Bingo Games Canceled 

Until Further Notice


Due to COVID-19, and the low player attendance, bingo games held at the American Legion on Friday evenings have been canceled starting Friday, Aug. 7. Be sure to check the El Campo Leader-News bulletin board section for more information on when bingo will resume.


Annual Shirt Drive

Collecting Polos For Kids


Be the Light Community Outreach is accepting new and gently used polo style shirts for the 2020-2021 school year. Drop off at 3 in 1 Fitness, 602 Farenthold. Please wash before donating. For more information and to register your child, call Jennifer at 616-7102. Polos will be handed out at the Back-to-School Bash on Saturday, Aug. 8 at Willie Bell Park.




Bake Sale Funds Appreciation Day

A bake sale will be held Saturday, Aug. 8 at Sno Ball Adventure, 1101 N. Mechanic (behind Palais Royal). The sale will be from 11 a.m. until sold out. Proceeds will go to Wharton County Law Enforcement Appreciation Day and net proceeds will go to local first responders.




Drive By & Drop Off

Louise Elementary is holding a drive by meet the teacher and also giving parents a chance to drop off school supplies on Tuesday, Aug. 11 along Second Street in Louise in front of the elementary school. 




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.


Records Available For Pick Up

The El Campo Rice Special Cooperative would like to inform parents that special education records are available for pick up. The Special Education office will be open Monday - Thursday from 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. through July 30. Regular hours of Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. will resume on Aug. 3.


Sign Up For Strike Out Parkinson’s Event

Rescheduled Strike Out Parkinson’s will be Saturday, Sept. 19 at Legacy Field - Zlotnik Park. Sign up by Sept. 4 and get a T-shirt. To play, or for more information, contact Terri Quinn at 533-2109 or


Helping Hands Ministry Assistance Available

Helping Hands Ministry offers assistance with utility payments. For information, contact Ann Strarup at 543-9504.


COVID-19 Help Available

Lone Star Legal Aid is providing information for benefits that may be needed to help during the Covid-19 pandemic. To apply for free legal help call 1-800-733-8394 or apply online at


Disposal Of Flags

When a flag becomes worn or faded, it is important to dispose of it properly. The Everyday Heroes drop box is located behind First Financial Bank (formerly Commercial State Bank), they can also be dropped off at the American Legion Hall, 2241 Hwy. 71 Hwy South every Friday, during Bingo sessions.


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