The Intergalactic Liars' Contest and Showcase will be held Saturday, Sept. 22, at 2 p.m. at the downtown Chattanooga Public Library. This is hosted by the New Chattanooga Story Telling Circle, in observation of its first anniversary.
Truth stretchers include Judy Baker from Cleveland, Bruce Hobson for Bradley County, Jeff Paulson from Hixson, Vicky Hardesty from Red Bank, Bobbie Schroeder, Kaye Rose, and Vincent Phipps. Three or four more spots are open to the public.
Call Steve Daugherty 779-4466 to get on the list. Stories have to be family friendly, and they can't exceed eight minutes. The winner will be by audience ballot.
Organizers said, "This is the first known Liars' Contest that was open to the entire galaxy. So, the winner will be bigger than just a world champion; they will be an intergalactic.champion."
Bruce Hobson is the current champion liar from the SE Tennessee area.