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El Campoans are readying their red and white spirit gear for the upcoming round two playoff game against Beeville’s A.C. Jones High School on Friday.

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Whether you finished Christmas shopping in July or you have yet to begin, this year’s Holiday Bazaar hosted by El Campo area Life Skills students will offer a range of festive goods likely to please all shoppers.

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 The fate of Northside Elementary’s name will be determined Tuesday by the El Campo ISD school board as they consider renaming the school after Medal of Honor recipient Master Sgt. Roy P. Benavidez or to make no change.

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With an almost crazed fan base, bacon has a unique allure, inspiring admirers to create products ranging from bacon desserts to bacon-flavored toothpaste.

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Free lunch could become a part of every Myatt Elementary student’s daily routine in the next school year, if the El Campo ISD school board chooses to pursue a federal program that reimburses schools in low-income areas for meals served.

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An El Campo woman is prison bound, five years after throwing bodily fluids at a police officer while being held in the El Campo Police Department’s holding cells.

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The final full-length El Campo ISD meeting of 2019 could be an eventful one, as the board will consider revising the district mission statement, offering new courses for students, amid other discussions on Nov. 19.

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Long-time Wharton attorney John Maher says he’ll restore law enforcement faith in the Wharton County District Attorney’s Office and improve its performance if elected to the post.

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Attorney General Ken Paxton today warned Texans about reported scam callers falsely claiming to be members of the OAG’s Crime Victim Services Division and attempting to obtain personal and financial information from members of the public. 

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Most, if not all, of El Campo’s roughly 4,800 water meters are beyond their life expectancy, officials say.

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture enacted the Interim Final Rule, which regulates U.S. hemp production, but local farmers still wait for growing the crop to be legalized in Texas.

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Bestowed on the three schools devoted to the education of El Campo’s youngest students, the names Hutchins, Myatt and Northside have been a part of generations of students’ lives, even if the history behind the monikers has faded.

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Thick black smoke rolled from the concrete block pit on the American Legion grounds Saturday as one-by-one ragged and faded flags were burned.

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El Campo’s economy continues to show gains headed into the Christmas Holiday power shopping months.

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Fluttering red, white and blue mittened hands danced along to “Hats off to America,” among other patriotic songs, as the Hutchins Elementary third-graders honored veterans Friday, with the decades-long musical tradition.

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“Annexation is a critical step with this project,” City Manager Courtney Sladek said, adding that’s why the proposed rail park land tops the El Campo City Council agenda Monday night.

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A new online system to report youth violence will be employed by El Campo ISD next spring, officials said Tuesday at the annual public meeting addressing bullying, school safety and student technology use. The El Campo High School event drew about 25 attendees.

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A solar farm developer goes before county commissioners Monday to turn in a tax relief application for a Pierce Ranch area development. No action is anticipated.

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As utility bills go out in the El Campo area again this month, officials are waiting to see if mail deliveries will return to normal.

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Two out of three finalists for this year’s Texas Farm Bureau Excellence in Agriculture competition, which honors the success of young ag industry members, live in El Campo and play active roles in the area’s diverse ag scene.

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Thought to be safe alternatives to traditional cigarettes, vapes have been linked to 34 deaths and more than 1,600 cases of lung damage or illness across the nation this year, but so far El Campo appears excluded from this epidemic.

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Stony gray eyes peer from the Lone Ranger’s iconic mask, intimidating outlaws and captivating generations of Wild West fans. To this day, few know the character was likely based on the life of African American U.S. Marshal Bass Reeves.

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And if you aren’t already washing your hands on a regular basis, now is the time to start.

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El Campo ISD will host a public meeting on school safety, bullying and student use of technology on Wednesday, Nov 5 at the El Campo High School auditorium.

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lines from Lily Street to Highway 59 to serve commercial properties with Hwy. 59 frontage,” City Manager Courtney Sladek said in her memo to Council. “Businesses benefiting will be El Campo Refrigeration (a new site under development), Schmidt Implements, a proposed 80-room hotel with retail…

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s a local landmark rented by the El Campo Art Association neared the end of its lease term, the El Campo City Council voted 6 to 0 in favor of renewing the building’s lease for 20 years at an annual rent of $1.

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The Wharton County District Attorney’s Office has dropped charges against a former Louise ISD teacher accused of inappropriately touching a child in a school bathroom almost three years ago.

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Maintaining El Campo’s roots as a close-knit community remains a priority, even as the city continues to grow, officials told attendees of the annual State of the City and County luncheon on Oct. 18.

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El Campo’s council approved a delay in the proposed rail-supported warehouse project timeline Monday night while one city leader announced progress in the economic development effort and another called for a funding halt until developers start actual construction.

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