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August 27th, 2014
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has raised nearly $80 million over the last month. These viral videos have been sweeping Big 12 campuses, as administrators and coaches have been heavily involved in raising awareness and money.
Tributes Pour In For Robin Williams As Celebrities, Fans Mourn
Like any grandmother, Judy Flanders is extremely proud of her granddaughter., Kaitlin Bledsoe. She is, in her grandmother’s eyes, has always been sweet, gifted and talented.
The only difference now is Kaitlin is now being deemed cute, sweet and talented by everyone else.
The rednecks are about to get their own sports event ... and everyone will get a few laughs from it while generating some additional funds for victims of the May 11 wildfire in Fritch that destroyed more than 230 homes and left over 100 residents homeless.
“We wanted to do something to help,” said Olympics organizer Madeline Lyckman. “But I knew if we were going to do this, we were going to have a good time doing it.”
The Hutchinson County Republican Women will try and get the political season off to a rousing start on Aug. 7 when they host Suzanne Bellsnyder, a representative for Greg Abbott, at their upcoming meeting.
Comedian Ron White, famous for his “Blue Collar Comedy Tour” with Jeff Foxworthy, is doing his best to bring a few smiles to Hutchinson County. The comedian announced earlier this week that he would be donating to proceeds of his upcoming “Nutcracker” show in Wichita Falls to the Hutchinson County United Ways’ Fritch Wildfire Relief Fund.
STINNETT – The Hutchinson County Commissioner’s sent a clear message to the federal government on Monday morning during their meeting. They aren’t opposed to housing needy immigrant children ... but they don’t want to be footing the bill at local taxpayers’ expense.
When it comes to rainfall, residents of Hutchinson County had two reasons to be thrilled to see precipitation falling from the sky. The rain was desperately needed for crops, and, even more so, it was needed to help add water to Lake Meredith.
Hutchinson County could soon find itself telling victims of the May 11 wildfire they can’t dispose of their debris at the designated dump site in Fritch. And, according to county officials, it will have to happen sooner rather than later in order to facilitate the removal of the debris by outside companies.
VIDEO: UT Coach Charlie Strong at Big 12 Media Day