Show your creativity in youth art contest

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Are you artistic? Feeling in the holiday mood? Turn your creative Christmas spirit loose (and into cash!) in the Mansfield Youth Art Contest, sponsored by Texas Trust and the Mansfield News-Mirror.


Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Students in the Mansfield school district will be on holiday from Nov. 24-28. Teachers will report Nov. 24 for a staff development day. All schools and buildings will be closed Nov. 25-28, except the Mansfield district police station, which will remain open.

Shopping with a Cause

| |Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

Hospital’s Holly Days market features unique vendors.

Wong recognized by Texas Downtown Association

Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

Felix Wong was named the recipient of the Susan H. Campbell Award for Professional Excellence, a special category of the 2014 Texas Downtown Association (TDA) Presidents Awards Program. Since 1998, the Awards Program has recognized more than 150 projects, events and people that make a difference in Texas downtowns.

Community Calendar

Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

The Mansfield school board will meet at 7 p.m. in the Mansfield ISD Center for Performing Arts, 1110 W. Debbie Lane. The meeting is open to the public.

Senior earns Eagle Scout

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

Justin Dean Kirby, a senior at Frontier High School in Mansfield, has achieved the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouting program of the Boy Scouts of America, the Eagle Scout. He completed his Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project at St. Jude Catholic Church in January. His project consisted of donating 292 pounds of food for the St Jude Food Pantry and installing four concrete benches to be used by parishioners and those waiting for the food pantry to open.

Unload grease at city site

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

The city of Mansfield will be accepting used cooking oil Dec. 6-13 at the Cooking Oil Drop-Off Station, inside the Dumpster enclosure located between City Hall (1200 E. Broad St.) and the Public Library. The city has joined the North Texas Grease Abatement Council, the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG), the Dallas County Schools Green Bus Project and seven other area cities in hosting the North Texas Holiday Grease Roundup. During this time, participating cities will host special collections for residents to recycle their cooking oil and grease.

Community Calendar

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

The Mansfield City Council will meet at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 1200 E. Broad St. Meetings are open to the public. The meetings are also broadcast on Charter Communications channel 27. For more information, call (817) 276-4200.

Volunteer Opportunity

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

Community Hospice of Texas, a non-profit, is currently seeking compassionate individuals to support patients and their families who are facing end-of-life challenges.

Even classic recipes can get an updated twist

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

My mom wrote a weekly recipe column in East Texas and did a little catering. She’s been gone for about five years now. When I attended my high school reunion and other festivities in my hometown a few weeks ago, it surprised me how many people brought up the subject of her column and talked about their favorites.

Here Are The Winners of Best of the Best 2013!