JACKSON, Mo. (AP) - For thousands of bargain hunters, a section of Highway 25 in southeast Missouri is the place to be on Memorial Day weekend.
It's known as the 100-Mile Yard Sale, a series of rummage sales stretching from Jackson to Kennett along Highway 25. The sales began Thursday and continue through Monday.
How popular is it? The Missouri Department of Transportation told the Southeast Missourian (http://bit.ly/JVEDeg ) that traffic typically increases 50% on the Saturday of the sales over a normal Saturday.