Answered prayer for some as thunderstorms moved through the area Monday night. Town amounts varied from .8 to 1.8”, Rex Johnson, north of town .50”, Bill Baker’s Taylor place northern Edwards County 1.2”, but none at his house, Carroll Smith Hwy 41 .40” and several .10” to .70” points toward the east and south.
By Coach Carlos Robles.
This past week, Ben Enriquez, Grayson Graham and Tony Sanchez all competed at the 1A regional tennis meet held in College Station. In the first round of the boys doubles, Graham and Sanchez played Hauptman and Mraz from Shiner and beat them 6-3, 7-6 (7-5). But in the second round, Graham/Sanchez met Bankston and Hafley from Thorndale and lost 2-6, 6-2, 6-4.
It is finally turning Spring, and that means it is time for the Kimble County Gun & Knife Show and Flea Market. This year’s show will be held on April 26th and 27th, in the Coke Stevenson Center US HWY 83 and 377 one mile north of Junction, Texas. Doors will open at 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday and 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday. The admission to the gun show is $3.00 and the children under 12 accompanied with parents are free. The adjoining Flea Market is free. Your $3.00 paid admission gives you one chance to win a 223 Howa Model 1500 rifle with scope. More chances are available for $1.00 or 6 for $5.00.
Thursday, April 17th, the courthouse square was buzzing with activity. A Capital truck from San Antonio was parked in front of the front door with Grooms Ready Mix truck delivering concrete into a large tube pumping concrete into the second floor of the courthouse for flooring, and then into the bottom hall way.
Rocksprings’ Church of the Living God will host their annual Cinco de Mayo Festival on Saturday, May 3rd of this year. A fun filled day is planned with a parade, music and much more. To start the day off, line up for the parade will be at 9:30 a.m. in front of the church. The Cinco De Mayo parade will begin promptly at 10:30 a.m. and proceed downtown Rocksprings, around the square, and out to the Edwards County Fairgrounds.