St. Jude fundraiser to wrap up today

By NEMS Daily Journal

TUPELO – Today is the last day to participate in the MISS98 Country Cares for Kids Radiothon and silent auction, with the proceeds benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
The silent auction is based inside the food court of The Mall at Barnes Crossing and has more than 30 items. Popular items on Thursday, the first day of bidding, were a guitar signed by musician Brad Paisley, a $5,500 bracelet from Van Atkins Jewelers and a custom-painted, 6-foot-tall guitar sculpture like the ones in downtown Tupelo.
The auction is from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and winners must pick up their items by 7 p.m.