Slice of Life
Hope Watermelon Festival draws about 30,000
By: Greg Bischof - Texarkana Gazette
• Tanna McCure holds back Cheyenne James’ hair as Wanda Hendrickson paints her face Saturday afternoon at the 37th annual Hope Watermelon Festival in Hope, Ark.
Staff photo by Cecil Anderson
HOPE, Ark.—As in years past, the 37th annual Hope Watermelon Festival attracted a population of festival patrons three times larger then the city’s population itself—and that&rsqu...
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