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City recognizes Texas Independence Day


Today marks the 175th anniversary of the adoption of the Texas Declaration of Independence by the Convention of 1836 in Washington-on-the-Brazos, Texas. Mayor Daniel Guerrero commemorates the event with a proclamation presented to the Moon-McGehee Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas. Pictured left to right are Judy Tannehill, Lynda Dawson, Phyllis Klein, Polly Rowold, Karen Mostyn and Betty Lee,; back row: Mayor Daniel Guerrero and City Council Members Shane Scott, Kim Porterfield and Jude Prather.