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Athens High School welcomes new principal

ATHENS–When Clay Tracy was a student at Kingwood High School, he was neither a struggling nor a star student. “I fell through the cracks in a sense,” he said.

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County accepts freeport tax exemption

ATHENS–Henderson County Commissioners took a historic step Tuesday in rescinding a 1989 Freeport-denying resolution that allowed the county to continue collecting property tax on business inventory.

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Police nab Trinidad man on warrant, possession

TRINIDAD–Trinidad Police Officer Justin Quick conducted a traffic stop Monday night on 21-year-old Shane Braddy for an arrest warrant issued out of Trinidad PD for Failure to Stop and Render Aid after Braddy left the scene of an accident he was in

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Lady ’Cats lose bi-district series ending 2018 season

KERENS–The 2018 Kerens High School softball season ended Saturday, April 28 after the Overton Lady Mustangs took two straight victories to take the opening round, bi-district series.

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Kerens baseball bi-district series set versus Hawkins, May 3-5

KERENS–The opening round of the baseball playoffs starts for the Kerens Bobcats on Thursday, May 3 against the Hawkins Hawks in bi-district action at Bullard Brookhill High School.

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Kerens track and field athletes qualify for state meet

PALESTINE–Kerens High School will again send multiple athletes to the state track and fi eld meet in Austin, after taking home gold and silver medals at the Region 3, Class 2A meet at Palestine High School, held April 27-28.

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Reuniting Americans depends on prayer

The theme of this year’s National Day of Prayer is unity, anchored around Ephesians 4:3 - “Make every eff ort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.”

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Chamber Spotlights: Kerens Care Center

KERENS–The Kerens Care Center at 809 N.E. 4th was built back in the 1960s. It was originally a hospital but was sold and turned into a nursing home soon after. The care center is managed by an outside professional service, Gruenpointe 1 LLC.

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