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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.
Congo Truck Club to host annual show on July 12
Classic trucks and cars, sports cars, street rods and motorcycles of all kinds will be featured in the Congo Truck Club’s 12th annual Truck, Car & Bike Show set for Saturday, July 12 in Palestine.
Palestine City Council to review zoning restrictions for adult oriented businesses
The Palestine City Council will consider zoning ordinances to regulate sexually oriented businesses during its regular council meeting this Monday.
Palestine City Council reviews Fire Department budget in work session
The need to replace out-of-date equipment topped the list of priorities for the Palestine Fire Department on Monday, when Chief Alan Wilcher presented proposed budget items before the Palestine City Council during a work session held at City Hall.
Palestine man arrested for drugs, parole violation warrant
A Palestine man remained in the Anderson County Jail Tuesday after his early morning arrest at a local hotel for parole and drug violations.
Herald-Press closed for Independence Day; no Friday edition
Due to the newspaper’s reliance on the United States Postal Service for the distribution of its newspapers, the Herald-Press staff announces that it will not publish a newspaper on Friday, July 4, as the USPS is closed in observance of Independence Day.
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