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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, please call 425-4702. The public is invited to attend.
Eustace Independent School District meets at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the Eustace High School Library. For more information, please call 425-7131. The public is invited to attend.
Gun Barrel City Council meets in Brawner Hall at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. For more information, please call 887-1087. The public is invited to attend.
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 887-1899.
Henderson County Commissioner’s Court meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month 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 first, second, third and fourth Monday of each month at 9:45 a.m. in the Kaufman County Courthouse in Kaufman. 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 498-3191. The public is invited to attend.
Kemp Independent School District meets the third Tuesday of each month in the Board Room in the Administration Building. For more information, please call 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 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 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 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 451-9229. The public is invited to attend.
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 Tuesday of each month. For more information, please call 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 432-3522. The public is invited to attend.
West Cedar Creek Municipal Utility District is held at 5 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month. For more information, please call 432-3704. The public is invited.

  Triple N Ranch to host Denim & Diamonds May 1
WFAA Channel 8’s anchors Gloria Campos & Dale Hanson to host event
Special to The Monitor
TRINIDAD–Those attending Denim & Diamonds III, May 1, will get to bid on a spectacular 1993 black Harley Davidson softail motorcycle worth about $10,000, donated by library board member John Dees.
Visitors to The Library at Cedar Creek Lake may look it over now until the event and imagine what it will feel like to ride this hog down the Texas highways and byways.
The stellar spring lake area library benefit starts at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 1, and doesn’t stop until 11 p.m.
Nan and Ed Creel of the Triple N Ranch, off Key Ranch Road in Trinidad, are once again staging the country-chic fund-raiser.
Expected to be the best event ever, the “Red, White and Boots” -themed event will feature WFAA Channel 8’s anchors, Gloria Campos and Dale Hansen, as Mistress and Master of Ceremonies.
Live entertainment from musical guests Jon Christopher Davis of Lone Star Attitude and local entertainer Dino “Danger” Perelli will keep the joint jumping with both lively and romantic dance tunes.
Davis is known for his top hits Baby Looks Good On You, That’s When I’ll Stop Loving You and What A Difference A Day Makes.
“Campos highly recommended Jon Christopher Davis and Lone Star Attitude and we are so pleased to have them for our Denim & Diamonds fund-raiser,” library publicist Elian Bakke said.
A Chuck Wagon dinner menu of barbeque sausage, brisket, beans, potato salad, coleslaw and three kinds of cobbler for dessert along with a variety of beverages.
Other event activities include, hay rides, “cow chip bingo,” games, an opportunity to hand feed a Texas Longhorn and to ride a steer, dancing and live and silent auctions.
Auctioneer Les Miles will recognize the highest bidders on items such as:
• a “Julia Childs” gourmet dinner and wine for 8 at Triple N Ranch
• a Dallas Cowboys jacket signed by Roger Staubach
• 4 NASCAR race tickets in Brookshire’s suite
• antiques and wineries Fredericksburg trip
• Two Southwest Airlines tickets – anywhere in U.S.
• Le Cordon Bleu Paris culinary adventure, 5-hotel night package with cooking demonstration and airfare for 2
• Fighter pilot for-a-day (for 1), 4-night Hyatt Hotel stay and airfare for 2
• Napa Valley wine excursion with hot air balloon, private tastings, limousine service, 3 night resort and spa stay and airfare for 2
•Costa Rica luxury resort, 6 night stay, with airfare for 2
•Dallas Cowboys jersey, signed by Tony Romo
•Collectors Civil War chess set, and many more.
Tickets for the library benefit are $125 and may be purchased at the Library at Cedar Creek Lake in Seven Points.
The Friends of the Library board members are also soliciting sponsorships for this worthwhile event at various levels: Copper ($350), Bronze ($500), Silver ($1,000), Gold ($2,500), and Platinum ($5,000).
Monetary donations are also welcome and help to underwrite the library’s many educational programs and services.
For any additional information about the event or the library, please contact Jim Taylor at First National Bank of Kemp, Seven Points, (903)432-4670 or Derek Holland at Westside Hardware, (903)275-9290, or simply stop by.
Additional information about this spectacular event plus directions to the Triple N Ranch and the evening’s entertainment can be found online at www.DenimAndDiamondsEvent.com
When you support the library you are providing reading and learning materials to area families, as well as computers access to the Internet and a host cultural and entertaining educational events.
The library also provides FREE movies, book clubs, reading programs and so much more.
Only 300 tickets are available for this event. Secure your place at this fun gala to secure the future of The Library at Cedar Creek Lake.

 

Kaufman County Junior Livestock Show
Monitor Staff Reports
Hundreds of area students are participating in this week’s Kaufman County Livestock Show, held at the Kaufman County Fair Grounds Complex on State Highway 34 south of FM 1388 Interchange.
The public events run from Tuesday, March 30 to Saturday April 3, and it’s absolutely free.
“We’re expecting a host a children and their families who come out every year for the annual show,” Talent Division coordinator Jackie Robertson said. “It’s a chance for the Kaufman County FFA students and 4-H members to show the community what they’ve accomplished.”
The show’s closing auction raises thousands of dollars for scholarships and places a lot of prime animals on the market.
Schedule of Events
Tuesday, March 30
4 p.m. –– Grounds open
Wednesday, March 31
8 a.m. –– Talent Division opens for viewing
4 p.m. Weigh-ins begin
Thursday, April 1
8 a.m. –– Talent Division opens for viewing
9 a.m. –– Broiler Show
11 a.m. –– Beef Heifer Show
Commercial Heifer Show
4 p.m. –– Swine Show
5 p.m. –– Rabbit judging
Friday, April 2
8 a.m. –– Talent Division opens for viewing
Market Lamb Judging
9 a.m. –– Market Goat Show
Lamb Judging,
Breeding Goat
Commercial Breeding Does
2 p.m. –– Shop judging
6 p.m. –– Steer judging
Saturday, April 3
8 a.m. –– Talent Division opens for viewing
9 a.m. –– Youth dairy goat and Nigerian Dwarf goat show
10 a.m. –– Homemade ice cream contest
11 a.m. –– Ice Cream judging
Noon. –– Barbecue
2 p.m. –– Award ceremony
2:30 p.m. –– Premium Auction

 

Art contest deadline March 31
Monitor Staff Reports
ATHENS–Attention area students – now is the time to put the finishing touches on your entry into the 2010 State-Fish Art Contest. The deadline is March 31.
Sponsored by Minnesota-based Wildlife Forever, the contest features artwork from students in all 50 states.
Though previousy held in the Mall of America in Minnesota, the contest was moved to the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens this year.
“Texas has taken ownership of this part of the contest. We have a great facility here and Wildlife Forever knows that, so they agreed to have it here,” Center spokesperson Zoe Ann Stinchomb said.
Submissions of artwork depicting an officially recognized state fish and accompanied by a one-page essay on its behavior, habitat or conservation will compete for cash prizes.
See contest rules at www.tpwd.state.tx.us/fishart,   or call (903) 670-2239.
Texas entries will be judged at the TFFC.
Winning Texas entries are forwarded to Wildlife Forever’s headquarters in Brooklyn Center, Minn., to compete for national best of show and art of conservation stamp honors.
Three winners from each state will be selected in connection with Earth Day, April 22.
“The goal of the contest is to foster a lifelong interest in conservation and the outdoors through art,” Stinchomb said.
An expo of the top Texas submissions will be held July 17 at the Center during a special event created just for the art contest.

 

Come Adopt Us At
The Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake
The domino effect is a chain reaction that occurs when a small change causes a similar change nearby, which then will cause another similar change, and so on. My name is Domino, and I got my name not only because I’m black and white like a domino tile, but also because my outgoing, cheerful personality causes my doggie roommates to smile. This also causes our human friends to smile, which even causes the kitties in the cat room to smile.
I am an 8-month-old male Pointer/Terrier mix. I love children, other dogs, and even get along great with kitties. I’ve had all my shots and am ready to be adopted. If you’d like to experience the domino effect, I am sure to put a forever smile on your face when you take me to my forever home.
I currently live with a foster family, so if you would like to meet me, call my friends at the Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake at (903) 432-3422 to make an appointment. You can also email them at dogshsccl@yahoo.com.
 

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.

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