Monday, March 16, 2009

May Elections set for Blooming Grove City Council & School Board

Upcoming Elections will be held on May 9, 2009.

Blooming Grove City Council.
Four candidates have signed up for three open seats.
  • Jeanette Wisdom (Incumbent)
  • Trevor Boyde
  • Jeffrey Dyess
  • Alba "Mickie" Ingram

Blooming Grove School Board.

Six candidates have signed up.

  • Marty Weaver (Incumbent)
  • Donnie Grounds (Incumbent)
  • Rory Evans
  • Chris Ivey
  • Johnathon Southard
  • Thomas (T.C.) Lawson

Saturday, March 7, 2009

4th of July Parade

Blooming Grove will host it's annual 4th of July Parade again this year. The parade will be held in Historic Downtown Blooming Grove on Saturday, July 4th, 2009 at 11:00 am. We are currently looking for volunteers to help coordinate and plan the Parade, as well as Vendors and Sponsors.

As usual, there will be lots of food, fun and entertainment for the whole family.

For more information, float sign-ups, or to become a volunteer or sponsor, please send an email to More info will be posted at the BG website ( as we get closer to the parade date.

Blooming Grove VFD Website is now online!

Blooming Grove's own native son Chad Marshall has just created a website for the BG Volunteer Fire Department. The site can be visited at The new website has information about the VFD, their equipment, safety tips, contact information and more. Thanks Chad for a great job!

From the website:

"Blooming Grove Fire Department
The Blooming Grove fire department also known as Station 34 on the Navarro county fire associations numbering system, is the head quarters for all fire dept activity. Including administrative business, training sessions and monthly meetings. The fire station also serves as a weather shelter and evacuation point for large emergency's. The fire station is 100% volunteer meaning that the station is not staffed unless there is an emergency or planed meeting. Monthly meetings are held on the forth Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m
The fire departments is located at
101 s. Hinckley
Blooming Grove, Texas

You can contact us by phone or email
903 695-2900 or
Emergency: CALL 911"

"The Blooming Grove fire dept is 100% volunteer non profit organization. We are only able to respond to Emergencies and maintain our equipment thanks to community support and Donations from citizens like YOU!"

To Donate make checks payable to BGVFD
Po Box 364
Blooming Grove, Texas

Blooming Grove, Texas Blog is Up!

This Blog was created to provide a forum for discussions, information and anything else to do with Blooming Grove, Texas. Some possible items for discussion could be: The Burn Ban, the Blooming Grove VFD, Farming, Gardening, Upcoming elections for Mayor & Councilmen, Blooming Grove Lions Sports, The BG Library, BG Tour of Homes, 4th of July Parade, Fall festival, Bg Historical Society Museum, Lions Club, etc, etc

Don't forget to visit Blooming Grove's website at Have a product or service you would like to advertise on the BG website for FREE??? Just email the BG web guy at: Be sure to send any information, pictures, business logos, etc, and I'll be happy to put your info on the website.

Happy Blogging, and GO BG Lions!!!