Here comes the parade!

Houston-20120-Christmas-Parade-IMG_4252HOUSTON – The holiday season is quickly approaching and Christmas parades are being planned for various locations in the readership area.

n The Town of Woodland will light up the season with the annual Christmas lights throughout the village depicting holiday scenes. Driving and walking tours begin Thanksgiving night and are at no charge.

n The Okolona Christmas parade is set for Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. and is sponsored by the Okolona Area Chamber of Commerce and City of Okolona. The theme is “I’ll Be Home For Christmas.” For information, call 447-5913 or 447-3811.

n The Houston Christmas parade will be held Dec. 3 at 6:30 p.m. sponsored by the Houston PLUS Civitan Club. The theme this year is “Hometown Heroes” with emphasis on emergency personnel.
Applications are available at Houston City Hall and are due back by Nov. 29.

n The Town of New Houlka will host their Christmas parade Dec. 7 at 5 p.m. with the theme, “A Patriotic Christmas.” Please call City Hall at 568-2745 to be added to the list. Applications are not required.

n The Mantee Christmas parade will be held Dec. 7 at 5 p.m. with line-up at 4:30 p.m. There is no entry fee and a general Christmas theme will be the rule of thumb. The annual chili supper at the Volunteer Fire Department will cap the evening. For information, call 263-75936 or 263-7338.

n Vardaman’s Christmas parade will be held Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. with line-up at 6:30 p.m. behind the Methodist Church and applications will be available at City Hall. For information, call Cathy Dauzat at 414-0602. Grand Marshall will be Robert Earl McGregor.


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