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January 27, 2014

Benefits and fundraisers afoot down Millsap way . . .

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Political candidates are invited to come and visit with voters as there is presently not a local Candidate Speaking scheduled for our community.

For just $7 you can enjoy delicious spaghetti, and kids 5 years and under eat free. Come and help these women build funds for their Millsap Senior Scholarship, Christmas bags for shut-ins, and other community needs.

January is School Board Appreciation Month and Millsap ISD has a wonderful board of dedicated people who serve in the best interests of our students.

This board volunteers countless hours each year to take mandatory training and participate in decision making.  Board members are President Dene Herbel, Vice President Mike Stack, Secretary Jerry Walker, Paul Evans, Christy Burton, Alan Richardson, and Tommy Lucia. The district is fortunate to have these dedicated individuals and we are very appreciative of all of their efforts.

As we continue to spend a lot of time indoors due to the cold weather, remember that there are many materials available to read, watch, or listen to through joining the Parker County Library Association. This is a free service with the following participant libraries: Millsap, Weatherford, Boyce Ditto (Mineral Wells), Azle, East Parker County, and Springtown. If you have a card from any of these libraries you can check out materials from any of the other libraries.  By working together, the libraries offer patrons access to over 175,000 items. There are online catalogs and resources, plus search assistance, Internet access, and educational programs. There is a courier service that brings and picks up materials at the libraries on Wednesdays. The access to items and services is almost endless, so drop by one of these libraries, get a free card, and start enjoying all that is available.

The Millsap Heritage Society is always busy preserving the area and edifying the residents. At their January meeting many plans were discussed for the year. The 4th Annual Log Cabin Days Festival has been scheduled for May 10, with May 9 being set aside as an onsite educational day for Millsap and Garner 4th-graders. The Membership Drive is going on, and it is $10 for an individual or $15 for a family.

The group is making plans for a brush arbor to be built at Heritage Park and plans are still in the process to move the historic Bankhead house into the park.

The calendars that the group recently sold were a sell out and they thank all who purchased them. This organization meets the second Monday of every month, 7 p.m. at Heritage Park (log cabins). Everyone is welcome. 

Thanks for reading!

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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

  • Millsap Matters - April 13, 2014

    With the spring temperatures, folks around here are preparing for one of the biggest yearly events that our whole community comes together around.

    April 14, 2014

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