Red Cross ‘Olde Time County Tourney’ Adds Attractions

The Olde Time County Tourney, sponsored by the American Red Cross Jackson County Chapter, a United Way agency, will be held February 28 at Brownstown Central High School beginning at 8 a.m.

A new attraction this year is the Olde Timers Bazaar in the school cafeteria from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Several local artisans including Bev’s Bouquets, Jard Jewelry & Crafts, Medora Covered Bridge Festival, Ella Jean Gammons, Pam Israel, Ben & Clara Girod, Pappie & Me, Janice White, Carol Otte, Dottie Schepman, Maggie Mae’s Gourmet Candies, Delores Gallion and Diana Stuckwisch will offer a spring showing of silk florals, jewelry, bird houses and feeders, wind chimes, wooden crafts, Medora covered bridge memorabilia, hair scrunchies, rugs, yard fences, jean purses, baskets, gourmet chocolates, purses, place mats, scrubbers, children‚s cloth books, earrings, and tissue holders. The Bazaar is free and open to the public.

Freetown and Crothersville Olde Timers will open with the first basketball game at 8 a.m. Cortland will play Seymour at 9 a.m. and Clearspring will challenge Tampico at 10 a.m.

Seymour and Crothersville Young Guns will take the spotlight at 11 a.m. followed by Brownstown versus Medora Young Guns at noon. At 1 p.m. Brownstown and Medora will finish the first round of play for the Olde Timers. The second round of play will begin at 2:00 p.m. For more information contact Dave Persinger at 523-2415.

Women’s volleyball will begin at 10 a.m. for three age groups: group 1 graduates 1970-1985, group 2 1986-1995, and group 3 1996-2004. To enter a team, call Christina Beesley , coordinater, at 498-1264.

Homemade soups, sandwiches and cobblers will be available in the cafeteria and there will be a free-throw contest for youth through grade 8 all day with a shoot-off at 7:30 p.m.

For more information contact the local Red Cross at 522-3888.