|The Charlie Daniels Band.|
Daniels became a national star with his 1979 recording of “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” although his 1973 hit, “Uneasy Rider,” had reached No. 9 on the Billboard Hot 100, and he was already well known among musicians working as a Nashville session fiddler. Over a lifetime of recording, he has been a major influence on country, bluegrass, and Southern rock. He has been inducted into the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Over the years, he has recorded 32 studio albums, 18 compilation and live albums, and 4 Christmas albums, many of them reaching the top ten on country music charts. Songs he is best known for besides “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” and “Uneasy Rider” include “Drinkin’ My Baby Goodbye,” “Simple Man,” “Long Haired Country Boy,” “In America,” “Boogie Woogie Fiddle Country Blues,” “The Legend of Wooley Swamp,” “This Ain’t No Rag, It’s a Flag,” and “Stll in Saigon.”
|The Scooter Brown Band|
For tickets and reservations, contact the Lumberyard at 325-766-2407.
BIG RAIN DRENCHES ROSCOE AREA
Here in town Roscoe weatherman Kenny Landfried rccorded 3.6” in east Roscoe while Anna Mae McBride got 4” at her home in south Roscoe. In any case, it was a big rain, full of lightning and crashing thunder, and it never let up until late Saturday night. Because of the rain and lightning, the big show with Randy Rogers at the Lumberyard had to be called off and re-scheduled for a later date.
The storm came with and was followed by some seriously cool weather, our first of the year. Sunday with its high of 67° was downright chilly with drizzle, mist, and north winds all day long. And Monday with its high of 68° wasn’t much better. These days seemed colder than the temperature might suggest since the highs all last week were in the nineties or high eighties, so the drop was over twenty degrees
The forecast for the rest of the week is for sunshine and warmer temperatures with highs in the mid-seventies or low eighties. Saturday with its projected high of 80° and 0% chance of rain should be perfect for the Charlie Daniels Band at the Lumberyard.
PLOWBOYS FALL TO ANSON, 31-14
The Tigers jumped out to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter and extended it to 21-0 by halftime with their QB Caden Baker running over for all three TDs. Roscoe didn’t get on the scoreboard until the fourth quarter when Ortega hit Francisco Garcia with a 7-yard scoring strike to make the score 24-6. Anson got their final score in the fourth quarter when Baker passed to Mason Davis for an 11-yard TD. Roscoe’s final score was an 18-yard pass from Ortega to Clemente Aguayo.
The Plowboys weren’t helped by five turnovers, three of them interceptions and the other two fumbles. They were otherwise able to move the ball, making 22 first downs, 175 rushing yards, and 148 passing.
Garcia led all Plowboy rushers with 127 yards in 31 carries, while Ortega completed 15 of 23 passes for 148 yards and two TDs. Receiver Clemente Aguayo caught 5 passes for 71 yards and one TD. J. Garcia led the defense with 7 tackles. He was followed by Austin Willman and Cade Garrett, both with 5.
Here is the scoring by quarters:
Anson 14 7 3 7 - 31
Roscoe 0 0 0 14 - 14
The Plowboys play their final non-district game here at home Friday night against Menard. The Yellowjackets are currently 0-5 after being defeated by Miles last weekend, 46-0. Kickoff is at 7:30.
CHILI SUPPER FRIDAY EVENING AT COMMUNITY CENTER
OPEN HOUSE AT YOUNG FARM ESTATES SATURDAY AFTERNOON
|116 James Wells Drive|
The home on 112 Tom Dobbins Drive was built by Donahue Homes of Abilene (325-370-1105) and is for sale at $193,500. The one on 116 James Wells Drive was built by Elegancia Homes of Abilene (325-260-1385). Its sale price is $189,000.
|112 Tom Dobbins Drive|
BRUCE McGLOTHLIN BITTEN BY RATTLESNAKE
Bruce McGlothlin, 73, who lives southwest of town near the Mitchell County line, has reportedly been bitten on the hand by a rattlesnake. By press time, I had been unable to find out more about this incident.