Ballinger Emergency Alert System

Instructions to Sign Up

Follow the Link to Sign Up Online: City of Ballinger Emergency Alert System

The City of Ballinger has subscribed to an Emergency Alert System with Nixle.  If you would like to receive up-to-the-minute updates from the City of Ballinger, Police Department and Fire Department by email and cell phone.


  • It’s Free – It’s Safe

  • Stay informed about

  • Missing Persons

  • Road Closures

  • Health and Safety Alerts

  • Weather Alerts

  • Serious Crimes and More

You choose the information you want, delivered at no cost, by text message, email, and the web.


To quickly opt-in for Text Messages

  • Text COBTX to 888777.

  • You may also text Zip Code “76821” for more options.


To Register Online

  • Go to nixle.com

  • Click “Sign Up”

  • Enter your information in the spaces provided.

  • Enter an email address and cell phone number where you would like to receive messages.

  • Click “I Accept. Sign me up!”

  • Enter your home address to receive local messages.

  • Share Nixle with your family and friends.


To Customize Your Settings

  • Log in at nixle.com

  • Click “Locations” tab

  • Click “Add New Location” to add addresses in your town or around the country. Do your relatives live out of the area?  Keep track of what’s happening near your loved ones and the places you work, live, or visit.

  • Click “Settings” tab

  • Select a location from the left-hand menu and subscribe to receive messages from each agency by checking the “Subscribe” option. Adjust which messages by priority level are sent to your email and/or cell phone.  Please note you must opt-in to receive messages from non-public safety agencies.

REP. CONAWAY TO HOLD TOWN HALL MEETING IN BALLINGER ON FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 1ST

U.S. Representative K. Michael Conaway (R-Texas) will hold a town hall meeting in Ballinger, TX at the City Council Chamber on September 1st from 3 pm – 4 pm.

The town hall is open to the public and members of the media.

WHAT:

Town Hall Meeting

WHO:

U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway

WHEN:

3 :00 – 4:00 p.m.

Friday, September 1, 2017

WHERE:

City Hall

Council Chamber

700 Railroad Avenue

Ballinger, TX

Barbecue Cook-off and Birthday Celebration – June 24th in the Park

Facebook Event Page

Full day of family fun! Live music all day, water slides, bounce houses, knocker ball, putt putt, swimming, washer pitching tournament, food, sno-cones, etc.

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, coolers of food and drinks (no glass containers) $10 for adults, $5 for kids 6 and up, $10 cooler fees.

You may come and go, parking will be up at the Community Center. Free Watermelon about 6:30p.m.

Cook-off information and form below.  Please email ballingerareachamber@aol.com if you would like a copy or call (325)365-2333

BBQ Cook-off Entry and Rules

2nd Annual Justin Byler Memorial Day 5K Run, Walk or Ride

Date:  

Memorial Day, May 29th 2017

Price:

$25 Entry Fee per person includes regular T-Shirt

$30 Entry Fee per person includes cool Tech T-shirt

Location:  5k Starts from High School Parking Lot

Time:

8:00 A.M.

Be sure and get there early to get registered.

More Information:

Proceeds go to Justin Byler Memorial Scholarship Fund.  Participants will be able to leave the event finish and go straight to the courthouse lawn to partake in the Memorial Day presentation put on by the local VFW and American Legion.  Forms can be turned into The Treadmill or Lindsey’s Salon or Mail forms to Chad McDuffee 309 N. Broadway, Ballinger, TX 76821.

For more information call Chad @ 808-352-4236

 5K2017-Registration-form

5K2017-Route

42nd Texas State Festival of Ethnic Cultures – Information and Entry Forms

Follow the Links below to print out entry forms and additional information.

Please call Tammie Virden @ the Ballinger Area Chamber of Commerce at 325-365-233 or email ballingerareachamber@aol.com for any questions.

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

Fee is $45.00 per team. Make check/money order payable to: The Ballinger Area Chamber of Commerce.

Medals will be awarded for 1 ~ and 2″ places in each division. Players can play up in divisions, but cannot

play down. Deadline for entries is Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

Mail Entries to:

Ballinger Area Chamber of Commerce

P.O. Box 577

Ballinger, TX 76821

Arts and Crafts Show

Dear Arts and Crafts Vendor,

You are cordially invited to be a vendor atthe Annual Texas State Festival of Ethnic Cultures -Arts and Crafts Show, that will be held April 29,2017 on the

Runnels County Courthouse Lawn in Ballinger, Texas. Thefestival hours are Saturday, April 29th from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Deadline for accepting applications is

Friday, April 21, 2017.

Send form, payment, and signed waiver & release, the release of liability statements to :

Ballinger Area of Chamber of Commerce

P.O. Box 577

Ballinger, Texas 76821

Miss Ballinger – Junior Ballinger Entry Forms

Entry Forms for 2017-2018 Miss Ballinger/Junior Miss Ballinger due in the Ballinger Area Chamber of Commerce Office No Later than 5:00 p.m. April 14, 2017.

Parade Entry Form

1. There is no entry fee to be in the parade.

2. Judging Categories are: Floats; Antique or Classic Vehicles; Other Decorated Vehicles; Walkers-Bicycles-Others.  Prizes will be awarded for 1st and 2nd Place in each category.

3. Line up at the corner of 6th and Railroad Ave. by 9:00 a.m. on April 29th. Parade will begin at 10 a.m.