By Sherri Ellington
The seventh annual community-wide Back to School Bash will be held Saturday, Aug. 2, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ed Taylor Memorial Parks and Recreational Field. It is sponsored by its own committee, the Lamar County school system Title I program and several collaborative partners.
To receive book bags all children must have an armband and vendor registration card including the child’s name and grade. To get an armband, parents or guardians must provide two proofs of residency in Lamar such as an electric bill and driver’s license.