The Crime Victim Assistance Unit of the Mansfield Police Department is accepting applications for additional volunteer candidates. Successful candidates, who meet the qualifications, will be trained to assist victim assistance personnel by providing crisis intervention to victims of criminally injurious conduct. This criminal conduct includes sex offenses, kidnapping, aggravated robbery, assault offenses, arson, homicide and other violent crimes in which the victim suffers physical or emotional harm or death. Also, this unit provides crisis intervention to family members of sudden death victims. Please call Dan Burdan, victim assistance coordinator, for an appointment at 817-276-4760.
Toys for Tots rounded up 30,000 toys and $8,000 at the Mansfield ISD Center for Performing Arts on Dec. 10. Local schools and students participated in a kick-off parade, then played on the snow hill and other activities throughout the evening.
The Summit boys basketball team improved to 9-3 on the season last Friday night with a three-point victory over Arlington Seguin, and coach Jason Mutterer said it was a strong all-around effort from his players.
The MISD Invite gave Mansfield school swimming teams s one of their final big warm ups before the district meet in January, and Mansfield coach Matt Bold said he was pleased with how his team performed.
Girls Scouts is partnering with Sleep Experts to Share the Warmth this holiday season. Mansfield Girl Scouts donated and collected enough new and gently used blankets, sheets, comforters, towels and pillows to fill the Sleep Experts donation bin twice. This year’s drive will benefit CitySquare, a non-profit that aims to fight the root causes of poverty through service, advocacy and friendship.