Morgan’s Point fire dept. 5K and chili cook-ff

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Morgan’s Point Resort Fire Department will hold One Bean Short of a 5K Run or 2K Family Walk and Chili Cook-off from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Morgan’s Point Resort Garret and Mic Hill Event Center, 60 Morgan’s Point Boulevard.

The event will include multiple awards, craft booths, silent auction and chili tasting. The run/walk starts at 9 a.m. Chili judging starts at noon. Music will be provided by DJ Joe Olivares.

Emergency response vehicles will be on display at the event. For information or to register contact Sharla Adams at 254-228-6913 or Karen Stagner at 409-750-0102 or visit

Funds raised from this event will help offset the cost of firefighter training and also will assist in the purchase of lifesaving equipment.

Bob Miracle barbecue cook-off

The annual Bob Miracle Memorial Central Texas Barbecue sanctioned cook-off will take place Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Temple Elks Lodge, 2613 Airport Road in Temple.

Activities will begin at 11 a.m. The event will include food, games, a dunk tank and more. Cook-off judging starts at noon.

Cook teams will compete in multiple categories, including ribs, chicken, brisket and beans. For information or to register visit or email Karen Stagner at