In case of rain

Published 12:00 am Monday, December 7, 2009

Batesville Lions Club Christmas Parade chairman Jerry Lightsey has announced contingency plans for the Tuesday, Dec. 8 parade in case heavy rains now forecast materialize.

The decision about whether the Batesville parade will be held starting at 6:30 p.m. as scheduled on Tuesday or whether it will be moved to the Sunday, Dec. 13 rain date will be announced by 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, Lightsey said. The determination must be made before school is released, he added.

The decision will be announced on radio station WBLE and published at

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If the parade is rescheduled until Sunday, it will start at 3 p.m., the parade chairman said.