All American Baby Contest 

To the winners of the All American Baby Contest: please come by our office at 203 E. Jackson to pick up certificates and checks. Office hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday -  Friday.


State Passes Mask Ordinance

Effective Friday, July 3, Governor Abbott passed a mask ordinance for the state of Texas. To enter into a public establishment a mask is required.


wednesday, july 15


Executive Meeting

The American Legion executive meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 15 at 7 p.m. at the legion hall.




KCs Host BBQ Chicken Meal 

Knights Of Columbus No. 2490 will be selling plates Sunday, July 19 at the KC Hall from 11 a.m. until sold out. For information call 979-541-3775.




General Membership Meeting

The Wharton County Youth Fair & Exposition will have a general membership meeting on Tuesday, July 21. In an effort to practice social distancing, the meeting will be held in Crescent Hall at the fairgrounds beginning at 7 p.m. Face masks will be required for entry. For questions call 677-3350.




Benefit BBQ Dinner

A drive-thru barbecue dinner will be held Thursday, July 23 from 5 - 7:30 p.m. at Tree House Furniture, located at 817 W. Loop. All proceeds will help the Lisa Kocurek family for outstanding funeral expenses. Plates will be $10. For tickets, contact Shyann Kocurek at 332-8909. Due to Covid-19, extra precautions will be taken to ensure safety for all.




Help Paper Update Church Times

As El Campo and the state slowly return to normal gatherings, church leaders are asked to contact the El Campo Leader-News and notify if you are back on regular schedule or have modified worship times. This information will be listed in the Saturday Church Page. Email with information.


Register Now For Summer Reading Club

The El Campo Branch Library’s Summer Reading Club registration continues at the library, 200 W. Church. Register to win prizes by reading or having someone read to you. Call 543-2362 for more information.


Free Services Offered

The Mainstream Connection, a 501 c3 organization offers help with pantry assistance, counseling (domestic violence, marriage, family, child-youth, general), immigration cases, waivers, translations, evaluations, reference letters, extreme and unusual hardship letters, residency applications/renewals, citizenship applications, notary services and DACA applications/renewals. To set up an appointment, call 832-831-1688.



Manna Meals Take Out Only

Manna Meals is take out only Monday and Thursday from 5 - 6:30 p.m. Meals are prepared and served by local congregations at 500 Foerster (between Fourth and Fifth streets in El Campo). For information, call 505-9362 or email:


CASA Seeks Volunteers

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is looking for volunteers ready to assist children in the El Campo area. Contact Judy Peter for more information at 578-1600 or visit


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


Pilgrim Rest Distributes

Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church Labor of Love distributes commodities at 7 a.m. the first Thursday of each month. The church is located at 810 Palacios in El Campo. For information, call 541-7493.


Bingo Held At American Legion 

El Campo American Legion hosts bingo games every Friday at 6 p.m. with doors opening at 5 p.m., card sales at 6 p.m. and games will begin at 7 p.m. Snack bar will be open.




Leader-News Bulletin Board Listings

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