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
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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