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February 17, 2014

Goings on Down Millsap Way

By Sharron Hudson | Special to the Index

As we all know, our schools are imperative to our children, and within those schools there must be good teachers. Millsap and the surrounding school districts are blessed with such educators, and some of them were recently honored by the Weatherford College Jack Harvey Academy of Exemplary Teachers with a fellowship recognition award.

The college established these awards in honor of Professor Harvey who was known among his peers and students as a "master teacher." The academy recognizes commendable teachers in the college's service area. Each district selects its own exemplary teacher and submits the nomination to the academy. The recipients were recently honored with a celebration at Doss Heritage Center. There were 32 educators recognized from across the region. Fellowships were awarded to the following in our closest area schools: Nicole Andermann-Millsap, Faith James-Brock, Marylynn Roever-Garner, Vicki Gregory-Mineral Wells, and Jeina Dunn-Weatherford.  Congratulations to all of these worthy recipients! 

February is Jump Rope/Hoops for Heart Month and is sponsored by the American Heart Association. Our Elementary has supported this important event for many years, and the students are looking forward to participating this year. Cardiovascular diseases affect many Americans each day and the AHA is dedicated to educating the nation on a healthier lifestyle.

Besides the fun of jumping rope and shooting hoops for donations to the AHA, the students are being taught lessons regarding the working of the heart and proper nutrition for heart health. A wonderful endeavor with far reaching positive effects.

Our neighbors at Brock recently enjoyed a benefit held to assist families in need in their community.  Students of the Brock National Honor Society held their 1st Annual Brock Benefit. With servant leadership in mind the event was created to help two families who recently experienced unfortunate losses. The program consisted of an auction and concert.

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    MILLSAP – We are as busy as ever around Millsap, and one of the premier places of activity is our community center. There is much news surrounding this facility.

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  • SCHOOL REGISTRATION

    MILLSAP – As we go into the last part of July, it’s already time to start making plans for school starting. On that note there is some news from Millsap ISD.

    July 18, 2014

  • WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND MILLSAP

    MILLSAP – Life is busily rolling along in Millsap despite the hot weather. One thing that is a part of daily life everywhere is mail, and our Post Office has some new employees.

    July 12, 2014

  • Pitch in to keep Parker County roads litter free

    MILLSAP – Everything looks so pretty and green after the rain. While we enjoy this beauty along our roadways there is a need to keep them clean. Adopt a Country Road Parker County is an organization that provides a way to help with this.

    July 4, 2014

  • July 4th Parade

    MILLSAP – With all of the rain come thoughts of shooting fireworks on July 4th. Our neighbors down south in the Mountain River development have big plans in this vein.

    June 28, 2014

  • 30TH ANNUAL PARKER COUNTY PEACH FESTIVAL

    MILLSAP – With summer upon us many are making preparations to attend the 30th Annual Parker County Peach Festival. Publicity and plans are well underway for this event.

    June 21, 2014

  • SCHOOL'S OUT FOR SUMMER

    MILLSAP – With school out for the summer folks are planning all kinds of fun activities.

    June 7, 2014

  • MILLSAP MATTERS: Log Cabin Days’ fun and history makes for another successful event

    MILLSAP – As the long-awaited Log Cabin Days Festival has come and gone there is much news about the event to be shared.

    May 18, 2014

  • MILLSAP MATTERS: Millsap to celebrate Log Cabin Days

    MILLSAP – With May here there are some terrific happenings in Millsap. Friday, May 9, will be a special day for fourth graders from our school and Garner.

    May 4, 2014

  • Millsap Matters - April 20, 2014

    For many people this is the time of year that reunions are held.  In that light, Millsap Alumni will be enjoying their Annual School Reunion on Saturday, April 26.

    April 21, 2014

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