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Tuesday, Oct. 7

Bristol Volunteer Fire Department to hold annual meeting

The Bristol Volunteer Fire Department will be holding their annual fire department meeting to discuss the fire chief election, secretary election, treasurer election and the three positions on board up for election at 7:30 p.m. at the fire station. Any recommendations for Fire Chief should be turned in by Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m. Recommendations should be in by Sept. 23 (two weeks prior to the annual meeting).

Ellis County

Saturday, Sept. 20

Johnnie’s High Country Music Revue

The Johnnie High’s Country Music Revue is a weekly country music variety show held at the Arlington Music Hall in Arlington, Texas in the center of the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex. Each Saturday we present a first class family entertainment country music show. The show was created in 1974 by Johnnie High, a singer, musician, songwriter and businessman. In 1994, Johnnie purchased a former movie theater and turned it into the 1200 seat Arlington Music Hall as the permanent home for the Johnnie High Country Music Revue. The show starts at 7:30. Admission is $16. You can get more information at www.johnniehigh country.com.


Every Tuesday

Knit and Crochet Group

The Knit and Crochet Group meets every Tuesday, from 9:30 until 11 a.m. at the Fellowship Hall in the First United Methodist Church, located at 101 Redbud in Ferris. Whether you are an experienced knitter or crocheter or just wanting to learn, everyone is welcome to join. There is an active Prayer Shawl Ministry and you can share patterns, advice and fellowship. For more information, contact nanariley2002@yahoo.com.


Every Saturday

The Church at Texas holds concert

The Church at Texas holds a free gospel music concert at Jordan’s Crossing arena from 6 to 7:30 p.m. It is located one mile north of Palmer on I-45 service road on Pace Rd.

Red Oak

Meals-on-Wheels needs volunteers

Meals-on-Wheels needs caring volunteers to help deliver meals to the homebound elderly in your community. If you or someone you know might be interested in volunteering, please contact Meals-on-Wheels.

Basketball registration starting early

Basketball registration will start early this year to ensure everyone has the opportunity to participate. From Sept. 1 to 15 the fee is $55 and from Sept. 15 to Oct. 4 the fee will be $65. There will be a registration booth on Sept. 13 at Red Oak Founders Day located in the city park. Afterwards, registration will take place on Sundays from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Brookshires parking lot.

Saturday, Sept 20

Lions Club to host Pancake Breakfast

The Red Oak Lions Club is hosting their monthly pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the Lions Club building located at 207 W. Red Oak Rd. The breakfast includes all you can eat pancakes, sausage, coffee, milk or juice for $4 per person. Advance tickets can be purchased from Lions Club members or you can pay at the door. Proceeds to benefit Red Oak Lions charities.

Sunday, Sept. 21

ROHS Cheerleaders to hold cheer mania camp

Want your child to cheer at a Red Oak High School football game? The ROHS Cheerleaders will be holding a cheer camp teaching cheers and chants that will be performed at a ROHS football game. The camp will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. They will perform what they learn at the camp on Friday, Sept. 26. The cost is $25 (this includes a T-shirt). For more information please e-mail snoell01@ya hoo.com.


3rd Thursday of every month

Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp #178 meeting

The O.M. Roberts, Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp #178 is meeting at Cancun’s Mexican Restaurant in Waxahachie. We will eat at 6 p.m. and the program will begin at 7 p.m. The October special guest speaker is Deena Harrison, past president of Texas Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy, speaking on and demonstrating Southern/Confederate flags and how the Texas Confederate Museum Collection (TCMC) at White Settlement is preserving them. For November, the meeting will return to Ryans Restaurant in front of Lowes at the same times.

Thursday, Sept. 18

How to get government contracts

Navarro Small Business Development Center will sponsor a combination workshop from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce located at 102 YMCA Drive. The cost of this seminar is $25. Please make checks payable to the Navarro SBDC. Registering is required as seating is limited. To register, call Dottie Ueberroth at 972-937-2174 or e-mail dottie.ueberroth@navarro college.edu.

Sims Libarary holding Teen Book Club

Sims Library’s Teen Book Club will be discussing Hatchet by Gary Paulsen from 6 to 7 p.m. Join them as they discuss this all time favorite. Teen Book Club is for ages 11-18.

Thursday, Sept. 25

How to write a winning business plan

A session on Creating a Business Plan will be held from 10 a.m. until noon in the Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce located at 102 YMCA Drive. The cost of this workshop is $20 and is for anyone wishing to start a business or already in business. It is sponsored by the Navarro College SBDC. Please make checks payable to the Navarro SBDC. Registration is required as seating is limited. To register, call Dottie Ueberroth at 972-937-2174 or e-mail dottie. ueberroth@navarrocollege.edu.


Oct. 2, 3 & 4

Wilmer to hold Pioneer Days

The Wilmer Pioneer Days Committee is preparing for this year’s Pioneer Days celebration. The event will take place on the Corner of Beltline and Dallas Ave. in Wilmer. Advance carnival tickets are on sale now. Booth rental is $40. Beauty pageant applications are now being accepted (Wilmer residents only). Parade entry forms are available at Wilmer City Hall or the library. Anyone wishing to join in the festivities are encouraged to contact Bobbie Jo Martinez at 972-441-6373. Para informacion en espanol por favor llame a la Biblioteca 972-441-3713.

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