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Veterans Day Parade in Willcox 2022

WILLCOX – Veterans Day was honored with a parade along Railroad Avenue in Willcox this Friday, November 11.

Local veteran groups and Willcox residents gathered to watch the morning salute to those men and women who fought to bring our country the peace, safety, and global stability it enjoys, as well as those that continue to serve.

The holiday, first enacted in 1919, one year after World War I ended on Nov. 11, was designated ad Armistice Day by President Wilson. In 1938 the name was amended to Veterans Days

Willcox City Councilman Paul Sheats began the observance with a prayer of support.

The parade passing in front of Railroad Park included representatives from each of the veteran groups, WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, and local supporters.

Marchers included the Willcox Football Cheer Club, Cowboy Hall of Fame, Elks Riders Willcox 2131 Club, Rex Allen Days Rodeo Royalty, Double S Stake House, Willcox Future Farmer of America, and Willcox Fire Department.

Local performing artist, guitarist, Cindy Rae sang for parade goers. Rae had not performed at a Veterans Day event since the dedication of the Willcox Viet Nam memorial on Nov 11, 2011.

Willcox Mayor Mike Laws and organizer Connie Dunham had a few words of appreciation to attending veterans and the people gathered for the event.
Willcox football drops Roadrunners, headed for State Semis

WILLCOX – The Cowboys advance in the 2A state football semifinals by crushing the Holbrook Roadrunners 52-12 on Friday, Nov 11.

With the Pima Roughriders knocking off Camp Verde 61-7 in their quarterfinal matchup, they face Willcox on Friday, Nov. 16, in Safford.



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WILLCOX - Rex Allen Days 2022 parade took place in Willcox Saturday, October 1. This year’s theme, "How the West is Fun '' played out along Haskell and Railroad as the parade went through the city’s historic downtown district. Splendid weather graced parade viewers this year while more than 50 entries, floats, horses n' wagons, Rex Allen Jr., the Willcox High School Band and many other dignitaries and stars. The parade kicks off a day of events in Willcox celebrating their hometown hero, Rex, and the arts, culture, and cowboy life of the area. Those that remained at Windmill Park were treated to old time fiddler exhibitions, live music, gunfights, vendors, wine tasting, and Rex Allen Jr as master of ceremonies shared wonderful stories about his dad and played for the crowd. At Quail Drive Sports Park Rodeo Arena there are full days of rodeo action Saturday and Sunday. Rodeo slack, team roping, and a kid’s pre-rodeo contest, before the rodeo 2-5 p.m. Keiller Park keeps the celebration going until Sunday with a carnival and fair until 2 p.m. On Saturday, the park was the location of the Cars for Kids AYSO No.1231 annual benefit car and truck show. The music didn’t stop all day, with the Rex Allen Days Concert Series show sponsored by KHILradio.net at Willcox High School Auditorium. Jana Jae led the day with a concert at 3 p.m. Sylvia played later in the evening and John Schneider came on at 8:30 p.m. to headline the musical... (More)
WILLCOX — The fields are alive with the sound of music this fall and the start of the Willcox Theater and Arts 2022 Fall Performing Arts Series.

Starting Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. the Willcox Theater Palace at 116 N. Railroad Ave. will host the first performing artist of the series, Cindy Rae.

Raggedy Edge performs at the theater on Friday, Oct. 21.

Classically-trained musicians Michael Lich and Ji Sun Lee take the stage at the theater Nov. 18.

On Dec. 9 Cindy and Robert Leger plan a concert infused with holiday classics.


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