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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

Bothe announces bid for district clerk spot

For more than 20 years, Bothe has worked for Guadalupe County serving in several departments for the District Court System. In 1994, her career started in the Guadalupe County Community Supervision and Corrections Department. Bothe held a position in the 25th Judicial District Attorney's office befo

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

OUR VOICE: Citizen, VISION nominations open

Do you know someone who deserves recognition for the contributions he or she makes to the community? Is this a person who goes above and beyond to make their community a better place, not just for themselves, but for others as well? We're looking for those unsung heroes who labor tirelessly each day

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

SCHMIDT: Libertarian take on popular fantasy tale

Since 2013, I've enjoyed a special pastime with several of my close friends, and that pastime is playing Dungeons and Dragons. Every weekend, I would meet my fellow D&D playing friends at one of their houses to play a fun yet intense campaign, either ran by me or one of my friends. How do I get my M

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

DUFRESNE: Cruelty of cuts to CHIP

The party claiming to represent "family values" also known as the Republican Party is once again showing its hypocrisy. Nearly two months ago the funding for the decades old Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) expired and the funding bill Republicans in the House passed would simply take the

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

Library issues 1,000-book challenge to kids, parents

The Seguin Public Library is on a mission to help children begin reading even before they're allowed to enroll in elementary school. The library is inviting families with children between the ages of 0 and 5 to join the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program. "The 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten pr

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

Guns found in SUV after high speed chase, crash

SAN ANTONIO - Authorities have arrested two people and are searching for two more following a high-speed chase early Friday. The chase started around 2:15 a.m. near Interstate 10 and Trainer Hale Road when Seguin Police tried to stop a black Cadillac SUV and the driver refused to pull over. The SUV

FOXSANANTONIO.COM - 2017-11-24 09:34:57

Annual Festival of Trees begins Tuesday

A gallery of decorated donated trees will again light up the community, as the third annual Festival of Trees - New Braunfels begins its four-day run beginning Tuesday. "I hope this community service event that benefits seniors in need is the best ever," Festival co-chair Sally Nicholls said. "We ho

NEW BRAUNFELS HERALD-ZEITUNG - 2017-11-25 08:00:00

BeDunnah receives Excellence in Leadership recognition award

LEXINGTON - A social service worker was recently recognized for her efficient and valuable work. Melissa BeDunnah was presented with an Excellence in Leadership recognition award at the State Capitol by Gov. Pete Ricketts on Nov. 1. "Each and every day, members of #TeamDHHS work to provide exception


Meth driver, Jamie Thomas, gets 2-4 years in prison

LEXINGTON - The driver of a vehicle carrying 1 pound of methamphetamine was sentenced Monday in Dawson County District Court to two-four years in prison. According to court records, Jamie Thomas, 38, of California was sentenced to jail on felony possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.


Duke one-act is conference champ

GRAND ISLAND - To the surprise of no one in the Central Conference, the York Duke one-act troupe is the 2017 league champion. The prize was won last week in competition hosted by Grand Island Northwest High School. Since director Becky Stahr's arrival in 2010, York won conference in 2011, 2014, 2016

YORK NEWS-TIMES - 2017-11-25 06:00:00

Swede volleyball team tastes success in 2017

The 2017 Swede volleyball season is in the books. This year's team posted a 23-13 record and won some big games. "I thought we had a very successful season, I don't think it ended the way we wanted obviously, but if you reflect on the season, there are some great things to look back on," Coach Mahlb


Cottage caters to tourists and visitors

It's another opportunity to promote Gothenburg. Jan Rickertsen said many would be surprised by the amount of tourists that come off of the interstate to see the Pony Express Station where she worked as a teenager in high school or to take the walking tour of historical homes along Lake Avenue. The s


Driver used phone moments before deadly crash, police say

(NTV) (Holdrege, NE) A woman is facing charges after being accused of using her phone moments before hitting and killing a pedestrian. According to court records, on June 28 Cattarina Stock, 24 hit an 86-year-old pedestrian as he crossed a cross walk in Holdrege. The pedestrian, Aldon Thieszen later


11/22 brief 56th st. re-opens

56th Street opens today but caution still needed KEARNEY - The Kearney Public Works Department and Blessing Construction said 56th Street will re-open to traffic at 5 p.m. today. However, 17th Avenue north and south of 56th Street will still remain closed for utility installation and grade work. The


Crockett Park hosting Christmas Craft program Saturday

LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. - David Crockett State Park in Lawrenceburg will be hosting the annual children's craft festival Saturday. Participants will get to make a variety of ornaments and holiday items to help decorate their Christmas trees. Sessions begin at 9:30 a.m. and last 60 to 90 minutes. There w

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-24 14:49:00

Reunion management website owes local user hundreds of dollars

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. - The Ardmore High School reunion went off without a hitch, except for one major detail. Jonathan Keenum, the president of the Class of 2007, had to front the money for the 10-year reunion after the website, Reunion Manager, failed to reimburse him the money collected by the cla

WHNT-TV - 2017-11-25 07:00:13

Driver's license center closed for remodeling

LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. - The Lawrence County Driver's License Center will be closed from Nov. 27 to Dec. 4 due to construction. The Driver's License Center is located at 25 Public Square in the Lawrenceburg City Municipal Complex. City officials said the facility is being remodeled. Anyone needing a dr


Clay Woods takes third place at national 4-H competition

Clay Woods won third place in the turkey barbecue division at the 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, earlier this month. The Elkmont High sophomore competed against seven others in a two-part competition in which he was required to grill two turkey breasts in front of a panel of


Man arrested for vehicle theft

A man was arrested last Friday for stealing a parked vehicle at a Moulton gas station, according to the Moulton Police Department. Stephen Michael Lewter, 39, of Elkmont, was arrested in Winston County on a first degree theft of a motor vehicle charge, said Moulton Police Chief Lyndon McWhorter. Rep