Glen Rose community news in brief
Glen Rose FFA Alumni garage sale is April 24
The Glen Rose FFA Alumni is hosting a garage sale on Saturday, April 24 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Glen Rose Medical Center parking lot.
Proceeds from the event will be used for scholarships and to help cover local chapter expenses.
If you would like to donate items, contact the GR FFA Alumni on its Facebook Page (Glen Rose FFA Alumni) and they will contact you to arrange pick up or you can bring donations to the hospital parking lot on Friday, April 23 after 7 p.m. (no mattresses or box style televisions).
Somervell County congregate meal service to resume
The Somervell County Citizens Center will resume its congregate meal service on Monday, May 3. In addition, it will begin over activities as well.
For information, contact the Somervell County Citizens Center at 254-897-2139.
City providing free curbside bulky collection on April 26
Free bulky curbside collection in the City of Glen Rose will take place on Monday, April 26.
Those who would like to participate must call City Hall at (254) 897-2272 by noon on April 23 and provide your name, address and contact number.
• Items accepted: All types of refuse and wastes that would normally be associated with maintaining a residence, such as chairs, tables, couches, lamps, stereos, televisions, old clothing, boxes, etc., and water heaters, clothes washer/dryers and dishwashers. Grass trimmings, leaves and debris must be bagged in no bigger than 30-gallon trash bags. Brush must be bundled no longer than 4 feet in length and 3 feet in diameter.
• Items not accepted: anything containing gaseous refrigerants; demolition/remodeling materials such as lumber, sheetrock, shingles, siding, concrete and tires. etc.
Items must be placed curbside no later than 7 a.m. on April 26.
Glow Ball Golf Tournament set for May 1
A Glow Ball Golf Tournament scheduled for Saturday, May 1, at Squaw Valley Golf Course, and it’s a benefit for the Glen Rose High School football team.
Each team consists of three players ($125 per player). The first nine holes will begin at 4 p.m., and following a dinner after the first nine, the second nine will be played in the dark with glow-in-the-dark golf balls.
To sign up or to get information about sponsorship options, contact Owen Clifton at (979) 966-2929 or Cliff Watkins at (325) 668-1562.
22nd annual Central Texas Beef Cattle Meeting scheduled for April 20
The 22nd annual Central Texas Beef Cattle Meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 20, at the Johnson County Livestock Exchange, 3119 N. Main St., Cleburne.
Registration and steak dinner will start at 5 p.m., with the program starting at 5:30 p.m.
This year’s program will include presentations on "Beef Market Updates and Strategies with Marketing Beef in Niche Markets" by Dr. Jason Johnson, Texas AgriLife Extension Service Agriculture Economist; "How I Got Started in Grassfed Beef" by Jack Cameron of Flock & Ox Farm, LLC in Meridian.
Program and dinner is $10 per person payable by cash or check at the door.
Please RSVP to the AgriLife Extension Offices: Johnson County (817-556-6370); Bosque County (254-435-2331); Hood County (817-579-3280) or Somervell County (254-897-2809).
Bird Hunter’s Field Day is set for April 29
A multi-county Bird Hunter’s Field Day will be held on Thursday, April 29 at Flat Top Ranch located outside of Walnut Springs.
Registration is at 8:30 a.m. and the program starts at 9 a.m. The seminar includes the following topics: onsite demonstration of flooded cornfield design; flood plot options and maintenance and laws and regulations for bird hunters.
Registration fee of $15 is payable onsite.
Please contact Chelsea Dorward by April 23 at (254) 435-2331 for any requests for accommodations.
Masks and social distancing will be required.
For more information or to RSVP go to firstname.lastname@example.org or (254) 435-2331. This program is jointly hosted by Bosque, Somervell, Hood, McLennan and Johnson County Extension Offices.
Gypsy Hearts Market
The Somervell County Expo Center, located at 202 E. Bo Gibbs Blvd., Glen Rose, will host the Gypsy Hearts Market on April 30-May 2.
Friday’s admission is $10 and is good for the entire weekend, otherwise, Saturday and Sunday single-day admission is $5. Friday’s hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
There will be more than 100 vendors of every kind as well as a full bar and food trucks.
The first 100 shoppers to enter each day will receive a free gift.
The Promise Golf Tournament is May 7
The 10th Annual The Promise - Glen Rose will be held May 7 at Squaw Valley Golf Course. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a 10 a.m. shotgun start.
For information on registering a player or team or becoming a sponsor call (254)897-3926.