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  • Hunter Education Class set Aug. 4-6 in Palestine

    Are you going hunting for the first time this fall?

    A required Texas Hunter Education class will be held Aug. 4-6 in Palestine. Anyone born after Sept. 2, 1971 must have a Hunter Safety Certificate to hunt in Texas. Students must be at least 9 years of age or older to receive certification and it is good for life.

    July 17, 2014

  • County, cities get July sales tax allocations

    Texas Comptroller Susan Combs recently reported that state sales tax revenue in June was $2.24 billion, up 3.7 percent compared to June 2013.

    July 17, 2014

  • Cars of Palestine Holiday Cruise event set Saturday at courthouse

    Get out your poodle skirt and get ready to step back in time — as antique cars and hot rods will be on display at the Anderson County Courthouse Square this weekend for a special Holiday Cruise at the Courthouse event.

    July 17, 2014

  • WISD board hires new elementary principal

    Westwood Independent School District's Board of Trustees ratified the contract for new Westwood Elementary School Principal Judy Evans during its Monday meeting.

    July 16, 2014

  • Palestine City Council delays review of new ordinance

    The Palestine City Council's intent to review a zoning ordinance that regulates sexually-oriented business within the city during its regular meeting Monday was put on hold, with the council instead approving a moratorium on the issue after announcing that another layer of review would be needed.

    July 16, 2014

  • 3 arrested for drugs, warrant, other charges

    An increase in patrolling in the Frankston/Lake Palestine area paid off for the Anderson County Sheriff's Office over the weekend, with investigators arrested three Palestine residents on drug-related charges Saturday evening.

    July 16, 2014

  • Congo Truck Club holds annual show; winners named

    About 45 classic trucks, cars, sports cars, street rods and motorcycles were on display in the Congo Truck Club’s 12th annual Truck, Car & Bike Show held Saturday in Palestine.

    July 15, 2014

  • 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