Daily Brief: Monday, Feb. 25

Mia Orosco was last year's winner of the Old Fiddlers' Reunion. This year's event will be held on Saturday. (MICHAEL V. HANNIGAN PHOTO)
Mia Orosco was last year’s winner of the Old Fiddlers’ Reunion. This year’s event will be held on Saturday. (MICHAEL V. HANNIGAN PHOTO)


1. The annual Old Fiddlers Reunion has been moved to Saturday this year. 

2. Athens ISD promoted Dr. Janie Sims to assistant superintendent and Winston McCowan to principal of the Middle School.

3. Henderson County high school sports is moving on to softball, baseball and track … except in Mabank, where the Panthers are scheduled to play in the Regional Quarterfinal tomorrow night. The Panthers will take on Pleasant Grove at 7 p.m. in Hallsville. Mabank advanced by beating Wills Point Friday night. 

4. The Athens City Council will convene for its regular meeting 5:30 p.m. tonight. Action setting up the May election is on the agenda, along with a possible $95,500 low-interest loan (3 percent) from the EDC to Lone Star Housing.

5. McAlister’s in Athens will be closed this week for renovations. 


Athens girls powerlifters headed to regionals. 

The Henderson County Black History Committee held its annual Scholarship Banquet Saturday night. 

The Keep Athens Beautiful Home and Garden Show was Saturday. 

A lot of local kids took part in a one-day basketball camp hosted by the TVCC Lady Cardinals. 


The Henderson County Performing Arts Center is set to open its Black Box season next weekend. (The Review)

Ken Holder is named the new police chief in Eustace. (The Monitor)

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