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Kemp City Council approves the WCCMUD settlement agreement

KEMP–The Kemp City Council unanimously voted Tuesday evening to accept a $407,500 settlement agreement reached with the West Cedar Creek Municipal Utility District through mediation.

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A local treasure

GUN BARREL CITY–Teenage Nashville recording artist, singer, and songwriter Trinity Wennerstrom – a native and proud resident of this area – recently was selected by the Texas Country Music Association as one of the top 10

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Two major fires hit this area

CEDAR CREEK LAKE–Area firefighters fought two major fires this week – one at a Gun Barrel City La Quinta Inn and another at a house in Payne Springs.

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‘Art on the Bricks’ this Saturday

ATHENS–The public is invited to attend Art on the Bricks at The Texan from 5 to 8 p.m.

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City of Athens bestows Life Saving Awards

ATHENS – Athens Fire Chief John Mc- Queary presented Life Saving Awards to three women, credited with extreme meas

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Wanted drug-dealing felon caught

ATHENS–A wanted, bail-jumping, drug-dealing felon failed to outrun Sheriff Botie Hillhouse’s Narcotics Investigators in his vehicle and on foot Tuesday, and another subject was caught in a hotel room with a quantity of methamphetamine.

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Kerens HS closes out 17-18 athletics with May 14 banquet

Graduating seniors (from left) Montray Mathis, Pablo Pachuca, Paxton Kilgore and Tyson Garrison sing the Kerens school song after the May 14 athletics banquet.


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Olivia Franson (center) receives Player of the Year honors for girls basketball during the May 14 Kerens High School athletics banquet.


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