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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.
- Westwood Baptist Church holds VBS
History lessons: Juneteenth event held at PHS
Hailing from the 19th century, a valiant soldier and friend of the frontier settlers appeared in Palestine Thursday to visit with students and friends in the Palestine High School parking lot.
Field of dreams: YMCA to build soccer complex; named after local hotel owner Patel
“If you build it, they will come,” Alex Patel, owner of the Hampton Inn & Suites in Palestine, told the Herald-Press Wednesday regarding a million-dollar soccer complex the Palestine YMCA is gearing up to build.
- Demolition Time
TSRR resumes freight service
On Monday morning, short-haul freight service resumed at the Texas State Railroad after a 45-year absence.
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