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Benefit set for Christopher ‘Bubba’ Whitley || Auction items needed

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A benefit is set for Christopher “Bubba” Whitley, 33, who was hospitalized after his vehicle wrecked with an 18-wheeler on June 4 around 4 a.m. The benefit is set for Saturday, July 28, 2018, at 1 p.m. at The Eagles lodge.

Whitley was rushed to Paris Regional and later transferred to a Dallas area hospital where he was in serious condition. 

“He’s out of the hospital now,” said Lynn Eatherly, a member of The Eagles Lodge. “But he has a lot of medical bills to pay for. We just want to help him out.”

He said the lodge decided to help by putting together a day of live auctions and food on Saturday. Members of the lodge will offer $10 brisket sandwiches, baked beans and coleslaw plates.

“We’ll also have a live auction around 3 p.m.,” he said. “And we’re taking donations for that, too.”

Donations for the auction are needed, and anything goes.

“We’ll take everything from a pie to a free car wash to a broom,” he said. “It doesn’t matter – we’ll auction whatever people are willing to donate.”

Donations can be made by stopping at the lodge at 1125 N.W. Loop 286 in Paris, or by calling 903-785-9090.

“Bubba is a good man,” he said. “We just want to do what we can to help.”


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Amanda Cutshall
Amanda Cutshall is the managing editor of eExtra News. She has been in the news business since graduating university four years ago, originally starting at The Paris News and eventually moving over to eExtra News to reach a larger readership...