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February 10, 2013

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Early spring sign of busier times in Millsap

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I recently heard from author Joyce Bishop Morris, who has Millsap roots. Her autobiography has been published. As some may remember, her “Annie” series of books are based upon her Millsap grandmother’s life. Joyce’s autobiography, “Running on Empty,” is the final book in the Annie set.

As the book examines this overcomer’s abusive marriage, which began while she was a teen, and how she saved herself and her four small children, it was written with the hope that someone being abused might read it and come to the realization that there is hope and that they can also overcome. Mrs. Morris says that if it helps one person, then the goal will have been met. In its first few days out “Running On Empty” hit number one in “Hot New Releases,” which surprised and thrilled the writer. This e-book is available through Amazon for Kindle or PC.

Joyce has several other books in the works which she hopes to have out soon through Kindle. This lady was so very gracious when she visited Millsap in 2011 for a meet-the-public and book signing event. It’s great that we can now read the ending to the Annie series while looking forward to other books from her.

Reminder: Arnold Garrett’s Retirement Party from Millsap Water Supply will be Tuesday, Feb. 19, 6 p.m. at the Mesquite Pit. RSVP by Feb 12, by calling the Water Office at (940) 682-4416.

Happy Valentines Day and thanks for reading!

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  • MILLSAP MATTERS: Lady Trot 5K

    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.

    July 26, 2014

  • 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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