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Sanderson Farms to hold job fair
Sanderson Farms, which plans to build three facilities in the area, will hold a job fair in December for several salaried management positions.
Two arrested in burglary
The Anderson County Sheriff's Office arrested two Palestine men Thursday for burglary of a building after getting caught attempting to steal scrap metal from a property.
Sheriff urges local residents to be cautious about scams
A Palestine resident reported Friday to the Herald-Press a telephone scam of which local citizens should be aware.
Michigan man sentenced to 35 years for sexual assault
An Anderson County jury sentenced a Michigan man to 35 years in prison without the possibility of parol Friday for continuous sexual assault of child.
Man arrested for burglary of Elkhart building
The Anderson County Sheriff's Office is continuing to investigate the burglary of a building in Elkhart, which led to the arrest of an Anderson County man.
- Jingle Bell Workshops offer kids, families chance to make gingerbread house, train
Palestine man recalls chaos of that day in Dallas
Palestine resident Jerry W. Fetcher, 70, also remembers where he was on Nov. 22, 1963. He had enlisted in the Air Force in October 1961. After basic training, he was assigned to Carswell Air Force Base in Fort Worth, 7th Transportation Squadron. His job was to be a motor pool driver.
Santa's Workshop opens today in downtown area
A train ride is just the beginning of holiday traditions in Palestine.
Santa’s Magical Workshop & Wonderland Depot opens at 4 p.m. today with a reception to kick-off the holiday season. This year, the Texas State Railroad Society has teamed up with the Main Street program to create a magical and educational experience.
Mitchell announces campaign for DA
Allyson Mitchell announced this week her campaign for Anderson County district attorney, saying she plans to deal a tough hand to crime in the community and reinstate cooperation between law enforcement agencies to best serve citizens' needs.
Great American Smokeout today
Today marks the 38th Great American Smokeout, an event held the third Thursday of November, that encourages smokers to use the date as an effort to quit smoking. Participants may choose to quit for the allotted 24 hours or — better yet — to use the date to kickstart a plan to stop smoking for good.
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