back to home page
the news of iowa park
features from around iowa park
weddings, anniversaries and more
local obituaries
columns and letters
sports from local athletes
award-winning photos
let us know
ipleader advertising resources
businesses around iowa park
iowa park churches
area groups
get your message to the people
the iowa park area
the town of friendly living
the best of schools
links of interest
iowa park's paper since 1969
the leader staff
give us a shout





Town readies for ParkFest and Cruise Saturday

A full day of activties and entertainment will be held in Iowa Park Saturday starting with the Chamber of Commerce’s Annual ParkFest to be held from 9 a.m. till 2 p.m. Saturday at Lake Gordon.
Vendors will include:
Mija’s Food Truck - Mexican food
Team Tica - Tickets for drawing/fundraiser
Music 4 Mutts Dog Rescue - Adoptable dogs and information
Wuthrich Pony Ride and petting zoo
Wichita Falls/Wichita County Public Health - Health information
Jenifer Donnell - Wooden crosses, Etc.
Kari Klein - Toys and home decor
Bobby Jones - Wooden crafts
COC - Train
First Baptist Church - Sunscreen, bug spray, etc.
Youth Tobacco Prevention - Coloring books, stickers, and information literature
Barbara Chavis - Jewelry, hats, clothing, and fashion accessories
First Assembly of God - Funnel Cakes
Kona Ice - Shaved flavored ice
Sponsors of this year’s Parkfest are:
Presenting sponsor - First Bank; Gold Sponsors - Community Development Corporation, Affiliated Energy Products, McDonalds, S5! Manufacturing, Jeff Rhodes Insurance, Chisum Travel Center, and Waste Connections;
Silver Sponsors - Hughes Pharmacy and Dana Ross Farmers Insurance.
For more information call David at 704-9972.

Car Show
A car show will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in conjunction with Parkfest.
The car show, sponsored by Flat Line, will be organized by Michael Rodiguez of Flatline Car Club.
Entry fee is $20 and trophies will be given for first and second places in each of the 10 classes and first place People’s Choice.
Classes include: Bikes, Trikes, 2000 and up, Special Interest, Low Riders, Mopar, Street Rods, Rat Rods, Trucks, and Semi Trucks.
For more information contact Rodiguez at (940) 923-1888.
Proceeds will be donated to Faith Baptist Church.

Saturday evening, following Parkfest, the sixth annual Tailgates and Tailights Cruise sponsored by O’Reilly Auto Parts will be held from 6 to 9 p.m.
Cruise registration will be held at 806 North Third from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Cost is $10 per car and includes a dash plaque; or $25 per car and includes a dash plaque and t-shirt.
Early registration at city hall until 5 p.m. Friday.
A burn-out will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the 800 block of North Fourth Street. Line-up will be on Texas and Third Streets.
Bands will be set-up in O’Reilly’s parking lot. They will play from 6 to 11 p.m, between car burn-outs. After the burn-outs are over, the street will be used for dancing.