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Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek reported that last Friday around 9 a.m. the county went under a tornado warning.

In a decision handed down Tuesday afternoon, the State Office of Administrative Hearings denied the Altair Disposal Services, LLC application for a hazardous waste landfill in Altair.

ELLIINGER — The Ellinger Chamber of Commerce recenlty named Michael Hess its Citizen of the Year.

Hess was born in 1941 and was raised in Clinton, Mo.

Opinion

AUSTIN — The Texas House of Representatives on May 1 passed Senate Bill 2, legislation proposing to bring property tax relief to homeowners, but the lower house slowed the bill’s momentum by tackin

The World Health Organization thinks that drug companies are ripping off cancer patients.

AUSTIN — Only a month is left for lawmakers to get the state’s business done in the 86th regular session of the Texas Legislature.

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Sports

Brianna Gallaher ran her final race as a high school athlete May 3 & 4 at the TAPPS State Track Meet at Panther Stadium, Hewitt, TX.

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REGION IV-4A TOURNAMENT

BASTROP — The Faith Academy Track and Field team competed Friday and Saturday in Bastrop at the TAPPS 1A Track & Field Meet.

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