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Rockin' Fall Festival kicks off in Tuckerman

Things were rocking and rolling Friday at  the Tuckerman "Rockin' Fall Festival." Things were rocking and rolling Friday at the Tuckerman "Rockin' Fall Festival."

TUCKERMAN, AR (KAIT) – Things were rocking and rolling Friday at  the Tuckerman "Rockin' Fall Festival."

The Tuckerman Unity Foundation sponsored the two day event.

The festival featured games, food, and live entertainment in the city park.  Mitzi Milligan with the foundation says it's important for Tuckerman residents to attend this weekend's festival.

"This is their town. Don't sick back and let it decay. Come out, support us all. Let's keep going. Tuckerman has a future," said Milligan.

The Tuckerman Unity Foundation says they will use the proceeds from this weekend to help fund projects that help better Tuckerman.

Foundation board member Donny Ivie says he hopes the festival will help bring back pride to the Tuckerman community.

"We hope people will come and leave entertained, leave in better spirits than what they came, and hopefully when they will leave with the idea that we're all going to work together to make Tuckerman a better community," said Ivie.

Saturday's events kick off at 9 a.m. and features a parade and car show. 

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