If this is your birthday, congratulations! You share the same date as fellow Texan and one of the best known names in music. Roy Orbison, born in Vernon, Texas, in 1936.  A 1987 addition to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, he reaches the country charts with his solo hit "You Got It" and a duet with Emmylou Harris. His songs "Crying" and "Blue Bayou" also become country hits for Don McLean and Linda Ronstadt, respectively.

The Big "O"

Clive Limpkin

This Is National Jelly Bean Day!

David Paul Morris

Time to enjoy gobs and gobs of jelly beans today! Yes, they are popular at Easter, but they are also good all year round.

Jelly beans are nothing new, in fact, they've been around since the 1860's. Advertisements have been found to promote sending them to Union troops during the Civil War.

There is no congressional record or presidential proclamations for this day, however it is a well known fact that, President Ronald Reagan was a big fan of jelly beans.

Now Let's P-A-R-T-Y!  

Hulton Archive

Concho Valley birthdays include: 

Ginger Manis, old enough. From her husband, Leonard.

Theresa Ellard, 59. From her much younger sister, Imagene.

Chrystal Adams, 27. From Mom, her sister, nieces and nephew.

Brylee Acosta, 6. From her Tia.  Brylee wins our birthday cake today from Halfmann's Cake Cottage.

Happy Wedding Anniversary to:

Hank & Nancy Hobdy, 25 years. They will be in our drawing Friday morning for a dozen roses from Southwest Florists.