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News Community Celebrate... Remember... Fight back at Grand Ol’ Relay

 

Lucille Cocke (holding the torch) the 2013 Honorary Chair for Relay for Life, led the Survivors lap at Saturday’s annual Relay for Life. Photo by Ellen Bishop“Country Folks Can Survive” was the theme for the Grand Ole Relay with dozens of teams signed up to raise money for cancer research.

A sea of purple Bobbie Wallace sings favorite oldies. Survivor Carrie Hahn spoke about hope, love and joy, and said that laughter is the best medicine. A pay-to-play corn hole tournament was set up. Kids of all ages played in the bouncy houses at Relay. Sumo wrestling Sarah Bishop Iotla Baptist Church was one of the many teams raising money for Relay. Zee Keezer Team lap Rhonda Bateman Winner of the pie eating contest Luminaries light up the night spelling out “hope.” The Unawarewolves provided musical accompaniment. Lucille Cocke carries the torch. Jeremiah and Jean dance to the oldies. Dunking booth Brenleigh Swenestein doing her part for Relay.





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