Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Texas’ very own royal heir
By U.S. Sen. John Cornyn
There has been much excitement across the pond as of late over the birth of England’s newest heir to the throne. But did you know that Texas’ very own royal bundle of joy has just arrived? Weighing in just shy of 2,000 pounds, the nation’s First Bale of King Cotton for 2013 was delivered by the Rodriguez Brothers Farm in Santa Rosa, Texas, to the La Feria Co-op Gin at 2:15 p.m. on June 21, 2013. In the time since then, it has been cleaned up in the ginning process and is now ready for its proper debut at Harlingen’s 2013 First Bale Auction and Scholarship Fundraiser. . . .
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