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Pam Boehm: An advocate for students

Whether it's helping students with class work, attending sporting events or going over the budget for the year, Hill College President Pam Boehm can often be seen at one of the college's five campuses in Hillsboro, Cleburne, Burleson, Glen Rose or Meridian. It's for her hard work and dedication to


Jr. High Band members make All-Region

Six of Dublin's junior high band members made the cut for the All-Region band on Saturday. "We doubled the number of kids that made the band from last year," Director Kevin DeLaVergne said. Juan Garcia took first chair on his alto saxophone. Madilyn Loper made second chair in the flute section. Jace



Following are some of the calls received by the Palo Pinto County Sheriff's Office for the period Nov. 17-22: FRIDAY, NOV. 17 THEFT - 100 block of La Villa Road, 8:35 a.m. Offense report made for reported theft of property over $100. GRASS FIRE - FM Road 919 and Mercer Road, Palo Pinto, 12:39 p.m.

MINERAL WELLS INDEX - 2017-11-24 13:15:00

Hood County News- A twice-weekly newspaper serving Granbury and Hood County, Texas

Though the filing deadline is still months away, tax talk dominated Mike Conaway's town hall meeting held in Granbury this week. Constituents raised questions about the new tax reform law before Congress and how it would impact individuals and businesses. To read what Conaway had to say, see "Benefi

HOOD COUNTY NEWS - 2017-11-24 19:25:29

Ladycats use balanced scoring to get past Granbury, 46-35

Aledo junior guard Elizabeth Allanach scored a game-high 14 points, sophomore post Janessa Payne added 11 and seven other Ladycats recorded points to lead AHS to a 46-35 victory over Granbury Tuesday afternoon in a non-district girls' basketball game at Aledo. The win raises the Ladycats' record to


From Post-It Notes to billboards, our Top 100 companies know how to make workers feel special

Every year, I'm blown away with the special things our Top 100 employers do for their business families. Some are megabuck jaw-droppers. Others are just really clever and inexpensive. Pet insurance is my year's favorite in the latter category. Republic Title of Texas Inc. (our No. 3 midsize company)


Kennedy-Douglas hosting folk artist Monday

FLORENCE - Folk artist Marian Baker will be speaking Monday at the Kennedy-Douglas Center for the Arts as a part of the center's Storytelling Time. Some of Baker's artistry will be on display at the center, located at 217 E. Tuscaloosa St. in Florence, from Nov. 27-Dec. 28. Baker will be at the cent

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-24 14:34:00

Douglas Police Department gets much-needed new building with room to grow

DOUGLAS, Ala. -- For decades the Douglas Police Department operated out of a room smaller than most bedrooms. For a while, it worked, but now the department is in a space officers and town leaders say leaves room to grow. "Thirty-one years. Since 1986," said Douglas Police Chief Eric Speight. That's

WHNT-TV - 2017-11-23 01:24:46

Missing votes counted | Some Boaz votes left out of tabulation

An undiagnosed issue with a voting machine thumb drive has forced Marshall County Probate Judge Tim Mitchell to recalculate the results of the Aug. 15 special primary election. Susan McKenney, chairman of the Marshall County Democratic Executive Committee, said she noticed a discrepancy in the total

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-11-24 11:00:00

Working the holidays: first responders say community support means a lot when duty calls

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. - First responders don't always get to spend the Thanksgiving holiday eating turkey with their families, but they'll tell you they have their own reason to be thankful. Lieutenant Brandon Creel works for Guntersville Fire and Rescue. "I've been in the fire service for 18 years," h

WHNT-TV - 2017-11-24 04:20:13

Outdoors Notebook: Hunting Seasons and more

Nov.18-Feb. 10: Gun season for deer, all zones. See www.outdooralabama.com for details. Nov. 18-Jan. 15: Dove season Phase 3. Nov. 18-30: Fall Turkey Season, Zone 4, also Dec. 16-Jan. 4. Nov. 18: American Bass Fishing Tour event at Guntersville out of Goose Pond; http://www.drawtrail.com/2018DivPage

AL.COM - 2017-11-24 07:04:25

Albertville man arrested after DeKalb traffic stop

DeKalb County deputies arrested an Albertville man after a traffic stop Sunday, according to Sheriff Jimmy Harris. A deputy made a traffic stop Sunday on County Roads 479 and 1999 in Kilpatrick and detected a strong odor coming from the vehicle. During a search of the passenger, Jose Mora Garcia, 25


Can-a-thon helps feed the hungry

United Way of Marshall County and 2-1-1/First Call for Help are getting ready to conduct the 19th Annual Holiday Can-a-thon in Marshall County to provide food for local families in need. This year's Can-a-thon is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 5 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Walmart locations in Arab, B


Albertville grocery distributor prepares for busiest day of the year

If you haven't started shopping for items on your Thanksgiving menu yet, chances are you're not alone. Wednesday is traditionally the busiest shopping day of the year. "Mostly because of tradition and so many people do that get together on the actual day, so the day before Thanksgiving will be our l


Freeport challenging Pynes' payout

FREEPORT - Both the city and its former city manager have sought legal counsel in a contract dispute following what officials termed a "mutual termination" earlier this month. Council members voted unanimously to hire Houston law firm Olson & Olson for legal services regarding a clause in former Cit


Water system weaknesses come into focus after Harvey

While Hurricane Harvey was a nightmare for much of Brazoria County, it was not the worst-case scenario Lake Jackson City Manager William Yenne said he had in mind. "Imagine a hurricane that hits just down the coast and is pushing up the Brazos River and that has a massive rain system that dumps as m

BRAZORIA FACTS - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

MICHAEL MORRIS: Assessing the aftermath of Harvey

We should not mistake the relative quiet as evidence that we have turned the corner on our recovery from the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. Just as a child's wails eventually recede to a whimper, so has the heartache of area residents diminished but not been overcome. While much of the roadside de


Local teams dominate District 26-4A volleyball honors

Buy Now Sweeny's Marissa Soistman prepares to serve during Aug. 17 a match against Angleton at Angleton High School. Soistman was voted the District 26-4A most valuable player by district coaches.Facts file photo Local volleyball teams had a pretty successful run in District 26-4A as all three - Sw


SECOND THOUGHTS: Bar X residents no longer surprised when floods come

ANGLETON - Leslie and Sue Gourley have lived in the Bar-X Ranch subdivision for 16 years in a brick one-story home Leslie built himself. They moved to the neighborhood south of Highway 35 midway between West Columbia and Angleton because of the quiet and wide-open spaces, they said. Their house was


Reindeer come running for Light Up the First Capitol

If You Go If You Go WHAT: Light Up the First Capitol WHEN: 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Dec. 2 WHERE: 219 Veterans Drive West Columbia TX COST: Free INFO: 979-345-3921, westcolumbiachamber@gmail.com WEST COLUMBIA Before you listen for reindeer hooves tip-tappin' on the roof, turn your ears toward West Colum

BRAZORIA FACTS - 2017-11-24 08:00:00