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MOUNT PLEASANT — SAFE-T Crisis Center accepts donation from Texas Bar Association removes legal barriers to assist victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault thanks to the Texas Bar Foundation

Avinger woman arrested for bank robbery

An Avinger woman is behind bars after she was arrested in connection with an Oct. 30 bank robbery in Lone Star.

Mustangs crown royalty prior to final game

Elizabeth Boyd and Andrew Byrd were crowned homecoming royalty prior to the Hughes Spring Mustang’s final regular season game against New Boston Nov.1. The Mustangs won the contest, 35-7.

• Damon Allender, of Lone Star, was arrested Oct. 13 by Lone Star police for possession of a controlled substance, penalty group two (greater or equal to one gram but less than two grams).


Morris County Championship goes to Daingerfield

NAPLES – The Pewitt Brahmas and Daingerfield Tigers took the field Nov. 1 in a highly anticipated matchup of two of District 11-3As top teams.

The Hughes Springs Mustangs played their final game of the regular season Nov. 1, and welcomed the New Boston Lions to town.

The Daingerfield Lady Tigers ended a difficult volleyball season on the road Oct. 29 with a loss to Elysian Fields.

Pewitt ended the season with a tough loss to Queen City 15-25, 20-25, 25-22, 16-25. Injuries and inconsistencies took their toll as the Lady Brahmas struggled to build momentum.


My Perspective

There are a lot of groups in schools who get a lot of attention. These kids seem to always be in the spotlight and get the glory for their performances.

Voters to decide on proposed amendments to state constitution

Capital Highlights

AUSTIN — The state’s 10-day early voting period ran from Oct. 21 to Nov. 1 with Election Day on Nov. 5.

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As the owner of The Med-Shop Pharmacy, Ive been serving the people of Hughes Springs and surrounding area for 25 plus years, and every time I fill a patient’s prescriptions, I see the harmful impac

Marlene Bohr died Oct. 7, and I’ve thought of a dozen things I need to tell her since then.



NOV. 7

Grand Opening

Daingerfield High School participates in Academic and Math Team Meet in Mount Pleasant

The Daingerfield-Lone Star ISD Math/Science and Academic UIL teams traveled to Mount Pleasant Oct. 19. Results for both contests are as follows.

Homecoming court announced

The Hughes Springs Mustangs will crown their homecoming queen and king in ceremonies preceding the Nov. 1 game against New Boston.

The Daingerfield Area Health Fair is back and Coordinator Martha Baker predicts it will be the best ever.


Services for Summer Dawn Mitchell will be 1:00 Thursday, October 31, 2019 at Reeder-Davis Chapel in Hughes Springs. Ms. Mitchell was born August 4, 1984 and passed away October 29, 2019.

Teddy Joe Ford was born August 6, 1949 in Gruber, Texas away October 28, 2019. Services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 31, 2019 at Reeder-Davis Chapel with Bro. Joseph Adams officiating.

HUGHES SPRINGS -- Services for Dennis Ray Montgomery, Sr. were held Oct. 26 at First United Methodist Church in Hughes Springs. Burial followed at Mt. Pilgrim Cemetery in Lone Star.

Funeral services for Joe Lewis were held Oct. 26 at the Daingerfield High School Auditorium with burial in Reynolds Cemetery.

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