By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Concord Baptist Church will host its annual fishing contest this Saturday, May 31, in honor of Mrs. Bessie Burkett.
The start time is 6 a.m. Contestants can choose where they wish to fish.
Weigh-in will be at 5 p.m.
The registration fee for adults is $20. If they are pre-registered, they can save an additional $5.
Ages 12-15 can register for $10 to compete.
There will be a $5 registration fee for ages 5 and up.
There will be a $10 entry fee to enter the big fish contest.
The prize for biggest bass is already at $500 and could go up.
The prizes for biggest bream and biggest catfish will be $50 each.
Only legal limits apply, but once again, contestants can choose where they wish to fish.
At 6 p.m., the fish fry will begin.
Concord Baptist Church is located at 829 NW Concord Road, east of Greenville. Rev. Jamie Ford is the pastor.