Pine Belt News
City Wide Open House Event in Selma
Mayor George Evans invites the city of Selma to a City Wide Open House Event at the Selma City Hall, The Selma Police Department, The Selma Fire Department, the Public Works Department, the Cemetary Department, and Public Buildings on Tuesday, December 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
December is Peak Time for Deer Collisions
The chances of a motorist being involved in a deer-related automobile collision is one in 132, according to State Farm People should drive slower to a void these collisions. Drive slower and use high beams when possible. It is also a good idea to blow your horn if you see a deer so that it isn't mesmerized by your headlights. Keep in mind that deer generally travel in herds- if you see one, there is a strong chance that there are others nearby.
~Special information provided by the Selma Times Journal and State Farm's press release.
Holiday House in Selma
The Holiday House which is located on 19 Washington Street if open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. A percentage of the profits will fund renovations of the Old Depot Museum.
Minter Millennium Parade
Saturday, December 14: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This event will include automobiles, bands, floats, horses, gospel, and entertainment. For more information, contact Margaret Fails: 334-419-3457
Big Buck Contest
Rountree Outdoors brings back the Big Buck Contest. The winner of the contest will win $1000, along with a free head mount and tree stand. There is also a youth contest where the winner takes home $500.
Hunters must be signed up 24 hours before killing a deer they want to enter. The competition runs through January 31, 2014 and registration is underway at Rountree. The cost is $20 to register.
Last year's winners were: Robert Perdue who killed a 10 point deer that scored 136, and 10 year old, Emily Strickland.
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