Thursday, June 9, 2016

Sebree Summerfest/ Firecracker Run plans announced

Plan for Sebree Summerfest and the Sebree Firecracker Runs have been announced.
Summerfest will kickoff on Friday, June 17 with the opening of food booths at 5:30 p.m. The opening ceremonies will follow at 6:00 p.m., featuring prayer by Keith Wilcox and the singing of the National Anthem by Tony Brandy. Singer Carmen Brandy will be the featured musical act from 6:15 p.m. until 7:45 p.m. Barry Russell and the Southern Bulletts Band will wrap up opening night from 8:15 p.m. until 10:15 p.m.
Saturday will feature a full day of entertainment, kicking off with the children’s beauty contest at 9:00 a.m.
Other events include:

•9:00 a.m.—BBQ Chicken Backyard Cook-Off
•Noon—Food booths open, Parade line up at Sebree Elementary. (Contact Rob Hensley for more information at 270-318-9033)
•2:30 p.m.—4X4 Truck Show
•3:30 p.m. Judging
•5:00 p.m. Cornhole Tournament (Contact Emery Thomas at 270-635-0435)
•6:00 p.m.—Sebree Idol
•8:00 p.m. David Lutz Band

Firecracker Run

The 36th Annual Sebree Firecracker Run will be held on Monday, July 4, at the Sebree Springs Park.
Registration begins at 6:30 a.m., with activities begining  at 7:00 a.m.  A men and women’s 10K run will begin at 7:30 a.m. and a 5K run will start at 9:00 a.m. 
 Each male and female age group winner will receive a trophy. All children in the fun run will receive a metal. 
 Fifty dollars in cash will be given to anyone breaking the 10K and 5K course records. The course records for the men’s 10K is 31:10 and the 5K is 14:38, the women’s 10K is 36:00 and 5K is 17:09.
Free shirts are given to the first 220 entrants in the 10K and 5K races. 
 For a run form, contact Bob Hardison at P.O. Box 156, Sebree, KY 42455 or email at

 at 270-667-2068 or

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