State Fair of Texas 2023 SFOT

Video: National Night Out a splash with community

by | Aug 8, 2018 | Latest

Fire Chief Kim Morris prepares to sink one of his own firefighters, Tuffy Stroup, at the Splash Down booth at National Night Out Tuesday, Aug. 7 in downtown Farmersville. (Wyndi Veigel/The Farmersville Times)

National Night Out festivities drew a large crowd in downtown Farmersville Tuesday, Aug. 7 as community members interacted with firefighters and law enforcement personnel.

It also afforded them a chance to have fun by sinking first responders, including Police Chief Mike Sullivan, in the dunking booth.

For more coverage of the event, see the Aug. 16 edition of The Farmersville Times.

Collin College Farmersville Fall Registration 2023 250x300

0 Comments

Related News

New ammo for fentanyl battle

New ammo for fentanyl battle

Fentanyl poisoning continues to claim a growing percentage of drug deaths in the state, according to the Texas Health Data dashboard published online by the Department of State Health Services (DSHS). As of Aug. 25, 45.39% of all drug deaths were attributed to...

read more
Community service program halted

Community service program halted

The Farmersville Rotary Club, acting on the advice of one its members who happens to be Farmersville’s Chief of Police, has temporarily suspended a community service project aimed at cleaning up Farmersville. Police Chief Marsha Phillips said she is uncertain on when...

read more
Congressman talks key issues at Rotary Luncheon

Congressman talks key issues at Rotary Luncheon

Keith Self issued a warning to residents of the Third Congressional District he represents in the U.S. House of Representatives. “Strap your seat belts on,” said the freshman congressman in remarks to the Farmersville Rotary Club, “because a lot of things are going to...

read more
EVs charging ahead in a green revolution

EVs charging ahead in a green revolution

Collin County ranks fourth statewide in the number of electric vehicles (EV) registered, according to Dallas-Fort Worth Clean Cities and the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG). Overall, Texas had 217,000 EVs registered as of Aug. 22. Although Harris...

read more
Give where you live

Give where you live

Local nonprofits need your support on North Texas Giving Day Supporting a favorite local nonprofit or cause doesn’t have to be difficult or time consuming if you live in North Texas thanks to a unique fundraising event started in 2009. For 15 years, the Communities...

read more
Parks proposition is on November ballot

Parks proposition is on November ballot

Texas ranks 35th nationally in state park acreage per resident. But voters will be asked in November to help improve that ratio. Proposition 14 on the Nov. 7 ballot would amend the state constitution to create the Centennial Parks Conservation Fund allowing the Texas...

read more
Farmers, Bearcats game cancelled due to weather

Farmers, Bearcats game cancelled due to weather

After a nice start to the season, Mother Nature interrupted the hotter than average football season with unexpected bad weather Friday night. Farmersville, sporting a 2-0 record and averaging over 50 pts a game this year, played less than half a quarter at Pilot...

read more
Leaderboard American Heart Association