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VFW participating in ‘Day of Service’

Special to the Booster WOODVILLE — The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce the third annual VFW Day of Service — a dedicated day of service led by veterans throughout the country and the world — will kick off the first Saturday in May, the…
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Winning entries in TCAL show announced

“A Long Day” by Joyce Renfro Special to the Booster WOODVILLE — Winning entries in Tyler County Art League’s Spring Show, “Texas, Our Texas” are: Best in Show: “A Long Day”, Oil by Joyce Renfro; First Place: “Palo Duro Longhorns”, Oil by Carolyn Guzman; Second Place: “At the River”, Pastel by Lisa Richardson; Third Place: “Slim”, Oil by Patti Barras; and Honorable Mentions: “Under Attack”, Acrylic by Janet Clements, “Bend in the Road”, Oil by Lavon Hopkins, “Protect the Border”, Oil by Carolyn Guzman, “The Hill Country”, Pastel by Merilyn McDonald and “Mountain Desert” by Danny Clements. Photography winners are: First Place: “Cadillac Ranch” by Lisa Richardson; Second Place: “Big Bend Morning” by Wanda Smith; Third Place: “Castolon Park in Big Bend by Vera Charlene Wareham; and Honorable Mentions: “Cowboys” by Lisa Richardson and “Church on the Hill” by Debbie Phillips. Judges Choice went to “Chillin’ Out” Oil by Joyce Renfro.
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The Shepherd High School Royal Blue Band recently earned an excellent (II) rating both on stage and in sight reading in recent competition. Courtesy photo
Tristan Hardy and Kathryne Griffin present the colors at the April board meeting. Courtesy photo

Livingston NNDCC continues to excel

By Brian Beschpcenewsroom@gmail.com Tristan Hardy and Kathryne Griffin present the colors at the April board meeting. Courtesy photoThe Livingston ISD Board of Trustees heard a presentation on a school program, was introduced to the new director of transportation, and passed a consent agenda at its monthly gathering for April Monday. Sergeant First Class Grady Tinker spoke to the board about the Navy National Defense Cadet Corps program, that has shown marked improvement under his watch. “I took over the program in 2019. You were required to have 50 cadets to hold that curriculum,” Tinker explained. “I think the first year I came in there were 30 kids, and 12 of them were leaving. I talked them into staying, then from each year, we built it into 50. By the time we got to the end of the year in 2019, we were up to 78. We were most improved unit in that second year, which is unheard of. Their achievements have been really excellent. We were at the bottom nationally in testing for the…
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Numerous chamber activities on calendar

From Enterprise Staff The Livingston-Polk County Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for its second annual Business Bitez Expo slated for May 7 at the Polk County Commerce Center. The theme this year is “Global Feast” and food from all over will be served. Contact the chamber office at 936-327-4929 to reserve a booth. Tickets are available for $10 per person for food, giveaways and prizes. A trip will be given away this year. The chamber’s next Business After Hours is scheduled for 5:30 April 25 at Sassy Soul & Our Space located at 111 Hwy. 59 Loop South in Livingston. Owned by Kelsi Babb Boyd and Sharon Babb Hicks, there will be networking, refreshments and door prizes. The chamber has two upcoming ribbon cuttings on the calendar. One is for Fields Paint Contracting. It will be held at 10:30 a.m. April 23 at the chamber office located at 1001 Hwy. 59 Loop North in Livingston. The second one is for Precise Urgent Care and will be held at 10:30 a.m. April 24 at 1501 W. Church St., Ste.…

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VFW participating in ‘Day of Service’

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Special to the Booster WOODVILLE — The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce the third annual VFW Day of Service — a dedicated day of service led by veterans throughout the country and the world — will kick off the first Saturday in May, the fourth, marking the start of veteran-led community service projects to take place throughout the month. VFW Post 2033 will be participating in this year›s VFW Day of Service by collecting downed branches from the community and on May 4 VFW…

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Representatives of SAAFE House and the Trinity County Commissioners Court proclaimed April and Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

County, Groveton contract for deputies now in place

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Representatives of SAAFE House and the Trinity County Commissioners Court proclaimed April and Sexual Assault Awareness Month. By Tony Farkaseditor@trinityconews.com GROVETON — With the approval of a contract, the city of Groveton will have Trinity County deputies tasked to providing law enforcement. The contract, approved at the April 9 Commissioners Court meeting, was made effective April 1. The contract has been a source of contention between Sheriff Woody Wallace and the court because the…

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Tristan Hardy and Kathryne Griffin present the colors at the April board meeting. Courtesy photo

Livingston NNDCC continues to excel

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By Brian Beschpcenewsroom@gmail.com Tristan Hardy and Kathryne Griffin present the colors at the April board meeting. Courtesy photoThe Livingston ISD Board of Trustees heard a presentation on a school program, was introduced to the new director of transportation, and passed a consent agenda at its monthly gathering for April Monday. Sergeant First Class Grady Tinker spoke to the board about the Navy National Defense Cadet Corps program, that has shown marked improvement under his watch. “I…

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The Shepherd High School Royal Blue Band recently earned an excellent (II) rating both on stage and in sight reading in recent competition. Courtesy photo

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