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Robert Johnston gains second term as county judge
Anderson County Judge Robert Johnston was elected to a second four-year term Tuesday, defeating current Justice of the Peace James Westley by more than 1,000 votes in the Republican Primary race for the spot.
- Anderson county voting totals
Winter's icy grip to loosen in area
Just when you thought it was safe to pull your favorite floral cargo shorts out of storage, Old Man Winter deals an icy left hook to the residents of Anderson County. But not to fear – the good thing about ice is “it'll melt,” according to meteorologist Dennis Cavanaugh of the National Weather Service in Fort Worth.
- Election day polling locations
Voters to decide five local races
As the polls stay open until 7 p.m. today for the primary election, several local races will be decided on the Republican ticket including that of county judge, district attorney, county clerk, district clerk and county treasurer.
Cook earns endorsement
Anderson County needs the type of conservative representation Byron Cook provides as our State Representative from District 8.
Pancake breakfast to help foster children
As a way to raise funds for local children in foster care who may have special or emergency needs, a pancake breakfast is planned Tuesday.
New collection bins to benefit Palestine Police Department
The Palestine Police Department, in conjunction with the World Wear Project based out of Dallas, is teaming up with the citizens of Palestine and Anderson County by providing another way for community members to donate to a good cause.
Lakeview Methodist Conference Center receives 6.5 million grant
Lakeview Methodist Conference Center is one brick closer, so to speak, on a $15 million construction campaign after receiving a $6.5 million grant from the Moody Memorial Permanent Endowment Fund.
Chamber to hear presentation on PISD innovation and studies
One of the locals, Lucinda Presley, has been making waves across the country in efforts to promote innovative thinking and creativity in schools. As executive director of the Institute where Creativity Empowers Education Success (ICEE), she works nationally and internationally to develop and improve teaching and curriculum in schools, museum programming and other educational endeavors.
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