Presidents Day closings
In honor of Presidents Day, county offices in Van Zandt and
Kaufman are closed. Henderson County offices are open.
Banks and post offices will close, however check with your bank
for its hours if located within another business facility.
All area city offices will be open for business.
49er’s senior citizens
The Cedar Creek Lake 49er’s Senior Citizens Club is hosting a
country and western dance and potluck dinner from 7 to 9:30 p.m.
Thursday (tonight) and any Thursday night with music by Chuck &
the 49er’s. No smoking or alcohol. The new cookbook is
available. Located two blocks south on Arnold Hills Road, off SH
334, in Seven Points.
American Legion dinner
The American Legion Post 310 is hosting a chalupa/tostado dinner
from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, at the post home on SH 198,
Gun Barrel City. Proceeds benefit area children and youth
The Gun Barrel City Order of the Eastern Star No. 1114 is
hosting a Valentine’s Friendship Dinner from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Cedar Creek Lake United Methodist
Church, 100 S. Old Indian Trail, Tool. Donations appreciated for
meal of beef tips, rice, green beans, carrots, rolls and
dessert. For information, call (903) 887-4075.
Malakoff First United Methodist Church is recognizing Kay
Mattingly during worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 19.
Former Sunday school students are invited. A reception in her
The Star Harbor Watercolor Society is hosting an art show and
sale from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, at Star Harbor City Hall,
located on Cedar Creek Lake, Malakoff. Refreshments provided.
For information, call (903) 489-0091.
S–R dinner & auction
Scurry–Rosser FFA and 4–H Parents and Friends annual dinner at
5:30 to 7 p.m. and auction at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, in the
high school cafeteria. Menu is barbecue brisket and trimmings.
Confederate Rose meets
The Confederate Rose chapter of the United Daughters of the
Confederacy meets at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at the home of
Johna Lamb. Women interested in investigating their family
history in relation to the UDC are welcome. For information, see
The Rootseekers Genealogy Society is at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20,
at the Tri-County Library in downtown Mabank. Lana Napper will
present, “Our First Congress.” Meetings are open to the public
and to those interested in genealogy.
KC Republican women
The Kaufman County Republican Women are hosting a candidate
forum at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Kemp High School
Auditorium, 220 SH 274, Kemp. For information call Jody Deller
at (903) 880-6770.
Mabank Garden Club
The Mabank Garden Club meeting is set for 1:45 p.m. Tuesday,
Feb. 21, at the Tri-County Library in Mabank. Rick Hirsch,
Henderson County Extension Agent, will present a program on
trees. Guests are welcome. For information, call Celene at (903)
CCL women’s Club
The Cedar Creek Lake Women’s Club executive board meeting is at
1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Library at Cedar Creek Lake,
Styx gospel singing
The Styx Baptist Church is hosting its fourth Friday gospel
singing, at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24. For information call (214)
K of C fish fry
The Knights of Columbus, Mary Queen of Heaven Council, Malakoff,
is hosting an all-you-can-eat fish fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 24. Meal includes catfish, French fries,
hushpuppies, coleslaw, drinks and home-baked goodies. Take SH
198 to Star Harbor Road (CR 3062) in Malakoff. Follow Catholic
Church sign to CR 1703 (across from Malakoff High School).
VZ Democrats meet
The Van Zandt County Democrats meet at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb.
25, at Van Zandt Democratic Headquarters located at 510 S.
Trades Day Blvd, Canton. For information, call (903) 567-8484.
CCL Humane society
The Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake board meeting is set for
6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, at the Dairy Queen in Seven Points. The
public is invited and welcome to attend the meetings every
Walk-in free tax help
The Tri-County Library is hosting a special walk-in free tax
preparation on a first come basis. Bring your information from 9
a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, to 132 E. Market Street,
Mabank. For information call the library at (903) 887-9622.
Humane Society change
The Humane Society board meeting is at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27,
at the Dairy Queen, 110 West Cedar Creek Parkway, Seven Points.
The community is welcome to attend board meetings held every
Kiwanis night at Chili’s
Bring your flyer to Chili’s from 4 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28,
for a 10 percent of sales donated to the Kiwanis Club of Cedar
Creek Lake. Chili’s does the cooking while you support your
club. Chili’s is located at 1261 W. Main St. Gun Barrel City.
For information, call (903) 887-0572.
Annual PS water supply
The Payne Springs Water Supply Corporation annual membership
meeting is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, at the PS
Water Supply office, 9116 Frazier Lane, located off SH 198
South. Members are urged to attend. For information, call (903)
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