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In December, members of the Thrall chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) volunteered at Down Home Ranch. The activity was Thrall FCCLA’s service project of the month. Members helped clean up the winter growing season and prepared for the upcoming spring growing season.

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T. H. Johnson Elementary School Principal Jenni Cork has announced the Leaders of the Month for December last year. Prekindergarten leaders are Claire Titus, Amy Grimaldo, Baylee-Sue Tanner, Carsen Franklin, Finlea Brister, Layla Perez, Rolando Rivas, Ava Potts and Bella Oranday. Kindergarte…

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In December, members of the Thrall chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) volunteered at Down Home Ranch. The activity was Thrall FCCLA’s service project of the month. Members helped clean up the winter growing season and prepared for the upcoming spring growing season.

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Bob Avant, President of the Williamson County Farm Bureau, has been appointed to a national task force that advises the USDA and EPA on air quality issues important to agriculture.  Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced the appointment of 26 members from across the country to se…

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T. H. Johnson Elementary School Principal Jenni Cork has announced the Leaders of the Month for December last year. Prekindergarten leaders are Claire Titus, Amy Grimaldo, Baylee-Sue Tanner, Carsen Franklin, Finlea Brister, Layla Perez, Rolando Rivas, Ava Potts and Bella Oranday. Kindergarte…

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Ticket holders for Saturday’s Food Dudes event are in for a real treat as local pit master, Scott Morales, plans to fire up the grill and deliver one of the meals he is best known for: A BBQ chicken dinner that includes a half chicken, new potatoes, green beans and all the trimmings.

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Third graders at Thrall Elementary School learned more about that object in the sky that orbits the Earth by modeling the phases of the moon.

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Remember when our folks let us stay up until midnight on New Year's Eve? I loved the thrill of watching Dick Clark helping us count down to a new year as the shiny ball dropped down the giant spire in New York City.

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An avalanche of kindness happened at Good Strangers on Second Street. One person decided to pay for a coffee for the next customer. The recipient decided to pay it forward and paid for the next customer. Thirty-three people in a row continued to do that that. Thirty-three people!

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Thrall High School varsity cheerleaders competed at the UIL Spirit State Championships in Forth Worth Thursday, Jan. 14. The team fell short of the final round, but Thrall ISD reports that it was nonetheless a great performance. The district congratulates the cheer squad and sponsor Leanne Martin.

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Hudson Vanecek and Hayden Knapek traded in their usual first grade assignments of spelling tests, reading groups and math quizzes to spend a day learning about school administration.

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ROUND ROCK – A unique circus adventure has landed in the area, but only for a couple of weeks. Cirque Italia will be under the big top tent Jan. 14-24 at the Round Rock Premium Outlets, 4401 N. Interstate HWY 35 in Round Rock.

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What the new year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the new year.

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The Taylor Area Garden Club will host the Annual Run for the Roses 5K and 10K in less than a week’s time. Due to COVID-19 effects, the race will be held at Sweet Eats Fruit Farm, 14400 E. State Hwy 29 in Georgetown.

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Officials from Peterbilt Motors Company were in Taylor before the holidays to meet with Taylor ISD school officials about the partnership to develop a new diesel mechanics program for local students.

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Coupland Volunteer Fire Department firefighters, crash fire rescue personnel and emergency medical technicians started getting their COVID-19 vaccine shots Dec. 26. CVFD said on their Facebook page that after about nine months of responding to "PPE alert" calls, the vaccinations feel like “t…

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The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor held commencement services for the Fall 2020 semester on Friday, Dec. 11, at Crusader Stadium. This was the university’s 164th graduating class with a total of 388 students that graduated with baccalaureate degrees, 76 received master’s degrees and 41 ear…

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When the biology, English and Spanish teachers at Legacy Early College High School partnered for a collaborative project, the results were quite impressive.

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On Dec. 24, local HVAC company, Texas Comfort Air, completed its Christmas give-a-way and surprised a local family with a new HVAC system.

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The University Interscholastic League will be holding cheerleading spirit competitions later this month. Pictured, Thrall varsity cheerleaders get in some early practice over the holiday break Dec. 20.

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Before Main Street Intermediate School in Taylor resumed classes for the 2020-21 school year, MSI employees asked everyone to join in on the learning train for the spring semester.

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Staff and students at T.H Johnson Elementary School enjoyed dressing up in their favorite Christmas clothes before the holidays

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