Rocksprings Record

On July 17-19, 2015, the Mary B. Powers Hall in Barksdale was once again filled with descendants of William Carroll and Mary Sansom Ward. One hundred eight relatives and friends were present for the 26th Ward reunion. The days were full of great food, visiting, a silent auction and slide show, genealogy, dominoes, swimming and washer pitching. Coming out as champions in the washer pitching were Daryl Ward and Steve Ward. Winning second place were Dano Stotts and Cauy Routh. The “42” domino contest had first place won by Steve Ward and Paige Ward. Second place winners were Daryl Ward and Wanda Gower.

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UCA Cheer Camp Mascot Awards: Rocko the Mighty Angora goat received the hydration award along with a gatorade cooler and a trophy for earning two superior ribbons this past week at Texas State University. Also Rocko earned the title: All American Mascot

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The next event for the Edwards County Horse Club will be this Saturday, August 1st at 6:00 p.m. Get your boots and spurs on for another rodeo at the Rocksprings Fair Grounds. Books will open at 4:30 p.m. and close at 5:30 p.m. and ride at 6:00 p.m. Events will include stick horse barrels for 5 year and under along with the goat ribbon pulling. Other events will be the lead line for 6 and under for modified poles and barrels. Trophies will be given to winners in each age group. Events for ages 6-18 will be barrels, pole, flags, team roping and break-a-way goat roping, mutton bustin’, steer riding and junior bull riding.

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