Gordon School Board Election May 8

Gordon ISD will hold it’s school board election on May 8.  On the ballot for two at-large positions are Melissa Mahan, Justin Scrivner, Shad Kline, and current board member, Milo Moffitt.  Current school board member, Kim Elkins is not running again.

Gordon Camera Club Has First Meeting

Gordon Camera Club Has First Meeting

The Gordon Camera Club had it’s first meeting Thursday night with 12 people attending.  Glen Brammer is the photographer organizing the club and most of those attending were beginning photographers.  The monthly meetings will be held the 4th Thursday of the month and the next meeting will be held on Thursday, April 22 at 7:00 […]

Strawn School Board Election

The Strawn school board election will be held on May 8.   School board member, Jim Troutman is leaving his unexpired one year term because he will be moving out of the country soon. School board member Ray Ratliff, who came in to finish the last year of Paul Carmack’s three year term, filed for Mr. […]

Cindee Moore of Mingus

Cindee Moore, 47, died Sunday, March 21, 2010, at her residence. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Cedar Springs United Methodist Church in the Brad community in Palo Pinto County with Rev. Wayne Hunter officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Marion Cemetery in Strawn. Arrangements are under the direction of Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home […]

No City Election In Gordon

Gordon council member Lillie Petty filed for the mayor seat which will be vacated by Pat Sublett when his term expires in May. David Milmo also will not seek another term. Betty Allison and Jack Coleman filed for the two open places on Gordon’s council. All of the candidates are running unopposed. The filing deadline […]

Three Run Unopposed For Strawn Vacancies

After Strawn Mayor David Day decided not to seek another term, the town’s Mayor Pro Tem Carl Frazier filed to replace him. Councilman Kevin West will step down when his term expires. Scott Parson and Aaron Orsini filed for the remaining two open places on Strawn’s council. All of the candidates are running unopposed. The […]

Charlie Lee (Copper) Hodgkins of Strawn

Charlie Lee (Copper) Hodgkins, a beloved father, grandfather and great grandfather passed away Thursday, March 11, 2010 at his home in Strawn, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 13, 2010 at the Strawn Presbyterian Church. Charlie was born August 6, 1914 to Mary and Jess Hodgkins, at the family home […]

Strawn ISD Called Meeting

BOARD OF TRUSTEES Called Meeting Tuesday, March 9, 2010 Administration Building Board Room 224 E. Walnut St., Strawn, TX  76475 5:00 p.m. AGENDA I.      CALL TO ORDER II.      FIRST ORDER OF BUSINESS Announcement by president as to the presence of a quorum that the meeting has been duly called    and that required notice […]

Gordon Library Now Open

Gordon Library Now Open

The Gordon Community Library and Museum is now open to the public.  It has taken months and much volunteer work to turn the oldest building in Gordon into the educational and cultural center it now is.  Lillie Petty and Betty Allison have headed up a volunteer team to bring the small town of Gordon a […]

Had A Ball With The Salsa Barons

Had A Ball With The Salsa Barons

Saturday, February 27, the Salsa Barons’ Ball was held at the Sheriff Posse Building in Mineral Wells.  This is Palo Pinto Challenge’s largest annual fund raiser.  What a wonderful evening it was. The room was festively decorated with serapes, sombreros and draped with tiny colored lights. Information about sponsors and donors was printed on the […]

Ronald C. Smith of Mingus

Ronald C. Smith, 57, of Mingus, died Monday, March 1, 2010 in a North Richland Hills hospital. Graveside services will be at 2:00 P.M. Thursday at the New Gordon Cemetery with Rev. Michael Orsini officiating, directed by Edwards Funeral Home of Strawn. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday at the funeral home. Ronald […]

Salsa Barons' Ball This Saturday

Salsa Barons' Ball This Saturday

This Saturday night, February 27, at the Mineral Wells Sheriff‘s Posse Building from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.,  Palo Pinto Challenge will hold it’s biggest fund raiser of the year.  The Salsa Barons’ Ball will start with dinner,  and the evening will consist of silent auctions, raffles, dancing, and door prizes with a grand prize […]