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Holidays on the Square proceeds, despite pandemic
Alert issued for missing Lone Star woman
Boxes of Blessings
The Road to State
Tigers earn Bi-District title in 1,000 game
Holiday shopping begins at Holidays on the Square

News

• Brandon Heath, of Naples, was arrested Nov. 8 by Texas DPS officers for driving while intoxicated.

Holidays on the Square proceeds, despite pandemic

The Holiday Season typically begins with festivals and gatherings that feature holiday shopping from vendors of all sorts.

Students at Daingerfield Junior High School, as well as both of the district’s elementary schools, will all return to the classroom after the Thanksgiving break, as the district’s Board of Trustees

Alert issued for missing Lone Star woman

The search is on after a Lone Star woman was reported missing Nov. 19.

Boxes of Blessings

Pastor Randy Seybert and an unnamed volunteer help to unload “Boxes of Blessings” at Daingerfield’s Church on the Rock Nov. 20.

 

 

Sports

The Pewitt Brahmas moved one step closer to a return trip to the State Championships when they defeated perennial powerhouse Newton in the Area Round Nov. 20.

Tigers’ comeback bid falls just short, 28-27, to Waskom

Just short. It is a phrase that is often used in sports a narrow loss. It is not the way the 2020 Daingerfield Tigers expected their season to end.

The Lady Tigers continued their 2020-2021 basketball season Nov. 17 when they traveled to Atlanta to take on the Lady Rabbs.

The Hughes Springs Mustangs matched up with the West Rusk Raiders in the Area Round of the UIL State Football Playoffs Nov. 19.

Tigers earn Bi-District title in 1,000 game

The Daingerfield Tigers made history Nov. 12 when they faced the Grand Saline Indians in the Bi-District round of the UIL State Football Playoffs.

Hughes Springs holds off Anderson-Shiro for Bi-District win

The Hughes Springs Mustangs held off comeback attempt by the Anderson-Shiro Owls during Bi-District play Nov. 13.

Opinion

What does it mean to “Be Thankful”

It is that time of year, time for family, food, football, and fun.

Readers share many tales of internet woe

Rural Texans have a lot to say about the lack of broadband service in their communities.

The Scratching Post

I keep hearing my humans talk about the “Howlidays.” There is apparently one coming up that involves a big bird of some sort and all other kinds of food.

While working in my front yard the other day, I noticed the mailman zip past our house without stopping.

Local, state leaders battle COVID surge, each other

Texas topped 1 million COVID-19 cases as some counties reimposed restrictions that had been loosened after this summer’s spike.

	The Scratching Post

So, I have a question for you all. How many of you have pets? I am thinking about maybe starting a Question and Answer Column for pets and calling it “Dear Tabby.” What do you think?

Lifestyle

Daingerfield FFA PR team qualifies for State

The Daingerfield High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) Public Relation team competed Nov. 19 at the Area VI Leadership Development Events.

Northeast Texas Community College is accepting applications for Day and Evening EMT Basic classes. Go to www.ntcc.edu/ems to fill out the online application.

Food and family is the main component of any Thanksgiving gathering, no matter the size.

Thanksgiving is the biggest cooking day of the year, and because of this, it is also a day when accidents are frequent; in fact, according to the National Fire Protection Association, Thanksgiving

THE BUZZ

DEC. 6

Christmas in the Park

International Sulphur gives $10,500 for NTCC transfer scholarships

The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation recently received a $10,500 gift from International Sulphur, Inc.

Obituaries

MEGASON

Graveside services for Jean Megason, 99, of Kilgore, will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, November 20, 2020 at Avery Cemetery in Avery, Texas with Rev. David Hampton officiating.

Graveside services for Fay Isabel Anderson, 91 o Longview, Texas will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday November 18, 2020 at Lakeview Memorial Gardens off of Harrison Road in Longview. Bro.

Graveside services for Thomas Cory LeFevre, 87 of Daingerfield, Texas will be held at 11:30 AM Thursday, November 19, 2020 at Luraville Baptist Church Cemetery in Live Oak, FL.

Graveside services were held for Bill Berry on Nov. 11 at the Hughes Springs Cemetery in Hughes Springs. Jeremy Goodson officiated at the service.

Linda Sue Riddle was born Aug. 12, 1946 and passed Nov. 8. Services were held Nov. 11 at Reeder-Davis Chapel in Ore City.

HOGAN

Ruth Denny Hogan, 91 of Hughes Springs, was born June 5, 1929 in Titus County born to Albert and Julia Hardin Sargent. She peacefully passed away Oct. 31 in her home in Hughes Springs.

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