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World’s Biggest Fish Fry Headquarters Opens

Posted 4/6/21

PARIS (April 3) — The 68th Annual World’s Biggest Fish Fry held its grand opening Saturday at the Tyson Avenue headquarters in Paris. During the ribbon cutting ceremony, George Combs, Jr. was announced as the 2021 Fish Fry Grand Marshal and the souvenir book was named in Tim Alsobrooks’ memory. Combs, a retiree from BPU, is known for his love of the community and is considered a goodwill ambassador for Paris and Henry County. Alsobrooks, a local radio personality, who died suddenly in 2019, was a huge supporter of the Fish Fry and Henry County.

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World’s Biggest Fish Fry Headquarters Opens

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PARIS (April 3) — The 68th Annual World’s Biggest Fish Fry held its grand opening Saturday at the Tyson Avenue headquarters in Paris. During the ribbon cutting ceremony, George Combs, Jr. was announced as the 2021 Fish Fry Grand Marshal and the souvenir book was named in Tim Alsobrooks’ memory. Combs, a retiree from BPU, is known for his love of the community and is considered a goodwill ambassador for Paris and Henry County. Alsobrooks, a local radio personality, who died suddenly in 2019, was a huge supporter of the Fish Fry and Henry County.
The Jaycee sponsored event kicks off with it demolition derby at the Henry County Fair Grounds on Saturday, April 17. Then on Monday, April 19 there is a street dance downtown. The carnival opens to the public Tuesday, April 20 and runs through Sunday, April 25. Starting Wednesday, April 21 is the famous “all you can eat” fish fry at the Fish Tent. The Grand Parade is Friday, April 23 with the Junior Fishing Rodeo taking place the following day. The Championship Bulls and Barrels Showdown Rodeo is April 23 and 24.
Hostess Princess is Victoria Owens, with First Maid Lexi Daniels, Second Maid Samantha Clark, and Third Maid Jessica Whalen. The event General Manager is Loria Plunk and assistant general manager is Jordan Holland.
Last year’s event was canceled due to COVID-19.

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