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LEGION MEETS FIRST TUESDAYS
LEGION MEETS FIRST TUESDAYS

Graham D. Luhn American Legion Post 39 meets for their monthly meeting Jan. 4. American Legion members and veterans are invited and encouraged to attend the monthly meetings held on the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Legion Hall, 1310 Sycamore St. in Murphy Park in Taylor. Facebook / American Legion, Graham D Luhn Post 39

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Learn Lawn & Garden 101

Are you new to Central Texas or interested in learning more about how to take care of your yard? Make plans to join a seven-week Lawn & Garden 101 class presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. During the course, participants will learn about practical steps for selecting plants that grow well in Williamson County, conserving water in your landscape and caring for your lawn and trees.

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Meshell Baker is the owner of Meshell Baker Enterprises, founded to help female founders and women business owners. Photos courtesy of Hutto Chamber of Commerce
Goal setting luncheon Wednesday

HUTTO – The Vision Board and Goal Setting Luncheon is Wednesday, Jan. 12, from 11:30 a.m.

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Christmas tree recycling in Hutto
Christmas tree recycling in Hutto

HUTTO – At least 1/3 of house fires that begin with a Christmas tree going up in flames occur in January, that’s according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Waste Management - Williamson County Landfill is providing residents with a free recycling service so that this type of hazard can be avoided.

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Michael Smith, The TSTC Foundation’s vice president of development, right, accepts a check for $12,000 from a Haas Foundation representative recently at TSTC’s campus in East Williamson County. Photo courtesy of TSTC
Gene Haas Foundation gives $80,000 statewide

ROSENBERG – Anyone can dream up an idea, but it takes manufacturing to bring that dream to life. “Without manufacturing, nothing gets made,” said Matt Sykora, a representative for Haas Automation.

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For the second consecutive year, the Martin Luther King Jr. Day march and celebration program will be canceled in Taylor due to a surge in COVID-19 cases. Photo by Jason Hennington
Spike in COVID cases cancels MLK Day festivities

Cases of COVID-19 continue to rise throughout Williamson County, which has caused the cancellation of the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day march and program in Taylor.

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Taylor ISD Assistant Director of Special Education Renee Duckworth fills in at Taylor Middle School as a substitute teacher in an eighth grade classroom. Photo by Tim Crow
FILLING IN

As Taylor ISD staff faces increasing challenges, the district will continue available relief through at least next month. On Jan.

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Annex for Samsung on deck
Annex for Samsung on deck

Another step for the recently announced Samsung plant to come to Taylor is up for approval Thursday. On Jan.

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Virus cases increase in area again
Virus cases increase in area again

COVID-19 cases saw another substantial increase in Williamson County last week, although reported deaths and hospitalizations remained relatively stable. Confirmed cases, which include past and current cases reported to the Williamson County and Cities Health District (WCCHD), went up by 7,415 in Williamson County Jan.

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Last year, St. Mary’s Catholic High School faculty and students Gage Garsee, Josh Martinez, Kaedin Hamner, Alex Gauna, Brady Altman, Daniel Vincent, Patrick Heyl, Paula Nemec and John Baker display their new books. File photo
Livingston Fund accepting applications

The Leo Livingston Fund grant committee is actively accepting applications to help local non-profit organizations again this year. The Community Foundation of the Brazos Valley administers a charitabl endowment fund that was created in memory of Leo Livingston by his wife Doris Livingston, benefits nonprofit organizations in the Taylor community.

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For the second consecutive year, the Martin Luther King Jr. Day march and celebration program will be canceled in Taylor due to a surge in COVID-19 cases.   Photo by Jason Hennington
Spike in COVID cases cancels MLK Day festivities
01/11/2022 01:33 PM
Coral and Donna Noonan cross the finish line together at the Run for the Roses 5K in Taylor Jan. 23, 2016. File photo
Run for the Roses next Saturday

People might see quite a few people running in Taylor throughout the morning next Saturday, and there’s still time to join them. The ninth annual Taylor Garden Run for the Roses 5K/10K will be Jan.

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First Trail of Lights a success

INAUGURAL TRAIL OF LIGHTS Jonathan Jones, Coupland Civic Organization (CCO) board member, organized Coupland’s first annual Trail of Lights. Jones envisioned a winter wonderland of white lights bordering every property.

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Happy New Year!

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” — C.S. Lewis If you want this to be your year, don’t sit on your couch and wait for it.

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LIONS CLUB DONATES TO TFD

The Taylor Lions Club recently donated toys and a check to the Taylor Fire Department’s Red Santa program. Pictured are Griffin Teggeman, Tom Schneider, Deborah Parker, firefighter Caleb Anchors, Eng Ryan Sorrick, firefighter Nathan Dominguez, Shane Polach, Keith Hagler, John Thomas, Don Artieschoufsky and Gayle Collins. Courtesy photo

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