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NTCC Plants First Golden Kiwis By: René McCracken, NTCC Ag Director The day has finally arrived to plant our kiwi vines in what will become the first Golden Kiwi Plantation in Northeast Texas. We partnered with Stephen F. Austin State University back in September 2018 to complete a Golden ...Read More »
Kendarrius White On Monday (Apr 22), officers arrested Kendarrius White on a Motion to Revolk Probation in the 4200-block of Bonham St. White was taken to Lamar County Jail. Ronald Lee Freeman Officers responded to the 200-block of Stone Avenue in regards to a disturbance. They arrested Ronald Lee Freeman ...Read More »
Jason Walters Wood County S.O A Pre-trial hearing was held Thursday in Wood County for a man charged in a 2014 fatal shooting at an EZ-Mart in Mineola. Jason Russell Walters is accused of killing 19-year-old Chris Griffin. The focus on the hearing was a DPS Dash Cam video. The ...Read More »
A report on the deadly train crash, involving an Athens ISD school bus in January that killed one student and injured another student and the driver, has been released by the Federal Railroad Administration. The report shows the Union Pacific crew reported the bus, driven by John Stevens, did stop ...Read More »
Authorities are investigating a fatal Northeast Texas mobile home fire. Firefighters responded to the blaze in Liberty-Eylau shortly after midnight Thursday and found the structure completely engulfed with flames and smoke. Officials pronounced 61-year-old Joe Nathan Thompson, Jr., dead at the scene. The cause of the blaze is under ...Read More »
Friday, April 26, 2019
• CDC Parent Committee, 8:00 a.m.
• MPISD Special Olympics, 9:00 a.m.
• Fowler Track meet
• Sims Field Day
• Fowler Boys sleepover
• Tiger Doll Spring Show, 7:00 p.m.
JV Black & Varsity @ Royse City, 4:00 p.m./7:00 p.m.
The Landowners Educational Series is for anyone wanting to learn more about managing their land. Topics include pasture utilization, pasture management and establishment, pond management, tree/forest management, nuisance animal control, and agriculture law. All programs will be at the Franklin County Airport off of Highway 37, just north of Mount Vernon.
The Friday (Apr 26) program will begin at 1:00 pm and be on pond management. A representative from the Noble Foundation will be speaking on pond health, weed control, fish health, establishing ponds and water testing. We can offer one-hour CEU credit for pesticide applicator license holders. No additional charge for CEU.
The Community Theatre of East Texas will host “A Night on Broadway,” April 26 at 7:00 pm. Doors will open at 6:30 pm and tickets will be $10. The theatre is located at 114 E. First Street in Hughes Springs.