Community Bulletin

June 28 – Merkel school board meeting, 6:30 p.m., conference room of administration building, 300 block of Ash.

June 29 – No newspaper.

July 1 – Fireworks show at Rister Park in Tye.  See ad on Page 6 details.

July 4 – Fireworks show at Nelson Park in Abilene, see ad on Page 6 for details.

Posted in June 22nd 2011 Edition | Leave a comment

New Merkel pastor to start this Sunday

A former longtime single mother will preach her…
(Read the whole story in the Merkel Mail)

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Tye community rallies at public hearing against idea of closing school campus

Faced with the possibility they could lose their…
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Man in handcuffs escapes from police car

A Merkel resident enjoyed about a…
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Posted in June 22nd 2011 Edition | 1 Comment

City of Merkel under water restrictions

by City Manager Steve Campbell
City of Abilene Mayor Norm Archibald implemented…
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Posted in June 22nd 2011 Edition | Leave a comment

Community Bulletin

June 18 – White Church Cemetery Association business meeting, 9 a.m., cemetery southwest of Merkel.

June 18 – Trent citywide garage sale, 8 a.m.

June 19-22 – Revival at Trent First Baptist Church.  See ad on Page 2 for details.

June 20-23 – Summer reading program at Merkel Public Library.  See story on Page 4 for details.

June 20-24 – Vacation Bible School at Merkel First Baptist Church.  See ad on Page 4 for details.

Posted in June 15th 2011 Edition | Leave a comment

Merkel Economic Development Corp. – Fluid transport business seeks help with expansion

The Merkel Economic Development Corporation’s board of directors received…
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Merkel City Council – Manufactured home ordinance discussed

The Merkel City Council approved the first…
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Truck blow-out sparks nine separate grass fires

A total of about three acres was burned June…
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Learning about the dangers of wildfire in Trent

A Texas Forest Service official from the Merkel office speaks to…
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Posted in June 15th 2011 Edition | 1 Comment