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3 Cheers! Sweet Dreams Winery 'racking up' awards at competitions
Sweet Dreams Winery, owned by Mike and Sandra Pell of Palestine, has been racking up the awards this year, with its wines winning medals in three international competitions this year.
Palestine postmaster sworn in at ceremony
Karen “Beth” Tucker was officially installed as postmaster at the Palestine United States Post Office Friday surrounded by co-workers, family and friends.
Future leaders: 12 East Texans graduate from police academy
A dozen future peace officers from all over East Texas celebrated a milestone this week, graduating from the East Texas Police Academy during a ceremony held Friday at the Ben E. Keith Community Room in Palestine.
Diving in! Summer swim season in full swing
Bad weather, be gone!
Summer is upon us, and all we really want to do while school is out and the sun burns bright is jump as high as we can and into the chlorinated depths below.
A splashin' success: Girl Scout Camp Bette Perot opens Aquatic Center
Resident campers of Camp Bette Perot will have a new state-of-the-art swimming pool to splash around in this summer, and many summers beyond, thanks to a $1.2 million campaign project to add a new aquatic center to the grounds.
- Kiwanis give to local YMCA
Bald eagle habitat found at Bradley Oaks Ranch
Troops from several East Texas chapters of the Boys Scouts of America and the Cub Scouts spent Father’s Day with family members and others to learn about native wildlife and plant species at the 1,000-acre Bradley Oaks Ranch located north of Palestine.
- Truck loses load on U.S. 79
Recent Frankston High School graduate fighting cancer
A recent graduate of Frankston High School school, Autumn Kummer, 18, wants to be a math teacher, and was planning to attend college in the fall.
Light bearers: U.M. Army students improve houses, lives
An army of high school students wielding hammers, crowbars, saws and other no-nonsense tools could be spotted intermittently throughout the community this past week, scattered across worksites in Palestine, Elkhart and Slocum.
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