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                         HCA announces JH Football
LOCAL LEADERSHIP
Page 3
•Articles From
Respected Local
Leaders                      undefeated season
COMMUNITY NEWS
Pages 4 - 8
•BISD School
Notes
•IT News You Can
Use
•Haltom City
Senior Center
•Spagetti Supper
•N.E. Recycles Day
Flea Market
•ThanksGiving
Fundraiser
•Haltom Senior
Center Excercise
Class
•Local Chamber
Recognized State-
wide


EMPLOYMENT AND
                         1-Chase Elwell, 7-Tanner Hilton, 8-True Caywood, 10-Isaac Wright, 14-Matt James, 21-Mason Wilde, 22-Chandon Wright, 23-Casey Lovell, 27-Peyton Young,
SERVICES




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                         28-Spencer Hogan, 33-Colby Poston, 36-Jonmichael McLaughlin, 80-Noah Curry, 89-Ruben Vazquez
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                         arvest Chris-                   High football season.           their undefeated season         games are as follows:           Happy Hill              42-27
Cheyenne Holguin         tian Academy                    The HCA Saints fin-             by Head Coach Steve             Happy Hill       28-6           Covenant                40-20
                         ( Wa t a u g a )                ished their season with         Farris and Assistant            Glenview         33-13          Denton                   32-0
   Publisher     would like to announce                  an 8-0 record. The              Coach Tim Pigg.                 Arlington        34-6           Arlington                45-0
                 the end of their Junior                 SAINTS were lead to                The details of the           Denton           33-12
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 (817) 605-7111          A Letter from Keller ISD Board                                                                  Fort Worth Christian School’s
                                                                                                                         2010/2011 Homecoming
wwwnortheasttimes.org    Trustee Wendy Collins


                         O
                              ctober brings              Meeting, the Board
                              f o o t b a l l            adopted a Resolution
                              games, band                of Acknowledgement
                      practice, cooler tem-              and a Legislative Plat-
   Our Mission:       peratures,    and    of            form that will be pre-
To promote a posi-    course, studying, as               sented to the commu-
                      we put our school year             nity and legislators.
 tive public image routines back into mo-                In preparation for the
of our Community. tion. As parents, the                  2011 Texas Legislative
To provide helpful priority of educating                 session, we resolve to
                      our children is in full            “Make Education a               Wendy Collins, Keller
  information that focus once again. The                 Priority.” We stand be-         ISD Board Trustee
  will enhance our same is true for the                  hind the following leg-
  quality of life. If KISD Board of Trust-               islative platform:              through annual prop-
 you would like to ees - we, too, are com-                 Financial Reform              erty value growth.              Fort Worth Christian            Walker, Kaden Walters,
                      mitted to providing ex-            We believe in equal-                We believe that             School’s    2010/2011           Anino Rasaphangthong,
  help support our ceptional educational                 ized state funding that         public education fi-            Homecoming was held             Tyler Eager, Riley Th-
   mission please     opportunities for the              eliminates district-to-         nance     mechanisms            on Friday, Septem-              annum, Paige Hellman,
        call:         students of Keller ISD.            district discrepancies          must provide for lo-            ber 24. Homecoming              Natalie Goin, Queen
                         This month, at the              and assures the return          cal meaningful dis-             Court pictured left to          Hagan Parkman, King
   817-605-7111       October 14th Board                 of revenues generated                  continued on page 7      right back row: Jamie           Garrison Efird.




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       Keeping you up to date on monthly topics with personal articles from your local leadership




       Mayor                      Mayor                        Mayor                       Mayor                       Mayor                 Bob Hamilton
 William Lanford              David Ragan                   Pat McGrail               Oscar Trevino                Harry Jeffries            President NET
                                                                                                                                            Chamber of Commerce




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        y joining other            he     Richland              nlike the calen-            orth Richland                re you ready             he    Chambers
        surrounding                Hills      Public            dars we use at              Hills’ city staff            for the holi-            Annual Awards
        cities and the             Library      was             our homes that              have      begun              day season?              Gala, this year
Council of Govern-         awarded a $9,000 grant      tell us each year starts    planning for this year’s     It’s just around the       titled “Born to be
ments to meet “Clean       from the Praxair Foun-      in January and ends in      Night of Holiday Mag-        corner. Here are some      Wild” will be staged on
Air” standards, Hal-       dation, Inc., as part of    December, the munici-       ic, which will be held       safety tips to follow      Saturday, November
tom City recently pur-     the company’s Library       pal calendar is a little    from 4p.m. to 8p.m.          when you are out shop-     13th at the Colleyville
chased six Ford Escape     Links program. The          bit different. The City’s   on Saturday, Decem-          ping this time of the
Hybrids to be used by      funds will be used          fiscal year begins on       ber 4 on the grounds of      year. Amateurs who              continued on page 7

the City staff. Three      for literacy worksta-       October 1st and runs        NRH2O Family Water           take advantage of the
(3) were purchased         tions, subscription to      through the last day        Park. There will be lots     carelessness of drivers
for use by water me-       a job and career data       in September. So, as        of activities to enjoy       carry out most vehicle
ter readers. Two were      base, software for vi-      you read this message,      including photos with        break-ins and thefts.
purchased for use by       sion challenged com-        we have just started a      Santa and Mrs. Claus,        The following tips can
building inspectors and    puter guests, computer      brand new year in the       mini-train rides, a snow     help you prevent a car
one was purchased for      reservation and print       City of Keller.             tubing hill, marshmal-       theft or break-in from
use by the Information     management software            2010 was a difficult     low roast, holiday per-      happening to you. Park
Technology      Depart-    upgrade and computer        time for many as the        formances, and a fabu-       in an open, well light-
ment.                      technician professional     economy continued to        lous tree lighting and       ed and populated area
  The City received a      services. The citizens      lag. The City was no        fireworks show.              near your destination.
$100,000 grant from        of Richland Hills con-      different and we under-     The annual Night of          Avoid parking near ve-
                                                                                                                                               Gary Fickes
                                                                                                                                           County Commissioner
the Texas Railroad         tinue to benefit from an    took a number steps to      Holiday Magic event          hicles or objects that
Commission to convert      award winning library.      offset a decline in City    is a great way for fami-     may obstruct visibil-
10 of our City trucks      As part of the Fiscal       revenues. These steps       lies to join together in     ity and provide hiding
from gas to propane.       Year 2010-11 Budget,        allowed us to not only      the holiday spirit with      places. Avoid parking



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In addition, the City      the Richland Hills City     keep property taxes         neighbors and friends.       near strangers who are
has been awarded an        Council approved the        low, but also maintain      We hope you and your         loitering or sitting in           t Commission-
additional grant in the    funding of a concrete       the service levels that     family will join us for      vehicles. Never leave             ers Court, we
amount of $78,000 to       walking path at Rose-       our community de-           this year’s festivities.     anything of value in              approved the
purchase and install       bud Park. The walking       sires. While there were     Admission is free and        plain sight.     Report    2010-2011 annual Tar-
a propane refueling        path will be eight feet     many challenges, there      parking is free. Resi-       vehicle burglary to the    rant County budget
center. We current-        wide to accommodate         were, of course, many       dents are encouraged         Police immediately.        with no tax increase,
ly utilize ten percent     both walkers and run-       positives as well. We       to bring a new, un-            All Watauga City Of-     no decrease in servic-
ethanol in gasoline-       ners at the park. This      are currently on pace       wrapped toy or canned        fices will be closed on    es and no layoffs. We
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                                                                                                                 IT News You Can Use

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                                                         School students re-         unteers for the 2010-11
                                                         cently participated in      school year. New and
                                                         Heavenly Hats Day.          returning volunteers                     hen a laptop
                                                         Heavenly Hats is a          can enter their applica-                 has a bro-
                                                         foundation that pro-        tion online at https://                  ken key, or
                                                         vides hats to cancer pa-    www.birdvilleschools.       suddenly stops charg-
                                                         tients. On that day, stu-   net/cf/volunteer/index.     ing, it can be frustrat-
                                                         dents paid $1 to be able    cfm.                        ing. Here are a couple
                                                         to wear a hat during          BISD started an em-       of steps that can save




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                                                         school. All proceeds        ployee       recognition    you money and time          Daniel Hampton, ComputeRX
        mithfield      El-                               went to benefit the         program called “A           and perhaps prevent
        ementary        is                               Heavenly Hat Founda-        Touch of Class.” This       that costly repair from     grease can go a long
        having a family                                  tion.                       program is an opportu-      even being necessary.       way. All of the above
game night beginning                                         BISD recently re-       nity for students, staff,   Broken keys can easily      repairs are superficial,
at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 2                                   ceived a grant from         parents and commu-          be replaced in about 5      so you don’t have to
in the cafeteria.                                        the United Way for a        nity members to recog-      minutes without disas-      worry about damaging
    Smithfield Elemen-                                   Parents as Teachers         nize employees for the      sembly of the laptop by     your computer dur-
tary’s College Day is                                    program. This program       extra-ordinary things       ordering a key replace-     ing the repair, so long
Nov. 03. Students and                                    is designed to offer de-    they do for children        ment kit for about $10.     as you are careful not
staff are encouraged to      Mark Thomas,                velopmental informa-        and the district. For in-   Secondly—if your bat-       to force anything. If
                                                                                                                 tery has been losing        you are worried about
                             Communications Officer
wear their favorite col-                                 tion and support to all     formation, or to make
lege shirt to school.                                    parents of infants and      a nomination, visit the     life, an inexpensive        damaging your system,
                               Haltom High School’s                                                              replacement can be          remember that paying
    Binion Elementary        PTSA Craft Fair is          young children. The         district’s Web site at
prekindergarten       and                                goal of the program         www.birdvilleschools.       found on Ebay usually       to repair it should cost
                             from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.                                                               for less than $60. Re-      less than replacing it—
first-grade students and     on Nov. 13. Booth           is to help parents give     net.
their parents are invit-                                 their child the best pos-     Birdville ISD and JPS     placement AC adapters       something to keep in
                             space is available for                                                              usually can be found        mind when calling that
ed to join guest readers     $75 with electricity        sible start in life. Par-   have joined together
for Pajama Story Time                                    ticipants must live in      to provide two school       on Ebay for less than       local repair shop.
                             and $60 without elec-                                                               $15, and a bad DVD            Daniel is the principal
at 6:30 p.m. on Nov.         tricity. BISD teachers      the 76117 zip code. For     based clinics in the dis-
4. For information,                                      information, call the       trict. One is in Haltom     drive can be replaced       of ComputeRx, an IT
                             receive a 20 percent                                                                with the removal of         Consulting/Computer
call Judy Dallinger at       discount on the booth       Parents as Teachers of-     City at 2807 Layton
817.547.1815.                                            fice at 817.547.2352.       Ave. in Haltom City,        one screw and about         repair company serving
                             rental fee. For informa-                                                            $40.                        the DFW metroplex.
  Alliance for Children      tion, e-mail hhsptsa@           The Birdville Edu-      and the other is on the
will present a program                                   cation       Foundation     south side of the Acad-         These are all com-      More information is
                             hotmail.com or call                                                                 monplace, easy to fix       located @ www.com-
on bullying to students      817.223.9608.               was recently award-         emy at C.F. Thomas at
at Holiday Heights El-                                   ed a grant from the         8200 O’Brian Way in         problems that can still     puterxdfw.com . Check
                                   Watauga Middle                                                                be costly if done by a      the NE Times monthly
ementary on Nov. 4-5.        School’s theatre de-        Miles Foundation for        North Richland Hills.
For information, call                                    $31,176. The grant will     The clinic treats stu-      professional, so the        for current computing
                             partment will present                                                               willingness to put in a     tips and news.
817.547.2600.                the musical “School-        help Birdville, Rich-       dents in BISD and their
  North Ridge Elemen-                                    land, and Haltom high       sibling’s ages newborn      little of your own elbow
                             house Rock Live! Jr.”
tary is hosting its annu-    at 7 p.m. Nov. 16-18 in     schools upgrade their       to 18-years-old for a $5
al fall festival from 1-4
p.m. on Saturday, Nov.
                             the auditorium. Tickets     resources for teaching
                                                         Earth Science and En-
                                                                                     office charge. Services
                                                                                     include: well child vis-
                                                                                                                 Haltom City
                             are $4 in advance and
6. This year’s theme         $5 at the door. There       vironmental Science.
                                                         Grant monies will
                                                                                     its, sports physicals,      Senior Center
is a county fair. There      will be a dessert bar                                   acute care, chronic ill-
will be games, bounce        before the show at 6        be used to purchase         nesses (asthma, diabe-
houses, silent auctions,     p.m. in the cafeteria.      probes for collecting       tes), immunizations,
food, prizes, and much       For information, call       and analyzing data on       and much more. The
more. For information,       817.547.4800.               temperature, light, pH,     clinic does not have
or if you would like               Watauga Middle        magnetic field, topo-       X-ray capabilities or
to donate something          School’s community          logical mapping, and        dental services. They
for the silent auction,                                  many other applica-         see uninsured students



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                             breakfast begins at 6
contact Keri Murrell at      p.m. on Nov. 16.            tions. The Birdville        or Medicaid that do not
817.547.3200.                        Richland High       Education       Founda-     have a specified pri-                   e invite the    or information on the
   Binion Elementary’s       School’s      percussion    tion has awarded more       mary care physician.                    commu-          Medicare Changes and
school carnival is from      department is looking       than $800,000 worth         For appointments, call                  nity to at-     Updates , call today to
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. on          for recyclable materi-      of grants to 600 teach-     817.759.2035 (Haltom        tend and participate in     schedule your appoint-
Nov. 6. There will be        als for their fundraiser.   ers in BISD for imple-      City) or 817.547.3046       the following events        ment.
a bounce house, obsta-       Items accepted are:         menting       innovative    (C.F. Thomas).              scheduled at the senior      Wednesday, Nov. 10th
cle course, steer rop-       computers, cameras,         ideas that will enhance                                 center for the month of     at 11:00 a.m. the Al-
ing, dunk tank, laser        office equipment, en-       curriculum.                 Do you provide              November.                   zheimer’s Association
tag, raffle, and much        tertainment electron-          Birdville ISD is cur-                                Wednesday, Nov. 3rd         will be doing an infor-
more. For information,       ics, multimedia, por-       rently accepting OPEN       a service to the            from 10:00 a.m. un-         mation presentation.
call Wendy Jenkins at        table electronics, video    ENROLLMENT, tu-                                         til 2:00 p.m. we have         Thursday, Nov. 11th
817.547.1872.                games, sporting goods,      ition-free transfers of       community?                a Medical Screening         at 11:00 a.m. will be a
      Watauga Middle         musical instruments,        resident and non-res-                                   Clinic and that will in-    Veterans Day Program.
School’s community                                       ident students for the                                  clude blood pressure        We will be recognizing
                             home and garden
                                                         2010-11 school year.
                                                                                        If so give us
volleyball game begins       equipment and non-fic-                                                              and blood sugar checks      and honoring all veter-
at 6:30 p.m. on Nov.                                     For information, visit                                  as well as height/weight    ans.
                             tion books. Items will
                                                         www.birdvilleschools.
                                                                                       a call and we             screening and memory         Monday, Nov. 15th at
11.                          be collected from 10
   Holiday Heights El-       a.m. - 2 p.m. on Nov.       net/openenrollment.                                     screening provided my       12:30 bingo sponsored
ementary’s fall carni-                                       BISD is accepting         will see if we            Autumn Leaves in Ar-        by Bridgeway Home
                             20 at Richland High
val is from 1-4 p.m. on      School.                     online applications for                                 lington. Call the center    Health,
Nov. 13.                                                 parent/community vol-         can help you              today to sign up. The        Wednesday, Nov. 17th
                                North Oaks Middle
                                                                                                                 Area Agency on Ag-          Catholic Charities will
                                                                                       get the word              ing Benefits Counselor      do an information pre-
                                                                                                                 will be at the center       sentation.
                                                                                              out.               on Tuesday, Nov. 9th         Friday, Nov. 19th will
                                                                                                                 for appointments. If        be the annual Thanks-
                                                                                       817-605-7111              you need assistance               continued on page 8
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                           prepared and served
    Gary Fickes
County Commissioner        by Precinct 3 employ-          Spagetti Supper                                                       N.E. RECYCLES DAY


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                           ees. At the end of this                                                                              FLEA MARKET
                           month, Friday, October                                                                                        orth Richland                 cycle! mission of the
                           29, we will have a bake                                                                                       Hills, TX. –                  N.E.E.T. organization.
                           sale at our NE Sub                                                                                            NorthEast                     Over 100 vendors will
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                           Courthouse to raise                                                                                  Environmental Team                     be selling used items
                           additional funds for                                                                                 (N.E.E.T.) will host                   and/ or items made
have great employees       United Way. Come by                                                                                  the N.E. Recycles Day                  from recyclable ma-
in Tarrant County and      and get your goodies                                                                                 Flea Market on Sat-                    terials. Also avail-
we appreciate the hard     for Halloween. The                                                                                   urday, November 13,                    able on site will be



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work they do every         three events above are                                                                               2010 from 8:00 a.m.                    FREE ELECTRON-
day!                       provided as a service                  altom      City    friends enjoying din-                      – 3 p.m. in the ATI                    IC        RECYCLING
  Special thanks to the    to Precinct 3 constitu-                Senior Cen-        ner. Northwood church                      Training Facility park-                from 9am-3pm and
staff at Precinct 3 for    ents and are not funded                ter hosted it’s    friends served the meal                    ing lot located at 6357                FREE DOCUMENT
receiving the Texas        with taxpayer dollars.         annual Spaghetti Din-      and music was pro-                         Blvd. 26, N. Richland                  SHREDDING from
Association of Coun-         Early voting begins at       ner, Bake Sale, and Si-    vided by Davis Memo-                       Hills, TX 76180.                       9am-1pm.
ties “Best Practice        the NE Sub Courthouse          lent Auction recently.     rial United Methodist                      The annual N.E. Re-                    Vendor booth space is
Award” in Austin for       and Southlake Town             Pictured is the dining     Church band “ So Far”.                     cycles Day Flea Mar-                   available, $20 for an
the Precinct 3 North-      Hall begins Monday,            room full of family and                                               ket is a Bargain Shop-                 approx. 20’x20’ space.
east Newsletter which      October 18 and con-                                                                                  pers Paradise! Visitors                For more information
we email 6 times a         cludes Friday, Octo-
year to over 10,000        ber 29. Take time to
                                                          Thanksgiving                                                          can find unique and                    contact Judy Allen at
                                                                                                                                unusual items while                    817.299.1830 or email
people. Let us know        vote and express your          Fundraiser                                                            supporting the Re-                     at     jallen@richland-
if you would like to       choice of candidates.                                                                                duce! Reuse! Re-                       hills.com
receive our newsletter       The last item to place
by emailing Theresa        on your calendar is
Parsons tcparsons@         Northeast Transporta-
tarrantcounty.com.         tion Summit on Fri-



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  WOW! The last cou-       day, February 18 at the
ple of weeks have re-      new Hurst Conference                   elping needy                                                          T E X A S



ally been busy here        Center. You will hear                  families with a
in Precinct 3. If you      up-dates on all major                  Thanksgiving
missed it, Empow-          highway and road proj-         Meal.
ering Seniors 2010         ects in NETC, plus in-           The entry fee is $15
was Friday, October        formation concerning           the day of the event
1, 8:30-1:30 at the        improvements at D/             and only $12 before by
Campus West facility       FW International Air-          registering at Action.
across from First Bap-     port and plans for the         com. The cost of each
tist Church Euless and     “T” and DART to serve          meal is $28.78, so you
Trinity High School.       D/FW. Watch for ad-            can understand how         “Event T-Shirt” will be
We had over 600+ se-       ditional     information       much impact your en-       giving to the first 200
niors along with 200       in the next few weeks          try fee will yield. This   registrants. The trail is
vendor representatives     when on our website.           year the need is even      not designed for baby
and volunteers. There      Plan to join us for the        greater and we ask the     stroller or dogs. The
were 8 different health    morning       workshops        community to sup-          Lions Clubs of Hand-
screenings, 80 vendors,    and luncheon.                  port the effort by have    ley      Meadowbrook,
free giveaways, 15               Do you provide
                                                          a morning walk/run at      Southlake and Euless
different workshops,       a service to the community?
                                                          the Villages of Bear       are promoting this
food, wonderful en-         If so give us a call and we
                                                          Creek Park in Euless       fundraiser. Kris Jara at
tertainment, awesome        will see if we can help you
                                                          at 1951 Bear Creek         krisjara@yahoo.com
door prizes and it was          get the word out.
                                                          Pkwy, Euless.              for any additional in-
all FREE!       Plan to           817-605-7111
                                                           The event starts at 9am   formation.
join us next year!!! Go                                   and end at 1 pm. An
to our website to see
photos of the event…
www.empoweringse-
niors.com.
                                                                                           COMP ANION S
                                                                                           COMP ANION S
   On Friday, October
8, at 7:30 a.m. we had                                                                    OF THE MONTH
                                                                                          OF THE MONTH
Coffee with the Com-
                                                                                                                             Everyone
missioner at the North-
east Tarrant County                                                                                                     needs a companion,
Sub-Courthouse. On                                                                                                      support your local
that same day, at the                                                                                                     animal shelter.
Precinct 3 Maintenance
Center, 7301 Precinct
Line Rd. North Rich-
land Hills, we held
our Annual Precinct 3
United Way Fish Fry.
We served over 150                                                                       Jackson. He is about 2 yrs old,        Champ is a neutered male. Very
lunches with a $5/do-                                                                 very energetic. He loves kids and
                                                                                        loves to play with toys. he is a
                                                                                                                                 friendly and easy going. He is
nation. All food was                                                                   very loving dog. We think he is          negative for heart worm. He has
                                                                                       Cattle Dog/Hound mix. He gets              been here for several weeks.
                                                                                     along well with other dogs. He has                 P: 817-743-4516
                                                                                      been at our Shelter since 9/30/10
                                                                                     and would love to find his forever          City of Keller Animal Services
                                                                                      home. our shelter is open limited                   and Adoption
                                                                                     hours, it is best if interested adopt-              330 Rufe Snow
                                                                                        ers call for an apt. Our phone #
                                                                                       is 817-314-3962. Our address is              Drive Keller, Texas 76248
                                                                                                  7049 Baker Bl
                                                                                           Richland Hills, Tx 76118.
                                                                                       Please call to confirm the hours
                                                                                      before you come to the shelter to
                                                                                                 visit an animal.




                                                                                                                                                                       Tula is a adorable grey and white
                                                                                                                                                                      tabby . She has the most precious
                                                                                                                                                                       looking eyes and face!! She is 2
                                                                                      Buttons is 8 years old. His family                                                 1/2 - 3 months old. Little Tula
                                                                                     was getting a divorce so he must find                                                came to the shelter with their
                                                                                      a new home to call his own. He is                                                   momma Tina and her siblings
                                                                                     declawed and neutered. Please stop                                                Tilly, Tia and Tiggy. Tula is very
                                                                                      by and visit with Buttons or any of                                                 lovable and affectionate . She
                                                                                      the other adoptable animals at the                                              loves to be cuddle and petted. She
                                                                                     shelter to see if the right one is wait-                                         loves to play w/ the other kittens!
                                                                                                  ing for you.                                                           Tula would love to be adopted
                                                                                      Every pet adopted from the North                                                with one of her sisters if possible.
                                                                                     Richland Hills Animal and Adoption                                               Darling Tula would be a very lov-
                                                                                     Rescue Center is spayed or neutered,                                               able and happy furrever friend!
                                                                                        microchipped, vaccinated, and                                                  We have MANY wonderful cats
                                                                                      given a dose of intestinal worming          Lulu- Female Pit Bull mix, 1           and kittens in need of a loving
                                                                                     medicine. The rabies vaccination is                     year old                            fur-ever home!
                                                                                      given to animals over 3 months of          Rufus- Male Terrier mix, young        Our adoption fee is $80. All cats
                                                                                      age. Dogs over six months of age                         adult                  receive their first feline booster, a
                                                                                             are heartworm tested.              Jerri is a male Snowshoe, young        dose of worming medication and
                                                                                                                                               adult                   are micro chipped. Adoption fee
                                                                                      Adoption fees: Pets over 3 months          And Perri is a young adult male         includes a voucher for a rabies
                                                                                        old $90 and pets 3 months and                          tabby                    shot, spay / neuter at any TCAP
                                                                                       younger $80. Adoption fees for           Both cats are friendly and person-                   location.
                                                                                     seniors over 65 are $60 for pets over                    able!!                    All adopted pets are eligible for
                                                                                       3 months old and $50 for pets 3                                                    1 month of shelter health care
                                                                                     months and younger.North Richland                City of Haltom City                           insurance.
                                                                                      Hills Animal Adoption and Rescue                    817-759-2124                 City of Watauga Animal Service
                                                                                                    Center                      “Lots of people talk to animals....                   Center
                                                                                           North Richland Hills, TX                  Not very many listen,                        Watauga, TX
                                                                                                817-427-6570                     though.... That’s the problem.”                  817-656-9614
                                                                                            mbchastain@nrhtx.com                ~Benjamin Hoff, The Tao of Pooh            animalservices@cowtx.org
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       Mayor              Urban Search and                 Mayor               approved. The City                                               plan to construct and                                           written by the volun-
  William Lanford Rescue Vehicle. The                  David Ragan             Council approved a                                               repair the sanitary sew-                                        teers requiring code
                          truck is used primar-                                Safe Routes To School                                            er collection system.                                           enforcement review or
                          ily for Haltom City                                  grant agreement for the                                          Over the past several                                           action.
                          and the Northeast Fire                               amount of $93,150.                                               years the City has ex-                                          Auto Zone construc-
                          Department Associa-                                  The agreement in-                                                perienced extremely                                             tion has been initiated
    continued from page 3 tion (NEFDA) but can         continued from page 3   cludes informing the                                             high wastewater charg-                                          with the shell of the
                                                    project is expected to                                                                      es because of the in-
powered vehicles and be sent to other areas                                    public of the purpose of                                                                                                         structure being erected.
                                                    be completed by the                                                                         creased infiltration and
20% Biodiesel in the in the state of Texas if                                  the grant, walking and                                                                                                           The substandard build-
                                                    end of 2010.                                                                                inflow of groundwater
diesel fuel vehicles. needed.                                                  bicycle safety, public                                                                                                           ing located at 7560
                             Save the Date for      The much needed reti-      information and edu-                                             and stormwater into                                             Glenview Drive was
These grants not only
                          Haltom City’s Christ-     ming of traffic lights     cation, bicycle rodeos,                                          the system.                                                     demolished the week
will save in the City’s
                                                    on State Highway 183                                                                        The City Council ap-
fuel costs but assist mas on Broadway to                                       materials to be dis-                                                                                                             of October 11-15.
                                                    (Baker Boulevard) will                                                                      proved a Code Enforce-
in meeting air quality be held from 3 to 6                                     tributed, performance                                                                                                            On November 2, 2010,
                                                    be accomplished via                                                                         ment Abatement Sink-
standards as set by the p.m., Saturday, Dec. 4.                                measures, parent and                                                                                                             the citizens of Richland
                          Residents and visitors    an agreement with the      child surveys, and re-                                           ing Fund to address the                                         Hills have a very im-
State of Texas.
                                                    North Central Texas                                                                         ongoing abatement of
   A different type of are invited to join in                                  porting results of the                                                                                                           portant vote to decide
                                                    Council of Govern-                                                                          substandard properties
grant recently acquired the fun as Haltom City                                 grant. This program is                                                                                                           on the cities transpor-
                                                    ments as approved by                                                                        in the City. The subject
has helped to increase kicks off the holiday                                   intended to involve the                                                                                                          tation system. Please
                                                    the City Council at                                                                         sinking fund will draw
public safety. Haltom season with carriage                                     community in every                                                                                                               inform yourself on the
                                                    its Tuesday September                                                                       from several different
City Fire/Rescue is the rides, crafts for kids,                                aspect of the program.                                                                                                           issues related to this
                                                    14. Six intersection                                                                        funding sources in-
proud owner of a new petting zoo, presenta-                                    The grant agreement                                                                                                              question before you
                                                    signals will be adjusted                                                                    cluding the Oil and Gas
fire rescue truck that tion by the Fort Worth                                  will be administered                                                                                                             vote. Your vote counts,
                                                    in order to move traf-                                                                      Fund,      Development
was acquired through Zoo, train rides, food                                    by a subcontractor that                                                                                                          so please mark your
                                                    fic more smoothly and                                                                       Corporation, General
the State Homeland concessions, music &                                        will be selected and                                                                                                             calendar and plan to
                                                    efficiently.    Because                                                                     Fund and any appro-
Security Program. A dance, and of course                                       approved by the City                                                                                                             vote Tuesday, Novem-
                                                    Baker Boulevard is                                                                          priate grants received
$497,350 grant was Santa Claus. There is                                       Council and TXDOT.                                                                                                               ber 2, 2010. Early vot-
                                                    a state highway, the                                                                        from outside agencies.
awarded to Haltom no admission charge.                                         The City is embracing                                                                                                            ing begins October 18,
                                                    Texas Department of        technology with re-                                                    On Oct. 2nd,                                              2010 and runs through
City to purchase the
                                                    Transportation      will   gard to its stormwater                                           P.R.I.D.E. volunteers                                           October 29, 2010.
                                                    provide the local match    system. The Council                                              canvassed      Richland
Do you provide a service                            required as part of the                                                                                                                                           Our Mission:
                                                                               has engaged the pro-                                             Hills in an attempt to
                                                    Regional Traffic Sig-      fessional engineering                                            identify property that                                            To promote a positive
    to the community?                               nal Timing Program.        firm, Halff and Asso-                                            needed assistance or                                               public image of our
If so give us a call and we                         This work should be        ciates, to create and                                            was in violation of the                                            Community. To pro-
                                                    completed within the       design a stormwater                                              City’s Code of Ordi-                                              vide helpful informa-
will see if we can help you                         next six months.           Geographical Informa-                                            nances. The citizen                                               tion that will enhance
                                                    The City’s Safe Routes     tion System (GIS) da-                                            volunteers with neigh-
     get the word out.                              To School Non-In-          tabase to assist the City                                        borhood beautification                                              our quality of life.
                                                    frastructure      Grant    in managing its storm-                                           in mind, volunteered                                               If you would like to
       817-605-7111                                 Agreement has been         water      management                                            three hours of their                                                 help support our
                                                                               program. The City is                                             time and effort. As a                                              mission please call:
                                                                               scheduled to complete                                            result 137 slips were                                                  817-605-7111
                                                                               $8,000,000 in storm-
                                                                               water improvements
                                                                               over the next six years.
                                                                               The City also has en-
                                                                               gaged White Rock
                                                                               Consultants to imple-                                                                                                                                Hurst
                                                                                                                                                         Any Purchase                                               900 Grapevine Hwy.
                                                                               ment an inflow/infil-

                                                                                                                                                                7OFF
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Near Precinct Line Rd. (Across from Chipotle)

                                                                               tration reduction plan.                                                     $
                                                                               Once completed, the
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Mon-Fri 9:00-6:00 • Sat 8:30-5:00 • Sun Closed
                                                                                                                                                                                                           OIL CHANGE • AUTO REPAIR • STATE INSPECTIONS
                                                                                                                                                             off any service
                                                                               City will utilize the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE



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Northeast Times                                             Quad Cities & Keller Edition                                                                                Page 7
A Letter from Keller ISD Board                                                     Haltom Senior Center
Trustee Wendy Collins                                                              Exercise Class
                                                           continued from page 1

cretion and flexibil-       in open and informed        out in the community
ity in the allocation of    conversations focused       discussing in depth
resources to support        on the issues contained     the need for legislative
district goals and pri-     in this platform.           reform with our par-
orities; such as digital      Keller ISD is not the     ents and community
learning opportunities      only district facing        leaders. As Trustees,
that will require in-       these issues, which is      we are dedicated to
novative revenue gen-       why we have partnered       maintaining the high
eration and accounting      with School Board           quality of education
possibilities not yet in-   Trustees and Admin-         in Keller ISD. Thank
vented.                     istrators from Carroll      you for all that you
  Local Control             ISD and Grapevine-          do to make this one
We believe that edu-        Colleyville ISD in a        of the best communi-
cating our youth is a       grassroots effort to        ties in Texas. In return,
state responsibility but    bring our passionate,       we will never forget
a local function.           united message to our       that it’s “All about our Join us Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 9:30 for a great low
   We believe that a        legislators.                Kids!”                    impact work out with instructor Jeanne- Marie.
more balanced and re-         On Tuesday, October
invigorated state-local     19, Keller, Carroll and
partnership is needed       Grapevine-Colleyville
to create the type of
schools that can best
                            joined forces to pres-
                            ent an unprecedented
                                                        LOCAL CHAMBER
provide the learning
experiences to help
                            public forum to share
                            The Good, The Bad           RECOGNIZED STATEWIDE
                                                        E
students succeed in to-     and The Ugly: a tax-
day’s world.                payer’s guide to the               very year, the
   We believe that lo-      public school fund-                Texas Chamber
cally elected School        ing crisis. Supporter              of Commerce
Board Trustees should       of these three districts    Executives (TCCE),
be given the author-        came out to discuss         the oldest organiza-
ity to make decisions       with legislators the        tion in the country for
such as tax levy autho-     many funding issues         training and educating
rization and flexibility    that are burdening our      chamber professionals,
and freedom in mak-         school districts.           presents awards to lo-
ing school calendar             As School Board         cal Chambers of Com-
decisions.                  Trustees, we have a         merce for unique pro-
  Unfunded Mandates         unique opportunity to       gramming in the areas
We believe that gov-        do something that has       of Community Devel-
ernment policymakers        never been accom-           opment, Economic De-
have over-mandated          plished before. Dur-        velopment, Education,
and over-regulated the      ing these difficult eco-    Small Business, and
local function, which       nomic times, a shared       Governmental Affairs.
has resulted in mul-        priority among our          Winning       chambers     The Northeast Tarrant Chamber Economic Development Committee is helping Commercial & resi-
tiple layers of bureau-     legislators and other       produced      programs     dential investors learn more about our cities. Here they are hosting a Bus Tour, and most recently
                                                                                   won a State Award for their efforts concerning Transportation.
cratic regulations that     districts is vital.         that have a demonstrat-
have become more               Over the next few        ed economic impact on      innovative program-
burdensome and com-         months, I, along with       the chamber’s service      ming and/or execution
plex with each govern-      other Trustees, will be     area or on its member-     of programming.
mental action.                                          ship through new and              continued on page 8

  We believe that relief
from these unfunded            Bob Hamilton             Chairmanship at the        for the “Best Econom-
mandates is necessary          President NET            Gala as well.              ic Development Pro-
to the restore the op-        Chamber of Commerce         In addition, US Con-     gram” in the State of
portunity to make im-                                   gresswoman         Kay     Texas. And, it also won
portant decisions and                                   Granger will be on         an Honorable Mention
choices regarding the                                   hand to accept the Ex-     for another economic
education of the chil-          continued from page 3   calibur Award in recog-    development program
dren of our district.       Community Center.           nition of her outstand-    as well.
 The Keller ISD Board        Over 300 are expected      ing work on behalf of          The Chamber was
of Trustees feels that      to attend this night of     the Chamber cities and     recognized for its pro-
these issues are making     recognitions and cel-       business partners.         gram in support of up-
it increasingly more        ebration. Over 50 busi-        Tickets are on sale     coming transportation
difficult to provide the    nesses and individu-        now for $60 each or 2      changes in the North-
quality of education        als will be spotlighted     for $110. Contact the      east Tarrant area. The
that we have come to        during the event. Cur-      Chamber at (817) 281-      organization claimed
expect in Keller ISD.       rent Chairman of the        9376.                      top honors for develop-
We believe that ma-         Board of Directors, Dr.         The Chamber was        ing a communication
jor changes in state        Stephen Waddell, will       presented two major        plan for all four cities,
policies must occur to      share the stage with        awards from the Texas      the Birdville ISD and
ensure public educa-        Chamber       President     Chamber of Commerce        local businesses. It was
tion opportunities and      Bob Hamilton in hand-       Executives, represent-     also recognized for the
a stronger community.       ing out major awards        ing 611 Texas Cham-        efforts made to stimu-
To bring about these        to this years top busi-     bers. At their annual      late community in-
changes, we will en-        ness partners. Local        conference in Austin       volvement with its an-
gage citizens of the        Professional photogra-      in mid-October, the        nual Family Fireworks
local      communities      pher Cos De Leo will        TEEC handed out            event.
and elected officials       assume the mantle of        awards to the Chamber




                                                              INVEN
                                                                    TORY


        Carpet                                                               wood
        & vinyl                                                          Hard ramic
  starting at                                                            & Ce starting at
      $   .22          p/sf                                                 $   .49            p/sf
Northeast Times                                           Quad Cities & Keller Edition                                                                Page 8

Haltom City                                           LOCAL CHAMBER
Senior Center
giving holiday dinner
                             continued from page 4

                          vember birthdays with
                                                      RECOGNIZED STATEWIDE                                                                 continued from page 7

with special desserts,    music by Boyce Hunt          Of 614 local chambers     while developing ways       promoting the profes- cations, resources, and
door prizes, and the      and part sponsored by       of commerce in Texas,      to enhance the quality      sional growth of cham- conferences.
ticket will be drawn      Bravo Home Health.          only a few innovative      of life in the communi-     ber executives, by pro-
for the beautiful Texas   Don’t forget the regu-      chambers received rec-     ties that they represent.   viding leadership for
quilt handmade by the     lar scheduled activities    ognition for an Out-       Since 1906, TCCE has        chamber      employees
center quilters. Meals    each week that include:     standing Program of        been enhancing and          through its many publi-
are a suggested con-      Bean Bag Baseball,          the Year. One of those
tribution of $2.00 for    Exercise Classes, Gos-      chambers, The North-               Mayor               event will include a       6:30 p.m., and the win-
anyone 60 yrs and old-    pel Singing, Bible          east Tarrant Chamber,          Harry Jeffries          special visit from San-    ners will be announced
er or the spouse of and   Study, Wii Bowling,         received a First Place                                 ta Claus! Santa will be    on December 15, 2010.
$6.00 for anyone else.    Bingo, & Supper Club.       award, and an Honor-                                   available to have his      Judging will be based
Reservations for this     We also have comput-        able Mention Award in                                  picture taken with each    on the following cat-
meal must be made by      ers that are internet ac-   the Economic Devel-                                    child and a special gift   egories: Best Use of
Friday, Nov. 12th at      cessible for you.           opment entries of its          continued from page 3   will be given to each      Lights, Best Stationary
12:00 noon.                   Call today to ask       Transportation Focus,                                  child from Santa and       Display, and Judge’s
   Monday, Nov. 22nd      about the menu and          and Family Fireworks       November 11, 2010 for       his helpers. Break-        Choice. All houses
at 12:30 we invite you    make your reservation,      efforts    respectively.   Veterans Day and from       fast with Santa will be    must be nominated.
to play bingo with us     we’d love for you to        Chamber       President,   November 25-27, 2010        Saturday, December         To make a nomination,
sponsored by A.P.G.       be our guest for lunch.     Bob Hamilton, who          for the Thanksgiving        4, 2010 at 9:00 a.m.       call 817-514-5829 or
Home Health.              817-834-8021                was unable to attend       Holiday.                    The cost is $7.00 for      turn a nomination form
 Wednesday, Nov. 24th                                 the Annual Volunteer         From April to August,     each child and $3.00       to the Community
we’ll celebrate the No-                               Conference, held at the    the Watauga Beauti-         for each adult eating.     Center.
                                                      AT&T Center in Austin      fication Program has        Tickets go on sale No-         Our Annual Food
                                                      on Friday, October 15,     its annual Yard of the      vember 1, 2010 at the      Drive will be from No-
                                                      2010, shared his ac-       Month      competition.     Watauga Community          vember 1, 2010 through
                                                      ceptance and pride of      Nominated yards are         Center located at 7901     December 11, 2010.
                                                      winning the recogni-       voted on with one be-       Indian Springs Road.       The Watauga Public
                                                      tion from his peers by     ing chosen as Yard of       Letters from Santa are     Library is asking you
                                                      stating, “this honor is    the Month. Congratu-        $2.00 per child and the    to give generously to
                                                      a tribute to the efforts   lations to all our win-     deadline is December       help local families en-
                                                      and partnerships of my     ners!                       15, 2010. You may          joy a brighter holiday
                                                      four cities and school        “A Watauga Christ-       pick up information        season. Overdue fines
                                                      districts, as well as      mas” is scheduled for       sheets at the Watauga      (on Watauga materials
                                                      the hundreds of local      Wednesday, December         Community Center, Li-      only) will be removed
                                                      businesses and spon-       1, 2010 at 6:30 p.m.        brary, and at City Hall    up to $3.00 per library
                                                      sors that have the same    An evening of holiday       beginning November         card with each dona-
                                                      mission as we do.” All     fun for the entire fam-     15, 2010. Judging for      tion. I am asking each
                                                      entries were critiqued     ily begins with the City    the “Light Up Watau-       person who visits the
                                                      by an impartial panel      of Watauga Christmas        ga” contest will be on     Watauga Public Li-
                                                      of chamber executives      Tree Lighting! The          December 14, 2010 at       brary during this time
                                                      in Texas.                                                                         to bring in a donation
                                                        TCCE is an organiza-            Mayor                tend Night of Holiday      for these families. If
                                                      tion of chamber execu-        Oscar Trevino            Magic on December 4,       you are at the store
                                                      tives from across the                                  photos with Santa and      and you see something
                                                      state, working together                                the Holiday Market         on sale or buy one get
                                                      to improve the busi-                                   will also be open from     one free, please donate
                                                      ness climate in Texas,         continued from page 3   6 p.m. to 9 p.m. De-       that item. Items needed
                                                                                                             cember 10 through 12       include: Turkey (fro-
                                                                                 food item. There will       at NRH2O.                  zen), turkey gravy
                                                                                 be a $1 charge for mini-    While the holidays         mix, green beans, corn,
                                                                                 train rides, a $2 charge    are a busy and excit-      mushroom soup, evap-
                                                                                 for the snow tubing         ing time, we should        orated milk, cranberry
               Is proud to introduce our                                         hill and a $3 charge for    also take a moment to      sauce, instant pota-
                                                                                 crafts in the Children’s    count our blessings and    toes, cornbread stuff-
                                                                                 Holiday Village. Pho-       cherish those around us    ing, cornbread/biscuit
                                                                                 tos with Santa will be      — our families, neigh-     mix, french fried onion
                                                                                 available for purchase      bors, and especially       rings, pumpkin or oth-
                                                                                 and a variety of re-        our senior citizens and    er pie filling, cake mix
                                                                                 freshments will be of-      young people. I wish       and icing, flour, sugar,
                                                                                 fered for sale.             you all a safe and hap-    small Crisco.
         Do you want to improve your                                             If you are unable to at-    py holiday season.
             Brain                                                                      Mayor                the meantime, we are       opers. In addition to
                                                                                                             upholding an even          economic        develop-
     Memory, Attention,                                                              Pat McGrail
                                                                                                             stronger      conserva-    ment,      infrastructure
                                                                                                             tive position than nor-    improvements also re-
   Flexibility, Speed, and                                                                                   mal as it relates to our   main an important as-
                                                                                                             budget and operations.     pect for the City. Sani-
   Problem Solving Skills?                                                           continued from page 3   This year’s budget re-     tary sewer and drainage
                                                                                 to double the number        tains the current tax      projects are consistent-
                                                                                 of housing starts as        rate of $.44219, which     ly under construction.
                                                                                 compared to 2009. Ad-       is one of the lowest in    Road improvements,
                                                                                 ditionally, the City cel-   Tarrant County, while      such as the neighbor-
                                                                                 ebrated the re-opening      again preserving our       hood street overlay
                                                                                 of our renovated and        current service levels.    programs and expan-
                                                                                 expanded Keller Pub-        The overall budget for     sion of such major ar-
                                                                                 lic Library, the launch-    the City represents a      terials as Rufe Snow,
                                                                                 ing of the “Keep it         decrease of approxi-       North Tarrant Parkway,
                                                                                 in Keller” campaign         mately 4.8% from the       and Davis Boulevard,
                                                                                 (www.keepitinkeller.        previous fiscal year.      are making it easier
                                                                                 com), and the start of        Promoting economic       and safer for commut-
                                                                                 major road improve-         growth through the         ers to traverse the City.
      You will be guided through a complete brain                                ments. From a cost          support of existing           Keller is a “City of
                                                                                 saving standpoint, we       commercial businesses      Choice” as evidenced
       fitness program that is fun but challenging.                              continue to seek part-      and the attraction of      by our numerous rec-
   Training helps you think more clearly and quickly,                            nership       opportuni-    new, quality retail and    ognitions. We have
   remember names, where you put your keys, avoid                                ties with surrounding       commercial develop-        beautiful parks and
   distraction, increase concentration, multitask and                            communities, and on         ment continues to be       trail system, a low
                                                                                 October 1, 2010 en-         a priority. During the     crime rate, outstand-
             make quick accurate decisions.                                      tered into an interlo-      last year, the City has    ing fire protection and
                                                                                 cal agreement with          undertaken a renewed       emergency services,
                                                                                 the City of Colleyville     economic development       along with other City
                                                                                 for participation in the    program to include the     services, and most
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