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Five years ago a dream was formed to build a self-sustaining, standalone living community for people who have physical and mental health conditions.

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Ruby Begonia smoked some tail feathers last month. And the 9-second lead that left one particular Paycheck in Worthington, Minn., blank is not the only reason folks in Cuero and the Crossroads are eagerly anticipating next weekend. As Turkeyfest gets trotting Oct. 10 through Oct. 13, the exh…

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For years the message has held firm – if you feel you are about to harm yourself or others, tell someone you trust and they will help you get help.

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Homecoming traditions have evolved over the years in the Crossroads. Judging from photos inside a stack of St. Joseph High School annuals from the 1950s, homecoming queens and members of her court typically wore somewhat modest fresh flower corsages pinned to their dresses. On the field with…

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In a class at Hunt Elementary School in Cuero one Friday, a group of fifth-grade students were tasked with building a tower out of Legos. But not just any tower – it needed to be able to hold a tennis ball without collapsing. And the catch was the students were not given any directions on ho…

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In February 2015, officials announced the creation of the DeTar Healthcare System Family Medicine Residency program, which was offered in collaboration with the Texas A&M Health Science Center. The program had received approval from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

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Two years ago this date, we were preparing for Hurricane Harvey to come ashore. We didn’t know where it would hit or how badly it would destroy our homes, businesses, communities and lives.

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October is Czech Heritage Month and Crossroads residents are celebrating early with the 33rd annual Czech Heritage Festival in Victoria on Sunday and the 25th annual Kolache Fest in Hallettsville on Sept. 28.

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When Calhoun County voters elected two newcomers to the Calhoun Port Authority board – a rare ousting of incumbents from a formerly obscure public office – they sent a loud and clear message: Enough of this. We want transparency.


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