You’re Invited!!

Dear Editor,

This weekend, Saturday, September 10 and Sunday, September 11, the community of Payne would like to invite you, your staff, and your readers to join our Village and help it celebrate its 150th birthday.

This Sesquicentennial event has many things planned…from a motorcycle poker run to a market bazaar and cruise-in to a petting zoo and bounce house. Three of the ‘must see’ events on Saturday include the grand parade at 3:30 p.m.; a very special awards program followed by dinner at 5 p.m. and spectacular fireworks display, the likes of which most in the community have never seen, in the park at 9:30 p.m.

On Sunday, we invite you to start your day with a 9:30 a.m. pancake and sausage breakfast at St. Jacob’s Church with the Payne Ministerial Association’s ‘Praise and Worship Service’ beginning at 10:30 a.m. under the BIG tent.

If you enjoy watching a good parade, consuming some great tasting food, listening to some local ‘rock’n roll’ talent (2 bands!), watching a spectacular fireworks display, and thanking and praising God for all your many blessings, Payne is where you’ll want to be this Saturday and Sunday.

We’d enjoy having you!!!


Jim Hooker