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October 21, 2013

Fall festivals coming up almost every October weekend

By Sharron Hudson

With the feel of autumn in the air many are looking forward to attending one of the many fall festivals that are coming up almost every weekend in October. The next one around our area is sponsored by Beulah Baptist Church.

There is going to be something for everyone when this event takes place on Oct. 26. For those who enjoy delicious food there will be hot dogs, nachos and cotton candy.

There is going to be a bounce house and plenty of great games with prizes. A balloon artist will be on site, and there will be door prizes galore. The fun will all take place 1-3 p.m. at 350 Beulah Lane, Millsap.

(This is south of Fox Road from the Mineral Wells Highway.) For more info call 817-594-3757.

This is going to be lots of fun and everyone is welcome!

Everyone is cordially invited by the Millsap VFD to a Memorial Bell Dedication Ceremony. This will take place at the Fire Station, Nov. 2, at 1 p.m. The bell was donated by the family of the late Odell C. (Bill) Guess who was a founding member of the local department.

Besides being a loyal member of the MVFD, Mr. Guess was also known as a World War II hero, having survived being a POW for over three years.

The Guess family has always been a great support of many organizations and endeavors in this area. Mr. Guess’ wife, Dorothy, says this bell is to honor all past and present fire department members. A very thoughtful gesture by a very kind family.

As October is National Fire Prevention Month, Millsap kindergartners were treated to a visit to our fire station with fire department volunteers welcoming the kids, school personnel and parents. The students were taught about fire safety, with the theme for the week centering on kitchen fire safety.

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