Skip to comments.LIVE Report From Crawford (3,000 folks now and STILL COMING!)
Posted on 08/27/2005 10:02:40 AM PDT by TXBubba
Just talked to Basil on site in Crawford, Texas. Currently there are about 100 folks there helping to set up. They have not received word about the caravan arrival in Waco yet. JimRob is riding with the caravan. She thinks it might get to Crawford around 1:00 p.m.
Basil says the stage is set up, the sound system is excellent and they have hung the most beautiful banners overnighted by W04Man on the stage. A big thanks for the banners, they are much appreciated!
Someone arrived early and hung yellow ribbons everywhere.
They have an American flag that is about 50 feet by 40 feet. Children of military personnel serving in the Middle East have written notes to their parents on the stripes of this flag. A very touching thing to behold.
The HOT Chapter booth is being unloaded right now. The will sell buttons made by Angelwood to help off set costs.
Someone rented the Community Center for our use so there is access to AC. However, they also have 10 tents set up. And there is a Moonwalk for the kiddos.
To top everything else there is BBQ on the grill! Basil is the official taster and says it is great!
That is all the news I have at the moment. It is hard to get a cell phone connection to Crawford but when I hear more I will try to update everyone.
The photos can be found linked at the top of the Galveston County Republican Party web site at:
Some samples (click on thumbnail to see higher resolution photo):
The elusive troughs have been returned
Thanks folks for all the help. Don with Yellow Ribbon lives in the area. He located and returned them. This saved those young ladies from Ft. Benning about $900.
I know they dropped over five thousand of their personal funds into this event.
A BIG THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO HELPED!!!
Glad to hear it!
You are looking fit and well, you handsome dog you!!! I thought that was Chet from Paltalk at first!!!
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