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Eugenia Ann “Gena” Allen

Funeral services for Eugenia Ann “Gena” Allen will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Mabank with a visitation to be held from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m.  Sunday, Oct.

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Ollie “Bonnie” Walker

Funeral services for Ollie “Bonnie” Walker, 92, of Troup were held Oct. 12, 2019 at Eubank Funeral Home.
Bonnie was born Dec. 28, 1926 in Van Buren, Mo., to Homer Lee Butcher and Edna Gertrude Darnell Butcher.

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Barbara Sue Vinson

Sue was born Jan. 28, 1941 in Merkel to parents D.T. Landreth and Nellie Kanell Dickerson, and entered into eternal rest Oct. 8, 2019 at the age of 78.  

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ECCFWSD and GBC Officials celebrate 300,000 gallon tower nearing completion

GUN BARREL CITY–Hopefully you have noticed the new water tower along State Hwy 334, about a mile east of State Hwy 198.

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Commissioners mark National 4-H week

HENDERSON COUNTY–Commissioners’ Court proclaimed Oct. 6-12 as National 4-H Week in Henderson County during the governing body’s weekly meeting, held Oct. 8.

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City receives $275,000 grant

ATHENS–The City of Athens has been awarded a $275,000 grant from the Texas Department of Agriculture to repair and/or replace existing sanitary sewer manholes. The total project should cost about $330,000.

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Council denies two mobile home permits

KERENS–Kerens City Council voted unanimously Oct. 8 to deny two separate special-use permits that sought to situate mobile homes inside the city limits, which is generally against municipal ordinances.

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Lady Panthers pick up first district win

MABANK–The Mabank Lady Panthers picked up their first district victory of the season with a big win over the Van Lady Vandals Oct. 8 at home.

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