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02/05/2016
Much has been written, and many discussions have taken place among community, state and national leaders, regarding the role of citizen engagement in the 21st Century.  To engage in this conversation, we need to ask the question: “What is citizen engagement and why pursue it?” To... + continue reading
02/05/2016
The American cowboy is an icon of the Old West, an icon that becomes real and is kept alive in the minds of youth and age alike as dreams help each of us live again an era that largely began after the end of the Civil War, or as it is known in the south, The War of Northern Aggression. By the mid-... + continue reading

Kenneth Knight

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
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Marlin City Manager Kenneth Knight, following a closed session at the regular Marlin City Council meeting on Tuesday, April 12, distributed a short letter saying that he is "currently seeking other employment." Knight said he distributed the same letter to city council members during... + continue reading

Homer R. Swinnea Jr.

Friday, March 11, 2016
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Homer R. Swinnea Jr., 77, of Reagan, Texas, passed away Thursday, March 3, 2016, in a Waco, Texas, hospital. Funeral services were conducted 1 p.m. Saturday, March 5, 2016, at Adams Funeral Home in Marlin, Texas, with Pastor William Wright and Pastor Paul Swinnea officiating. Interment followed in... + continue reading

Margaret (Drews) Skrabanek

Friday, March 11, 2016
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Margaret (Drews) Skrabanek, 83, of Marlin, Texas, passed away Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016 in Waco, Texas. Funeral services were conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 2, 2016, at Adams Funeral Home in Marlin, with Rev. Andy Kilpatrick officiating. Interment followed in the Hillcrest Cemetery. The family... + continue reading
Thursday, March 3, 2016
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Unofficial Falls County election returns for Tuesday, March 1, are in, and there’ll be a runoff on May 1 in the Republican primary’s Precinct 1 commissioner’s race. Complete results will appear in next week’s editions of the Marlin Democrat and the Rosebud News. Incumbent... + continue reading

Rosebud-Lott Lady Cougar player Abby O’Canas fires a pass past a pair of Tenaha Lady Tiger defenders on Friday, Feb. 26, in Rosebud-Lott’s 50-36 loss to Tenaha in the Class 2A Region 3 Tournament semifinals in Jewett.

Thursday, March 3, 2016
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JEWETT – The Rosebud-Lott Lady Cougar basketball season came to a disappointing end Friday, Feb. 26, with a 50-36 loss to the Tenaha Lady Tigers in the Class 2A Region 3 Tournament semifinals. The regional tournament was played at Leon High School’s Cougar Gym in Jewett. Rosebud-Lott,... + continue reading

Kenneth Knight

Homer R. Swinnea Jr.

Margaret (Drews) Skrabanek

Rosebud-Lott Lady Cougar player Abby O’Canas fires a pass past a pair of Tenaha Lady Tiger defenders on Friday, Feb. 26, in Rosebud-Lott’s 50-36 loss to Tenaha in the Class 2A Region 3 Tournament semifinals in Jewett.

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Rosebud-Lott Cougar player Ramiro Costilla muscles his way past a LaPoyner Flyer defender on Thursday, Feb. 25, in Rosebud-Lott’s 66-48 loss to 10th-ranked LaPoyner in area-round action in Jewett. Costilla finished with two points.

03/03/2016
JEWETT - The Rosebud-Lott Cougar hoops season came to an abrupt end Thursday, Feb. 25, in a 66-48 area-round loss to the state-ranked LaPoyner Flyers. The area-round contest was played at Leon High School’s Cougar Gym in Jewett. LaPoyner was ranked 10th in Class 2A in the final Texas... + continue reading
03/03/2016
On Thursday, Feb. 25, Rosebud was “Googled.” Through a private-public partnership, the City of Rosebud was visited by a Google photographer. In the first of two photo sessions, the photographer took pictures for virtual tours of Rosebud businesses, landmarks and city facilities.... + continue reading

Rosebud-Lott FFA member Tanner Martin, second from left, was among 12 who caught a calf during the Sunday, Feb. 21, calf scramble at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. He accepts a $1,000 from stock show officials.

03/03/2016
SAN ANTONIO - The calf scramble was conducted Sunday, Feb. 21, at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, and Rosebud-Lott FFA member Tanner Martin of Lott was among those who caught a calf. Martin received a $1,000 certificate to purchase a calf. Youth in 4-H and FFA competed for 12 certificates to... + continue reading

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Following an extended basketball season, the Marlin Bulldog baseball team opened 2016 play on Tuesday, March 1, against the Class 2A Moody Bearcats at Bearcat Field in Moody. Marlin, led by Coach... + continue reading

Marlin Bulldog senior Javier Green goes airborne for two of his 10 points Tuesday, Feb. 23, in Marlin’s 61-57 bi-district win over the state-ranked Franklin Lions in Bryan. Marlin ended its season Friday, Feb. 26, with a 60-51 area loss to the Rice Bulldogs in Corsicana.

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Rosebud-Lott Lady Cougar player Keauna Whitfield brings the ball downcourt while teammate Rebecca Bennett trails behind during District 18-2A action Tuesday, Jan. 26, against the Moody Lady Bearcats at Cougar Gym. Rosebud-Lott remains in first place in district play, with next action set Friday, Feb. 5, against the Riesel Lady Indians at Cougar Gym.

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Rosebud-Lott Cougar player Tyler Willberg grabs an offensive rebound and prepares to go up for a shot during District 18-2A action Tuesday, Jan. 26, against the Moody Bearcats at Cougar Gym. . Rosebud-Lott was in third place in district play entering Tuesday, Feb. 2, action.

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Following an extended basketball season, the Marlin Bulldog baseball team opened 2016 play on Tuesday, March 1, against the Class 2A Moody Bearcats at Bearcat Field in Moody. Marlin, led by Coach... + continue reading

Marlin Bulldog senior Javier Green goes airborne for two of his 10 points Tuesday, Feb. 23, in Marlin’s 61-57 bi-district win over the state-ranked Franklin Lions in Bryan. Marlin ended its season Friday, Feb. 26, with a 60-51 area loss to the Rice Bulldogs in Corsicana.

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Rosebud-Lott Lady Cougar player Keauna Whitfield brings the ball downcourt while teammate Rebecca Bennett trails behind during District 18-2A action Tuesday, Jan. 26, against the Moody Lady Bearcats at Cougar Gym. Rosebud-Lott remains in first place in district play, with next action set Friday, Feb. 5, against the Riesel Lady Indians at Cougar Gym.

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Rosebud-Lott Cougar player Tyler Willberg grabs an offensive rebound and prepares to go up for a shot during District 18-2A action Tuesday, Jan. 26, against the Moody Bearcats at Cougar Gym. . Rosebud-Lott was in third place in district play entering Tuesday, Feb. 2, action.

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