Thanks to All Who Helped Make Ranger’s Parade Successful


Ranger Historical Preservation Society expresses many thanks for another beautiful Night-Time Lighted Christmas Parade coming down our town’s Main Street. The Society also thanks the Ranger Fire Department for bringing Santa to Ranger in the parade – and of course Santa for taking the time out of his most busy season to come to visit with the area children. We also thank all the Media who helped before, during and after!

The Night-Time Lighted Christmas Parade began twenty years ago with only one cancellation (2013 due to ice on the highways). The success of all the Ranger parades would not happen without the support of many folks – those who work to put the parades together and those who support them financially

Thanks for the 2015 Parade to Ranger City Employees, Police Department, Fire Department & EMS and ALL OTHER Eastland County Law Enforcement and Fire Departments ~ Eastland, Olden, Gorman, Cisco, Carbon, Desdemona. Thank you also to Jim Cockburn, our Parade Announcer; to HSU Six White Horses & the Cowboy Band; Melanie Martin for continuing the “tradition of carrying our Grand Marshal” & to Ranger Mayor Joe Pilgrim for being this year’s Grand Marshal; Bob Guarnieri & Skipper; R. L. Davis & Associates; Freddy’s; DSC Environmental West Texas, Inc.; La Finca’s; Ben E. Keith; Edwards Funeral Homes; White’s Ace Hardware, Eastland; Clint Coffee State Farm; Shooter’s; Ranger Shoppin’ Baskit; Eastland Wal-Mart; Russ Davis, Pa Paws Table Pet Pot Pies; First Financial Bank; Wes-T-Go; Chillerz; Ranger Gas Gathering; Eastland Operating; A BIG thank you to the lady who handed out the trophies for us (she really helped, but disappeared before we got her name); To Santa for taking time out of his very busy schedule to visit the children; All Ranger Historical Preservation Society members~ Clinton, Donna, Stan, Troy, Joe, Rita, Ed; Artha, Jeane; Vickie; Carl; And as always to each & everyone of you who participated, and those who came to watch the parade ~ Without You There Would Be No Parade! ~ Thank You!!

Ranger Parade Photos



Gorman Peanut Queens

Spirit Of Ranger Band

Melanie Martin ~ Pony Pal Stables

Devin Lewis & Michael Lewis ~ Riding Group

Daniel Jenkins ~ Classic Vehicles

Ranger College Cheerleaders

Greer’s Western Store ~ Most Unusual

Eastland Cub Scout Pack 023 ~ Out of Town Float

Ranger Girl Scout Troop 8344 ~ In Town Float


Emma Jenkins ~ Classic Vehicles

Siebert Singers ~ Out of Town Float

Ranger Citizens Task Force ~ In Town Float


Herman Glueck, Ranger College Ad ~ Classic Vehicles

Eastland Nursing & Rehab ~ Out of Town Float

Ranger Church Of God Of Prophecy ~ In Town Float