A number of residents enjoyed holiday activities around the Memphis area this weekend. It has already been announced that those who would like to enjoy the “Journey to Bethlehem” are welcome to take the journey again tomorrow evening. The event is organized by the Lighthouse of Faith church. Tomorrow evening’s performance had been announced as a “Reservation Night”. Anyone wishing to make a reservation may call 660-341-6232, however you don’t absolutely have to have a reservation. Anyone may still go on the tour, although you may have a short wait time, no one will be turned down. Tours start at 6:00 p.m. tomorrow evening at the church at 110 South Market in Memphis.
While you’re in Memphis, take time to enjoy the many decorated homes and businesses.
Judging for the decorated lighting contest was held Saturday night, and there were a total of thirteen entries in the competition sponsored by the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce.
Homes were awarded Memphis Bucks to be used in chamber businesses. Third prize, and forty dollars in Memphis Bucks was awarded to the Anita Cline home at 315 Green Street. Second prize and sixty dollars in Memphis Bucks went to the home of Jeremy and Kara Hamlin at 352 East Jefferson. First prize, and eighty dollars in Memphis Bucks went to the home of Boyd and Jeannie Bissell at the corner of Jackson and Monroe streets. Other decorated homes entered in the contest include the Dennis Blaine residence on North Lincoln in Memphis; the Robert Quillin residence on Route AA about a mile east of the Veterinary Clinic or the sale barn; the Darlene Steeples residence at 806 North Hardman; and the Ralph and Betty Erickson residence on route A north of Gorin.
Best decorated business honors went to the Memphis Funeral Home, and the best decorated business will receive a basket of goodies from the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce. Other beautifully decorated businesses entered in the competition include Scotland County Pharmacy just off highway 136 East in Memphis; Cook’s Men’s Store and the Memphis Theatre on the square in Memphis, Pepsi-Cola Memphis Bottling Company on 136 in Memphis, and KMEM Radio, on highway 15 North in Memphis.