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Heritage Day comes to Koshkonong

Thursday, September 4, 2008

KOSHKONONG -- Heritage Day will be held Sept. 13 at the Koshkonong City Park.

According to one of the event coordinators, Charles Roark, a full day of activities is planned. The annual salute to veterans will start the day at 10 a.m., followed by speeches from Mayor Bud Adams and Rep. Mike Dethrow.

A pet parade will follow. Singing presented by Where the Pavement Ends will be featured at the pavillion from 11 a.m. to noon. Dean Vonallmen and Carl Trantham and Friends will be singing from noon to 1 p.m. Koshkonong school children will sing from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Civil War artillery firing will be held from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Rhona Spreutel is scheduled to sing from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. After that, the Hillbilly Olympics, including a ladies relay and a tug-of-war, will follow.

Roark said activities to be held during the day include: craft booths, school sponsored booths, the Missouri Department of Conservation, a petting zoo, a chicken chase, antique tractors, a children's peddle tractor pull and the Northeast Arkansas Living Historians.

A pony pull will end the day's activities starting at 5 p.m.

Roark said no food or beverage booths will be permitted in the park but there will be meals available for purchase.

For more information call Roark at 417-867-3319.

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