Holiday Highlights
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Shaw Parade

The Shaw Christmas Parade has been rescheduled for 2:30 p.m. Sunday in downtown Shaw.

The public is invited to participate in the parade and it is free to enter.

FGot additional information, call the parade chairpersons, Eleanor Scott at 662-754-4323 and Shelonda Frazier at 662-754-3259 or Shaw City Hall at 662-754-3131.

All participants are asked to meet at Shaw High School. Lineup will begin at 2 p.m.

Santa Letters

Santa Claus has been so pleased with all the Christmas wish letters that have come to The Bolivar Commercial.

Children have until Monday to send them to the newspaper.

Letters may be e-mailed at santaclaus@bolivarcommercial.com; mailed to P.O.Box 1050, Cleveland, MS 38732; or deliveried to 821 North Chrisman Ave.

Letters will be printed in our Dec. 22 edition.

Santa has promised that letters e-mailed to The Bolivar Commercial will be answered by him.

Postal deadlines

Below are a few of the all-important mailing and shipping deadlines. Be sure to take note of the following mail-by dates to have your package arrive in time for the holidays.

* Dec. 14  Standard Pos

* Dec. 16  Global Express Guaranteed

* Dec. 17  Priority Mail Express Military Service

* Dec. 20  First-Class Mail

* Dec. 21  Priority Mail’’

* Dec. 23  Priority Mail Express

The dates listed above are the earliest deadlines for international and military mail. For a complete list of shipping deadlines, visit usps.com/shippingdates/.  Special shipping kits for military mail are available through the USPS website or by calling 1-800-610-8734. The kit comes with two large Priority Mail Flat Rate boxes, four medium Priority Mail Flat Rate boxes, address labels and customs forms.  The large Priority Mail Flat Rate box also qualifies for a $2 discount when sent to APO and FPO addresses. Military mailers should check content restrictions on shipping to certain countries at www.usps.com/ship/apo.htm.