Palo Pinto Mountains State Park Star Gazing Party

Star Party!
Saturday April 6 beginning at 5 p.m. at Palo Pinto Mountains State Park

Bring your own telescope or use one of ours to explore the heavens and learn about nearby constellations.

This event is hosted by: Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas
Fort Worth Astronomical Society
Strawn Chamber of Commerce 
Palo Pinto Moutains State Park

Additional info contact John Ferguson at 254-210-3015

Directions: Exit I-20 at 361 exit, go north on Hwy 16 four miles, turn west on FM 2372 for two miles and then follow the signs.

City of Strawn seeking public works employee

The City of Strawn is seeking a public works employee. This employee will be required to repair water leaks, perform road maintenance, operate heavy equipment, operate water plant and sewer plant. Experience a plus but not required. The city will train. Salary dependent upon experience. Come by City Hall to pick up job applications. City of Strawn is an equal opportunity employer.

W. K. Gordon Center Weekends

The W.K. Gordon Center Museum is offering free admission for local residents on weekends in March, 2013.  Mingus days are March 9-10, Gordon Days are March 16-17 and Strawn Days are March 23-24.  The museum is located in Thurber on the South side of Interstate 20 next to the New York Hill Restaurant.  If you have any questions, call the museum at (254) 968-1886 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  WK_Gordon_Center_Weekends.pdf

Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on the Ballot

City of Stawn Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on the Ballot 2013_notice_of_deadline_to_file_applications.pdf

Lions Club Seeking Support for Strawn Livestock Association

Strawn Lions Club now seeking donations to support Strawn Youth Livestock Association.

Donations can be made at First National Bank in Strawn. For any questions call Corey Crenshaw at (254) 672-5211 or ask any Lions Club member.  These funds will be used to help our youth with their agriculture animal projects at the Palo Pinto County Livestock Show.


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City of Strawn
P.O. Box 581
118 East Housley St.
Strawn, Texas 76475
phone: 254-672-5311