Do drop in
Anyone hanging out at Rockdale’s Coffield Regional Airport Thursday afternoon (R) got an unexpected treat as a trio of skydivers decided to “hang in” to the airport. Parachute instructor David Moore of the Central Texas Skydiving Center near Lexington, parachuted in directly overhead on a tandem chute with Austin residents Neel and Sonali Gupta, his clients for the day. Moore told The Reporter recent rains had made conditions too muddy for safety at the Lexington site, so the Rockdale airport was used as a backup. Solo jumper Ethan Matheson also floated down to Coffield Regional as part of the same jump. See column, page 4A.