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  • 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

  • Northside Primary to offer new KEY class

    Northside Primary School is adding a new class this fall for kindergarten-aged students: the “KEY” class, which stands for Kindergarten Extra Year.

    July 10, 2014

  • Owners urged to guard against vehicle thefts

    Law enforcement officials are reminding the public that July is “Watch Your Car Month.” In Texas, a vehicle is stolen every eight minutes.

    July 9, 2014

  • City lifts burn ban on limbs, brush

    The Palestine City Council recently amended the ban on burning within the city limits to allow burning of brush and limbs via permit.

    July 9, 2014

  • City reviews human resources budge for 2015

    Plans to update policies and software, along with efforts to increase employee training and wellness, were among topics touched on during a Palestine City Council work session Monday, where council members discussed proposed budget items for the Human Resources department for fiscal year 2015.

    July 9, 2014

  • Christmas in July activities set in Palestine

    For the second year, Christmas in July will be celebrated in Palestine with 12 days of food, holiday shopping and fun.

    July 8, 2014

  • Two injured in plane crash

    BERRYVILLE — A father and son were rescued by boaters after their small aircraft crashed into Lake Palestine near Berryville on Friday.

    July 8, 2014

  • Donations taken for injured Anderson County deputy

    A benefit account has been set up at Prosperity Bank in Palestine for Anderson County Sheriff Deputy Donnie Myers Jr., who was injured in a one-vehicle car wreck last week. Myers was discovered to have “underlying medical issues” that will require an indefinite break from his post, according to Sheriff Greg Taylor.

    July 8, 2014

  • Traffic stop leads to arrest on weapon, drug charges

    A Palestine man remained in the Anderson County Jail on Monday after his late night arrest on Independence Day.

     

    July 7, 2014

  • Palestine City Council to review human resources, community services budgets in work session Monday

    The Palestine City Council will continue to review the city's budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015 during a work session set for 4 p.m. Monday at City Hall, outlining goals and priorities within the human resources department and the community services department.

    July 5, 2014