Saturday, July 19
Christmas in July
The Possum Kingdom East Volunteer Fire Department and EMS Auxiliary will hold a one day Christmas in July sale 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at the auxiliary’s new location, 142 La Villa Road, on the lake’s East Side.
Clothing will sell by the bag full, $1 for a small bag; and there will be 13-gallon grab bags pre-packed with clothes for $3.
As always, there will be a large selection of treasures, furniture and sporting goods at bargain prices.

Fish Fry
Possum Kingdom East Volunteer Fire Department will hold a fish fry 4-8 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at the station, 358 N. FM 2353.
The menu offers fish, french fries, tea, desserts and more for a donation to the department.
This annual fund-raiser helps the department with the purchase of equipment and supplies to help keep PK and surrounding areas safe.

Blood Drive
Carter BloodCare will hold a blood drive 2-8 p.m. at the fire station.
For information, contact Robert Box, 940-329-0506.

Tuesday, July 22
CASA Training
Training for new CASA volunteers begins Tuesday, July 22.
CASA Hope for Children recruits, trains and supports community volunteers who speak up for the best interest of foster children in court.For more information, contact Angie Ogle at 817-599-6224 or
CASA is located at 701 Palo Pinto St., Suite 701-F, in Weatherford.

Thursday, July 31
Caddo Postal Meeting
The U.


S. Postal Service will hold a community meeting regarding the future of mail service in Caddo at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 31, at the Caddo Volunteer Fire Department, 581 County Road 108, in Caddo.
Surveys will be sent to customers within the delivery zip code of this post office and the post office box customer.
At the meeting, local management will share the results of the survey and answer questions.

Wednesday, Aug. 6
Conservation Meeting
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Palo Pinto County and the Palo Pinto Soil and Water Conservation District invited the public to attend the 2014 Local Working Group meeting set for 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Aug. 6, at the Mineral Wells Service Center, 415 SW First St., Mineral Wells.
For more information, contact Myron Merz at 940-325-3961, extension 3, or visit the NRCS website,

Thursday, Aug. 7
TPWD Public Meeting
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will hold a public meeting regarding the proposed facilities and recreational use concept for Palo Pinto Mountains State Park 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at the Opel Guest Chapel, 321 Houston Ave., in Strawn..
During the meeting, proposed facilities and recreational use will be discussed.
For general questions regarding the park, contact John Ferguson, park superintendent, at 254-210-3015, or email

Monday, Aug. 11
Spay/neuter Clinics
The Humane Society of Young County will have a low cost/no cost spay and neuter clinic Monday, Aug. 11.
Space is limited for the income-based clinic.
For information, to qualify and to RSVP for the clinic, call 940-549-1692.

On-going activities
PK Women’s Club
The Possum Kingdom Women’s Club is a social and charitable club striving to improve the PK community. Local and area women are invited to join. For more information, contact Marily Blair, president, 972-841-9664; or Sabrina Sparkman, vice president, 817-637-8835. 

Church Youth Program
PK Community Church holds a youth and children program 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays at Charlie’s Angels Senior Center.
Everyone is welcome. Anyone needing a ride or information, call James Turner at 940-445-1265.

Inland Divers
The Inland Divers Association is now accepting applications for membership.
It is a non-profit organization in the interest of preserving and developing scuba diving at Possum Kingdom Lake, located at 3203 Redbird Road, next to Lakeside RV Park.
For more information, visit, Facebook or phone 817-874-0083.

VFW Dinners
Come out to VFW Post 2399 in Mineral Wells on Tuesday nights and enjoy good food and fellowship for only a $5 donation per plate.
Check out for upcoming menus.

Lions Club
The Possum Kingdom Lions Club asked that medical equipment on loan that is no longer being used be returned to the Lions Club Building, 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, or to Charlie’s Angels Tuesday or Thursday mornings.
For additional information, contact Alan Fires at 940-779-4336 or 432-940-4903.

PK West Thrift Store
Want to donate items? Want to save money? The PK Westside Volunteer Emergency Services “Garage Sale” Thrift Store is the answer. For donations, sales or questions, contact Sue at 940-549-6526, Judy at 940-549-5733 or Linda at 940-549-8101.
All donations are tax deductible and sales benefit the volunteer fire and ambulance services.

Auxiliary Donations
The Possum Kingdom East Volunteer Fire Department and EMS Auxiliary welcomes those who have a few hours a week to volunteer.
Contact any member for information. Donations for flea market sales are accepted 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays at the Lions Club Community Center, 142 La Villa Road.
The auxiliary is no longer accepting mattresses or box springs. Do not leave donated items outside the fire station or Lions Club.
To make arrangements to leave items at the Lions Club, call Rita, 940-452-0052; Kathy, 940-468-2178; Lynn, 940-779-2768; or Jon Carol, 940-329-8368.

Invitation to Join
The Graford Fire and Ambulance Auxiliary invites those interested in membership to attend any of the organization’s meetings, held at 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month. For more information, call Bonnie Ramsey at 940-664-5431.

Spay, Neuter Assistance
Got more pets than money? Financial assistance for spay and neuter services is available from the Palo Pinto County Humane Society.
In addition, the organization needs foster homes for pets pending adoption. Contact Nancy at 214-906-4563 or Sherry, 940-325-3686, for information.

Old Jail Museum
The Old Jail Museum hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.
Tours can be scheduled by calling Ann Reagan, 940-659-2555.