A meet-and-greet for Joe W. Chaffin will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today (Tuesday, Sept. 25) at Hampton Inn, 2700 S. Loop 256 in Palestine. Refreshments will be served. Chaffin is running for re-election for Commissioner Pct. 1.
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House on West Carolina receives historic landmark designation
The City of Palestine has confirmed the house at 1501 W. Carolina St. to be the city's newest historic landmark, as made official by the city council on June 23.
Quilts for Cuba: Southside Baptist Church sewing group sends quilts to Cuba via Texas Baptist Men
While most quilts only cover a bed, the ones stitched together by a group of local ladies are managing to cover the globe — and they won’t shrink in the wash.
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Stompin' grapes and stompin' fires: Annual grape stomp makes for festive toes and T-shirts
Here's a riddle: What feels cool under feet, tastes sweet to the tongue and looks good to the eye (when smeared across a T-shirt, that is...)?
Merle Haggard to open Piney Woods Fine Arts 24th season Sept. 1
The Piney Woods Fine Arts Association is gearing up for its 24th year of bringing the best in the performing arts to East Texas.
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Chamber hears vision behind YMCA soccer complex: economic impact highlighted
Members of the Palestine Area Chamber of Commerce learned details of the local YMCA's vision to construct a million-dollar soccer complex in the area during their quarterly luncheon Thursday in the Ben E. Keith Community Room.
Palestine police officer involved in crash; only minor injuries reported
A Palestine police vehicle was involved in a two-vehicle collision Thursday morning when an officer was en route to an emergency call.
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