Athens — Teresa McCord (at right) and Angie Ewaskiw (at left) volunteer painted T-shirts for the Clothesline Project, sponsored by the East Texas Crisis Center and the Family Peace Project for Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. The Clothesline Project will be displayed on the county square April 2 from 9:30 until noon, when the proclamation is read by County Judge Richard Sanders.
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The Grinch visits Trinidad
Trinidad was transformed into Whoville for one special evening on Thursday, as the Trinidad Theater Department presented a musical version of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.”
Malakoff students ‘Adopt A Child’ for Christmas
Malakoff High School classes joined forces to help some younger students enjoy the Christmas season on Friday in the school’s first Project Adopt a Child day.
Fund set up for local Athens resident
A fund has been set up to aid a man who lost almost all of his belongings in a house fire in Athens on Wednesday.
Santa in Eustace
Santa Claus visited the Chapman House in Eustace on Saturday evening.
Unemployment figures still down
The November unemployment figures released by the Texas Workforce Commission show another month of improvement for Henderson County.
Athens teachers receive grants
The Athens Public Education Foundation awarded $19,680 to Athens ISD teachers during a special trip around the district on Wednesday.
Pottery theft leads to arrest
A Henderson County Sheriff’s Office investigation into a theft complaint from a Murchison pottery business, Saturday led to an arrest on Monday and has yielded other suspects.
Burglary rises in Athens
The Athens Police Department has added several recent burglary reports to the list of cases officers are working.
Exchange student speaks to Rotary
Antoine Dumont, a foreign exchange student from Belgium, presented an entertaining program to members of the Athens Rotary Club on Thursday. The young man attends Athens High School and had some comical relief during his presentation.
Special Christmas program presented
The Chancel Choir of First Christian Church Athens will present the Christmas musical “Bethlehem Morning” on Sunday evening, Dec. 22 at 6 p.m.
The musical under the direction of Music Minister Rev. Kern Railback will feature guest soloist/narrator David Ford, a full orchestra, and live pageantry depicting the birth of Christ.
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