2017 Water Carnival makes waves


Fort Stockton's Water Carnival had a successful turnout this year. The

three-day event drew in large crowds to view the annual pageant and


This year, Berkel King premiered her spectacular show entitled “Violet

and the Wonder Springs”. The musical was filled with costumes, music,

colorful lights, and, of course, plenty of water.

Saturday, July 15 was a special night at the Water Carnival as Evonnie

Ramos was named the new Miss Fort Stockton. A beautiful firework

display reflected off the waters of the Comanche Swimming pool shortly

after the announcement was made.

The participants put on a great show, in and out of the water, and

left the audience with the burning question, “What did the fox say?”

While the answer still remains somewhat unclear, we can easily guess

that the fox said, “Water Carnival was fun this year.” Everyone else