Jackson County listings
Aug. 24, 2013 at 3:24 a.m.
Chambers of commerce
Jackson County Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture
Where: 317 W. Main St., Edna
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekdays
Services: County visitor information, business information, county economic development information, county promotional material and area promotional literature.
Information: 361-782-7146, ykc.com/jccc
Juneteenth Day Celebration/Parade
Where: Downtown Edna
Date: June 19 weekend
Jackson County Youth Fair
Where: Brackenridge Main Event Center
Date: Oct. 5 (parade), Oct. 9-12
Texana Chili Spill
Where: Brackenridge Main Event Center
Date: Nov. 7-9
Theme: Chili cook-off
Edna School District
Where: 1307 W. Gayle St., Edna
Campuses: elementary, junior high, senior campus.
Information: 361-782-3573, ednaisd.org
Ganado School District
Where: 211 S. Sixth St., Ganado
Campus: One campus
Information: 361-771-4200, ganadoisd.org
Industrial School District
Where: 167 Fifth St., Vanderbilt
Four campuses: two elementary schools, one junior high and one high school.
Information: 361-284-3224, iisd1.org
Jackson County Memorial Library
Where: 411 N. Wells St., Room 121, Edna
Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; 8:30 a.m-7 p.m., Thursday; 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Friday; closed Saturday and Sunday
What's offered: Jackson County residents have free access to services, which include books, periodicals, newspapers, microfilms, videocassettes, DVDs, children's audiocassettes, audio CDs and the Internet.
Information: 361-782-2162 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jackson County Hospital District
Where: 1013 S. Wells St., Edna
District includes: Jackson County Hospital, Jackson County Medical Clinic, pharmacy and Jackson County Home Care.
Amenities: Emergency medical services, pediatrics, geriatrics, drive-thru pharmacy and cancer support services provided by the American Cancer Society.
Information: 361-782-7800 or pharmacy at 361-782-7822, jchd.org.
Texana Museum and Library Association
Where: 403 N. Wells St., Edna
Exhibits: LaSalle Exhibit, country store display, antiques, belongings of the Ward Ranch, lower jaw of a mastadon.
Edna Country Club
Where: 1216 County Road 301, Edna
Amenities: Nine-hole regulation-length public golf course.
Mustang Golf Course
Where: U.S. Highway 59 at County Road 202
Brackenridge Park and Campground
Where: 891 Brackenridge Parkway, Edna
Amenities: 5-mile hike and bike trails, 12-mile equestrian trail, baseball fields, cabins, softball fields, soccer field, paintball, nine-hole miniature golf, nine-hole disk golf, picnic area and boat ramps. The park also is the site of the Texana Historical Church built in 1859 by the Brackenridge family. The church is not open all the time, but visitors can pick up a key and tour the facility. The Brackenridge family cemetery and homesite are located on the historical trail.
Information: Office, 361- 782-5456;
fax: 361-782-5419, email@example.com, brackenridgepark.com.
Lake Texana Park
Where: 46 Park Road 1; Edna
Amenities: Activities include camping, boating, water skiing, jet skiing, sailing on the main lake, canoeing, picnicking (tree-shaded tables and grills), lake swimming (no designated area or lifeguard), hiking, good birding and fishing.
Facilities include restrooms with and without showers, a 1.5-mile hiking/nature trail (including a .3-mile granite gravel surface that is wheelchair accessible), picnic sites, campsites with water hookup, campsites with water and electricity hookup, a nature center and area for special programs, a group picnic area with a pavilion, an amphitheater, lighted fishing piers, a fishing jetty that is handicap accessible, a double boat ramp, playgrounds, a trailer dump station and fish-cleaning facilities on piers and near boat ramp.
Devers Creek Park
Where: Sutherland Street, Ganado
Amenities: The park features picnic tables, barbecue grills, two playground areas, two fishing piers and an exercise station. Two nature trails follow the banks of Devers Creek, and a covered pavilion complete with restrooms and a kitchen is available to rent for special events.
Where: 104 Shelby Park Road, Edna
Hours: 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily
Amenities: Exceptions can be made for designated areas lighted for permitted, specific events such as baseball, softball and football. Other uses of existing facilities after hours shall be by permit or agreement only.
Texana Raceway Park/Stock Car Races
Where: 2 miles east of Edna on state Highway 111
Information: 361-781-0411, texanracewaypark.org
Brackenridge Recreation Park and Campground
Amenities: Catch and release only
Costs: No cost, but must have a valid fishing license
Information: office: 361-782-5456, fax: 361-782-5419, firstname.lastname@example.org, brackenridgepark.com