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    INDEPENDENCEJoshua will celebrate America July 3

    The people spoke, and Vocal Trash is coming back for another encore performance during the annual Joshua Family Fourth Celebration at Owl Stadium. Full Story
    SPORTS
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    WOMEN S COLLEGE BASKETBALL | SIGNINGLail signs with McMurray University

    Joshua senior Chelsie Lail recently signed a letter of intent to play women’s basketball at McMurray University. Full Story
    OPINION
    COMMENTARY | GOVERNMENTMatthews: Pipeline projects need green light

    The recent California oil pipeline spill has highlighted an important problem: even though the United States has surpassed Russia and Saudi Arabia to become the world's top energy producer, our nation's infrastructure for transporting, storing and delivering energy hasn't kept up with production. Full Story
    EDUCATION
    COLLEGE NOTESStudents honored at colleges

    Following is a list of students receiveing recent honors at their colleges of choice:Austin CollegeMason Steele Makarwich of Burleson and Branten Reid Rose of Joshua were presented bachelor's degrees during commencement exercises at Austin College. Full Story
    LIFESTYLES
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    JCLAA MEETINGSale report defines record-setting year

    CLEBURNE – More youth are exhibiting more projects and more buyers are contributing more funds to purchase those projects than ever before, Chris Goodwin told members of the Johnson County Livestock and Agriculture Association. Full Story
    3-day Newport Jazz Festival kicks off; Miles Davis honored

    NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's Newport Jazz Festival has kicked off its three-day celebration of all things jazz, including a tribute to jazz legend Miles Davis. Full Story