COLLINS, MS (WDAM) - A Hollywood actor and Covington County native will come home to Collins this spring to help celebrate the silver anniversary of a festival of arts and crafts, food and fun. Gerald McRaney, best known for his roles on TV's Major Dad, Simon and Simon and Deadwood, will be the honoree at the 25th annual Okatoma Festival.
It will take place on May 3.
McRaney was born in Collins and has a street named for him in town.
The festival will also feature live music, a children's fair and other activities.
The Covington County Chamber of Commerce is seeking vendors for the event. For more information, you can call (601) 765-6012 or go online to www.covingtonchamber.com.