The streets of downtown Bullard will soon be filled with the holiday spirit, as the City of Bullard and Bullard Area Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Bullard Christmas Parade and third annual Bullard Christmas Kickoff events 3-9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4. “We are so excited to now have the public relations and communications department at the City of Bullard to be able to have this as a city event, and to partner with the Bullard Area Chamber of Commerce to put on this event and the parade,” said Chelci Amburgy, City of Bullard Director of Public Relations and Communications. “This year will be full of lots of fun activities, food, Santa, hot chocolate, vendors, a photo booth, and of
A well-known face in the banking world around the city of Bullard will celebrate a milestone in her career this week, as Karen Vaughan, Vice President and Branch Manager of Bullard’s Texas National Bank location will mark 50 years in banking on Wednesday, Nov. 15. “I’m really excited and feel blessed to be celebrating 50 years in banking,” said Vaughan. “I began in banking when we had manual typewriters, with ribbons and a lot of errors made; it was really slow back then. Later, banking went into the computer industry, which brought a lot of excitement. It’s been amazing to have a career in the same field for the past 50 years and to see the world of banking change over time.”
Last week marked a new chapter in the history of a well-recognized hometown Bullard organization, as the Bullard Mission House and Mission Clinic held a ribbon-cutting event with the Bullard Area Chamber of Commerce, as well as a dedication ceremony, Thursday, Nov. 9, at the new facility, located at 226 S. Phillips St. “It’s really hard to put it all into words,” said Hazel mason, director of the Bullard Mission House. “We had all of those years where we were occupying any space we could, and even had to put of sheets and shower curtains to make additional rooms. Every day that I walk into this new building, I am just in awe and am thankful for God’s blessings on this ministry.”
The Bullard High School Twirlers recently took home a number of awards and state-qualifying credentials after competing at the recent UIL Region 21 Twirling Contest, held Wednesday, Oct. 25, at BHS. In total, the 12 members of the BHS Twirlers competed at the contest, bringing home a total of 10 First Division ratings and punching their tickets to the upcoming UIL State Twirling Contest, to be held Saturday through Monday, May 26- 28, at a site to be determined in the Austin area, according to the UIL website.