Town gearing up for Hay Day


The Iola Community Center is preparing for the Iola Hay Day Festival. It will take place Saturday, Oct. 13, Homecoming Weekend. Festivities will begin at 8 a.m. with a 5K Bulldog Dash. At 9:30 our Parade will begin to travel down Main Street. Games and vendor booths will open at 10 a.m. and be open until 2 p.m. We will also have entertainment throughout the day. Bring your whole family and enjoy the day.

For information or to sign up for the 5K Bulldog Dash Contact Janie McDougald at

For parade information or to enter your float or vehicle, contact Sue Ellis

For food vendor information, contact Jennifer House at

For vendor booth information, contact Brandy Bradicich at

To enter your child into the costume contest, contact Rose Womack at

•Junior high school supply list is now available on the school website at

•Iola elementary will be having Meet the Teacher on Aug. 17 from 5:30-7 p.m.

•Senior shindig will be Aug. 9 at 1 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.

•School is set to start August 22, and I don’t know about y’all, but I am ready for cooler weather, Friday night lights and to get back into the school routine.

If there are any upcoming events or items, you wish to be seen in the article please call (979) 402-0947 or email The deadline for submitting an event or announcement is Wednesday at noon.