Corinth Area CVB awards grants

Alcorn StockCORINTH – The Corinth Area Convention and Visitors Bureau board on Tuesday approved grant requests for several applicants during its regular monthly meeting:

• Magnolia Car Club awarded $1,000 for its 45th annual car show planned for Oct. 5, which is expected to draw about 125 out-of-town participants.

• $3,000 to the annual Hog Wild Barbecue Festival Oct. 3-5, expected to draw about 2,000 attendees per day.

• $750 to the Crossroads Poetry Project for the fifth year of the event that holds monthly activities through April 2014.