People, Places & Events


Felty receives scholarship
Special to The Monitor
GUN BARREL CITY–Megan Felty of Gun Barrel City is the recipient of the C.J. Davidson Scholarship for the academic year 2006-07.
This $1,000 award is given in recognition of high academic achievement and university and community involvement.
She is a sophomore, majoring in early childhood development in the College of Human Sciences at Texas Tech University.
Felty was the 2005 Valedictorian of Eustace High School and is the daughter of Todd and Twyla Felty of Gun Barrel City.
She is currently maintaining a 4.0 GPA, and on the University President’s list.

‘Junktique 2006’ dates set
Special to The Monitor
SEVEN POINTS–Plans are underway for the fifth lake-wide garage sale benefiting The Library at Cedar Creek Lake.
Sponsored by the Best Friends of The Library, the garage sale will be Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 4-6, in the community room of The Library.
Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.
“In each of the last four years, we raised $5,000 for The Library’s operating fund, and we are hoping to do even better this year. We’ve received lots of donations and are looking for more.
“All of our fund-raising efforts benefit the entire lake community by helping The Library to continue providing free services and programs to everyone in the area,” Best Friends president Gil Betts said.
The “Junktique Bake Sale” committee is also gearing up. Besides last year’s favorites, there will be lots of new items including sugar-free recipes.
Anyone wishing to donate items for the sale can do so at The Library at Cedar Creek Lake (Seven Points) 10 a.m. to noon on Fridays.
If anyone needs help with a pick-up or another delivery time, please call Sue Brown, at (903) 778-2025 or Gil Betts at (903) 778-2423.

Run to benefit Genesis Center
Special to The Monitor
MABANK–The second annual Bill Newport (Batman) Memorial Run benefiting The Genesis Center of Kaufman will be held at 8:30 a.m., Saturday April 29, at the Mabank Pavilion in Mabank.
Events include bike games, trike games, off bike games, kid games, silent auction, bike show, food, vendors, door prizes and live music.
Awards ceremony will be held after the games.
Mail registration form to The Genesis Center, 2675 N. State Highway 34, Kaufman, TX 75142.
Preregistration is $12. Registration at the gate will be $15.
For more information, call (972) 932-4351.
No weapons, no drugs, no attitudes and no pets are allowed.