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The 87th session of the Texas Legislature opened Tuesday with COVID-19 encompassing every aspect of what the lawmakers do, according to new House Speaker Dade Phelan.

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Contributed Photo Pictured above is Linda Arismendez the awardee of Best Employee of 2020 (Left) and Police Chief Eric Blanchard (Right).

On January 5, Police Chief Eric Blanchard announced 2020’s employee of the year, Linda Arismendez.

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Pictured above is Joshua Vallejo a Library Assistant (Left) and Lillian Villarreal (Right) the Librarian for AP Public Library. Photo by Donna Woolston

The Ed and Hazel Richmond Public Library had some damage from Hurricane Harvey, but most of the damage has been repaired. Three years later, the library is dealing with the pandemic.

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Photo by Donna Woolston

Pictured above is a guest at Aransas Pass Winter Market getting whisker kisses from a service dog.

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Photo by Donna Woolston

Sports

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Final Score: 61-24

Photos By James Granger

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Grade: Junior

Sport: Basketball

1. How long have you been playing basketball?

Since first grade.

2. What is your favorite thing about basketball?

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Final Score:

84-32

Photos by Mickhailah Engelking

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Sport: Basketball

Grade: Senior

1. How long have you been playing basketball?

Since 5th grade.

2. What is your favorite thing about playing basketball?

Obituaries

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Dewane Anthony Williams passed away on January 3, 2021. He was 40.

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Donna Lee Trent, 83 passed away December 29, 2020. She was born March 30, 1937 in Los Angeles, California to Donald and Florence Wieland.

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Hazel Mary Shedd, 77, of Aransas Pass, Tx passed away on January 5, 2021. She was born in Ispwich, England on April 14, 1943, daughter of the late Samuel Corbyn and the late Emily Brooks.

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Jackson H. Cundiff, Age 82 passed away unexpectedly on December 30, 2020 at Baptist Hospital in Pensacola, Flordia.

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Arnulfo “Arnie” Trevino Rubalcaba, 67 passed away December 31, 2020. He was born March 24, 1953 in Sinton, Texas to Leonardo F. Rubalcaba and Maria Trevino Rubalcaba.

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