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Mon
13
Oct

Muldoon News

Weather Muldoon has been experiencing some scattered showers over the past week. One shower on Wednesday afternoon produced three tenths of rain. Boehnke Reunion The Boehnke family gathered together at the Woodman of the World in downtown Muldoon for their annual reunion
 
Thu
09
Oct

Types of Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is broadly defined as physical, sexual, or emotional abuse of a spouse or intimate partner. It is about power and control. The perpetrator/ abuser seeks to control his or her partner by any means necessary. Abusers’ minds seem to be
warped
 
Thu
09
Oct

Front-running Candidates Appear In Debate Forums

AUSTIN — Texans interested in who their next governor and lieutenant governor will be witnessed major party candidates for those offices engage in live, one-hour broadcast debates last week. Fellow state Sens. Leticia Van de Putte, D-San Antonio, and Dan Patrick, R-Houston, opponents in the race for lieutenant governor, faced off in Austin on Sept. 29. Sen
 
Mon
06
Oct

Winchester News

Around Town Rhoda and Sherwood Gersch spent the last six weeks traveling. First going to Wichita, Kan. to visit Rhoda’s sister, Cyndi and husband Mark Urbanek. They then flew to Anchorage, Alaska to spend time with their son and his wife, Lucas and Sarah Cavett 
 
Thu
02
Oct

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence is broadly defined as physical, sexual, or emotional abuse of a spouse or partner. But the reality is that it’s much more complicated. Domestic violence is about control.
Victims of domestic violence can be women, men, and children. They can be young or old. Domestic violence crosses financial lines; people can be rich or poor. People of all races, cultures, and religions are affected.
 
Thu
02
Oct

Let’s Try This Again

It’s here. The results of The Fayette County Record’s “Best of Fayette County” reader’s choice contest are finally in. Look through this publication (which was included in Tuesday’s newspaper with additional copies still available at The Fayette County Record office.) and see if you predicted the winners in each of the categories. 
 
Mon
29
Sep

Winchester News

New York Trip Nancy Buck, Evelyn Parker, and Betty Richter vacationed in New York for six days while Nancys’ daughter, Kara Denson, was on business trip for Macy’s. While they were there they toured Times Square, the Empire State Building, Chinatown, Battery Park, Rockefeller Center, The Guggenheim Museum, Ground Zero, Ellis Island, and The Cathedral 
of St. John the Divine 
 
 
Thu
25
Sep

Davis, Abbott Answer Questions in McAllen Forum

By ED STERLING
 
AUSTIN — With less than six weeks until election day on Nov. 4, the first of two scheduled gubernatorial debates was held in the Rio Grande Valley city of Edinburg on Sept. 19. Democratic Party nominee for governor Wendy Davis, a state senator from Fort Worth, and Republican Party gubernatorial nominee Greg Abbott, Texas attorney general, fielded questions from Carlos Sanchez, editor of The Monitor, a daily newspaper in McAllen, and Telemundo’s McAllen news anchor Dalila Garza. Abbott and Davis responded to questions for 60 minutes on topics such as border security, economic development, education and education funding, abortion and visions of the future.
 
Thu
25
Sep

My Procrastination Roots

By REGINA KEILERS
 
Procrastination – that wonderful thing that infects many of us. I do include myself in the afflicted and while I have tried many times to overcome this condition, swearing off of the temptation to “put it off until later,” it seems that I fall off the wagon more often than not. I have had this condition for many years. My earliest memory of serious procrastination was the dreaded research paper each year in English class. I vividly remember collecting all the resources, (you know, books, magazine articles, encyclopedias, etc.) ahead of time. I had good intentions of starting the paper early, but life seemed to get in the way and sure enough the weekend before the paper was due, I found myself staring at a blank sheet of paper.
 
Thu
18
Sep

Just When You Think You’ve Got It All Under Control...

Computers are a wonderful thing – until they’re not. Our society has become so dependent on the technological world that when it shuts down, so do we. In the past we have had problems with a fiber optic cable being cut, or a temporary shut down of our internet provider. At those times, our computers still worked, but when it happened on a press morning, we just weren’t sure how we would get the paper printed. 
 

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