Aiming for large turnout
by Chip Latcham
03:00 PM, Friday, July 25
How ’bout some guns and barbecue? Toss in some horses and that would be what commonly is perceived as an ideal gathering for most Texans. Instead, on Saturday, many Bee Countians will load up in their pickups and cars and make the short ride north...

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