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National Newspaper Week is Oct. 3-9

CEDAR CREEK LAKE–In honor of National Newspaper Week we take this opportunity to provide an in-depth view of your local paper, The Monitor.

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Be mindful of CWD ahead of deer season

AUSTIN–With the opening of deer season on the horizon, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) biologists are asking that hunters and landowners throughout the state be mindful of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) as new cases of the disease have b

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Kerens beats CR, moves to 4-3 in district

KERENS–The Kerens Lady ‘Cats volleyball team beat district opponent Cross Roads, 3-1, in Oct. 1 action, moving Kerens into a third-place tie with Cross Roads and Frankston in the district standings at 4-3.

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Clean sweep: Spain snags 300th win

EUSTACE–Eustace Lady Bulldogs Head Volleyball Coach Natosha Spain hit a career milestone in Eustace’s district win over the Palmer Lady Bulldogs Oct. 1 at home.

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Athens falls to Henderson entering bye week

ATHENS–The Athens Hornets dropped their final game before their bye week against the Henderson Lions at home Oct. 1.
The Hornets’ offense struggled in the first half as the Lions scored in bunches in a 58-41 victory.

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Face your fears at Hallowed Grounds Haunt Park

As shrills of screams filled the air, invitees of the Hallowed Grounds Haunt Park soft opening were in for a terrifying awakening.

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GBC Beautification Committee remembers COVID victims

The Gun Barrel City Beautification Committee dedicates a park bench, tree and plaque at the GBC Park adjacent to the butterfly garden, to victims of COVID, essential workers and first responders.

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Kerens school board member returns

KERENS–Tyrone Bailey, who resigned in July from the Kerens ISD Board of Trustees, was reappointed to the board Sept. 20, replacing his interim successor, Chris Whorton.

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