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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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