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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 7 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 Management District #4 meets at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at Oran White Civic Center 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 7 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.

  Kemp ISD honors teachers with cook-out
Monitor Staff Reports
KEMP–Teachers and staff of Kemp Independent School District were treated to a lunch of charcoal broiled hamburgers and all the trimmings May 11 in appreciation for all they do.
Kemp school board president Keith Foisey cooked the hamburgers, and superintendent Dr. Peter Running served.
A short note from the trustees read:
“The Kemp ISD board of trustees would like to thank the merchants, A+ Garage Doors, Brookshires Grocery and M&M Stores who helped make our lunch a great success.
Teachers are so often overlooked for their hard work, long hours and tremendous commitment they show in preparing our students for the future.
The board wanted to show its appreciation to these fine educators, as well as the support staff in the district by preparing lunch for everyone.
We can never truly repay these great folks for the work they do in our district.”


Monitor Photo/Barbara Gartman
School board president Keith Foisey (left) fills a tray with freshly grilled hamburgers
for held by superintendent Dr. Peter Running to carry to waiting Kemp teachers and
staff at the appreciation lunch May 11, as Michael Cathey looks on.

Eustace ISD honors Yancey
Special to The Monitor
MABANK–Kerry Yancey of The Monitor was named to the Media Honor Roll, a program sponsored by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB), by Eustace ISD.
The Media Honor Roll recognizes media representatives statewide who deserve recognition for fair and balance reporting of news about public schools.
Media representatives from approximately 400 Texas newspapers and radio and television stations were honored by their local school districts.
Criteria for the district selection included the media representative’s efforts to get to know the superintendent, board president and the district’s mission and goals; report school news in a fair, accurate and balanced manner; give a high profile to positive news about schools; visit the schools; and maintain a policy of no surprises by sharing information with school officials.
“Districts across Texas appreciate these reporters for their balanced and accurate approach to sharing both the challenges facing our schools and the successes achieved by local teachers, students and school boards.
Their work aids local communities in focusing on the goal of providing the best public schools we can for every child,” TASB president Robert Seward said.
The Eustace ISD school board passed a formal resolution and presented a personalized certificate to Yancey.
TASB is a nonprofit organization established in 1949 to serve local Texas school districts.
School board members are the largest group of publicly elected officials in the state.
The districts they represent serve more than 4.6 million public school students.

Chrysler backs out of Canton Motors
By Terry Britt
Monitor Staff Writer

CANTON–The Chrysler dealership that is part of Canton Motors is one of 789 dealers nationwide that Chrysler Corporation intends to cut next month.
Chrysler filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection two weeks ago.
Thursday, it filed a list of the dealers it plans to cut as part of that reorganization plan.
Reached by phone, an employee at Canton Motors said she was unable to find anyone to speak on the matter, adding, “but at this time, I don’t believe we have a comment.”
Donald R. Barrier is named on the list as the majority owner of Canton Motors. A phone number for him could not be located.
Canton Motors also includes a Ford and Mercury dealership, which is not affected by the Chrysler announcement.
According to a report published in the New York Times, dealers received letters informing them of their franchise’s status.
The letter sent to those who will be cut from Chrysler stated it would become effective June 9.
Affected dealers may be given a chance to appeal the decision.
The list of intended dealership closings represent about one-fourth of the 3,200 Chrysler dealers nationwide.
The ones remaining are expected to be assumed by the new Chrysler to be formed through an assets sale to Fiat, the New York Times report stated.
The next closest Chrysler dealership to Van Zandt County, Randall Noe in Terrell, did not appear on the list.
Mile Pile Autoplex in Tyler, which sells the Jeep and Eagle lines, was on the list, as was Champion Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep in Palestine.

 

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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