List of upcoming community events (Aug. 24, 2011)

Tea Party hosting rally Saturday
PAXTON — The Ford County Tea Party will host an informational rally at 2 p.m. Saturday,  Aug. 27, at Pells Park, 700 E. Pells St., Paxton.

Paxton airport to host second annual fly-in/drive-in Saturday

PAXTON — Richard Kingery fondly remembers the first time he got the chance to fly a small airplane. It was a flying lesson he had in 1968, the same year that the Federal Aviation Administration approved a new airport facility west of Paxton.

“I was the first student to fly out of the Paxton airport,” Kingery recalled, proudly.

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