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Ronda Rich's sixth book comes to life on the small screen
'The Town That Came A-Courtin'' to debut on UP network Sunday
Lauren Holly, center, stars as Abby Houston in UP’s original movie “The Town That Came A-Courtin.’”
The romantic comedy “The Town That Came A-Courtin,’” a movie based on the novel of the same name written by local author and renowned columnist Ronda Rich, is airing at 7 p.m. this Sunday on the UP Network. The movie tells the story of Abby Houston, a former obituary writer who became a best-selling author. After stopping in the small town of Bliss, Mississippi, during a book tour, she falls prey to the local residents’ conspiracy to match her up with the town’s widowed mayor, Spencer Alexander.