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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™.
Grapeland Baptist Church hosting living nativity event
Bringing the true meaning of Christmas to life, Grapeland Baptist Church will present several living nativity scenes during a live nativity event in December.
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Palestine church, couple gather items for son's platoon
A Palestine church helped make the holiday season a little brighter for a platoon stationed in Afghanistan.
Lakeview Methodist Conference Center dedicates new Sisk Shop building
Lakeview Methodist Conference Center cut the ribbon on the first phase of a three-phase $10 million building campaign Monday, with the dedication of its new “Sisk Shop.”
VFW 8907 host Thanksgiving dinner
Brenda Foltz flung open the oven door and inserted a small plastic spoon into a party-sized pan of stuffing. Volunteers bustled around her in the kitchen as three seconds evaporated.
Elkhart man met Kennedy the day he died
Do you remember where you were 50 years ago on Nov. 22, 1963?
Many people do — as that was the day that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated while riding in a motorcade through downtown Dallas during a five-city tour of Texas to boost his re-election bid.
Elkhart resident Gary Robbins, 82, knows exactly where he was that day.
Frost Fest to include snow tubing slide, ice skating
Organizers are currently working on bringing the 2nd Annual Frost Fest to life in Palestine — celebrating the holiday season in a unique way, by bringing all things snow and ice to the Piney Woods of East Texas.
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