NEWS BRIEFS

News Briefs for Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Published Wednesday, February 5, 2014

BOYD

SPORTS SIGN-UPS – Boyd Youth Association is having t-ball, baseball and softball sign-ups now through Feb. 15. Sign-ups are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursday at the Boyd Intermediate School gym. For information, call Randy Medlock at 817-727-2713.

BRIDGEPORT

CHAMBER BANQUET – The Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce Casino Royale annual banquet is 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at Decatur Civic Center. There will be food, awards, casino games, live and silent auctions, live entertainment and a raffle, including the chance to win a trip to Las Vegas or $1,000 cash. Dress is cocktail attire. Tickets are $40 each or $320 for a table of eight. For tickets, call the Chamber office at 940-683-2076.

4-H MEETING – The Bridgeport 4-H Club will meet 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, at the Bridgeport Community Center.

MOBILE HEALTH UNIT – Texas Health Wellness for Life will station a mobile health unit 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at 1009 Halsell St. in Bridgeport. Well-woman exams, mammograms and colon cancer screenings will be available. Services are free for those who meet certain criteria. Insurance will also be accepted. To check your eligibility or to make an appointment, call 1-855-318-7696.

CHICO

YOUTH BASEBALL – Registration forms for youth baseball are available at Chico Elementary and Chico Middle School. Forms and payment are due by Friday, Feb. 21. Cost is $50 for t-ball and $85 for baseball. For information, call Brian Durham at 940-393-3565. The league also needs umpires. Call Durham if interested.

DECATUR

RODEO TICKETS – Decatur Night at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo is Saturday, Feb. 8. Tickets cost $25 and are available at the Decatur Chamber of Commerce. Payment must be by cash or check. For information, call Misty Hudson at 940-627-3107.

HEART HEALTH – Wise Regional Health System is hosting the Heart Health Expo 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at the Decatur Civic Center. Admission is free. There will be various booths, as well as a panel discussion featuring local cardiac care providers. A light lunch will be served noon to 1 p.m.

SOFTBALL SIGNUPS – Decatur Girls Softball will hold its signups 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at City Hall. Forms are available at all Decatur campuses. For information, call Carley Jones at 940-577-0138.

VINTAGE TRAILERS – Glitzy Girls Trailer Park, a new, vintage trailer event to be held on the Decatur Square Saturday, April 19, is seeking vendors. If you’re interested, call 817-269-1106 or 940-389-2174.

WISE COUNTY

IMMUNIZATION CLINIC – The Texas Department of State Health Services will hold an immunization clinic Tuesday, Feb. 11, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Decatur. Shots will be administered in the Educational Building at 1200 W. Preskitt Rd. for $10 per child or $20 per family. A parent must be present and should bring the child’s immunization record. The child must be VFC eligible. For information call the TDSHS office in Gainesville at 940-665-6397.

RANCH GATHERING – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a Ranch Gathering 2 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, at the NRS Training Center, 309 CR 4228, in Decatur. Horse management educational seminars are included and a free beef dinner will be served, sponsored by National Roper’s Supply and Novartis Animal Health. Those who plan to attend are asked to RSVP to 800-242-7820×192 or rsvp@tscra.org.

ENTERTAINERS WANTED – Anyone interested in joining an amateur group of dancers that puts on sock hops and car shows at local nursing homes can call the Rock N Rollers after 3 p.m. at 940-626-9300 for information.

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