Border Town Days celebration set

Freedom New Mexico

The 45th Border Town Days celebration begins today.

The events begin with a decorated bicycle contest at 11 a.m. next to the Texico branch of the Citizens Bank. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top winners and a girl and boy grand champion will win a new bicycle.

At noon, the Border Town Days parade will begin at Griffin Street in Texico. The parade will proceed down U.S. 60/84 to Fifth Street in Farwell and will end at Farwell City Park. Prizes will be awarded for best antique car, tractor and parade float.

Food and entertainment will be available at the park along with 37 merchants tables.