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Caldwell Council considers budget

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The Caldwell City Council was to consider approval of its 2019-20 budget at a Tuesday, Oct. 15, meeting following a public hearing. The council was also to consider approval of

Lyons church sets annual fall festival

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Evangelical United Church of Christ in Lyons is hosting its annual fall festival from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31. Everyone is welcome to join them for a hot dog

Kocurek releases new country album

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Longtime Caldwell musician Steve Kocurek has a new album out entitled “A Simple Life” -- a collection of country songs he has written over a long time. Known professionally as

Norsworthy resigns as county sheriff

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Burleson County Sheriff Thomas Norsworthy has announced his resignation citing unspecified personal reasons, and Burleson County commissioners are seeking to appoint a replacement. Norsworthy notified Burleson County Judge Keith Schroeder

PURPLE RIBBONS

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PURPLE RIBBONS have been put on trees around the courthouse in support for domestic violence victims. There will be a candlelight vigil on Oct. 25 in honor of these victims.

SISD eyes improved facilities

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Somerville ISD is beginning to address facility improvement needs around the district. At their regular October board meeting, the Somerville School Board approved an agreement with Gallagher Construction Services of

Peters remembered

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When one visited Burleson CHI St. Joseph Manor nursing and rehab facility, he might have noticed the residents were getting more than just assistance with daily tasks -- such as

CHS Class of 47 meets for reunion

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Caldwell High School’s Class of 1947 share a unique bond of togetherness. Though some of them drifted apart in the first 50 years, they diligently met for annual reunions every

County’s opioid lawsuit criticized

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Burleson County is involved in a class action lawsuit involving many Texas counties against multiple defendants over the nationwide opioid crisis. However, a local Brookshire Brothers representative urged the commissioners