Len Lawhon, supervisor of grounds at Northwest Mississippi Community College discusses plans for the upcoming Ranger Bluegrass Festival during a community interest meeting on June 28. The festival, which is presented by Gateway Tire, will be held at the Northwest Farm on Saturday, Oct. 13. and will feature well-known bluegrass acts performing on the main stage, a children’s area, bluegrass competition, crafts to promote local artisans and farmers, and food trucks. Volunteers and vendors are still needed. The festival will benefit the Northwest Foundation Scholarship fund. For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact Angie Stuart at firstname.lastname@example.org.