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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Northern Exposure: Palestine chef travels to Alaska to cook for Russian fishermen
For the past couple of years, Sabor a Pasion Estate & Vineyard owner and chef Simon Webster has had the opportunity to cook for a handful of small international groups who stayed with him while in the area to fish for alligator gar with local fishing guide Bubba Bedre.
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.)
Christmas in July: City's pre-holiday event kicks off today
It's beginning to look at lot like Christmas...in July.
For the second year, Christmas in July will be celebrated in Palestine with 12 days of food, holiday shopping and fun — starting today.
Montalba VFD gets donation for work
A monetary expression of thanks was presented to the Montalba Volunteer Fire Department recently in the form of a $150 donation made to the local VFD by local agents from the Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Companies.
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'Ladies Night Out' set Thursday
Palestine area women are invited to a Ladies Night Out event this Thursday that will include food demonstrations, food and wine sampling, fashion show, spa treatments and more — all for a good cause.
New East Texas Emergency Care Heliport will serve Anderson County, surrounding communities
Emergency responders in Anderson County and the surrounding region soon will have access to new heliports that will support medical transport of critical-care patients to hospitals in Dallas and Tyler.
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