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December 12, 2013

Velma’s holiday activities rescheduled

DUNCAN — When a winter storm blew in last week it caused several area events to be canceled and rescheduled, including Velma’s Christmas Parade.

After City of Velma officials met Tuesday, they decided to reschedule most of the town’s holiday activities. The Christmas Parade will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 21 on Main Street, with lineup beginning at 10 a.m. at the east of town near the E&S Feed Store.

Prizes will be awarded for first through third place for antique cars and for floats.

“There will be no Community Christmas Dinner this year,” said Shawn Enloe, Velma mayor. “It wasn’t going to work out to reschedule it.”

The house lighting contest will take place Friday, Dec. 20. Residents who want their decorations judged are to leave their lights on from 6-10 p.m. Friday. Winners will be chosen that evening and will be listed in the following Sunday edition of The Duncan Banner.

Winners will also be called by the City of Velma Monday, Dec. 23.

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