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Around Clear Spring

July 21, 2009|By CHERYL WEAVER

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Carnival to start

The Clear Spring Volunteer Fire Co.'s annual carnival will be July 27 to Aug. 1. The carnival grounds open at 5 p.m. and the rides start at 6 p.m. There are two shows each night, one at 7:30 and another at 10, rain or shine.

Performing Monday night will be Great Train Robbery, Tuesday is No Fences, Wednesday is Hickory Ridge, Thursday is Possum Holler, Friday is Little Nashville and Saturday is John Conley.

You can buy ride-all-night passes for $16 or you can buy advance passes for $13 at Clear Spring businesses or from any fire company member.

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The event will also include food, fun and games.

Christmas in July

St. Peter's Lutheran Church will hold Christmas in July.

Everyone is welcome to come to a special Christmas service Sunday at 10:30 a.m. A light luncheon with Christmas cookies will follow.

Did you know?

Did you know that Clear Spring had a Cornet Band?

Back in the early 1900s, Clear Spring had a Cornet Band that consisted of about 20 members. The band directors were Harry Tosten and Professor Brown. They would meet above Pop Jamison's "Chicken Pie and Fried Oyster Sandwich Shop," which was in the center of town on Main Street.

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