Contact Info:
Under The Shade Tree
Name:
Norman L. Newton
Email:
Historical Sketch of Valley View  12/1/2009 (Short Version)
Valley View Cemetery - Links
Football Queens & Kings List   09/14/10
Welcome to this website which is about the city
of Valley View, TX.  I hope you will find it to be
interesting and informative.

In days gone by it was common for friends and
family to gather and share their thoughts of
weather, crops, events of the time and most of
all the family stories that were past down from
generation to generation.  These times were
often spent  
UNDER THE SHADE TREE.

Several years ago I began this site with only
the recording of history in mind but as time has
gone by it has changed to include events of the
current time.

We are very fortunate to live in a place that is
known as the "
Friendliest Place in Cooke
County
."   

I will make additions to this site as time
permits.   

Enjoy the trip!  Norman L. Newton
© Copyright 2001 to present by Norman L. Newton.  All rights reserved.  This
site may be freely linked to but not duplicated in any fashion without my
consent.  
The Hangman Tree  2/26/06
Valley View Town History
http://www.vvisd.net/
VVISD Website:
Keep Valley View Beautiful  1/20/2010
Membership Application    10/18/07
Picture Page   11/22/2012
Historical Sketch of Valley View (Longer Version -  12/01/09)
The Eagle School Songs    12/15/07
About Inscribed Brick Pavers 11-23-07
Order Form Brick Pavers 11-15-08
Family Pages  
THIS & THAT         12/28/2014
"Honor the Texas flag; I
pledge allegiance to thee,
Texas, one state under God,
one and indivisible."
X & R AWARD RECIPIENTS   3/20/2016
SQUARE REBUILDING PICTURES
Construction Began: May 12, 2008
Finished: July 11, 2008
Help build the pavilion/gazebo on our new town
square by purchasing a brick that is inscribed to
honor your family, business, etc.

Thank you,
Your Keep Valley View Beautiful Committee
Click Here for Order Form
Cooke County - TXGenWeb Project
Some of My Favorite Links
KVVB Officers List - 2012
Reference: Website Change Tracking - last update 3-3-2016
City Officials 2/16/2012
Historical Marker & Square Dedication
Pictures of Parade #2
Texas flag provided by 3DFlags.com
Aerial view of Valley View courtesy of Bill Maughan.  Photo
taken 8/2008
*Population number comes from the 2010 Census.
AREA HISTORY
Cemeteries of Texas
Cooke County Historical Markers
"WE WON AGAIN"
2009 Governor's Community Achievement Award
KVVB In Action 2009
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
A Keep Texas Beautiful Affiliate
2006 Governor's Community Achievement Award Winner
2009 Governor's Community Achievement Award Winner
Population: *757
VALLEY VIEW, COOKE, TEXAS
L-R: Perlene Newton, Joan Hazelhurst, Norman L. Newton
Receiving the 2009 Governors Award in Houston, Texas.
The Road To STATE
(Under Construction)
Football Archive
A story that I completed on the history of Era, Texas.
1.    
Era, Texas
2.   "Little Era Hargrove A Research Journey"
family page
TRIVIA QUESTIONS
(about Valley View)
Valley View Centennial Book published 1972
The True Story of Old Drum     8/30/2011
(The dog that never lied)
2013 Football Season online
Mt. Springs Oral History-1986   9/12/2011
Construction of the Community Pavilion
The Great Hanging at Gainesville, 1862    11/19/2011
The City of Valley View
The Valley View Chamber of Commerce
The Valley View Volunteer Fire Department
Rustic Ranch Decor & More
50,000 Names Upon the Wall
(A song sang by George Jones)
UNDER THE SHADE TREE
By TEXSON
Valley View United Methodist Church
Book For Sale    $10.00
Title:  Capturing the Past for Keeps
Each Volume is 60 pages of stories written
by local authors
Cooke County Historical On
sale now at the Morton Museum, Gainesville,
Texas                                     Volume I and
Volume II
Borden County - TXGenWeb Project
Valley View Alumni Class Lists  
Town of HEMMING, TEXAS  6/14/12
MidLife Road Trip Visits Gainesville, TX
It's What We Do!  Patriotic Gainesville, TX
Paddy Busby Story- A Mystery Grave at Fairview Cemetery   
11/9/2012
Town of Lois - History by Mike Masten   11/9/2012
What's NEW
paddy
In Remembrance: Some gave all
The Clothing Closet  (United Methodist Church)
Open:  Wed. & Fri. 11am - 4 pm
Sat. 9 am to noon
Chief Judge - John Marvin Jones   (Story redone)    3/23/2013
Story about Dan Flint Jr. and Sam Rayburn           3-19-13
View some recent improvements around the Town Square - 7-2013
A Hoax in Cooke County      10/30/2013
The Cross Timbers Post Newsletters
Sharla_Baird_dance
Winter Storm - 12-2013
AREA NEWSPAPERS
Gainesville Daily Register
The Weekly News of Cooke County
Sales Tax Revenue - 2013            Posted 1/12/2014
"The Friendliest Place in Cooke County"
A Video that was shot in Valley View
He Reminds Me of Jesus
3-23-2014
The Amazing Story of Gerry      (coming soon August, 2014)
Newsletter: Cross Timbers Post - Sept.-Dec
X & R History    3/20/2016