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Our Town: Palestine Library Friends hosting spring book sale Saturday
Need some new reading material?
The Palestine Library Friends will holds its spring book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Palestine Mall — selling hundreds of gently used paperbacks and hardbacks.
East/Central Texas United Way names new executive director, partner agencies
After holding corporate positions in Texas and California, Palestine native Mary Strominger-Raum has returned to her roots to take the helm as East / Central Texas United Way's executive director. The position went into effect in January of this year.
Elkhart man arrested for DWI, drugs
An Elkhart man remained in the Anderson County Jail after his arrest early Thursday, when he was found passed out in his vehicle with the motor running on a Farm Market Road located south of Palestine.
Palestine man arrested on animal cruelty charges
Anderson County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a Palestine man Thursday morning on animal cruelty charges after seizing nine dogs from a residence on ACR 415 earlier this week that were living in “deplorable” conditions.
Unopposed candidates to take seats in 2015
Several uncontested races marked the March 4 Primary election ballots, with most of those candidates set to take the helm for new terms in January, and one race — that of Anderson County Precinct 2 Commissioner, to be decided in the General Election in November.
Cornyn, Cook receive support from Anderson County voters
Anderson County residents had the opportunity to vote in several state races in the Republican and Democratic primary election Tuesday.
Anderson County voter turnout exceeds state numbers
An average of 22 percent (or 6,106) of Anderson County's 26,394 registered voters turned out to vote in Tuesday's primary election, deciding several local races and having their say in state and federal races on the respective Republican and Democrat primary ballots.
Neches man sought for sexual assault
The Anderson County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating a Neches man accused in the sexual assault of a local woman on Feb. 21.
Nine dogs seized at north Palestine residence
Anderson County law enforcement and animal control officials are continuing to investigate an animal cruelty case after seizing nine dogs from a residence in north Palestine on Monday afternoon following reports of animals living in deplorable conditions.
Holliday wins Anderson County Treasurer
Tara Lambright Holliday won the money for Anderson County treasurer, so to speak, during the Republican Primary election Tuesday, leading with 81 percent of the vote.
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