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Bridge project still on track

CEDAR CREEK LAKE–“We’ve had a few setbacks due to weather, but we’ve made most of the time up. We are still on track to be complete this fall,” Austin Road & Bridge Project Manager John Bridge told The Monitor.

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Traffic stop yields marijuana, cash

GUN BARREL CITY–A traffic stop by Gun Barrel City Police resulted in two arrests Jan. 18.

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Panthers edge Tigers in district victory

MABANK–The Mabank Panthers held off a late offensive push from the Wills Point Tigers for their first district win of the season Jan. 21 at home.

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No. 24 Kerens’ girls continue district win streak

KERENS–The Kerens Lady ‘Cats dismantled Cayuga and Itasca to remain unbeaten in district play, a streak which goes back to Jan. 2017 and which includes an undefeated district title last season.

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Malakoff extends superintendent contract

MALAKOFF–Malakoff ISD trustees voted to extend Superintendent Don Layton’s contract following a Jan. 16 executive session during its monthly meeting.

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Kerens senior selected for All-State Band

KERENS– The Association of Texas Small School Bands (ATSSB) is pleased to announce the selection of the 2020 ATSSB All-State Band.

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Clarence “Barney” Robert Gierczak

Clarence Robert Gierczak was born Nov. 6, 1923 in Cleveland, Ohio to parents Valentine and Helen (Raugaksky) Gierczak and entered into eternal rest Jan. 20, 2020 in Athens.

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Bro. Kenneth Clay Hensley

Kenneth Clay Hensley was born to parents Christopher and Annie (Saylor) Hensley July 13, 1929 in Connersville, Ind., and entered in to rest Jan. 18, 2020 in Mabank.  

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