The next Texoma Pariots meeting will be held on Saturday, Nov. 4 at 2 p.m. at Dorthy Fielder Park in Van Alstyne, located next to City Hall. In case of weather issues, the meeting will be moved to the Van Alstyne Community Center, located at 262 Preston Ave. Lunch will be provided with a special discount at Buck Snort BBQ at 224 E Jefferson, Van Alstyne from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The topic of the meeting is “The County Sheriff, America’s Last Hope,” with former Sheriff Richard Mack from Arizona serving as the speaker. The Texoma Patriots are holding a special “Honor the Blue” event at the meeting, and they invite all first responders — including police, firefighters and sherrifs —to come and be recognized.

“We are grateful for the work they do to keep us safe, and we want to say thank you,” said Texoma Patriots Coordinator Kaaren Teuber in a statement

Everyone is welcomed to attend the meeting at no cost.