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St. Mary’s Catholic School in Taylor recently announced it was happy to introduce Kevin Stuart as the high school headmaster for the 2021-22 school year. Heidi Altman, head of school, made the announcement on Monday, March 29.

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Taylor High School competed in the University Interscholastic League District 19-4A competition on Saturday, March 27, and came home with numerous medals and team plaques.

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The American Legion Graham D Luhn Post 39 announces a ratification vote for its updated constitution and bylaws. This vote will be held at the regularly scheduled meeting May 4, at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Murphy Park. 

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Thanks to Jeannette Whatley, Thrall Elementary School students played a special Easter edition of BINGO during library time Thursday, April 1, before the three-day weekend for the Easter holiday.

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Taylor ISD is offering opportunities for secondary students to earn credit in academic subjects and for elementary students to accelerate a grade level by passing the appropriate examinations for acceleration.

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Students at TH Johnson Elementary prepared for Easter with egg hunts and lots of confetti. They also participated in Easter themed activities and smashed confetti eggs on teachers.

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Good news happens every day. This week, we heard about lost wallets and debit cards that were returned. We heard from people who drove up at the window of a fast-food restaurant to pay only to learn that the car in front of them had already paid for their meal. We heard from kind neighbors w…

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My late husband was a hot rodder. He did custom car flame paint jobs by hand. He loved everything there was to love about cars, especially the classics. Maybe that’s why he loved me – I’m a classic!

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The St. Mary’s Catholic School fifth grade students created their own closed water chambers in late March during their nature studies class.

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Coloring contest winner The winner of the Taylor Press Easter coloring contest is Matheo, 6. His colorful Easter Bunny is reading about social distancing and wearing a mask. Matheo’s entry and others are posted on the wall at the Taylor Press, 211 W. Third St.

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So as a claw my way through being a single woman in her very late 40s, and by late 40s, I mean I’m past 50, I realize I’m still in search of identity.

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Gratitude is a way for people to appreciate what they have instead of always reaching for something new with hopes it will make them happier or thinking they can't feel satisfied until every physical and material need is met. Gratitude helps people refocus on what they have instead of what t…

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When Taylor Middle School librarian Kerrie Zietler suggested starting a book club during the fall semester, sixth grader Ethan Green was the first one to join.

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Main Street Intermediate School hosted a door decorating contest in honor of Black History Month, and fifth grade teacher Luz Bowers won first place honors. Shown with her award winning artwork, Bowers chose to honor Katherine Johnson, a mathematician whose calculations of orbital mechanics …

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Earlier in March, second graders at Thrall Elementary School learned about regrouping. Each student used pretzel sticks and chocolate chips for 10’s and 1’s, respectively. No student ate his or her learning device.

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Cody Sells, of Taylor, was crowned reserve grand champion with his wether goat at Austin Rodeo and Livestock Show. Sells, a senior student, won the title in his last major show in Texas. He is the 18-year-old son of Richard and Nanette Sells. He plans to attend Texas A&M University this fall.

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Over 10 years ago, The Taylor Czech Chorus proudly established a $500 scholarship that is awarded to a graduating senior of Czech descent.

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I have a 160-pound Mastiff. He is a mixed breed of a pure Doberman and of a pure French Mastiff (think Turner and Hooch) he was 22lbs at eight weeks

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You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. You never know how someone needed that smile you gave them. Maybe your encouragement helped someone to try one more time instead of giving up.

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 When you hear the word Chiropractor what is the first thing that comes to mind? Is it back pain, spines or maybe, even headaches? Well these may be true but there is so much more to Chiropractic care that you may have never realized.

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