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Something for everyone this weekend in Tippah County

It’s going to be a busy weekend in Tippah County with lots to do and see right here at home.

Tomorrow is the kickoff of Independence Day celebrations with Ripley’s Star Spangled Celebration. There will be food, fun, friends and fireworks at Clayton Wammack Park (beside Ripley High).

Saturday sees more events with the kickoff of Monday Trade Day’s 125th anniversary. Expect large crowds and lots of traffic.

Rogers Race on the square in Ripley begins at 7 a.m. so come out and beat the heat early to support a good cause.

The weekend also has the Independence Day celebration at Falkner Park and the Fire on the Mountain event at Blue Mountain City park.

Get out this weekend, support local activities and celebrate America’s birthday a little early.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at

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