Cross Roads sets road cleanup

     The Town of Cross Roads will sponsor its annual fall roadside cleanup Saturday morning.

     Volunteers will meet at Town Hall at 9 a.m. for a briefing, coffee and refreshments.

     Trailers will be available to transport filled bags from the volunteer crews. Dumpsters and a chipper will be available at the Town Park. All loads should be secured and covered.

     The Computer Crusher’s trailer will be available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the collection and recycling of electronics. Visit for a list of accepted items and FAQs.

     Magic Shred will also be at the Town Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to provide mobile shredding for your confidential materials.

     Following the cleanup, a hot dog cookout will be held at the Town Park.

     Information is available from Town Hall at 940-365-9693 or Paul and Sheri Hudak, Roadside Committee co-chairs, at 940-440-0747.


Breakfast to honor veterans

     Pilot Point High School's FCCLA, hospitality and tourism class and practicum in culinary arts class will sponsor a Veteran’s Day breakfast on Tuesday, Nov. 11.

     The breakfast will be open at no cost to all veterans and their spouses or significant others. The first guests will be seated at 7 a.m. and the last at 9.

     The breakfast will be a full sit-down meal with servers “and the works,” said Judy Nelson, the high school’s hospitality and tourism instructor.

     “Our veterans have given enough,” Nelson said. “We want to give this back to them.”

     Nelson is asking for guests to make reservations by Nov. 7. Reservations can be made by sending an email to or by leaving a message with the school’s front office at 940-686-8740.


Ranch plans Halloween event

     Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch will host its second annual Howl-o-Ween at the Ranch fundraiser from 5-9 p.m. Friday.

     Proceeds will go to build a habitat for Belle, the ranch’s rescued brown bear cub.

     Activities will include carnival games, tram rides, barrel train rides, face-painting, a petting zoo, pony rides, a photo booth, a costume contest, animal presentations and door prizes.

     Admission is $5. The ranch is located at 11670 Massey Road, Pilot Point. More information is available by calling 686-4600.


Team to honor Pilot Point man

     A team will participate in honor of Gary Bruce of Pilot Point in the eighth annual ZebraPHest 5K and PHun Run, which will be held Saturday at Andy Brown East Park in Coppell. 

     The event supports research for a cure for pulmonary hypertension, a rare and incurable disease affecting nearly 34,000 people globally and 1,000 in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, including Bruce. It will include a 5K race, a one-mile walk and a 100-yard dash for kids, as well as a butterfly release, face-painting, raffle, silent auction, vendor booths, music and a picnic.

     Those who would like to help fight pulmonary hypertension may become members of Team Gary. More details are available at


Daughter born to Rosmarins

     Christopher and Amanda Rosmarin of Lewisville are the parents of a daughter, Avyn Reese Rosmarin, who was born at 1:29 p.m. on Aug. 6, 2014 at Texas Health Presbyterian Flower Mound.

     Avyn was 7 pounds and 19 inches long at birth.

     Grandparents are Kellye and Don Church, Jr. of Pilot Point and Joe and Syndie Rosmarin of Flower Mound. Avyn’s aunt is Jordan Church of Lewisville.

     Great-grandparents are Allan Needles of Denton and Jo and Donald Church, Sr. of Pilot Point.


Kudlac places in district meet

     Sydney Kudlac of Pilot Point placed second on vault and 10th all-around in the Senior C age division of the USA Gymnastics Level 4 District Championships in Bedford Saturday.

     The competition served as a qualification event to the North Texas State Level 4 Championships, which will be held in McKinney Nov. 1-2. Kudlac qualified for the North Texas championships with her showing in Bedford.

     Kudlac competes for Achievers Gymnastics Center in Denton.


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