Frankston Square Fair
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This is the fall festival for Frankston, Texas, pop. 1200.
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Frankston is a small East Texas town with a population of 1200 people. The Square Fair is the local fall festival held in October as the hot Texas air, just begins to cool.


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The colorguard. As in most small towns the parade has a distinctive patriotic air.


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The colorguard leads the parade.


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The local veterans of foreign wars march with pride.


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The local high school Homecoming King and Queen.


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Floats represent different grade levels of Frankston ISD.


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Of course this is my favorite, the Pre-K float.


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My grandson, Jordan plays the part of a carrot, Notice the hand of restraint. He tends to get carried away.


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Yep, there is no doubt that we live in Texas.


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The Square Fair is a time for community pride.


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A time to enjoy youth.


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A time for old friends to reacquaint themselves.


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Kirk, my oldest (Neal) son's best friend in high school. He is the drama teacher at Frankston High School.


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The last of the parade, leaving their presents.


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Kids are a big part of the fair.


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Old traditions meet the modern age. Cowboys need their cell phones too.


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What would any community affair be without food. Some say Texans will fry anything but we do like our pies.


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Craft booths on the square.


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Krystal and my little carrot, Jordan. Baby Michael is along for the ride.


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The crew, Krystal, Michael, Jordan (no pun intended), Abby, and in the background, Caitlyn.


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If you get people together you need music and in Frankston that means country.


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And if you get enough people in one place, you are sure to find a politician in the crowd.


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By-far the favorite food of the fair was the "fried pie"


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All good things must come to an end.