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Palestine Public Library employee, Friends of the year named at dinner
Each year, the Palestine Library Friends names one “Friend of the Year” during the annual dinner meeting.
But this year is special — it's the 25th anniversary of the inception of the Palestine Library Friends Inc., which formed in 1989.
Kickin' things off: Dogwood festival begins with 3-week celebration
Light spring showers may have dampened the streets but not the spirits of those who attended the 76th Annual Dogwood Trails Festival in historic downtown Palestine Saturday, which featured a nostalgic 1950s road trip theme.
Palestine Police Department officers honored at banquet
Palestine police officers were honored Thursday night during a formal appreciation banquet held at the Ben E. Keith Community Room and hosted by the Citizens on Patrol Alumni Association.
Christian Heritage presents living wax museum
Pocahontas could be found in Palestine Friday – sitting Indian-style, naturally, in front of a teepee – across the room from the Wright brothers, Abraham Lincoln and Walt Disney.
Palestine woman injured in house fire
A 73-year-old Palestine woman injured in a house fire was life-flighted to Parkland Hospital in Dallas for treatment Friday night.
Rancher wins 'grand champion' awards at Houston show
For one local rancher who entered the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo this year, a title was at stake – or should we say steak?
Just in time: Dogwoods bloom as annual namesake festival kicks off Saturday in Palestine
Springtime is here, according to the calendar, and some would say that calls for a citywide celebration – complete with warm sunshine, blooming dogwoods, sugary funnel cakes, music and more.
Palestine Community Theatre to present 'Ghost of a Chance'
Coinciding with the last two weekends of the annual Dogwood Trails Celebration, the Palestine Community Theater will be presenting its spring comedy/love story, “Ghost of a Chance” at the Texas Theater in downtown Palestine.
Lakeview Methodist Conference Center breaks ground on new facilities
Standing in their own field of dreams – gold-bladed shovels in hand – committee members and partners of Lakeview Methodist Conference Center broke ground Wednesday morning for construction to begin on the new Camp Hearn and Bagley Hall, which will replace the Windham Dormitory Complex.
Veterans awarded medals: POW, Silver Star, Purple Heart among honors
An elderly gentleman with white hair and a soft gaze sat with hands folded in front of the Anderson County Veterans Services Office on Tuesday morning. Mirroring him to his right was another amiable-looking gentleman, composed, wearing a light smile to top off his dark suit.
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