FESTIVAL FUN

FESTIVAL FUN — Ron Powell of Union City (left) and Jack Griggs, 8, of Kenton enjoyed their ice cream and sno cone, respectively, Saturday, while talking about Powell’s 2007 Ford Mustang Shelby GT. Powell, who entered the car in the White Squirrel Festival’s annual car show, said he recently had the opportunity to race the machine in Indiana at the grand prix course during a high speed event. Jack is the son of Brent and Christy Griggs of Kenton. The festival will continue today with Bingo and a talent show in the Kenton Gym at 7 p.m. and Tuesday with a 5K run at 8 a.m.., parade at 11, sidewalk art contest at 1 p.m., cornhole tournament at 2, Dustin Hamlin Band at 6 and fireworks at 9. The City of Union City and Discovery Park of America have teamed up for a fireworks display there on Tuesday at 9 p.m. DPA will have $10 admission to the facility from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., after which everyone will be admitted to the grounds for free. Avonlea will perform during the event. There will be also be yard games and bounce houses. In Fulton, the first 300 guests will be admitted free to the 5:30 p.m. ball game between the Fulton Railroaders and the Muhlenberg County Stallions at Lohaus Field. Fireworks, sponsored by Fulton Tourism, will follow the game.

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