The Edwards County Horse Club rounded out its first year of establishment, and they did it with an appreciation celebration. On Friday, May 13, 2016 at seven o’clock in the evening, the Horse Club hosted a banquet for its twenty-five members, providing food and refreshments for all in attendance. While guests enjoyed plates full of brisket, sausage, all the side trimmings as well as a table full of sweets, the Club Committee prepared to give away yearend prizes.
1SG Federico De Leon, a native of Rocksprings and a 1994 Rocksprings High School graduate, is scheduled to present the commencement address this Friday at Angora Field. De Leon’s impressive military history encompasses a wide variety of accomplishments. He enlisted in the United States Army June 1994 and received Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson, SC. At Advanced Individual Training at Fort Gordon, GA, he was awarded the Military Occupational Specialty, Information Technology Specialist (25B).
First Baptist Church of Rocksprings has a new pastor. Sonny Tydlacka (pronounced Tĭdlŏch- kŭh) and family. Sonny was born and raised in Wharton, TX, where he was active in fishing, hunting, 4-H, FFA, golf and the great outdoors. He attended Texas A&M University in College Station where he received his Bachelor of Science degree.
Twelve RHS seniors are anxiously awaiting for this Friday to arrive. Graduation exercises will be held at Angora Stadium, Friday, May 27th beginning at 8:00 p.m. RHS graduate 1SG Fred De Leon is the commencement speaker. Valedictorian Rebecca Ramirez is the daughter of Paco and Sarah Ramirez. She has one brother, Paco Ramirez, and her grandparents are Ernestina (Tina) Ramirez of Rocksprings and Romolo and Rosalinda Rodriquez of Big Lake.
Kindergarten student, Andres Alonsa, gets a goodbye hug from teacher Linn Ellis. But, I bet she will see him as a first grader in the halls next year.