries Favorite Ride at the Persimmon Festival: The Swings Favorite Food at the Persimmon Festival: Elephant Ears Groups or Clubs you belong to: Cheerleading, baseball, basketball, gymnastics and swimming. What would you like to be when you grow up: A nurse or a veterinarian. Favorite Subject: Math

Brogan Elizabeth Lee Parents: Mike and Dezza Lee School: Burris Grade: Third grade Favorite Color: Gold Pets: None Favorite Activity: Dancing and singing Favorite Summer Adventure: Going swimming at Mamaw’s Favorite Food: Mac and cheese

Favorite Ride at the Persimmon Festival: The Dragon Wagon Favorite Food at the Persimmon Festival: Tiger ears Groups or Clubs you belong to: None What would you like to be when you grow up: A Pop Star Favorite Subject: Music

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Parents: Justin and Bridget Craig School: Shawswick Elementary Grade: Third grade Favorite Color: Blue Pets: None Favorite Activity: Gymnastics, cheer Favorite Summer Adventure: Going to Kings Island with my family. Favorite Food: Cantaloupe and spaghetti with butter. Favorite Ride at the Persimmon Festival: The Swings Favorite Food at the Persimmon Festival: Tiger Ears Groups or Clubs you belong to: Mount Pleasant Youth group, Star Dazzlers (cheer), and Good News Club. What would you like to be when you grow up: A veterinarian Favorite Subject: Math

Jaycelyn Reann McCain Parents: Robert Lemmons and Jodi McCain School: Lincoln Elementary Grade: Third grade Favorite Color: Mint green Pets: One cat, Sergeant Favorite Activity: Playing with my baby sister. Favorite Summer Adventure: Going to Myrtle Beach. Favorite Food: Watermelon Favorite Ride at the

Persimmon Festival: The swings Favorite Food at the Persimmon Festival: Cotton candy Groups or Clubs you belong to: Orbit soccer, Girl Scouts, Boys and Girls Club, Steam team, gymnastics, cheer, River’s Edge Church Kids Zone. What would you like to be when you grow up: A teacher Favorite Subject: Math

Hayden Leann Salazar Parents: Rachel Salazar School: Burris Grade: Fourth grade Favorite Color: Pink Pets: A bunny named Salem Favorite Activity: Putting on make-up. Favorite Summer Adventure: Going to Disney World for my birthday. Favorite Food: Chicken nuggets Favorite Ride at the Persimmon Festival: The Scrambler Favorite Food at the Persimmon Festival: Fried Oreos Groups or Clubs you belong to: I dance at Turning Out Dance Company and I an in the High Ability class at school. What would you like to be when you grow up: A teacher Favorite Subject: Reading


September 2018 • PERSIMMON FESTIVAL Grade: Fourth grade Favorite Color: Magenta

Miley Lynn Teague Parents: Mike and Ashley Teague School: Burris Grade: Fourth grade Favorite Color: Bubble gum pink Pets: A dog, Lola Favorite Activity: Dance, gymnastics, softball Favorite Summer Adventure: Camping and fishing at Lake Rudolph. Favorite Food: Cheeseburger with lots of ketchup. Favorite Ride at the Persimmon Festival: The Ferris Wheel Favorite Food at the Persimmon Festival: Cinnamon and sugar Tiger Ear Groups or Clubs you belong to: Mitchell All Stars softball, Turning Out Dance Company, and Computeronics. What would you like to be when you grow up: A dance teacher and a secret spy at night. Favorite Subject: Lunch

Pets: A dog, Luke, and two cats. Favorite Activity: Playing softball Favorite Summer Adventure: Going to Kings Island with my best friend. Favorite Food: Tacos Favorite Ride at the Persimmon Festival: The Zipper Favorite Food at the Persimmon Festival: Funnel cake Groups or Clubs you belong to: Indiana Flames 10u What would you like to be when you grow up: A doctor and a pro-softball player. Favorite Subject: Math

Favorite Activity: Riding horses Favorite Summer Adventure: Going to Tennessee with my family. Favorite Food: Pizza Favorite Ride at the Persimmon Festival: Ferris Wheel Favorite Food at the Persimmon Festival: Funnel cakes Groups or Clubs you belong to: Computeronics, Flippin’ Out Gymnastics, First Assembly of God. What would you like to be when you grow up: Dolphin trainer Favorite Subject: Social Studies

Alfredo Favorite Ride at the Persimmon Festival: The Swings Favorite Food at the Persimmon Festival: Funnel cake Groups or Clubs you belong to: YAK at Orleans Church. What would you like to be when you grow up: A teacher Favorite Subject: Social Studies

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Avah Renee Cooper Aaliyah Grace Tincher Parents: Toby and Marcy Tincher School: Burris Grade: Fifth grade Favorite Color: Purple Pets: A giant Schnauzer, Rizzi, a Toy Schnauzer, Sy, and a Bearded Dragon, Betsy.

Parents: Julia Hamilton and Thomas Hamilton School: Burris Grade: Fourth grade Favorite Color: Blue Pets: Yes Favorite Activity: Softball Favorite Summer Adventure: I went to Holiday World with my Uncle Troy. Favorite Food: Chicken

Parents: Matt and Kristen Woods School: Springville Elementary Grade: Fourth grade Favorite Color: Pink Pets: Yes, dogs, horses and goats. Favorite Activity: I like to dance and cheer. Favorite Summer Adventure: Showing my animals at the 4-H Fair Favorite Food: Macaroni and cheese Favorite Ride at the Persimmon Festival: The Zipper Favorite Food at the Persimmon Festival: Tiger Ears

Groups or Clubs you belong to: The 4-H Country Club, cheerleader for Springville Elementary School. What would you like to be when you grow up: A model and a doctor. Favorite Subject: Science and spelling.

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Parents: Raven and Nicholas Hyneman School: Fayetteville Elementary Grade: Fourth grade Favorite Color: Purple Pets: A dog named Ellie, and a pig named Jamaica. Favorite Activity: Singing Favorite Summer Adventure: Spending the week at the Lawrence County 4-H Fair, showing my pig and winning Champion Chester White Barrow.

Favorite Food: Alfredo sauce with bow-tie pasta. Favorite Ride at the Persimmon Festival: The Swings Favorite Food at the Persimmon Festival: Lemon Shake-Up Groups or Clubs you belong to: White River 4-Hers, Swine Club, Awana at Fayetteville Baptist Church, and Leap of Faith Gymnastics. What would you like to be when you grow up: President of the United States. Favorite Subject: Math and Music

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Sophia Isabella Grace McCarty Parents: Jennifer Johnson School: Burris Grade: Fifth grade Favorite Color: Maroon Pets: A kitty named Bella and a dog, Augustus William. Favorite Activity: Video games and dancing. Favorite Summer Adventure: Going to Chicago and 4-H pig wrestling with my friends. Favorite Food: Lobster pizza Favorite Ride at the Persimmon Festival: Loop-oPlanes Favorite Food at the Persimmon Festival: Persimmon Ice Cream and Lemon Shake-Ups. Groups or Clubs you belong to: Gymnastics What would you like to be when you grow up: Someone who works with sharks or dolphins. Favorite Subject: Art and lunch

Elsi Raelynn Arthur Parents: Tyler and McKenzi Arthur School: Burris Grade: Fifth grade Favorite Color: Tur-


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Katlyn Marie Popplewell Parents: Stephanie Popplewell and Tommy Livingston School: Burris Grade: Fifth grade Favorite Color: Pink Pets: None Favorite Activity: Cheer

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Karsyn Rhanae Coleman Parents: Brian and Natalie Coleman School: Burris Grade: Fifth grade Favorite Color: Blue Pets: One dog, two cats, three fish Favorite Activity: Playing with her animals. Favorite Summer Adventure: Going to Myrtle Beach. Favorite Food: Brownies Favorite Ride at the Persimmon Festival: The Loop-O-Plane

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Aubree Dawn Campbell Parents: Travis Campbell and Kylie Gilbeertson School: Burris Grade: Fifth grade Favorite Color: Purple Pets: Three cats and one dog Favorite Activity: Baking Favorite Summer Adventure: Going to Holiday World with my best friend. Favorite Food: Pizza Favorite Ride at the Persimmon Festival: The Zipper Favorite Food at the Persimmon Festival: Funnel Cake Groups or Clubs you

Parents: Jessica and Tony Sanders School: Burris Grade: Fifth grade Favorite Color: Pink Pets: One dog, Rocky, and two cats, Cali and Ollie. Favorite Activity: Painting Favorite Summer Adventure: Going to Panama City Beach. Favorite Food: Chinese Favorite Ride at the Persimmon Festival: The Slide Favorite Food at the Persimmon Festival: Persimmon Ice Cream Groups or Clubs you belong to: Dance, gymnastics and basketball. What would you like to be when you grow up: A doctor Favorite Subject: Reading

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Favorite Food at the Persimmon Festival: Persimmon Pudding Groups or Clubs you belong to: Diamon Dynamics softball, Fifth grade Computeronics, Mitchell Community Youth League All-Stars and Mitchell Little Lady Jackets basketball. What would you like to be when you grow up: Veterinarian Favorite Subject: Reading

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Favorite Summer Adventure: Going to Florida Favorite Food: Tacos and pizza Favorite Ride at the Persimmon Festival: The purple air planes Favorite Food at the Persimmon Festival: Elephant Ears Groups or Clubs you belong to: None What would you like to be when you grow up: A veterinarian Favorite Subject: Reading and Math

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LL OPTIC E H AL TC I M COMPANY, INC. Dr. Spencer Maudlin Optometrist

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Chairwoman: ........................................................................ Alverta Hart Phone: ............................................................................ (812) 849-3441 Event Date:............................................................. September 29, 2018 Registration: ................... 8-11 a.m. (11 a.m. deadline strictly enforced) Location: .............................. Mitchell First Church of God, 405 12th St. Entry Fee: ....................................................................................... None Categories: ..............................................................Persimmon Pudding Persimmon Novelty Dessert Awards: ................................ $1,000 first place pudding (one year only) $300 second place pudding, $200 third place pudding $100 first place novelty, $75 second place novelty, $50 third place $1,000 first-place pudding prize is made possible by a generous additional donation in recognition of Fannie Lawyer, who won the first pudding contest during the first Persimmon Festival in 1947. All pudding entries must be a 4x4 inch piece on a plain 8- or 9-inch white paper plate, covered with either wax paper or plastic wrap with no topping of any kind. No recipe needed at the time of the judging. Novelty dessert can be anything except cookies, making sure that persimmon pulp is one of the main and largest ingredients in the recipe. The recipe for the novelty dessert is needed at the time of judging and should include the name of the recipe and the name of the entrant on the back of the card. All recipes need to be on recipe cards, recipes written on sheets of paper will not be accepted. All rules are strictly enforced to make the popular contest fair for all entrants who opt to enter the events.

NO SMOKING

To ensure the health of all our visitors, the Persimmon Festival is now non-smoking, per city ordinance. Smoking areas are located at: * South Seventh Street by the railroad tracks * * In the empty lot east of the Mitchell Fitness Center * * In the alley, off North Sixth Street, behind the mural building * Fines can be issued to those caught smoking

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Kathryn Marie Sykes Parents: Holly and Chris Thompson and the late Nathan Sykes School: Mitchell Junior High Grade: Eighth grade Favorite Color: Coral Pets: Two cats, Peanut Butter and Jelly Favorite Activity: Drawing and Dancing Favorite Summer Adventure: Staying with friends. Favorite Food: Chicken and rice

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Favorite Ride at the Persimmon Festival: The Zipper Favorite Food at the Persimmon Festival: Fried Oreos Groups or Clubs you belong to: MJHS Honor Society, MJHS Dance Team, Hillcrest Youth Group, En Pointe Dance Company, and Flippin’ Out Gymnastics. What would you like to be when you grow up: Counselor Favorite Subject: Advanced Art

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Grade: Eighth grade Favorite Color: Pink Pets: Two dogs Favorite Activity: Hanging out with friends. Favorite Summer Adventure: Vacation to Tennessee with family. Favorite Food: Shrimp alfredo Favorite Ride at the Persimmon Festival: The Zipper Favorite Food at the Persimmon Festival: Funnel cake Groups or Clubs you belong to: MJH Choir, Student Council, Honor Society and FCA. What would you like to be when you grow up: An anesthesiologist Favorite Subject: Algebra

Persimmon Festival Queen candidates See today’s page A3 for Persimmon Festival Queen Candidate photos and bios. Preliminary judging will be at 1:00 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 23 at the Mitchell High School Auditorium. The queen will be crowned on the Main Street Stage beginning at 6 p.m., Monday, Sept. 24.


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