June 14, 2002
For Immediate Release
Contact person:  Bill Dailey (501) 315-7373
Email: purplehull@juno.com
Web site: www.purplehull.com

PurpleHull “Pea-Shirts” Now for Sale 

   The new 2002 Emerson PurpleHull Pea Festival “Pea-Shirts” are now available for purchase.

   The shirts feature a basket of purplehull peas and the trophy the festival recently won for being the reigning 2001 Arkansas “Festival of the Year.” 

   The shirts may be purchased in Emerson at The Barn Restaurant and Buzz Buy; in Magnolia at People’s Bank, BancorpSouth, Jim’s Hardware, The Golden Comb, and Studio 2204; in Shongaloo at the Texaco station; and in Springhill at The Relay Station.

   All shirt sizes are $12.

   For more information, phone Mildred Beene at (870) 547-2707, or go to the festival’s Web site: www.purplehull.com.

   The PurpleHull Pea Festival will be June 28 and 29, with its feature event, the World Championship Rotary Tiller Race beginning at 3:30 p.m., Saturday, June 29.

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