Red Carpet Bowl marks 40 years

Published 12:00 am Friday, August 30, 2002

Melissa Wyatt, left, and Dwayne Wyatt of Wyatt Pavement Marking lift a template from the number 4 on the 40-yard line of Vicksburg Memorial Stadium Thursday. The couple spent the day painting the field for tonight’s Red Carpet Bowl, which started 40 years ago. The Warren Central Vikings will open the bowl at 6; and Vicksburg High School Gators will play in the second game, expected to begin at about 8:30./B1 (The VIcksburg Post/C. Todd Sherman)