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


Memorial Day, May 29th 2017


$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


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




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.

Carnegie Library’s Taste of Ballinger – Tuesday, February 21st


Save the Date!

The Carnegie Library’s annual Taste of Ballinger will be held Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at the Community Center from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.  The ticket price is $8.00 and will be sold at the door. You can buy tickets early at Carnegie Library, Curiosities, and City Hall. Take out plates will be available. Area churches are offering some of their best recipes so come enjoy an evening of good food and fellowship.  Taste of Ballinger cookbooks will be available for purchase.  This fund raiser benefits our beautiful Carnegie Library.

Retirement Party for Chief Mark McNulty – Nov. 7 from 4-6 p.m.


The City of Ballinger will host a retirement party for Chief Mark McNulty from 4-6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7 at the Ballinger Community Center.

He will be honored for his 19 years of service to the Ballinger Police Department.

The community is invited to attend.

McNulty will be also be honored for his service to the department and the community during the Noon City Council meeting on November 7, 2016. 

Video of City Council Meeting from October 3, 2016

00:16 – 1. Call meeting to order.
00:26 – 2. Prayer and pledge of allegiance.
01:13 – 3. Consider approval of the minutes of the September 12 & September 19, 2016
01:33 – 4. Visitors who are not on the regular agenda will be given the opportunity to address the Council on any subject.
05:33 – 5. Discuss and take action to renew the curfew ordinance.
06:51 – 6. Discuss and take action to approve the 2017 holiday schedule.
07:40 – 7. Remove from the table to discuss and take action on amendments to the
peddler/itinerant merchants ordinance
17:41 – 8. Consider approval of building permits.
21:54 – 9. Hear the police activity monthly report from Chief Mark McNulty.
24:52 – 10. Hear the City Administrator’s bi-weekly report.
37:55 – 11. Hear request for future agenda items from City Council.
47:59 – 12.The Ballinger City Council shall meet in executive session as authorized by Texas Government Code, Section 551.071 Consultation with City Attorney (Proposed
alternative water resources.)
48:10 – 13. Action from Executive session.
48:21 – 14. Adjourn.