This parade took place in Center Point on 11 July 2015. This is a very special parade for me because 21 years ago, in 1994, was my first parade to drive the Church's Chicken Car. It will always be my favorite. I'll never forget after that first parade I was on my way back to Kerrville and had a flat tire. This was right across from the Kerrville Airport. I checked in the trunk for a spare tire and jack but didn't see one. I called Triple A and then it happened.
They asked me my location and what kind of vehicle I was driving. That caused me to almost hang up the phone. Who would believe that I was driving a Chicken Car, I thought to myself.
I told the fellow on the phone that it is a Church's Chicken Car. He replied, "Oh, yeah, one of our service trucks just passed by you not too long ago. We'll be there in about 15 minutes."
They showed up right on time and repaired the tire and I was on my way.
Now back from the time machine to the present year 2015. The Center Point parade seems to get larger every year. I followed a very fine looking float, The Kerr County Fair float with Chrislyn and Payton on board. They won first place in their category!
The Down Home Country Parade was great and the BBQ at their firehouse was super, too!
I want to thank the Chairman of the Parade Committee, Dolly Coldwell, for our invite and for putting on one fine parade. It is always a pleasure to be a part of Center Point's celebration.