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Carriage rides at Christmas In Chrisman

The Marybeth Farm Carriage Service will be at the Christmas in Chrisman Celebration. The Chrisman Area Community Club will sponsor the carriage rides for the community. They will be at the downtown park in front of the American Legion on Wednesday, December 7, from 4:00-7:00. You may take a horse-drawn carriage ride around the square…

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City discusses illegal filling at ‘Water Boy’

The City of Chrisman held their last meeting of the month on November 21st. Mayor Danny Owen was not present at the meeting, leaving Commissioner Cory Chaney to act as Mayor. The meeting began with the previous meeting minutes being approved as well as claims in the amount of $39,305.94. Building permits were granted for…

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City Of Chrisman to ticket for leaves

With some people blowing leaves in the road, Mayor Danny Owen wants to send a reminder that this will result in a fine. “Blowing leaves out in the road is a no go,” Owen said. “It could be fine.” Owen went onto say that most people put their leaves on the grass, but a few…

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City accepts Stratton’s resignation

The last October meeting of the Chrisman City Council began with the approval of Commissioner Brice Stratton’s resignation. The city now has a vacancy for the water commissioner position. Until more bids can be acquired for the Epps Building repair, Commissioner Bryan Haddix suggested to table the discussion. Commissioner Thad Crispin is working on a…

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City talks Halloween

As Halloween creeps closer, the Chrisman City Council discussed the celebration plans with Lucas Knight. Knight handed out flyers for those in attendance to look over for the Second Annual Chrisman Halloween Happenings. Plans include the Halloween parade beginning at 4:00 p.m on Saturday, October 29th with participants lining up in front of the old…

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Opinions voiced at city meeting

Though the Chrisman Sesquicentennial Celebration is in the books, some things were left unsaid until after the celebration. Dan Moore, President of the Chrisman Area Community Club, was in attendance at the Chrisman city council meeting Monday night, on behalf of the Sesquicentennial Committee to voice his displeasure with what we reported in the Leader…

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Council addresses their role in city’s 150th celebration

Commissioner Thad Crispin brought to the council’s attention a post on Facebook regarding the issue that a citizen was having about the city not doing enough for the Sesquicentennial Celebration. “It’s getting out of hand in the way that things are being handled,” Crispin said. Crispin presented the council with a list of the things…

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Chrisman water meters failing, again

One of the topics of the Chrisman City Council meeting held on August 15th was the Neighborhood Watch. When unfinished business was brought up, Commissioner Bryan Haddix asked to be updated on what was going on with it. “It’s going forward. We had our first meeting last week and we will have another meeting in…

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City gets ready for ‘Our Town’

The City of Chrisman began their monthly meeting on August 1st with Police Chief Tom Dolan sending out a thank you to Fire Chief Mike Marvin. “He just gave me four big teddy bears to keep in the event of a critical incident with a child,” Dolan said. “That was really cool.” Dolan also had…

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City forgiven almost $1M

The City of Chrisman has filled the open position of Sewer/Water employee. The spot has been vacant for a few weeks after previous employee Erik Bohle handed in his two week notice. The city made the decision to hire Michael Burgess for the position. Back in April of this year, Jacob Lewis attended the meeting…

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