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Holiday events continue this weekend
With the city already aglow with Christmas lights, it will also shine with the lights of holiday cheer as several holiday events are on tap for this weekend — ranging from a free holiday concert, the rescheduled Christmas Parade of Lights, ice skating and more.
Chamber luncheon to feature TxDOT report, presentation
Texas Department of Transportation spokesmen will speak during a special luncheon Monday to update the public on local transportation information.
City of Palestine chili cook-off to help local families
A bowl of chili today could make a big difference tomorrow in the lives of some local families.
Palestine Police Department begins safety alert program
Palestine residents can now subscribe to receive area-specific safety alerts from local law enforcement, as well as report anonymous information through the Palestine Alert Network, a new initiative of the Palestine Police Department.
Palestine man gets 20 years for felony DWI
A 45-year-old Palestine man was sentenced to 20 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for felony driving while intoxicated by District Judge Deborah Oakes Evans during a sentencing trial Monday at the Anderson County Courthouse.
WISD board hears technology initiative update
Westwood Independent School District Board of Trustees heard a report on the WISD's One-to-One Technology Initiative during the regular monthly meeting Monday at Westwood High School.
County man acquitted in sexual assault trial
Following a 2 1/2 day trial, and about 15 minutes of deliberations, an Anderson County jury found a Slocum man not guilty of the charge of sexual assault last week for a 2010 incident in which he was accused of relationship rape.
Primary election filings finalized
Let the campaigning begin!
Filings for the March 4 Primary Election concluded on Monday, with Anderson County residents set to decide five local races, based on party affiliation, including that of the county district attorney and county judge and well as the district clerk, county clerk and county treasurer races.
Harris County murder suspect caught by Buffalo police Tuesday
A 29-year-old man wanted for a Harris County murder was captured in Buffalo Tuesday after eluding authorities for a couple of weeks.
Angel tree aids elderly, disabled
Christmas is not just for children and that's why the Anderson County's Adult Protective Services is asking the community to help with a special angel tree that will provide Christmas gifts for the elderly and disabled.
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