10th annual Chickin’, Peelin’ and Politickin’ looks different during COVID-19 pandemic

SPRINGDALE, EMMA. A FEW HUNDRED PEOPLE FILLED SHILOH SQUARE TONIGHT THEY ATE CHICKEN AND TALKED WITH LOCAL AND STATE POLITICIANS AHEAD OF NEXT MONTH’S ELECTION. I’M JUST SO TIRED OF ZOOM MEETINGS AND BEING STUCK IN THE OFFICE AND ON THE PHONE AND JUST WANTED TO GET OUT AND TRY TO BE NORMAL AGAIN. THEY HAVE SHRIMP POLITICIANS CHICKEN CHICKEN PEELING AND POLITIC AND IS AN EVENT THAT’S UNIQUE IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS. THIS YEAR’S 10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION LOOKED A LITTLE BIT DIFFERENT. USUALLY THIS EVENT IS HELD UNDER THE PAVILION BEHIND ME, BUT THIS YEAR THEY SET UP TENTS ALL ACROSS WALTER TURNBOW PARK TO HELP WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING EVERYONE AT THE EVENT WAS OUR TO WEAR A MASK WHEN THEY WEREN’T EATING OR DRINKING AND SOCIAL DISTANCING SIGNS WERE PUT UP ACROSS THE VENUE AS A REMINDER TO STAY SAFE GOVERNOR ASA HUTCHINSON. SPOKE AT TONIGHT’S EVENT … Read More