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May 20, 2012

TISBA salute to Jimmie Rodgers begins today

MERIDIAN —    The International Singing Brakeman's Association's Salute to the Father of Country Music, Jimmie Rodgers, begins today and continues through May 26.

    Admission is $10 daily or $25 for the week's events, all located in the Hospitality Room of the Best Western on South Frontage Road in Meridian.

    Each day of the tribute includes "Jammin,'" 2 p.m.-6 p.m. with Theola Grayson, Tinker Fraizer and all the TISBA Troopers. Here's the scheduled evening entertainment:

    • Sunday, May 20 — Don Massey & The Dixie Ramblers from Newton (fingerfoods available).

    • Monday, May 21 — Crossroads from Lake (fingerfoods available).

    • Tuesday, May 22 — Gospel Night featuring The Barncastles (supper night).

    • Wednesday, May 23 — Rick McWilliams from Meridian ((fingerfoods available).

    • Thursday, May 24 — Bill and Vicki Sky from Nashville, Tenn., Jack Harper of Leland, and Wayne Gray (fingerfoods available).

    • Friday, May 25 — Benny and Linda Davis from Columbus (fingerfoods available).

    • Saturday, May 26 — Wood & Fire from Pachuta, Patsy and Robert Breeland and others.

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