Haircut-Athon (copy)

The Village Salon in Carthage will host its annual Haircut-Athon on Saturday, Aug. 17. The annual event provides free back-to-school haircuts to kids and raises money for Mission Carthage.

The Village Salon’s annual Haircut-Athon, which provides free back-to-school haircuts for area students, is Aug. 17.

The event runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Haircuts will be given to students ages 5 to 18 on a first-come, first-served basis. No appointment is needed.

Prizes and snacks will be handed out all day, and those interested can enter a $10 raffle to win one of five prize baskets.

The event also serves as a fundraiser for Mission Carthage, and donations will be accepted throughout the day.

The Village Salon is located at 1118 W. Panola St. in Carthage next to the old movie theater.

For more information, call (903) 694-2112.