In The News: Thunder In The Desert Booms
Volunteers and performers at the Scharbauer Sports Complex were bracing themselves for the thunder late Wednesday. And while some dark clouds loomed, for the most part sounds of the eighth annual Thunder in the Desert roared, boomed and crashed from brass horns and drums on the football field, not the sky.
This year the event brought four of the top-ranking drum and bugle corps in the nation to the Midland area, and featured 800 performers from around the U.S. and the world. The groups flooded into town early yesterday morning after competing in El Paso on Tuesday with 20 buses, 10 semi-trailers and a legion of equipment trucks.
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