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East Cedar Creek Freshwater Supply District meets at 12:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the ECCFSD office on Hammer Road just off Welch Lane in Gun Barrel City.
Eustace City Council meets at 7 p.m. in the Eustace City Hall the first Thursday of each month. For more information, call (903) 425-4702. The public is welcome
Eustace Independent School District meets at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the Eustace High School Library. For more information, call (903) 425-7131. The public is welcome.
Gun Barrel City Council meets in Brawner Hall at 6:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month. Call (903) 887-1087 for more info. The public is welcome.
Gun Barrel City Economic Development Corporation meets at 1831 W. Main, GBC, at 6 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month. For more information, please call (903) 887-1899.
Henderson County Commissioner’s Court meets every Tuesday at 9 a.m. in the Henderson County Courthouse in Athens. The public is invited to attend.
Henderson County Emergency Services District #4 meets at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at 525 S. Tool Dr. in Tool.
Henderson County Historical Commission meets the first Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. in the HC Historical Museum.
Kaufman County Commissioner’s Court meets the second and fourth Monday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at the Kaufman County Courthouse in Kaufman and sets a night meeting the second Monday of the quarter at 6 p.m. Call (972) 932-0218. The public is invited to attend.
Kemp City Council meets at Kemp City Hall at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month. For more information, please call (903) 498-3191. The public is invited to attend.
Kemp Independent School District meets at 6 p.m. the third Monday of each month in the Board Room in the Administration Building. For more information, please call (903) 498-1314. The public is invited to attend.
Log Cabin City Council meets the third Thursday of the month in city hall. For more information, please call (903) 489-2195. The public is invited to attend.
Mabank City Council meets at 7 p.m. in Mabank City Hall the first Tuesday of each month. For more information, please call (903) 887-3241. The public is invited to attend.
Mabank Independent School District meets at 7:30 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month. For more information, please call (903) 887-9310. The public is invited to attend.
Payne Springs City Council meets at city hall at 7:30 p.m. every third Tuesday of each month. For more information, please call (903) 451-9229. The public is welcome.
Payne Springs Water Supply Corp. meets the third Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m. at the Payne Springs Community Center, located at 9690 Hwy. 198.
Seven Points City Council meets at 7 p.m. in Seven Points city hall the second Thursday of each month. For more information, please call (903) 432-3176. The public is invited to attend.
Tool City Council meets at 6 p.m. in the OranWhite Civic Center the third Thursday of each month. For more information, please call (903) 432-3522.
West Cedar Creek Municipal Utility District is held at 6 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month. For more information, please call (903) 432-3704.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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‘Born Mad’ author to appear on TV
Special to The Monitor
MABANK–Mabank resident, Robyn Wheeler will be a guest on KETK/ NBC 56 East Texas Live, Friday, Jan. 20.
Wheeler will be talking about her book Born Mad and her experiences living with dysthymic disorder for most of her life.
Wheeler found a solution to her chronic anger issues after she was diagnosed in October 2010 and given daily medication.
She wrote Born Mad to create awareness for dysthymic disorder and support for those who suffer from it.
East Texas Live runs everyday from 11 a.m. to noon.
For more information, call (903) 581-5656 or go to www.ketknbc.com.

 

VFD benefit concert features the Plummer family music
Special to The Monitor
TRINIDAD–The Trinidad Volunteer Fire Department is holding its annual benefit concert at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, at the Trinidad High School Auditorium.
The show will feature the award-winning Plummer Family Country Music Show from Branson, Mo.
The Plummer Family comes from an 18-year performing history and features Rosie and Darrell Plummer, their son, Randy Driskill, and daughter Melody Driskill.
Rosie plays piano, organ and accordion as well as lead vocals and harmonies. Darrell is master of ceremonies and is known for traditional country and gospel songs.
Melody sings and plays fiddle while the Plummers grandson, Josh Driskill, sings vocals and plays lead guitar.
Pedal steal guitar player Dave Mitchell joins the show as well as yodeler and singer Lynn Rose-Terry, drummer Marvin Skiles and comic Tony Hampton.
Rosie Plummer won the first “Show Biz Award” in 1974 at the Ozark Music Awards and both Rosie and Darrell have been inducted into the Ozark Hall of Fame.
The Trinidad VFD is an all volunteer unit which provides emergency services and fire protection to an area bordered by the spillway to the north, Malakoff to the east and Kerens to the west. They assist surrounding communities when the need arises.
Tickets are $10 for adults, $12 at the door, and $5 for children. Preschool age children are free of charge.
Tickets may be purchased at all area Brookshire’s Supermarkets, Food Rite Food Store in Kerens and members of the Trinidad Volunteer Fire Department.
For more information, call (903) 778-2600 or go to www.plummer-familyshow.com

 

Area high schools to hold art show and competition
Special to The Monitor
SEVEN POINTS–The annual Art Show and Competition is currently on display in the community room at the Library of Cedar Creek Lake in Seven Points.
This is the third year students from four area school districts are competing, but the first year for a separate competition in three dimensional pieces.
Art teachers James Perry/Kemp, Ramona Freeman/Malakoff, Brent Ragland/Eustace and Kyra Tracy/Mabank have brought the best of the best of their students.
Each school has brought five to 10 pieces of 3-D art, as well.
Judges from several colleges in the area will select pieces for best of show and second through fifth places and then present awards to the recipients.
Judges from Texas A&M Commerce, UT Tyler, TVCC, Dallas Institute of Arts, Santa Fe Art Institute and the Full Sail Art Institute will also be representing their schools and recruiting students for higher education. Judges will be presenting some of the awards as well.
Judges from the first ever, culinary competition between Kemp and Mabank will also be in attendance.
The exhibition will be displayed throughout the month of January with a public reception and awards ceremony Saturday, Jan. 21.
Judging will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Public viewing and college recruiting is 4-5:30 p.m. and the awards presentation begins at 5:30 p.m.
The Annual Art Show and Competition is open to the public and free of charge.

 

Come Adopt Us At
The Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake

We have many animals at the
Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake
in Seven Points
in dire need of a good home.
Please call or stop by the Humane Society today
and rescue one of these forgotten animals.
The Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake
is located on
10220 County Road 2403 in Seven Points.
For more information, please call
(903) 432-3422 after 11 a.m.
We are closed on Wednesday and Sunday.

For further information visit our website at petfinder.com

 

 

 

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