Fair parade heralds the beginning of autumn

October 1, 2013 • Local News

Fair-goers and firefighters exchange high-fives during the Eastern New Mexico State Fair Parade. (Mark Wilson Photo)

The Fair Day Parade had a little bit of something for everyone with entries that went quite literally from A, All Saints Catholic School and the American Legion, to Z, the Zombie Walk.

The 2013 parade had fewer entries than last year, with a total of 87. People began to gather a little after 8 a.m. to make sure they got a good spot to observe this kick-off to the Southeastern New Mexico State Fair activities while the floats lined up.

Dogs whined, howled and hid when the sirens sounded, marking the start of the parade. As always, the parade began with vehicles from each one of the emergency services: The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the Login to read more

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