toys FOR TOTS 

collecting for local kids


Toys for Tots has begun collecting toys, monetary donations, hosting fundraisers and more. If you would like to help, contact 320-9841 or Donations can be made to 332 Henson in El Campo and toys can be dropped off at the Leader-News office, 203 E. Jackson.


saturday, november 7


Short Stacks With Santa Coming

First Baptist Church of El Campo, 206 Depot, hosts a day of pancakes, games, face painting and more with Santa. Cost is $8 for adults, $5 for kids under 18 and $3 off with a toy donation. Face masks must be worn, but can be removed for photos.

wednesday, november 11


Blood Drive Honors Child

A blood drive will be held Wednesday, Nov. 11 from 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at VonDerAu in El Campo in honor of Noah Hollingsworth. Appointments are preferred. To schedule an appointment, visit and login to Digital Donar, enter sponsor code VDAF or contact Andy Hollingsworth at 512-626-2301.


St. Philip’s Honoring Vets

All local veterans are invited to join in on the Veterans Day Drive-by Program beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11. Please remain in vehicles and proceed south on Depot (from Norris Street) then turn right on Church Street. For more information, call 543-2901.


ECISD Campuses Host Parade

A Veteran’s Day parade will be held Wednesday, Nov. 11 beginning at 9 a.m. The start of the parade will be on Avenue I facing Hutchins Elementary. Veterans are asked to stay in their vehicles and will be recognized for their service.



Tickets For 2020-2021 On Sale Now

The Plaza Theatre, 120 S. Houston in Wharton, has 2020-2021 season tickets available at or 282-2226.


Pilgrim Rest Distributes Commodities

Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church Labor of Love distributes commodities at 7 a.m. the first Thursday of each month. For more information, call 541-7493.


State Mask Order In Effect

Per Texas Governor Abbott, a mask order is in effect statewide. To enter into a public establishment, a mask must be worn by those who are 10 years of age and older.



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