Kicking off football season at Fanfest

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

The eighth annual Fanfest drew a crowd to Vernon Newsom Stadium on Thursday evening to celebrate the kick-off of high school football season.

Baby swings to top spot

Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

Veronika Townes of Mansfield wins this week’s My Mansfield Photo Contest with a photo of 10-month-old Adam enjoying his new swingset. She earns a gift certificate to Oliver’s Fine Foods, and her photo will be on display in downtown Mansfield during the Hot Beats & Cold Brews Concert Series in October.

Trying high tea for two at Kupa Tea

| |Monday, Aug. 11, 2014

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Community Calendar

Monday, Aug. 11, 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.

Beautiful sunset takes the prize

Wednesday, Aug. 06, 2014

Suzonne Evans of Mansfield wins this week’s My Mansfield Photo Contest with a photo of a gorgeous sunset near Matlock Road and Broad Street. She earns a gift certificate to Joe’s Family Restaurant, and her photo will be on display in downtown Mansfield during the Hot Beats & Cold Brews Concert Series in October.

Texas sets tax-free holiday for this weekend

Monday, Aug. 04, 2014

This year’s Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 8-10. As in previous years, the law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced under $100 from sales and use taxes, which could save shoppers about $8 on every $100 they spend.

Leadership Mansfield names new class

Monday, Aug. 04, 2014

The Leadership Mansfield Board of Directors has announced the class of 2014-2015 with 20 participants registered and approved for the eight-month educational program.

Community Calendar

Monday, Aug. 04, 2014

Put on your cowboy boots and head to the Western Kountry Klub to dance from 7-9:30 p.m. Admission is $5 kids; BYOB. The historic dance hall is located at 5728 Lakeview Road, take the Lakeview exit off U.S. 287 between Mansfield and Midlothian. For more information, call (817) 800-4585 or go to www.westernkountryklub.com.

Rainy day photo makes us smile

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

Amy Orlov wins this week’s My Mansfield Photo Contest with a photo of 5-year-olds Brooke Orlov and Gavin Escajeda playing in the rain. She earns two Big Kahuna tickets from Hawaiian Falls, and her photo will be on display in downtown Mansfield during the Hot Beats & Cold Brews Concert Series in October.

Stepping into the batter’s box

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Reporter squares off with pitching machine.