POSTED: Friday, July 29, 2011 - 9:13am
UPDATED: Friday, July 29, 2011 - 9:14am
Longview, TX — Balloonists participating in the first competition of this weekend's Great Texas Balloon Race are soaring skyward. They have received the locations of their targets, and those are good spots for fans to see the action. Here's a look:
Target 1: Near H.G. Mosley and Loop 281 by the old skateplex.
Target 2: Hawkins Parkway between St. Andrews Drive and Grace Creek.
Target 3: On the west side of North Judson Road at Hill Street.
Check back to news-journal.com for balloon race updates and a schedule of events throughout the weekend, and pick up Saturday's News-Journal for more on the festivities.