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  1. Pause/PlayFilmmaker Andrew Shapter's battle to make art and beat cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... though it at times pretends to be. It is instead the story of a beautiful bank teller who goes missing in 1970s Smithville, Texas. In muted, dreamlike tones and images akin to still photographs, the mystery of a life is slowly unveiled. It's an ...


  2. 5 Egregious Eco Crimes Committed by the Koch BrothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Inhabitat

    ... this polluted city astride the Gulf of Mexico. A Koch Brothers' pipe leaked 400 barrels of oil into an area near Smithville, Texas this week. The spill spewed around 17,000 gallons of crude, Photo by Shutterstock Mega-retailer Walmart announced ...


  3. Nearly 80,00 Gallons of Crude Oil Spill Into Alberta WaterwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Inhabitat

    ... number for oil wells operating in the area. A Koch Brothers' pipe leaked 400 barrels of oil into an area near Smithville, Texas this week. The spill spewed around 17,000 gallons of crude, 10,000 gallons of oil spilled onto the streets of Los Angeles ...


  4. The Bastrop AestheticRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | Texas Highways

    ... primarily crafted by regional artists. My eyes linger on several bronzes created by Tina Broussard of nearby Smithville, including one that depicts three hands working a rock-paper-scissors negotiation, which makes me smile. My remark on the ...


  5. The King of Paper Dolls is dead. Long live the art of Tom TierneyRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2014 | MetaFilter

    On a visit to Smithville, Texas, in 2012, the blogger behind My Big Gay Ears found himself talking with a local artist about paper dolls .


  6. Smithville's Adkins goes from basketball court to football fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2014 | Austin American-Statesman

    The Smithville Times reported last month that Cyril Adkins had been hired to be the Tigers' football coach and athletic director .


  7. Nekoosa Coated Products and Zapco Die-Cut Paper Products Partner to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 |

    Nekoosa Coated Products recently partnered with Zapco Die-Cut Paper Products (Smithville, TX) to create a line of Synaps Digital XM die-cut patterns for dry toner/laser printing. "Since Zapco Die-Cut Paper Products started offering die cut synthetics ...


  8. Texas Nationalists issue call for relief supplies for fire victims, firefightersRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2011 |

    Travis LaGarce, one of the organization's new Lone Star Coordinators, is heading up the effort in Smithville and Bastrop, the two towns hardest-hit by the raging wildfires which have consumed more than 25,000 acres and 400 homes since Sunday.


  9. New EMS service set to roll into Bastrop CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2014 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... confirm Acadian will lease other private buildings to house its crews and equipment in Elgin, Bastrop and Smithville. This weekend, KXAN confirmed Guardian terminated several paramedic or EMT staff, letting them go as temporary staff arrived from ...


  10. Council approves $250,000 for movie, film incentivesRead the original story

    May 16, 2014 |

    ... like Michael Crawford. "I have five more days on My All American next week, so we're going to be in Elgin and Smithville for five days. It's a period piece about UT football," said Crawford to KVUE Friday. The film, television and digital media ...


  11. Burst Pipe Spills 10,000 Gallons of Crude Oil Onto the Streets of Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2014 | Inhabitat

    ... and the transport of oil in North America. A Koch Brothers' pipe leaked 400 barrels of oil into an area near Smithville, Texas this week. The spill spewed around 17,000 gallons of crude, A new oil spill has been discovered in Montana just 350 miles ...


  12. 2 dead, 1 injured in Smithville shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2014 | The Family Badge

    David Ebner lives not even a block from the convenience store. He was in his back yard with his son working in their garden, when they hear the gunshots.


  13. Crews battle fire at vacant house in SmithvilleRead the original story

    May 1, 2014 |

    The Bastrop County Sheriff's Office says the house is located at 1070 Highway 71. The Heart of Pines and Smithville volunteer fire departments are on the scene.


  14. Vernon Edward CraftRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2014 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... se Karen of Okinawa, Japan, Thomas Craft and spouse Callvina of Tulsa, Okla., Debbie Dennis and spouse Richard of Smithville, Texas, and Marianne Tierney and spouse Patrick "Timothy" of Pembroke, N.H.; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.


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