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2014-07-03

In the know... Pipe Creek/Lakehills

By James Henry Frazar

By James Henry Frazar
210-473-5192
email jameshenryfrazar@gmail.com

July 4th celebration in LH Friday
The Lakehills American Legion Post 410 will host its annual Independence Day parade Friday, July 4. Line up is at 9:30 am, judging at 10 am, and the parade should start at 10:30. All are invited. Just decorate you car, truck, bike, horse, wagon, or whatever with red, white, and blue and show up at St. Victor's Catholic Chapel where the parade forms.
The parade heads down Park Road 37 to D&H Automotive and then turns around and heads back, at least most of the entries do.
After the parade the Legion will host their barbecue chicken dinner and an afternoon of music at the post home on 26th Street.
The Legion will also have a flag retirement ceremony July 4. The Legion decided to change the date from the usual Flag Day, which is June 14, so more people can see the process.
The Legion will properly destroy flags that are no longer flyable on this day.
People who have flags to dispose of can bring them to Legion that day or bring them to a Legion member ahead of time.
BR Lightning Ranch Summer Buckle Series
The BR Lightning Ranch of Pipe Creek is conducting its summer rodeo every Friday night through Aug. 22 at its location at 818 FM 1283 just a little south of "downtown" Pipe Creek. The rodeo starts at 8 pm, weather permitting.
It's $7 per person and children 5 years of age and under are admitted free.
There will be a concession stand with barbecue, hot dogs, nachos, popcorn. soda and water.
Those who want to compete in the rodeo need to sign up by 7:45 pm.
Events include open bull riding, junior bull riding, steer riding, team roping, barrel racing, calf scramble and mutton busting.
For rodeo information call: 830-535-4096.
For contestant information call: 830-221-6511.
Vacation Bible School set July 21-25
The Lakehills Baptist Church will host Vacation Bible School Monday through Friday, July 21-25. The school will be held 9 am to noon and will be for kindergarten children through fifth grade.
The theme is western and entitled, "Saddleridge Ranch."
There will be lots of fun, games, snacks, recreation, arts and crafts, singing, and activities.
Call the church at 830-751-2006 for more information.