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Thrall Homecoming court The homecoming court for Thrall was announced earlier this week. Queen nominees included Kylie Sledge, Lindsay Dube, Emma Kramer and Alex Dollins. King nominees were Trevor Hegstad, Dalton Konarsky, Weston Hubnik and Nahum Patschke. On Friday, the homecoming king and …

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A Thrall couple’s home on FM 112 south of Noak suffered severe damage after a fire this weekend. Volunteer fire fighters responded to the call to douse the flames. The home belonged to Troy and Tammie Wade of Thrall.

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Two area bands have played their hearts outs in competition this past weekend. The Taylor Duck Band and the Thrall Tiger Band both competed at area with a shot to get to state.

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Thrall High School celebrated homecoming Friday night. During the coronation, Emma Kramer was crowned queen and Weston Hubnik was crowned king. Unfortunately, the homecoming game was spoiled by a one-point loss to Milano 14-13.

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Thrall Homecoming court The homecoming court for Thrall was announced earlier this week. Queen nominees included Kylie Sledge, Lindsay Dube, Emma Kramer and Alex Dollins. King nominees were Trevor Hegstad, Dalton Konarsky, Weston Hubnik and Nahum Patschke. On Friday, the homecoming king and …

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THRALL – On Saturday, July 21, a man was killed in an accident when he was electrocuted while working near Thrall. According to the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office, around 4 p.m., 20-year-old Jacob Biar was working on his tractor and hit a power line.

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THRALL – The Thrall ISD Board of Trustees approved an overall 3.5 percent general pay increase to all staff salary schedules for the 2018-19 school year. Starting salary for first year teachers increases to $37,500 and salary schedule steps for teachers were extended from 20 years to 25 years.

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THRALL – Tips for success with feral hog trapping, soybean performance in the Blacklands, pecan tree management and the latest Farm Bill Information will all be discussed at the 55th annual Stiles Farm Field Day on June 19 in Thrall.

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Thrall academic competitors brought home five gold medals from the UIL Academic State Meet held at UT Austin May 4-5. The Journalism Team captured the 2A State Championship and the Science team earned silver.

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A Thrall couple’s home on FM 112 south of Noak suffered severe damage after a fire this weekend. Volunteer fire fighters responded to the call to douse the flames. The home belonged to Troy and Tammie Wade of Thrall.

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New high school, new gym, new tradition Thrall High School opened its new high school this year, and hosted it's first home basketball tournament since the 90s. Both the boys and girls basketball teams competed in the event. For more information on the tournament, go to page 12. Photo by Jas…

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Thrall High School will celebrate homecoming Friday night against Flatonia at 7:30 p.m. at Tiger Stadium.

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Early Monday morning, the Thrall Volunteer Fire Department (VFD) extinguished a fire at the cotton gin in Thrall.

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On Wednesday morning, a Thrall woman walked to the store and returned to find her home engulfed in flames. The fire was discovered by Thrall Police Chief Whitney Whitworth, who was out on patrol in the 100 block of Neil Street.

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Past and current members of the Thrall school board cut the ribbon to open the district’s new high school Saturday. Nearly 500 people crammed into the new gymnasium for the event, then toured the new $15 million complex. The new construction included the new high school campus, new tennis co…

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On Saturday, July 29, Thrall ISD will open the doors of the new high school to the public. The district will host a ribbon cutting and open house from 2 to 3 p.m. at the new high school. Community members, parents, faculty and students are invited to attend the ceremony as school board trust…

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WILCO – On Friday, June 30 at approximately 10 a.m., the Williamson County Animal Control Unit seized over a dozen neglected and mistreated horses in Thrall. The Animal Control initiated an animal cruelty investigation after receiving a tip. “The animals were found in very poor conditions an…

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On April 21-22 a small group of students from Thrall High School ventured on to the campus of the University of Texas in Austin with hopes of coming home a champion. For some of those students their hopes were realized as the Thrall science team claimed their first-ever state championship an…

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Thrall High School's science team won the 2A State Championship title at the State UIL Academic Competition at the University of Texas in Austin on Saturday, April 22. Individually, seniors Kenneth Kruse placed second and Aubrey Rinderknecht placed fourth, and earned the highest score in the…

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The Thrall tennis team voiced its support for longtime coach Brenda Graham at the district's monthly school board meeting Wednesday.

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President’s Day 2017 will be remembered as the day two tornadoes left a path of destruction in Eastern Williamson County. The National Weather Service gave the tornados EF2 ratings, which means the winds were between 110 and 135 miles per hour.

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The tornadoes that touched down in Thrall on President's Day left some homes in wreckage, but the survivors only had minor injuries.

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Quick thinking and the will to protect his wife kept Jeanine and Paul Wilson alive through the tornado that swept through Thrall Monday morning.

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On Tuesday, the voters in Thrall approved a $1,500,00 bond for street improvements. The election was called to address issues such as constructing, improving, extending, expanding and upgrading streets. The bond will also be used for developing streets, roads, crossovers and intersections. I…

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Thrall High School crowned Jasmine Gonzalez homecoming queen at Friday’s game. She is the daughter of Soccorro Ortega and Juan Gonzalez. She runs track and cross country, and is a member of the band.

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In May, 2015 the voters of the Thrall Independent School District approved a bond package to build a new high school and make renovations to the existing facilities on the Thrall campus. The district broke ground on the new high school in March, 2016 and since then progress has been steady o…

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The Tax Ratification Election (TRE) for Thrall ISD was held Saturday, Aug. 27, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The results from the election were 71 percent For and 29 percent Against the TRE.

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At long last, we know who will give speeches at graduation this year as area schools have named valedictorians and salutatorians for the class of 2016.

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