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‘Yes, Virginia, Dot’s seen all sixty parades’

She’s the queen of Christmas parades in Pontotoc. Dot Hardin can remember when the very first parade rolled down Main Street in 1953. “I remember this so vividly because I was a Jaycette and Claude [her husband] was a Jaycee.” Her daughter, Genie, who was a girl at the time, was in that very first […]

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Winning floats announced

Thousands of residents lined Main Street in downtown Pontotoc Monday night to enjoy the 60th Christmas Parade and the hands down overall winner was the mild temperature. “Weather-wise it was one of the most enjoyable nights ever and the parade went off without any big problems,” praised Ellen Russell, Pontotoc Chamber/Main Street Director. “We thank […]

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Christmas parades begin this Saturday

Now that we’ve given thanks for the turkey and the dressing it’s time to have a parade! Dates and times have been announced for Sherman, Toccopola, Ecru, Pontotoc and Thaxton. Three Christmas parades are set for this Saturday, December 1, including ones at Sherman, Toccopola and Ecru. Pontotoc’s Christmas parade is set for Monday night, […]

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