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ASU again named National ‘College of Distinction’

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Angelo State University is one of only 384 schools, representing 44 states, named a 2020-21 “College of Distinction” by the Colleges of Distinction print and online college guide that recognizes colleges and universities implementing best practices in higher education.

Sales Tax Holiday this weekend

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With the Texas economy slowly awakening from effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers they can save money on clothes and school supplies during the state’s sales tax holiday on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 7-9.

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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Wednesday, Aug. 5 • CCCCSD On-site Registration, all school campuses; Online Registration at ozonaschools.net • OHS Summer Band Flutes, Clarinets, Trumpets, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Low Brass 10:30-11:30 a.m., French Horns and Alto Saxophones 1-2 p.m.

HELPING HANDS NEWS

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Helping Hands is in need of volunteers to deliver meals to the elderly. If you have some time, or need some community service for school, come by or call (325) 392- 5026.

The Truth of The Gospel

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“For the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, whereof ye heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel.” Colossians 1:5 How many truths are there in existence today; how many gospels, how many Christ’s? There is only one truth because there is only one gospel and only one Christ. The purpose of truth is to deliver us from religion by conducting us to Christ.

Forest service, local firefighters battle blazes in Val Verde, Crockett counties

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Texas A&M Forest Service Firefighters continue to battle grass fires in both Crockett and Val Verde counties. The Pocket Complex is comprised of three fires: - Pocket Fire, Val Verde County - 613 acres, 70% contained - White Mesa Fire, Crockett County - 5 acres, 100% contained - South Tower Fire, Crockett County - 7 acres, 95% contained The Pocket Fire is in Val Verde County West of FM 1024, the White Mesa Fire is in Crockett County East of FM 2083, and the South Tower Fire is in Crockett County accessed of CR 409 West of FM 2083.