October 2, 2018 the Nacogdoches Municipal Court joined hundreds of other courts around Texas to celebrate National Night Out. The event was full of safety lessons and fun. The staff provided hotdogs and games to the event goers. Tx.Dot and TMCEC supplied fun safety reminders for staff as Bernard the Safety Bear reminded kids to buckle up!
Municipal Court combined forces with Txdot and Union Pacific to provide safety awareness tips at the Annual Nacogdoches Blueberry Festival 2018. Festival goers received handouts, free prizes and had a chance to interact with live simulations. The court created a strait line for participants to walk while wearing drunk goggles donated by TMCEC showing the dangers of being impaired. Txdot provided a life size driving simulation to put an emphasis on how dangerous distracted driving is. Union Pacific aided the cause by educating the public about rail road safety. This event attracts thousands of people and the court was honored to be apart of such a large community event and to work with other organizations for a common goal, safety awareness and prevention.
Zyryi’ah Skinner and Jessica Najar win coloring contest for The Traffic Safety Awareness event from Fredonia Elementary. Thank you to our judges City Attorney Jefferson Davis and Jan Robertson. A special thanks to Baskin Robbins for donating gift cards!
Garrison first grade participated in a traffic safety awareness coloring contest! First and second place were chosen by the City Attorney Jefferson Davis and Jan Robertson. It was pretty neat to find out that both Jeff and Jan chose the same first place winner at separate times out of forty-six contestants. A special thanks to Baskin Robbins for gift cards donated as prizes!
May17, 2018 was an exciting day! The Nacogdoches Municipal Court hosted a Safety Awareness program for Garrison first grade. This event was filled with participants from the City of Nacogdoches and Lufkin. Speakers included; Atticus and Kye the Nacogdoches K9 unit, Srgt. Goerner from the Nacogdoches Police department, the Nacogdoches City Fire Department and Municpal Court Judges from Lufkin and Nacogdoches Municipal Court. Kids learned a host of safety rules and tips just in time for the summer!
Traffic Safety Awareness program kicked off with the help of Lufkin and Nacogdoches Municipal Court, Lufkin Tx.Dot and the City of Nacogdoches Fire Department. The program focused on seat belt and bicycle safety rules. The kiddos left with a bag of goodies that reminded them of all of the safety lessons covered by the program.
Happy Birthday Dr.Seuss! The court was invited to read a Dr. Seuss book to Fredonia Elementary first grade in celebration of Dr.Seuss week.
The court hosted the "Safety Santa" event allowing kids to come in and receive safety coloring books and take a picture with Santa.
Kids were also allowed to enter into a bicycle giveaway! The bicycle was donated by a local non profit, The Precious Cycle!
Municipal Court entered the Christmas Parade for the first time in 2017 and blew the crowd away with there Muni Court Express train to compliment the parades theme, Making it home for Christmas! The staff created this float and worked hard after hours together to bring it all together.
In November 2017, The Court hosted an Open House. This opportunity allowed the public to come in and learn how the judicial system processed citations and an opportunity to ask court staff questions. Madam Mayor Brophy was in attendance along with many others! Visitors were able to participate in a photo booth and many other interactive games related to the courts function.