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  • Anderson County Commissioners OK exterior repairs to county courthouse

    The century old Anderson County Courthouse will be getting a facelift this year, following approval by Commissioners to enter into an agreement with an architect to make repairs to the building during a regular meeting on Monday.

    July 15, 2014

  • Palestine City Council OKs city manager's contract

    The Palestine City Council voted to reappoint Wendy Ellis as Palestine City Manager during their bimonthly meeting Monday.

    July 15, 2014

  • Be careful around railroad tracks Texas Operation Lifesaver urges safety near railroad tracks

    A lapse in judgement. Not paying attention. Not learning basic rules to follow.

     

    That's what leads to the deaths of many pedestrians or drivers across the nation who make the wrong decisions around train tracks.

     

    July 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • PCT rehearses for "Shrek the Musical" PCT's "Shrek The Musical" to open July 24

    Everyone’s favorite upside-down fairytale is coming to the historic Texas Theater this summer.

     

    The Palestine Community Theatre will present the Broadway smash hit, “Shrek The Musical,” a song-and dance-filled stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning DreamWorks animated film.

    July 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • Fatality Grapeland woman killed on one-vehicle crash

    A Grapeland woman died in a one-vehicle crash Thursday on FM 228 east of Grapeland in Houston County.

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • OUR TOWN: Meals on Wheels plans rummage sale

    Meals on Wheels of Palestine Inc. is planning an inside summer rummage sale and offering booth spots for the public.

    July 11, 2014

  • Westwood ISD to set date for public hearing

    The Westwood Independent School District Board of Trustees is scheduled to set a date for a public hearing regarding the approval of the 2014-15 budget during Monday's monthly meeting.

    July 11, 2014

  • Elkhart council hears school construction update

    During their monthly meeting Thursday night, members of the Elkhart City Council heard updates on construction progress of Elkhart Independent School District, among other discussed topics.

    July 11, 2014

  • Truck, car, bike show set Saturday

    Car enthusiasts will have the opportunity to view more than 60 classic cars, trucks, street rods and motorcycles during the Congo Truck Club’s 12th annual Truck, Car & Bike Show this weekend.

    July 10, 2014

  • Soccer complex topic of Chamber luncheon

    A presentation on the soon-to-be-built million-dollar YMCA soccer complex and its potential economic impact on the Palestine community will be featured during the Palestine Area Chamber of Commerce's quarterly chamber luncheon this month.

    July 10, 2014