Special to the Reporter

    A benefit, auction and barbecue dinner will be held Saturday, April 24, to benefit Kenneth Roberts, a longtime employee of Richard Trotter Construction in Walnut Springs.

    Roberts is battling cancer. A fund has been opened on his behalf at First National Bank of Bosque County.

    The event at the Community Center in Walnut Springs kicks off at 4 p.m. with music, followed by dinner at 5:30 p.m. and the auction at 6:30 p.m.

    A cakewalk and raffle also will be held and door prizes awarded.

    Admission is $10, including dinner, $5 for children ages 6 through 12 and free for children ages 5 and under.

    To donate auction items or for more information, call 254-797-2633 or e-mail  HYPERLINK "mailto:rtrotterconst@windstream.net" rtrotterconst@windstream.net.

    To contribute to the Kenneth Roberts Fund, call First National Bank at 254-435-6100 or send checks to the bank at P.O. Box 696, Meridian, TX 76665.