American Legion to host fishing derby

Heavener American Legion Post 188 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8403 will hosting the Kids Fishing Derby on 18 May 2013 at the City Park Pond. The Derby will be a catch, weigh and release event to promote conservation. Competition categories will be age 5 and under, 6 to 10 and 11 to 15.First through third prizes will be awarded in each category by weight, with a grand prize for overall best weight. The derby will run from 9 a.m. through noon with free hotdogs and chips served from noon to 1 p.m. while results are tallied.Prizes will be given out at 1 p.m. Parents are encouraged to bring their children and enjoy the day.For further information contact Mike Kennerson at (918) 658-5790 or Don Bosley at (918) 721-2009.