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Mon
29
Dec

Winchester News

Around Town Betty Ritcher celebrated Christmas with the Noack Family in Jennings Louisiana. She had a wonderful time.
Bobbie Hajek celebrated Christmas with her son and his family in Pearland. Her son presented his girlfriend with a ring. He gave Bobbie a diamond necklace. Upon returning to Winchester Bobbie and Billy celebrated together where Billy gave Bobbie a laptop computer. Bobbie had a wonderful Christmas.
 
Mon
29
Dec

Warda News

Church Notes Holy Cross Lutheran Church worship service is held each Sunday at 9 a.m. Holy Communion is held each first and third Sunday. Sunday School and Bible Class begin at 10:15 a.m. Rev. Dennis Tegtmeier is pastor at Holy Cross.
 
Thu
18
Dec

Panel Sets $7 Billion Minimum for Rainy Day Fund

By ED STERLING
 
AUSTIN — On Dec. 11, a Senate-House joint committee empaneled to adopt a sufficient balance for the state’s “rainy day fund” approved $7 billion as the floor for it. Properly titled the Economic Stabilization Fund, the oil and gas tax-fueled pool of money was created by constitutional amendment in 1988 when oil was selling as low as $10 a barrel, causing state coffers to run thin.

 

Thu
18
Dec

Merry Xmas?

By REGINA KEILERS
 
Every year around this time, I see various rants on Facebook and other internet sources about “taking Christ out of Christmas” or “keeping Christ in Christmas.”

 

Mon
15
Dec

Carmine News

Round Top-Carmine JV and varsity boys basketball teams play at Bryan JV Dec. 16 at 5 p.m. Varsity girls host Fayetteville
Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. JV boys, varsity girls, and varsity boys host Moulton Dec. 19 at 2 p.m. Final exams are Dec. 17-19 with early release on Dec.19 at 1 p.m.
 
Thu
11
Dec

Think of Others This Christmas

The Christmas season is here and for many of us that means more shopping, more cooking and yes, more eating. But for
some, right here in Fayette County, it means disappointment. Disappointment that they cannot buy that special gift for their
child, disappointment that they cannot make that special Christmas dinner or disappointment that they cannot afford to pay the rent
 
Thu
11
Dec

Perry Directs State Agencies to Screen Employees

AUSTIN — Gov. Rick Perry on Dec. 3 ordered state agencies to check the employment eligibility of current and prospective employees by using E-Verify, an Internet-based system that allows employers to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States
 
Mon
08
Dec

Winchester News

Bobbie Hajek visited with Joann Copeland on Saturday, Nov. 29. Joann is doing well and is living in Smithville. Winchester Area VFD The annual Christmas Party will take place on Dec. 9 at Zilss Hall. All the supporters of the Winchester Area Volunteer Fire Department are invited to join the celebration
 
Mon
08
Dec

Carmine News

Round Top-Carmine JV and varsity boy’s basketball teams host Lexington Dec. 9 at 5 p.m. Varsity boys will participate in 
the Fayetteville tournament Dec. 11-13. Jr. High boys and girls host Dime Box Dec. 15 at 5 p.m. The Community Service
Class is sponsoring a toy drive for children in need. New toys for children ages 1-8 and monetary donations may be brought
to the high school campus by Dec. 12.
 
Thu
04
Dec

Did You Get Your Flu Shot?

The Fayette County Record Flu season is upon us. Doctors in Central Texas say last year was one of the worst flu seasons they’ve seen in about five years – and this year is predicted to be just as bad. I, for one, am a huge proponent of getting a flu vaccine. I have made sure to get that vaccine for the last 20 years
 

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