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Audit accepted, treasurer resigns

Bandera's financial operations received a "qualified" or subpar assessment from auditors for a second straight year in the 2015-2016 fiscal year, but the city's financial condition appeared to be fairly strong, auditors advised City Council in reviewing the financial report from that year. The city'


Youth soccer allegations produce indictment

A former treasurer of the Bandera Youth Soccer Organization was indicted for theft from a nonprofit organization by a Bandera County grand jury last week and turned herself in a day later, authorities said. Katherine L. Totten, 34, of Bandera, was indicted on Nov. 14 for the theft of between $2,500


Motorist hits Pre-K student, flees

A 4-year-old, pre-kindergarten student in the Bandera Independent School District was struck by a motorist while walking with his brother to a bus stop last week, and the motorist who hit him did not stop to render aid, authorities said. Bandera County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Matt King said the young


OLH students celebrate Thanksgiving by shopping for families in need

Students from Our Lady of the Hills Regional Catholic High School found themselves at H-E-B on Monday morning, filling up their shopping baskets in order to purchase entire Thanksgiving meals for citizens in need. The annual program has been held since the school's inception in 2002, making this the

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-23 12:00:00

Center Point ISD hosts Veterans Day program

The Center Point Independent School District hosted its annual Veterans Day celebration Nov. 10, honoring more than 60 local former service men and women. The event is remembered by many veterans as "one of the best events" honoring veterans across all branches and years of service. One former Unite


Hounds collar Bulldogs, 72-42

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BOERNE STAR - 2017-11-24 21:28:00

Billies' boys split opening games of basketball season

Fredericksburg High School boys' varsity basketball started its first week of action with a win and a loss. The Billies beat Ingram, 76-49, on Saturday, Nov. 18, in Ingram and lost to Wimberley, 62-52, in their season opener on Tuesday, Nov. 14, in Wimberley to begin the 2017-2018 slate at 1-1. FHS


Local artist wins honor at art show

A local woodworker has once again earned accolades for his creations. Jody Fletcher, owner of Aus-Tex Originals, earned the Judges Special Award for his work of art "Hidden Treasure" at the 18th annual Texas Furniture Maker's Show in Kerrville. "I was really surprised," he said. "I didn't expect to

SEGUIN GAZETTE-ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Dandridge Farmers Market produced $33,000 in sales

The 2017 version of the Dandridge Farmers Market produced sales totaling over $33,000, Council learned last week. Market committee member Pete Martin reported that the event, held each Saturday morning at the corner of Meeting and Gay Streets, had an average participation of about six vendors and ra


Man faces aggravated rape counts

SEVIERVILLE -- Sheriff's deputies charged a local man with aggravated rape after he allegedly broke into a home on Fawn View Drive and assaulted a woman there Monday. John Lee Redding, 54, also of Fawn View Drive, allegedly broke into the woman's home while she was sleeping and attacked her. Deputie

MOUNTAIN PRESS - 2017-11-23 06:45:00

Man charged for solicitation of a minor

NEWPORT- A Greeneville man was charged with solicitation of exploitation of a minor after police reports say he was messaging a juvenile girl via Facebook. The Cocke County Sheriff's Office was contacted approximately a month ago after the juvenile girl informed her parents that an adult male, Darne

NEWPORT PLAIN TALK - 2017-11-24 22:00:00

10 Rising Hearts: Second grade student starts pink bracelet campaign

A student in Sevierville took Breast Cancer Awareness Month to heart. For three years at Sevierville Primary School - kindergarten through second grade - Drayden Shurley has been an ideal student. He's polite, helpful and really likes math. "He's always excited for my class and he always answers a

WBIR - 2017-11-25 00:16:00

Northview's Lawson signs with Tennessee Tech

KODAK -- After closing out her senior season with her best-ever finish in four trips to the state tournament, Northview Academy's Heidi Lawson capped her high school golf career by signing with Tennessee Tech University earlier this month. "Ever since I started playing in eighth grade with (head coa

MOUNTAIN PRESS - 2017-11-24 10:00:00

After 50 years, it's time to birth the baby!

A couple of years ago, during the holiday season, my wife asked me, "When are you going to finish your book about your mother's family?" Taken somewhat by surprise, I finally stammered, "I don't know," to which she followed up with, "You need to get it done. If you don't, you're going to die and Amb

NEWPORT PLAIN TALK - 2017-11-24 22:00:00

Beer board meetings rescheduled, rezoning changes tabled

SEVIERVILLE -- Sevier County Commission voted Monday to change the date and time of county beer board meetings, but it asked the planning commission to further review a proposed limit to the number of times a rezoning request can be resubmitted. The beer board will now meet at 4 p.m. on the second M

MOUNTAIN PRESS - 2017-11-24 06:45:00

Election will select Overbey successor

With state Sen. Doug Overbey leaving that seat to become the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee, the Blount County Commission will have a chance to appoint an interim replacement before voters select someone to finish his term. Overbey, whose district includes portions of Blount and

MOUNTAIN PRESS - 2017-11-24 06:45:00

Pembroke Council on Aging announces upcoming programs

The Pembroke Council on Aging is located at 144 Center St. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays and 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays. For information: 781-294-8220; pembroke-ma.gov/council-aging. Upcoming programs B.I.N.G.O.: 1 p.m. Nov. 27. Haircuts for Women: 10:30 a.m. to noon Nov

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-24 14:30:00

Pembroke stabbing suspect due back in court Dec. 14

A probable cause hearing is set for Dec. 14 for Mario V. Facchini, 47, of 3026 Cranberry Highway, Wareham, who is facing charges of armed assault with intent to murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon stemming from a stabbing incident Saturday, Nov. 4 that involved police assistance f

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-24 13:00:00

Plans in the works for annual Pembroke Tree Lighting

The Pembroke Tree Lighting Committee is a group of Pembroke residents who put on Pembroke's best holiday event and strive to create wonderful family memories. Pembroke residents are invited to the annual Pembroke Tree Lighting Sunday, Dec. 3 from 3-6 p.m. at the Pembroke Town Green/Route 14. (Please


5 Things TO DO This Week in Pembroke

1. A Christmas classic. The True Repertory Theatre is presenting a more classic version of "A Christmas Carol," based on the 1843 novella by Charles Dickens, Saturday, Nov. 24, Sunday, Nov. 25 and Friday, Dec. 1 and Saturday, Dec. 2 at 8 p.m. at the Pembroke Recreation Center. The link to purchase t