Happy Easter: City of Valley Grande to hold Easter Egg hunt

Published 7:42 am Tuesday, March 15, 2022

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The City of Valley Grande announced plans for Easter at its recent city council meeting.

The Valley Grande Easter Egg Hunt will be held on April 9 at Valley Grande City Park. The event will start at 11 a.m.

The entire council was present: Mayor Wayne Labbe, council members Kay Davidson, Sara Day, Jane Harris, Bruce Hughes and Robbie Rose.

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Bubba Holley of Parks and Recreation said he’s trying to find churches in Valley Grande to participate for the event scheduled a week before Easter on April 17.

Day, whose duties involve walking trail and community events,  said she’s working on another spring event.

At the February 22 council meeting, Day  said she’s considering an Art in the Park Day in May.

Day also said she’s trying to come up with a date that would work for vendors and not compete with another events at that time.

In other council news:

-Hughes announced that the culverts at the park have been installed and Dallas County officials are waiting to install the culverts down from the park.

Labbe said they will get an estimate on the Park Security gate after the ditch is taken care of.

-The city council will donate a hole to the SABRA Sanctuary Golf Tournament on March 30 at Valley Grande Golf Course.

-Bubba Holley also announced that Holley also said the material to fix the fields have been delivered.

Holley added that softball and baseball practices will start once the  fields are fixed, weather permitting. -Concession bid at the Valley Grande Ball field are underway. 

Bubba Holley and Andrea Holley will put the bid up for the next two weeks.

-At the February 22 council meeting, the council adopted Resolution 2022-141 authorizing The Store LLC to pursue a beer and table wine license. The Store is located on 8600 County Road in Valley Grande.

The next Valley Grande City Council meeting will be held on March 21 at 6 p.m. at Valley Grande City Hall.