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Fly-in to help with awareness of airport
Mark your calendar for June 1. Athens will be busy with the Old Fiddlers Reunion and Walk a Mile in Her Shoes events.
To make the day complete, the Athens Municipal Airport will be hosting a “Fly-in” on Saturday, June 1. According to organizer Charles Tidmore, the event will give the local community a better awareness and appreciation of the Athens Airport.
AISD hires PBK architects
Athens Independent School District Blake Stiles believes one of the biggest considerations rendered at Thursday’s school board meeting was to choose a company that will carry out construction for security at Athens High School and Athens Middle School. The contractor is known as a construction manager at risk.
A terrific 10
The Athens Kiwanis Club awarded scholarships to some of the brightest Henderson County high school seniors at its meeting on Tuesday.
The 2013 recipients were invited, along with their families, to the Athens Country Club for the annual ceremony.
A dance fit for royalty
Senior Citizens Prom King and Queen Bobby Irion and Shirley Hardy took part in the final dance on Tuesday afternoon at the Henderson County Senior Citizen Center. This was the third year for the prom, sponsored by A Trinity Valley Home Health and Therapy Services.
Police chief sought
Trinidad is in the interview process for a new police chief to fill the position that has been vacant since March.
The city council held a special meeting Tuesday night to interview two prospects. City Secretary Terri Newhouse said the council will continue to schedule interviews.
Black Rodeo is June 15
The Henderson County Black Rodeo Association will be hosting the second annual Juneteenth Black Rodeo on Saturday, June 15, at 7:30 p.m. at the Henderson County Fairpark Complex in Athens.
KAB to celebrate 25 years at banquet
For 25 years, Keep Athens Beautiful has been educating people to keep it's city beautiful. KAB is ready to host it's 25th Anniversary on Friday.
Sales tax allocations up again
The City of Athens continued to see increases in its 2013 sales tax allocations in May according to numbers from Texas Comptroller Susan Combs’ Office.
A massive haul for the food pantry
Athens Food Pantry Board President Linda Horton holds one of many bags shown that were gathered from postal carriers from post offices in both Athens and LaRue, filled with store items for people in need. Recently, postal carriers gathered bags of food and other necessities from items left near post boxes on their routes. Shown with Horton is volunteer Marlin Lippincott, who was instrumental in the success of the program.
3 booked for burglary
A Henderson County constable checked into a suspicious vehicle parked outside a residence in the Cross Roads area on Sunday, and interrupted a burglary attempt, resulting in three arrests.
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