Quinlan News Briefs

East Tawakoni Police egg hunt March 24

The East Tawakoni Police Department will sponsor an Easter egg hunt on Saturday, March 24, at 10 a.m. Children 1 to 12 years are welcome to hunt, according to Mayor Johnnie LaPrade said.

The mayor said, “The Easter Bunny will be here for pictures. Parents bring your cameras.”


VFW announces karaoke changes

West Tawakoni Memorial VFW Post 2559 announced changes in its karaoke schedule.

JoAnne Ringwood said James Burns would “still be searching your songs” on Wednesdays when burgers are served and Fridays from 7:30 until 11 p.m. There will no longer be a Saturday night session. She said Scaredy Cat Karaoke would be available on Sundays from 2 to 6 p.m.


Barbecue, crawfish boil March 24

Texas Stands United and Sean Ashford Children’s Charities will host a barbecue and crawfish boil March 24 from noon to 6 p.m. at West Tawakoni City Park.

Live music, motorcycle games (weather permitting), vendors and corn hole tournament are planned.


Amvets expands karaoke schedule

Amvets Post 36 has expanded its karaoke schedule, according to JoAnne Ringwood.

“You can now sing with Bebop on Friday nights beginning at 9 p.m.” she said which is steak night. Proceeds from steak night benefit the ladies auxiliary college scholarships. Bebop will also be back on Saturdays at 8 p.m.


American Legion weekly activities announced

American Legion West Tawakoni Post No. 517 announced upcoming activities.

Burgers and fries will be served on Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. through March with proceeds from the $5 donation benefiting auxiliary programs.

A one-on-one pool tournament begins at 2 p. m. Participants must be present prior to 2 p.m. Free pool on Mondays has been added. Pool tournaments are also held on Tuesday and Friday nights at 7. There is a blind draw for partners. Participants must be present prior to 7 p.m.

James Lee provides karaoke on Thursday ladies nights from 7 to 11 p.m. with no cover charge.


Legion E-Board meeting March 5

American Legion West Tawakoni Post No. 517 will hold its E-Board meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 5.


Amvets plans St. Patrick’s dinner

Amvets Post 36 will serve a roast pork dinner with all the trimmings Saturday, March 17, for St. Patrick’s Day, according to JoAnne Ringwood.

Deliveries to local businesses will begin at 11 a.m. Dine-in starts at noon.  An $8 donation is requested. Call 903-447-4376 to order for delivery.