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Waskom’s Holy Week Celebration

April 19, 2019 admin 0
United Help of Waskom expands meals and services to the Holy Week of Passover, God’s Friday, the Holy Saturday and Resurrection Sunday. Peggy Peal and UHOW volunteers served Easter meals, in addition to the traditional […]
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United Help Of Waskom Highway 80 Fundraiser Sale

April 10, 2019 admin 0
The annual Highway 80 Sale, called the “Largest Garage Sale In America” has been lining this historical highway since its 1914 beginnings, with rich roots, affectionately known as the “Dixie Overland Highway” that spans over […]
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United Help of Waskom April Food Distribution

April 8, 2019 admin 0
United Help Of Waskom – a 501 (c)(3) Nonprofit Organization Monthly Food Giveaway is the second Tuesday of every month on the designated date from 12 noon to 2:00 PM. The next food distribution is set for April […]
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Waskom City Cleanup Day

April 6, 2019 admin 0
Waskom City Cleanup Day is coming up on April 13, 2019, between the hours of 8 AM and 12 PM on East 80 Highway, near the Shell station. Waskom City Cleanup Day is sponsored by […]
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FBC Concert of Praise

April 3, 2019 admin 0
First Baptist Church of Waskom invites everyone to the Concert of Praise on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 6 PM. The concert will feature talented performers – FBC’s own Barry LeBlanc, gospel trio Trinitas and […]
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Medal of Honor Monday – A Day To Remember!

March 25, 2019 admin 0
Today is Medal of Honor Monday – The Medal of Honor was created by President Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War in 1861 as America’s highest military honor.  Since its creation, there have been 3,468 […]
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Faith Independent Baptist Church Events

March 25, 2019 admin 0
Faith Independent Baptist Church celebrated numerous special occasions during the month of March. Waskom High School’s Coach Alex married his bride, Lauren. Adding to the celebratory occasions, Coach Alex was recently awarded a plaque of […]
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Waskom Library Dedicates Willa Bose Children’s Room

March 9, 2019 admin 0
Waskom Library President Linda Ott on March 4th, 2019, during regular ‘Friends of the Library’ Meeting recognized and honored retired Librarian Willa Bose with a special “Children’s Room” award and dedication. President Linda Ott was joined […]
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Waskom Gospel Concert Series 2019 Schedule

February 23, 2019 admin 0
Waskom’s beloved gospel group, “The Hootens,” will continue their popular monthly concerts throughout 2019, along with many exciting guest performers. The Gospel Concert Series is taking place on the first Saturday of every month. Come enjoy a […]
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Chili Cook-Off Fundraiser

January 17, 2019 admin 0
United Help Of Waskom – a local 501 (c)(3) Nonprofit Organization – is calling all cooks to participate in an upcoming Chili Cook-Off Fundraiser that will benefit this local charity organization that provides food, clothing and emergency […]
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Waskom Water Safe

January 11, 2019 admin 0
Waskom City Works Director Darrell Robbins reported that E. Coli bacteria, discovered last Wednesday, on January 9, 2019, is an isolated instance involving a single water well source. Stating, “The water was not distributed to […]
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Beginners Spanish Class Comes to Waskom

January 3, 2019 admin 0
Master The Tongue and Build a Bridge Never Too Late To Learn A Language               “One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way.” Frank Smith Beginners […]
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Waskom Gospel Concert Series Continues in January

January 3, 2019 admin 0
“The Hootens” are continuing their monthly performances with the January installment of their ongoing Gospel Concert Series, which is taking place on the first Saturday of every month. In January, The Hootens are being joined by “Gold City.” […]
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Waskom Christmas Sparkles and Shines

December 25, 2018 admin 0
This Christmas Season in Waskom began with Sunday worship, music, candlelight services, fireworks and above all, sharing the message of God’s abundant, everlasting love. Pastor Doug Lovett’s Faith Independent Baptist Church hosted the beloved Hootens, bringing […]
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Christmas Gospel Concert is Coming to Waskom

December 20, 2018 admin 0
Waskom’s beloved musical group, “The Hootens,” are bringing a Christmas Gospel Concert to Waskom, presenting a great mixture of Christmas and Gospel music honoring our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Christmas Gospel Concert: Sunday, December 23, […]
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Christmas Parade Hits the Streets of Waskom

December 3, 2018 admin 1
December 1, 2018 began with the historical Hwy 80 being briefly closed down for the Waskom Christmas Parade and Holiday Season Celebrations. The community and City of Waskom turned out in full force and regalia, […]
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Waskom Gospel Concert Series Continues in December

November 29, 2018 admin 0
“The Hootens” are continuing their much-anticipated Waskom performances with the December installment of their ongoing Gospel Concert Series, which is taking place on the first Saturday of every month. In December, “The Hootens” are being […]
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Christmas Open House Scheduled in Jonesville

November 28, 2018 admin 0
Saturday, December 8 is the date for the annual Christmas Open House at T. C. Lindsey & Company, the historic old country general store in Jonesville. The open house is scheduled from 11:00 – 2:00, […]
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Waskom Hardware Grand Opening and Open House

November 15, 2018 admin 2
November 16th, 2018 is the official Grand Opening Day for Waskom Hardware with a Waskom Chamber of Commerce hosting a Ribbon-Cutting celebration at 11:00 AM. Lunch is being served at 11:30 with door prizes for […]
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Friends of The Waskom Public Library Luncheon

November 5, 2018 admin 0
The Waskom Public Library recently celebrated their 20th year anniversary, helmed by Librarian Willa Bose.  Today, Friends of The Library held a gathering and a luncheon with featured guest speaker, Waskom Mayor Jesse Moore. Mayor […]
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Waskom Gospel Concert Series Continues in November

October 26, 2018 admin 0
“The Hootens” are continuing their autumn performances with the November installment of their ongoing Gospel Concert Series, which is taking place on the first Saturday of every month. In November, The Hootens are being joined […]
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Waskom Fall Festivals 2018

October 25, 2018 admin 0
First United Methodist Church of Waskom: Trunk or Treat Sunday, October 28, 2018 3:00pm – 5:00pm First Baptist Church of Waskom: Sunday, October 28, 2018 5:00pm-7:00pm Free Games! Door Prizes! Free Petting Zoo! Free Inflatables! […]
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Wildcats Swat Yellowjackets Scoring 28 to 26

October 20, 2018 admin 0
Waskom Friday Night Football in District 11-3A Division II, in Elysian Fields was action-packed, a comeback kid story of offensive football, with outstanding gridiron exchanges for both offenses with fumbles and breakaway touchdowns. The Yellowjackets […]
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Waskom Library Celebrates 20 Year anniversary

October 18, 2018 admin 0
The Waskom Public Library will host a reception on Monday, October 22 at 5:30 the library celebrating its 20 year anniversary. The public is invited to attend this event honoring the many community contributions which […]