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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.
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.
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.
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.
National Wild Turkey Federation to host annual banquet July 10
Hunting enthusiasts are invited to attend a banquet featuring a barbecue dinner, silent and live auctions and drawings next week.
Texas confirms first West Nile case of the season
The Texas Department of State Health Services Thursday confirmed the state’s first case of West Nile illness of the season. DSHS is urging people to take precautions to reduce the risk of contracting West Nile virus, a mosquito-borne illness.
United Way of East/Central Texas accepting applications for funding
United Way for East/Central Texas is currently accepting Community Investment Applications for 2015 calendar year funding.
Our Town: Community prayer event set Friday at courthouse
A special Fourth of July community prayer event is planned at the Anderson County Courthouse Square.
City of Palestine reports Independence Day closings
The City of Palestine will observe the Independence Day holiday Friday with the following closings:
City of Palestine to host annual fireworks show Friday
Sparkles of glittering fireworks will light the sky above Palestine during the annual Fireworks Show planned Friday to celebrate Independence Day.
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