70th Annual Pioneer Days is this Saturday May 1st

The 70th Annual Pioneer Days will be held this Saturday, May 1, in Melbourne. The Pioneer Days 5K Run/Walk Race will begin on Saturday at 7 am followed by the kiddie parade at 10:15 am and then then the main Parade at 11 am, games from 1 till 3 and terrapin races at 2pm (terrapin races to be held at the old revenue department lawn) 

Plus there will be gospel singing, a car show, a burnout contest, and court square singing and dancing.

The annual rodeo will be at the Izard County Fairgrounds on Friday, beginning at 8 pm, and on Saturday, beginning at 6 pm.