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BACC now accepting entries for Patriotism Essay Competition

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The Bullard Area Chamber of Commerce has opened its annual patriotic scholarship essay competition. The BACC Red, White, and Blue Patriotism Essay Competition application process began Wednesday, Sept. 14. The purpose of the competition is to honor American veterans and the sacrifices they have made to ensure freedom.

Smith County employees honored by county commissioners for years of service

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Peggy Tave was recognized by the Smith County Commissioners Court for 10 years of service to the County Clerk’s Office. During the Commissioners Court meeting on Tuesday, August 30, 2016, County Clerk Karen Phillips praised Tave for being a dependable, reliable, organized employee who she said is, “everything an employee should be.”

Baker officially resigns

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Suspended Smith County Judge Joel Baker has officially resigned his office after an agreement with the State Commission on Judicial Conduct that his resignation would drop an investigation into allegations of sexting while on the job.
    • Tuesday, July 26