The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

September 6, 2013

County heroes scheduled to meet on gridiron

By BRAD KELLAR
Herald-Banner Staff

— Hunt County residents have a chance this weekend to meet with some true heroes, before watching a benefit football game between members of local law enforcement and area firefighters.

The “Cuffs and Ladders” football game, pitting the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office against the Cash Fire Department, is scheduled Saturday, following the inaugural “Meet The Heroes” event at Boles High School’s Kevin Kiper Memorial Stadium.

“Meet The Heroes” starts at 4 p.m., with “Cuffs and Ladders” set to begin at 6:30 p.m. Saturday

During “Meet The Heroes”, members of both departments will be demonstrating to families and children how their equipment works. “Cuffs and Ladders” will be a flag football game for the start is what is planned to be an annual, and friendly, rivalry.

The concession stand at stadium will be open, with refreshments available from the Boles High School Booster Club. Those attending the event will also be able to take a chance on winning several door prizes and can buy raffle tickets through halftime for a chance to win an AR-15 rifle.