Fall Sports Upon Us

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Henrietta fans meet the Bearcats, Lady Cats

Henrietta sports fans got a chance to know their athletes, band members, cheerleaders, “Crew” and coaches during Tuesday’s “Meet the Cats” at Bearcat Stadium. Cheerleaders were first introduced, followed by The Crew, varsity and JV volleyball teams, varsity and JV … [Read More...]

City of Henrietta

Jim Lemons

Council adopts water conservation plan, sets tax rate hearing

The Henrietta City Council adopted a water conservation plan for 2014, as required by the state every five years, during a brief regular meeting Monday night. The … [Read More...]

Pioneer Reunion

Box seat holders can pick up tickets Mondays and Wednesdays

The Pioneer Reunion Rodeo Office, located in the Bryant Edwards building at the Pioneer Grounds in Henrietta, is now open from 2-6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through August. Box seat ticket holders can pick up tickets before Sept. 1. … [Read More...]


Howard Brown, executive vice president of Triangle Brick, explains the brick making process during a meet-and-greet Thursday at the Clay County courthouse annex.

Triangle Brick announces plans, addresses water concerns

Triangle Brick, a North Carolina manufacturing company, addressed concerns about water usage Thursday during a public announcement of plans to build a plant in Clay County. Triangle Brick will break ground later this year, and expects production to begin in early … [Read More...]

Sheriff Kenny Lemons and Chief Deputy Mark Elgin question Krisha Wolf (hidden behind a lattice) and another woman as Wolf's residence in Henrietta is searched by deputies.

Search warrant leads to drug arrests

The execution of a search warrant at an Henrietta residence early Thursday resulted in the arrest of two people on drug charges. Krisha Wolf, 34, and Joshua Shane Thames, 32, face state-jail felony charges of possession of a controlled substance. Bond has been … [Read More...]


A bird's-eye view of Bearcat Stadium after the installation of artificial turf. The track has since been resurfaced and will be striped next week. (Photo courtesy Brittany Taylor)

Bearcats, Lady Cats take advantage of improved facilities

Henrietta’s high school football and volleyball players are taking advantage of upgraded facilities in preparation of the upcoming fall sports seasons. Tuesday morning, Henrietta’s varsity and JV football teams took to the new artificial turf field at Bearcat … [Read More...]

Farm & Ranch

Cattle Trails Wheat and Stocker Conference set for July 29

Missy HodginTexas AgriLife AgentIn an effort to bring producers new research and technology based on ever-changing environmental conditions, the Cattle Trails Wheat and Stocker Cattle Conference will be held July 29 in Wichita Falls, jointly hosted by AgriLife Extension … [Read More...]

2014 HFFA Lonestars

11 Henrietta FFA members attend convention, six earn state degree

Eleven members of the Henrietta chapter attended the 86th annual Texas FFA Convention July 14-18 in Fort Worth, receiving honors and scholarships for their work in the leadership organization. Henrietta delegates Makenzie White, Keaton Davis, Josey Cleveland, Luke … [Read More...]


Petrolia, Henrietta voluneer fire departments accept donations

Magellan Midstream Partners, LP, recently awarded the Petrolia Volunteer Fire Department with a $1,000 donation. PVFD was selected from departments with a Magellan pipeline in their jurisdiction. Local Magellan representative Lee Hughes and Aledo area representative … [Read More...]

97th District Court

10 reach plea agreements

The 97th District Court accepted plea agreements from 10 defendants on Monday, July 21. David Jose Armenta, Jr. — Six counts sexual assault of a child, a second-degree … [Read More...]

97th District Court

Grand jury indicts seven

A Clay County grand jury handed down seven indictments Monday, July 21. Once indictment is sealed until the defendant is in custody. Jason Allen Endicott — Possession … [Read More...]