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Big Top: Lions, tigers and trapeze are featured in circus

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

(Photo)
Simone Dyke of Culpepper and Merriweather Circus shows two golden tabby tigers and a lion to those taking a tour of the circus grounds Monday morning at the location behind Dollar General in New Madrid. The one-day, two-show circus moves to Tilles Memorial City Park in Oran today with performances beginning at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The ticket box opens at 4 p.m. at the park.
(Photo by Leonna Heuring, Staff)
Circus scheduled to be in Oran today

leonnah@standard-democrat.com

NEW MADRID -- Four-year-old twin sisters Makayla and Malia were on hand for the raising of Culpepper and Merriweather Circus' "big top" and the tour that followed Monday morning, only fueling their excitement for what they were going to see later that night.

"I want to see the lion!" one of the girls said.

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