Preparations are in full swing for Jackson’s annual Homecomers celebration, which runs Tuesday through July 25 next week. Committee chairman Larry Koehler (kay-ler) says this is the 107th year of Homecomers and festivities will include a special tribute to Vietnam veterans. Koehler’s wife, Beverly, this year’s entertainment coordinator says turnout is consistently up to 10- thousand. Tuesday’s musical entertainment will be the Iron Mountain Players, Wednesday is Gospel Night and bingo, Bittersweet will play Thursday, Platinum Strings on July 24 and Manitou on July 25. There’s no charge for admission. Carnival rides will run Thursday through Saturday. For a full schedule of Homecomers events, visit jacksonhomecomers.com.