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Dorothy Mae (Kohler) Hein
Dorothy Mae (Kohler) Hein, 64, of Pattison, died Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Katy, Texas. Dorothy was born November 29, 1952, in Sealy, Texas, the daughter of Walter Roland and Ora Nell (Severin) Kohler. She was baptized on March 29, 1953 by Pastor Liefer and confirmed on May 14, 1967 by Pastor Mutch
Gas prices drop 3 a gallon
The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.28 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is three cents less than last week and is 36 cents more per gallon compared to this day last year. Of the major metropolitan areas surveyed in Texas, driv
Two contested races develop in GOP primaries
There will be at least two local contested races in next March's Republican primary. Incumbent John Brieden filed Tuesday for re-election as county judge, joining businessman John Durrenberger, who filed earlier for that seat. The Precinct Two county commissioner seat that is up for election has als
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Residents wanting to report suspicious activities - such as strange cars in their neighborhood - but don't want to call 911 - can use dispatching's non-emergency number of 277-7373. Central communications received 67 calls to the 911 emergency phone system during the 24-hour period ending at midnigh
Former jailer begins serving sentence
A former Washington County jailer has begun serving a one-year sentence in the lockup here. Christopher Gene Kulow was officially sentenced here Tuesday by District Judge Carson Campbell after the state's highest appeals court refused to review his conviction for official oppression. The official op
Do away with 'Star Spangled Banner?'
We just ran a stop sign. The brake pedal was not even tapped. Let's hope, though, that the brakes are functional because a huge chasm looms around the next curve. The stop sign is new and that is why it may have been ignored. It was surreptitiously erected earlier this month by the California chapte
Gingerbread Town: Burton to host Christmas Village
Charlene Free (front) carefully adds white paint to a gingerbread cutout while VelAnne Clifton looks to see where she can add touches to the design Tuesday morning in the Seed House at the Texas Cotton Gin Museum. They were getting the Gingerbread Village ready for the kids area at Christmas Village
PLANTERSVILLE NEWS - Final weekend of 2017 TRF
Posted: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 11:04 am The Christmas Stroll and Lighted Parade in Brenham will be Dec. 1-2. Call 979-836-3695 or go to www.cityofbrenham.org for more information. The Greater Magnolia Parkway Chamber of Commerce presents: The magic of Christmas, Christmas parade of lights to
Police: Auburn woman stole rental car from resident
An Auburn woman was arrested Saturday for taking a neighbor's rental car without permission, police said. Auburn Deputy Police Chief Roger Anthony said the department received a complaint that 55-year-old Lori D. Holmes had stolen a rental car from a city resident. Holmes, of 20 Thorton Ave. Apt.
Hamilton man in crash near Gallatin loses battle for life
A Hamilton resident seriously injured in a traffic accident early Saturday south of Gallatin died late Saturday morning at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph. The crash has been upgraded to a fatality. 24-year old Harrison Lapen of Hamilton had been taken to the hospital after receiving serious injuries
Second Harvest seeking food donations
Have you ever wished for a little comfort during a tough time? We all have. When life becomes a little more than we can bear, we hope someone cares enough to help. That is what many people in our community are hoping for this holiday season. There are working-poor neighbors struggling to feed their
Your last drink could be someone else's last breath
As you attend that holiday party, or just stop off for a social hour, please remember that your last drink could be someone else's last breath. Drinking and driving is a deadly combination that ruins the holidays for many families. The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety wants to make sure everyon
Representative Neely's Capitol Report
New Interim Committee to Seek Solutions to Stabilize Missouri's Health Insurance Markets A newly-formed group of lawmakers will spend the rest of the year looking at the direction health care should take in Missouri. House Speaker Todd Richardson recently created the Interim Committee on Stabilizing
It's Winter Weather Awareness Day!
It may not be snowing yet, but Winter Weather Awareness Day, November 15, is upon us. What better opportunity to plan for the cold weather months and the sleet, ice, and snow they bring? Cold weather patterns affect road conditions and drivers need to adjust their approach to travel. There is no mys
Thanksgiving Holiday Enforcement Operations Scheduled For Troop H
Captain James E. McDonald, commanding officer Troop H, St. Joseph, announces that Troop H will once again be participating in the Thanksgiving holiday weekend enforcement operations. These operations' objective is to reduce the number and severity of traffic crashes. Throughout the holiday weekend,
Theresa Ann Parmenter, 1959-2017
Theresa Ann Parmenter, 1959-2017 PATTONSBURG, MO: Theresa Ann Parmenter, 58, Pattonsburg, MO passed away Sunday, November 19, 2017. She was born August 24, 1959 in Albany, MO the daughter of Kenneth and Arlene (Stout) Teel. On June 27, 1997 she married Mark Parmenter in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. He
Caldwell County News Drop off for Toys for Tots
The newspaper office will be a drop off point for those wishing to donate to "Toys for Tots" this year. Toys for Tots serves 176 families in Clinton, Caldwell and DeKalb counties. The need continues to get bigger every year. The Caldwell County News is offering $5 off either a personal of a gift sub
Suspect nabbed after two-state high-speed chase
COOKE COUNTY, Texas -- A high-speed police pursuit that started in Ardmore ended on the other side of the Red River near Gainesville late Tuesday afternoon. Cooke County Sheriff Terry Gilbert said it all started when Ardmore police began chasing a car with more than $2,000 in suspected stolen goods.
Sherman police boost security for holiday shoppers
SHERMAN, Texas -- With the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season looming after Thanksgiving, Sherman police plan to increase patrols around retail centers. "It's just an easy time for criminals to take advantage of the area that's around them," police spokesman Lt. John Kennemer said. Poli
Poll: 1 in 3 Americans dreads political talk at Thanksgiving
Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Bring on the turkey - but maybe hold the politics. Thanksgiving is Glenn Rogers' favorite holiday, when people gather around the table and talk about things to celebrate from the past year. But Donald Trump's presidency isn't something everyone in the Rogers family