These are likely to be turkey vultures. They are at a Linden park warming themselves in the morning sunshine.
Casey and Cheryl Fradella of Plain Dealing, Louisiana, were the highlights in this year's Roaming Roan Arena horse and rider costume contest, according to owner Jenna Lockhart. These two created their own version of mounted soldiers. "Took our breaths away," Lockhart said of the couple and the event held near Linden.
The H.U.G. Club in Hughes Springs certainly had the best name. H.U.G. meant Hughes Useful Girls. Organized in 1919 at the home of Mrs. J.S.D. Taylor with a membership of 12 young women and two older ladies as sponsors, the club disbanded during World War II. However, this permanent marker in a Spring Park flower garden makes the club unforgettable.
This Santa is ready and waiting for Christmas at Joanna Duncan's Olde 1852 Market Company on Courthouse Square in Linden.