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Haltom Halloween - Oct. 29

Join us on Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 2 - 5:00 p.m. at the Haltom Recreation Center for our…
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NE Recycles Day Flea Market - Nov 5

In an ongoing effort to promote recycling/reuse and to celebrate America Recycles Day, the…
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"Art in City" Craft Fair - Nov 12

The "Art in the City" 3rd annual Craft Fair will be held on November 12, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to…
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Linear Park Grand Opening - Nov 5

The newly completed park will be hosting a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday,…
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Positive WNV Sample - Sept 16

Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) has once again confirmed the presence of West Nile Virus (WNV)…
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Smoking Ordinance Amended

Effective June 13, 2016, the Haltom City Council approved the amended Smoking Ordinance No.…
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Senior Center Craft Sale - Oct 29

The Haltom City Senior Center will be hosting their Holiday Arts and Craft Senior Sale on Saturday,…
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New Textile Recycling Service

The City of Haltom City is now offering an exciting new service which will allow residents to…


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Early Voting - Nov 8 Election

Early voting for the November 8, 2016 election starts October 24th and ends November 4th. Early…
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Hazardous Waste Drop-Off - Nov 5

Properly dispose of your household hazardous waste on Saturday, November 5, 2016 when Fort Worth’s…
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HCPD's Top 10 Most Wanted

The Haltom City Police Department has updated its 10 most wanted list. Please view the PDF file
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Arson Suspect Sought

Issued: 10/18/2016From: Fire Marshal Fred NappBulletin # 16-002Subject: Arson Investigation:…
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Fund the Fabulous Five

Every month, for less than a cup of coffee, you can help fund special projects throughout Haltom…
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Test Your Smoke Alarms

The Haltom City Fire/Rescue Department reminds you that every bedroom in your house needs a working…
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Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County

Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County just recently opened a new facility here in Haltom City, located…
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Street Address Visibility

The Haltom City Police & Fire/Rescue Departments would like to emphasize that single family…


Under our America system of justice, all persons are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty. On a plea of not guilty, a trial is held. As in all criminal trials, the State must prove the guilt of a defendant "beyond a reasonable doubt” of the offence charged in the complaint before the defendant can be found guilty by a judge or jury. Your decision concerning which plea to enter is very important. You should read the following explanation of all three types of pleas and think carefully before making your decision. If you plead guilty or no contest, you should be prepared to pay the fine.

Plea of Guilty –By a plea of guilty, you admit that the act is prohibited by law and that you committed the act charged. Before entering your plea of guilty, however, you should understand the following:
  (1) The State has the burden of proving that you violated the law. The law does not require that you prove you did not violate the law.
  (2) You have the right to hear the State’s evidence and to require the State to prove you violated the law; and
  (3) A plea of guilty may be used against you later in a civil suit if there was a traffic accident (another party can say you were responsible for the accident because you pled guilty to the traffic charge).

Plea of Nolo Contendere –A plea of nolo contendere means that you do not contest the State’s charge against you. You will almost certainly be found guilty unless you are eligible and successfully complete a driving safety course and/or court ordered probation. Also, a plea of nolo contendere may not be used against you in a civil suit.

Plea of Not Guilty –A plea of not guilty means that you deny guilt, and that the State must prove the charge that it filed against you. If you plead not guilty, you need to decide whether to hire an attorney to represent you. If you represent yourself, the section entitled “The Trial” may help you understand your rights and the trial procedure.

Library News/Events

HCPL's Hooowling Halloween - Oct 27

haltom city library halloweenMark your calendars for Thursday, October 27, 2016 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., as ghosts and goblins will be out that night at the Haltom City Library's annual Hooowling Halloween. There will be not-so-scary stories and a craft along with trick or treating. Kids are of course encouraged to come in costume...moms and dads too!

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HCPL's Pumpkin Decorating Contest

haltom city library pumpkin decorating contest 2015The Haltom City Library is once again hosting a Pumpkin Decorating Contest for ages 5-adult. Decorate a pumpkin or gourd, real or artificial, anyway you want. Use glue or paint, carve a design...or all of the above! Bring your pumpkins to the library by Saturday, October 22, 2016. Judging will take place during our annual "Hoooowling Halloween" party on Thursday, October 27th.

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2016 Writing Contest Winning Entries

haltom city public library logoThe winning entries of the 2016 Haltom City Public Library's Writing Contest can be downloaded here in PDF format.

Coloring & Cookies for Grown Ups

haltom city libraryThe first Friday evening of each month come to the Haltom City Public Library's after-hours "Coloring & Cookies for Grown Ups" coloring party from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Materials are provided but feel free to bring your own coloring accouterments. Relieve stress and have fun at the same time. Adults only, please.

For more information call the Library at 817-222-7786.

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Parks & Rec News/Events

Haltom Halloween - Oct. 29

haltom city halloweenJoin us on Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 2 - 5:00 p.m. at the Haltom Recreation Center for our annual Haltom Halloween event. Bounce houses, obstacle courses, face-painting, crafts, and more will keep the whole family entertained for Halloween fun. The Costume Contest for ages 2 to 10 begins at 3:30 p.m. sharp. Prizes will be given to the winners of each age group. Please be sure to arrive early to register your child.

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2017 Winter Youth Basketball

haltom city recreation center new gym floorHaltom City Parks & Recreation is now registering youths ages 7-12 (as of September 1, 2016/birth certificate required) for our 2017 winter youth basketball league. All leagues will be co-ed, unless enough register to have separate leagues.

Register now through November 23rd and pay $60, which includes a jersey and an individual award. Register late, between November 28th & December 2nd, and the fee is $80.

Online registration is available here.

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2017 'Winter Lil Ballers League

lil ballersHaltom City Parks & Recreation is now registering youths ages 6-8 (as of September 1, 2016) for our 2017 winter 'Lil Ballers basketball league.

Register now through December 2nd and pay $45, which includes a jersey and an individual award. Register late, between December 5-10, and the fee is $65.

The season starts in January 14th. Teams will have one practice and one game per week at the Haltom Recreation Center (6-game season). Online registration is available here, and coaches are needed.

For more information call the Recreation Center at 817-831-6464 or email our Athletic Coordinator Matt Chutchian.

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Futsal Open Skills Play

futsalThe Haltom City Recreation Center is now offering Futsal skills classes for ages 7 - adult in the large gym at the Recreation Center, located at 4839 Broadway Ave. Get faster, stronger, build endurance and strength during these weekly sessions:

  • Tuesdays from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. for ages 7-13, skills and workout session
  • Thursdays from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. for ages 14 - adults, Futsal open play

The cost is $5 per person per session. For more information call Danny at 817-903-2433.

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