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By Gretchen McPherson
Ledger Staff 



August 8, 2019

The 2019-2020 Jay High School marching band kicked off practice last week. With practices in the morning and afternoon five days a week, Troy State University graduate and Band Director Connie Wilkes said the band members are returning seventh through 12th graders.

“Of all the band members, 14 out of 48 are rookies, so I've got a lot who've been marching,” said Wilkes. “Their strength is a great attitude and great work ethic.”

The theme for this year is water, and the color is aqua. Wilkes said the songs they will be playing are 'At the River', then 'Wade in the Water' and finally,...

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