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4th of July without the Boom!

June 30th, 2011 12:24 AM by Ginger Turner

So far, Alpine still suffers a drought...last rain being nearly 10 months ago.  This causes the ground to be dry and the grass mostly dead, a great fuel for a fire.  Therefore, the only fireworks in the plans this year will be in Fort Davis, Friday night.  I suppose they think since the ground has already been burned once, the risk is low for another fire. 

There will be a parade in Fort Davis on July 2nd, parade in Alpine on July 4th at 5:00pm with festival to follow, and Cowboys Baseball all weekend to enjoy.  The Post in Marathon also usually puts on a great 4th of July celebration as well!!

Good chances of rain for the weekend so let's keep our fingers crossed!!  Have a great 4th of July!!

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Posted by Ginger Turner on June 30th, 2011 12:24 AM

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