2017 Worlds Biggest Fish Fry Coverage
From News Director Tim Alsobrooks, Asst. News Director Cassie Walsh
It all happens April 22nd to 29th, right here in Paris, TN. Bookmark this Page!
Dozens Turnout for the WBFF Street Dance
Paris, Tenn.- Dozens
of people turned out to get their boogie on at the WBFF Kick-off Street
Dance on Monday night in Downtown Paris as the 64th Annual World’s
Biggest Fish Fry rolls on. Kids got to enjoy chalk drawing,
hoola hooping, sack races and more. Attendees also got enjoy good food
at the event while rocking out to the Ray Lewis Band as they played
music from all genres from country to rock. (Cassie Walsh photos)
Gearing Up for Fish Fry Week
Paris, Tenn.- Comfortable
temperatures and sunshine were a welcome site Monday afternoon around
the Henry County Fairgrounds as workers were out in full force getting
the rides set up at the carnival for Fish Fry week. There are several
rides, many games, and lots of food vendors on site this year once
again. The carnival opens up on Tuesday with $15 armbands with
discounted coupons to ride all the rides you want. (Tim Alsobrooks
Demolition Derby is Rescheduled for Sat. May 27th
Paris, Tenn.- The 64th Annual
World’s Biggest Fish Fry Demolition
Derby that was scheduled for Saturday, April 22nd at 7pm at the
Fairgrounds that was cancelled due
to the weather, because crews were unable to get
the equipment out they needed at the
fairgrounds has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 27th at 7pm at the
Henry County Fairgrounds.
WBFF Car Show is Set for Sat. April 29th
Paris, Tenn.- The World’s Biggest Fish Fry Car Show is set for this Saturday, April 29th rain or shine at Paris Elementary School, located at 650 Volunteer Drive in Paris.
There will be 26 classes which
include automobiles, trucks and motorcycles. Registration for the Car
Show is from 8am to noon with judging beginning at 9am. Awards for the
Car Show will be given out at 2pm.
The registration fee for 1st entry is $20 and $10 for your 2nd entry. At the show there will be free spectator admission and parking and restrooms and food vendors are available.
For more information please contact Donnie Banks at 333-2320, Steve French at 644-2777 or you can email email@example.com. You can also see car show rules by visiting www.srfproductions.com.
Proceeds from the car show will be
distributed to local scholarship fund, community youth projects and
various clubs and civic donations.
Demolition Derby and Bed Races Cancelled for Saturday
Paris, Tenn.- The 64th Annual
World’s Biggest Fish Fry Bed Races event that was scheduled to take
place in downtown Paris at noon on Saturday, April 22nd have been cancelled due to the weather
and Demolition Derby scheduled for Saturday night at 7pm at the
Fairgrounds is also cancelled due to the fact that they couldn't get
equipment out at the fairgrounds because of how much rain we received.
Fish Fry General Manager Josh
“Smokey” Taylor said that they will announce a make-up date for the
Demolition Derby, but there will be no make-up date for the Bed Races.
49 Compete in the 2017 5K Hushpuppy Dash
49 runners race to win at the 2017 5K Hushpuppy Dash
Paris, Tenn.- A total of 49 runners braced early morning thunderstorms, dropping temperatures and a few stray showers to compete in the 64th Annual World’s Biggest Fish Fry 5K Hushpuppy Dash at Henry County High School High School as activities for the 2017 World’s Biggest Fish Fry began on Saturday. (Cassie Walsh photos)
Daniel Watkins comes in 1st place at the 5K Hushpuppy Dash
Daniel Watkins with a time off 22:15 minutes came in first place and Henry County Sheriff Monte Belew also made the top 10 at this year's event. Hulmes Sporting Goods and Flex Fitness were this year’s 5K Hushpuppy Dash sponsors.
64th Annual WBFF Starts Saturday with Hushpuppy Dash
Paris, Tenn.- The 64th Annual World’s Biggest Fish Fry has events starting on Saturday and continuing all next week. Saturday’s events start with the 5K Hushpuppy Dash at Henry County High School High School at 8am. Registration is $20 and begins at 7am.
There’s a new event this year, bed races, and they will be held downtown on the court square beginning at Noon. Registration starts at 11am and judging begins at 11:30am. Entry fee for a team is $75.
The demolition derby is at 7pm Saturday night at the fairgrounds. Admission is $10 for adults, children ages 6-10 admission is $5, and children under 5 are admitted for free.
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