INDEPENDENCE -- If you enjoy big community Christmas celebrations, this week and the following one offer a big Santa gift sack stuffed full of them. The fun includes Yule-theme tree lightings, Santa appearances and parades in Independence, Fries, Troutdale and Sparta.
The Independence Farmers Market was the center of attention in Grayson County last Friday, as it celebrated Kid’s Day and several other special activities. In the first photo, Grayson County Girl Scout Troop 1862 helped kids decorate special T-shirts with vegetable stamps. In the next photo, InTotal Health taught the importance of regular exercise. Finally, Mish Stein and The Computer Tamers allowed market-goers to relieve stress by destroying old computers.
MOUTH OF WILSON - This year, the Steering Committee for the Fall Festival at Grayson Highlands asked 7th graders in Sherry Perry’s class at Grayson Highlands School to design the stamp cancellation for this year’s festival.