PALESTINE — Santa Claus holds a toddler during the Cars of Palestine “Fill the Convertible” toy drive Saturday at Hershel’s. The toys collected during the drive will be distributed to local agencies already set up to help families in need during Christmas. The “Fill the Convertible” toy drive also coincided with the club’s monthly cruise-in event, bringing in 20 to 30 classic cars to Palestine. View more photos from the event in Wednesday’s edition of the Herald-Press.
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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...)?
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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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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.
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Through the grapevine: Sabor a Pasion to host 2nd annual charity grape stomp July 26
Have you ever watched a rerun of the hilarious “I Love Lucy” episode where Lucille Ball steps her feet around in grapes during a grape stomp event? (If you haven't, watch a clip on YouTube.)
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