Tickets to the Perry and Meldeene Elliott Dinner-Roast go on sale today at various locations over the city.

That’s the word from Joe Bob Huddleston and Rick Hale, co-chairs of the Dinner’s Ticket Sales Committee.

Huddleston explained, “Each individual on our eight-member committee will have tickets for the April 5 Dinner-Roast. The 7 p.m. event will be held at the City Hall Restaurant at the City Limits, east of town on U.S. Highway 377.”

Individuals with tickets to sell include Sherree Barton, Darrell Brown, Greg Bruner, Steve Peacock, Dr. Steve Steed, Ron Wulf, Huddleston and Hale.

Tickets are $50 each, and the deadline for purchasing tickets is Monday, March 28.

The Elliotts, long-time Stephenville residents, will be honored at the Dinner-Roast for their participation in many activities in Stephenville, especially the athletic program at Tarleton State University (TSU).

Bob Glasgow, co-chair of the Advance Contributions and Gifts Committee, said, “As of this date, approximately $60,000 has been raised for an endowed athletic scholarship at TSU in the Elliotts’ name.”

Ron Butler of Abilene and Hale are also co-chairs of this committee.

General Chairman is District Judge Don Jones.

Dr. Chilton, an educator/journalist, lives in Stephenville. He occasionally writes for this newspaper.