DUST DEVIL’The heat of the Brady homecoming bonfire spawned several dust devils as shown here. Several hundred onlookers showed up at the bonfire site to participate in the annual homecoming week activity. The bonfire, once a pile of scrap wood, is nothing but ashes now and only a few hours remain before Brady hosts the 2001 Homecoming game and festivities at Bulldog Stadium. Preparations for the annual Brady High School Homecoming week activities officially started last week when Ol’ Houn’ Dawgs Booster Club members hit the town with black and gold streamers. As tradition, the Ol’ Houn’ Dawgs hosted a tailgate party and hamburger cookout Tuesday night to get the festivities started for the lighting of the bonfire. Aside from a miscommunication as to when to light the match (once again the bonfire fell victim to trigger-happy fire starters), the bonfire got off as planned in the adjacent field located next to Brady Middle School on the Menard highway. A reception honoring the homecoming court will be held at the BHS library on Friday (today) from 9-11 a.m. and the public is invited to attend. BHS class decorated cars entered in the spirit contest will be judged prior to the pep rally and the winner will be announced during the homecoming pep rally that will be held in Bulldog Stadium beginning at 12:15 p.m. The Bulldogs will hit the field for a 7:30 p.m. kick-off time. The Homecoming festivities will begin at halftime. Another McCulloch County school, the Lohn Eagles, will get underway with their homecoming festivities Friday night as well. The Eagles host Novice, and the game will begin at 7:30 p.m.