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Friday’s Country Christmas Craft Show features custom work of local artisans

Tylertown’s Country Christmas Festival Craft Show is a sell-out with vendors exhibiting their gifting selection to prospective buyers who turn out for the event at the Agri-Heitage Building–the Farmers Market location–spanning two days, this Friday, opening from 1-6 p.m., and Saturday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Each year the show continues to grow, attracting crafters and artisans…

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Friday at Centennial Square, Santa comes to town

This Friday’s the day area kids have been looking forward to since last Christmas. It’s the day Santa pays his annual visit to Tylertown! Parents and grands are invited to bring their children to Centennial Square from 3:30-5 p.m. Friday afternoon. Not only will kids have a chance to get in their request for those…

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Christmas parade is Dec. 6

Tylertown’s annual Christmas parade draws closer, with the “Winter Wonderland” themed event set to begin at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 6. To enter the parade, units must be in place at the parade staging area by 4 p.m. in order to be judged. Lineup for entries begins as soon as the buses leave the TES…

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Banks collect blankets, food, toys for needy during Christmas season

The three local banks are cooperating, acting as collection points for the needy, during the holiday season, taking donations of blankets, food and toys for distribution to needy children and families in Walthall County. Each of the banks has set a specific cause they’re working toward in order to insure that families have necessities that…

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Christmas in the Park driving tours open Thanksgiving night

Tylertown’s one-of-a-kind holiday attraction, Christmas in the Park, with its zillions of lights and animated displays, opens for regular driving tours through Holmes Water Park Thanksgiving night from dusk-8:30 p.m., continuing through New Year’s Eve. Admission is $5 for passenger vehicles, $10 for commercial vans and $20 for buses. Around 35,000 visit the attraction each…

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Park walking tour Nov. 23; $500 cash door prize

The 2022 Christmas in the Park walking tour gives a whole new perspective to Tylertown’s annual holiday attraction as viewers are able to experience the lights at their own pace. Opening from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children. Hot chocolate and cookies are available for a donation…

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Christmas Open House this Thursday; bazaar, park rides Friday, Saturday

As the holiday season draws closer, Tylertown businesses join with the Walthall Chamber of Commerce in sponsoring special events and activities geared toward families and children. The town’s Christmas Open House this Thursday, is a day set aside for you to browse local stores to see the selection of Christmas gifting ideas businesses have chosen…

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Salem baseball fundraiser

Salem baseball fans, support the Wildcats, contribute to the team and have a lot of fun this Friday at the Salem gymnasium. A $10 ticket gets you admitted. Cornhole tournament from 7-9 p.m.; dance from 9-11 p.m. The concession stand will be open. Grades 7-12. Wear your favorite sports attire or other outfit, as long…

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Sidewalk sale at Kalencom

Kalencom Factory Outlet, 108 Tylertown Mesa Rd, will be having a sidewalk sale Saturday, Nov. 12, from 9 am – 2:30 pm. Postponed from Nov. 5 because of inclement weather. Brands including Kalencom, Hadaki and Amy Butler will be available. Need a diaper bag, purse, or clothes for your growing baby? This will be a…

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Deputy Nickie Willoughby medical fundraiser

Chicken dinner tickets are available for sale at Walthall Sheriff’s Dept. for a benefit fundraiser for Deputy Nickie Willoughby on Friday, Nov. 18, from 10 am until 1 pm. Smoked chicken dinners can be picked up at the Old National Guard Armory. Proceeds go to help with the deputy’s medical expenses. She was seriously injured…

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