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PCT presents 'Christmas Gifts' this weekend
Opening this Friday, the story of five couples with five different Christmas wishes comes to life in the Palestine Community Theatre's heartwarming “Christmas Gifts” production written and directed by Palestine native Jamie Waldon King in a one-weekend-only performance.
Slocum Pearl Harbor survivor recalls fateful day
The Hawaiian sky was clear, the air and sea were warm, and the only thing preying on 18-year-old Victor Lively's mind was his usual routine of morning duties aboard Battleship USS Nevada.
Weather conditions cause some changes in weekend holiday event lineup
Old Man Winter is wreaking havoc on Palestine's Christmas events this weekend.
While the City of Palestine and the Palestine Area Chamber of Commerce have scheduled a festive first weekend in December including the 2nd Annual Frost Fest, some of the events have been rescheduled due to the possibility of inclement weather and many others are still on tap.
Oh, Christmas Trees! Dogwood Garden Club hosting Festival of Trees event Saturday
On Saturday, the Palestine Mall will be filled with sounds and sights of the holiday season, filled with close to 20 Christmas trees decorated with themes to represent several local organizations during the Dogwood Garden Club's annual Festival of Trees.
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"Grinch's Lair" open in historic county jail this holiday season
He's mean. He's green. He's in Palestine.
Merry & bright: City, county 'deck the courthouse' for Christmas
Anyone driving past the Anderson County Courthouse on Monday might have noticed a bit of organized commotion around a particularly festive tree in the center of the square.
Anderson County Community Chorus to present Christmas program Dec. 15
What began 10 years ago with a small church choir has evolved and morphed over the past decade into a group of some 90 vocalists accompanied by a 20-member orchestra, who together will present an annual Christmas concert to the community.
Historic homes tour set Dec. 7
Palestine residents will have the opportunity to tour five historic homes decorated for the holidays during the “Hearth & Tinsel” Tour of Homes on Saturday, Dec. 7 as part of Palestine's Frost Fest activities.
All Aboard! Polar Express arrives at the Texas State Railroad
The area’s first cold snap of the season and threat of inclement weather didn’t keep folks away from the Texas State Railroad’s Palestine Depot last Saturday night to begin their Christmas season with a ride aboard The Polar Express™.
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