June 25, 2002
For Immediate Release
Contact person:  Bill Dailey (501) 315-7373
Email: purplehull@juno.com
Web site: www.purplehull.com

Pea Fest to Have Live Television Coverage

   At least two television stations are planning to broadcast live from the Emerson PurpleHull Pea Festival this weekend. 

   Friday morning Tony Taglavore from Shreveport’s KSLA, Channel 12, will be broadcasting segments of “Tony Live” from the tiller track at the festival.  The segments will air between 5:30 and 7:00 a.m. 

   Then, Saturday morning, KATV, Channel 7, of Little Rock, will be broadcasting live from the festival during portions of the “Saturday Daybreak” program, which airs from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. 

   Previously, the festival announced that a television crew from the Nickelodeon Channel will be in attendance at the World Championship Rotary Tiller Race to shoot footage for a segment of “Nick News,” a news program for children.  

   The PurpleHull Pea Festival will be this Friday and Saturday, on and near the grounds of Emerson High School.

   More information is available on the festival’s Web site, www.purplehull.com, or phone (870) 547-2707.

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