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  • 4-9 Landrey and hog.jpg A Landrey encore

    Landrey Rogers of LaPoynor FFA refused to loosen her hold on the Henderson County Livestock Show Breeding Swine show Tuesday.
    Rogers’ hog won the six-to-eight-month class, and topped two other class winners in the final drive to come away the winner. With the tough competition, there were some tough moments along the way.
    “I didn’t think I had it at first,” Rogers said. “I guess when I got out there, I got more comfortable”

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-9 Landrey and hog.jpg A Landrey encore

    Landrey Rogers of LaPoynor FFA refused to loosen her hold on the Henderson County Livestock Show Breeding Swine show Tuesday.
    Rogers’ hog won the six-to-eight-month class, and topped two other class winners in the final drive to come away the winner. With the tough competition, there were some tough moments along the way.
    “I didn’t think I had it at first,” Rogers said. “I guess when I got out there, I got more comfortable”

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • DSC_0189.JPG Wiggins named HCLS Queen

    LaPoynor High School senior Jessica Wiggins was named the Queen of the 2014 Henderson County Livestock Show Monday. She is pictured with 2013 Princess Brooke Berry, 2013 Queen Hayley Jackson and Bob Miars, chairman of the fairpark board.

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-9 Proclamation.JPG Lives changed forever

    On a sunny Monday in 2008, Sandra Bunch's life changed forever.
    Tuesday during the Crime Victims Proclamation signing ceremony at the Henderson County Courthouse,  Bunch relayed the story of how her husband of 43 years was killed by a drunk driver.
    Bunch  remembers like it was yesterday.

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • ADR logo.tif Cain Center awaits Elvis

    To provide the ultimate tribute to Elvis Presley, Ben Portsmouth will be headlining a showcase at the  Cain Center in Athens  on Friday, July 18.
    Portmouth is a multi-talented musician, singer and songwriter from England who had Elvis in his blood from a very early age. Ben grew up listening to Elvis sing. His band, “Taking Care of Elvis Band” was formed in 2005.

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • ADR logo.tif County will run May 10 elections

    The Henderson County Commissioners Court approved interlocal agreements with the Athens Municipal Water Authority,  City of Athens and Gun Barrel City on Tuesday to allow the county to conduct their May 10 elections.

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-9 RelayforLife.jpg Beat cancer, turn Athens purple April 28-May 3

    During the week of April 28-May 3, the city of Athens will be awash in purple, thanks to efforts by local business and individuals, together with volunteers from the American Cancer Society's annual Relay For Life, a community campout against cancer.

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • DSC_0169.JPG Daily named HCLS Princess

    Libby Dailey was named the Princess of the 2014 Henderson County Livestock Show Monday. She is pictured with 2013 Princess Brooke Berry and 2013 Queen Hayley Jackson. Below, everyone had their camera ready for the crowning of the princess and queen to open the HCLS Monday.

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • ADR logo.tif Machete madness

    An unidentified machete-wielding man who robbed two Athens residents in their apartment on Friday is being sought by police. 
    The Athens Police Department reports that victims described the man as 5-feet and 6-inches tall and weighing about 180 pounds.  At the time of the robbery, the thief was wearing a gray bandana that covered the bottom portion of his face and a hoodie jacket.

    April 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • ADR logo.tif On foot no more

    The man who led Henderson County Sheriff’s Office and Athens Police units on a high-speed chase last week has turned himself in to authorities.
    Dustin Kyle Cantrell, 22, surrendered  Saturday on a charge of evading arrest with a motor vehicle. He was released later that day after posting $7,500 bond.

    April 8, 2014 1 Photo

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