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Political forum gives residents opportunity to hear from candidates
Annual run honoring former track coach set for March 21

News

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FEBRUARY 26

Pain Management Lunch and Learn

The Cass County Appraisal Board met Tuesday to address personnel issues that have persisted since last fall such as compensatory time and hiring a third appraiser.

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Larry Rolin Jurek, 64, was sentenced to life in prison on Feb. 13 after a Cass County jury returned a guilty verdict on the felony charge of arson and assessed a $10,000 fine.

With voting underway in the Republican and Democratic Primaries, it is important to remember that these are not the only elections to be held.

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Are you and your family planning on coming to this year’s Texas Hot Link Festival?

Would you like know about all the fun activities and areas that are being planned?

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The Cass County jail recently employed new technology that will allow its staff to better track its inmates.

 

 

Sports

The Daingerfield Lady Tigers broke a 48-game losing streak and posted their first wins since 2017 during tournament play recently.

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The Daingerfield Tigers are ready to take to the diamond for the upcoming baseball season.

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The Daingerfield Lady Tigers have advanced to the Regional Quarterfinals of the UIL Girl’s Basketball Playoffs after posting two wins last week.

Daingerfield knocks off New Diana to clinch playoff berth

The Tigers traveled to New Diana Feb. 14 looking for a playoff clinching win. The Tigers left Diana happy after beating the Eagles, 65-51.

The Hughes Springs Mustangs took on a pair of District 15-3A foes last week, falling to Waskom Feb. 11 before defeating Elysian Fields Feb. 14.

The Pewitt Lady Brahmas defeated the Queen City Lady Bulldogs, 66-28 on the road Feb. 11 to earn a trip to the playoffs.

Opinion

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AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on Feb. 20 established a clemency application specifically for survivors of human trafficking or domestic violence.

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I believe that, in one way or another, we are all connected.

The “Yet” Club

Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right.

- Henry Ford

AUSTIN — Requirements in House Bill 3, the sweeping school finance law passed by the Texas Legislature in 2019, require the state to plan for long-term workforce development.

Grape Jelly

One day this past week, my second grader was sent home from school early. When her dad called to tell me what happened, I can honestly say I was not expecting to hear what he was going to say.

State defends system of choosing presidential electors

AUSTIN — Texas Deputy Solicitor General Matthew Frederick on Feb. 6 defended the Electoral College system in a case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Lifestyle

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Aahil Babar

“I like it when I go to the park and it is warm!”

Jarian Sandals

“I like to go around giving people lots of flowers.”

Harmony Royal

• Dwayne Wallace, Jr., of Omaha, was arrested Jan. 26 by Daingerfield police for theft of service (greater than or equal to $2,500 but less than $30,000). Wallace was then arrested again Jan.

Last spring, Cass County launched a new club to prepare students for higher education and the 21st century workforce.

Area residents will have to find another location to donate used clothing due to theft and vandalizing of drop boxes in Hughes Springs.

FBLA - Middle Level donates Coats to CASA

The Future Business Leaders of an America - Middle Level, went above and beyond for the foster children of Titus, Camp and Morris Counties.

Daingerfield Order of the Eastern Star honors members

Daingerfield Chapter No. 906 of the Order of the Eastern Star recently honored their 60- and 65-year members with a dinner and presentation.

Obituaries

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Joyce Adams, 87, who lived in Hughes Springs most of her life and knew everyone, to their delight or exasperation, died Feb. 6.

Funeral services for Mr. John L. Henry Boswell, 43 of Daingerfield, were held Feb. 21 in the chapel of Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home with Vicki McAnally officiating. Interment followed at Mt.

Services for Annie Bell Epps Traylor, 88 of Daingerfield, were held Feb. 22, at Shiloh Temple of Faith.

Services for Margaret Grant, 77 of Daingerfield, were held Feb. 22 at Mt. Mitchell Church of Christ.

Services for Louise Hatten were held Feb. 22 at Rock Island Non-Denominational Church. Burial followed at Mt. Pilgrim Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Hughes Springs.

Services for Charles Brabham, 84 of Hughes Springs, were held Feb. 15 at First United Methodist Church.

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