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This is the archive of the Smithville Times pre May 2012

Monday, October 21, 2013 | Devin Monk

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String Prairie BBQ this Saturday

Thursday, May 2, 2013 | Special to the Times

The String Prairie Community Center annual barbecue fundraiser is this Saturday, May 4, starting at 4:30 p.m. at 204 Community Center Rd. (Go out Hwy 304, continue on 4 miles south of the Hwy. 535 crossover in Rosanky, and turn right on Community Center Road.) Enjoy music on the tree-covered patio at this historic schoolhouse and rental facility.

$9 million targeted for roads, dams, abandoned homes

Friday, April 19, 2013 | Special to the Times

About $9 million in federal money originally earmarked to help wildfire survivors rebuild houses will now go to erosion control and road repairs, if Bastrop County officials can get federal approval.

Texas 71 toll road?

Friday, April 19, 2013 | Sarah Acosta

A straight shot to Austin Bergstrom International Airport, Texas 71 is one of Austin’s – and its surrounding areas – most important arteries.

Celebrating Earth Day in a special way

Friday, April 19, 2013 | Sarah Acosta

Earth Day, April 22, is a day to encourage awareness and appreciation for Earth’s natural environment.

SHS seniors aim for the stars

Friday, April 19, 2013 | Sarah Acosta

For many Smithville High School seniors, their academic and career plans are on a solid track with less than two months remaining until graduation.

Fire awareness is key to being ash free

Friday, April 19, 2013 | Sarah Acosta

Home to the most destructive single wildfire in Texas history and the third largest fire in U.S. history, Bastrop County encourages community members to become more “firewise.”

Hard work on display at livestock show

Friday, April 19, 2013 | Special to the Times

The youthful competitors were standing ramrod straight behind small cages as the judge as bent over rabbits, examining them a trio at a time to determine which would win the top prizes.

Empty Bowl set for Saturday

Friday, April 19, 2013 | Special to the Times

One in six people in America are struggling with hunger on a daily basis.

33 new members inducted into Smithville National Honor Society

Friday, April 19, 2013 | Special to the Times

Recently, 33 Smithville High School students were inducted into the Smithville Chapter of the National Honor Society in a candlelight ceremony held on April 2, in the Junior High cafetorium.

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