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As the Gulf Coast prepares for Tropical Storm Barry, Rangers at Huntsville State Park are still picking up the pieces after Hurricane Harvey rocked the park’s trails and campsites.

Officials on Tuesday said that a Venus man, originally thought to be missing, was consumed by his dogs. 

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PALO PINTO – Lone Camp Volunteer Fire Department added a 2019 small brush truck to its fleet thanks to a $100,000 cost-share grant through the Rural Volunteer Fire Department Assistance Program administered by Texas A&M Forest Service.

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A man was arrested with crack-cocaine at a Huntsville apartment complex Monday after causing a scene and harassing tenants. 

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A young dachshund named RJ was reunited with his owner Tuesday after he was taken from the front yard of his home in southwest Parker County on July 5 by two Amazon local delivery drivers this week, according to the Parker County Sheriff’s Office.

Data released in June gives an idea where Walker County stands in several key demographics, according to information from the United States Census bureau.

Parker County adopted a Master Thoroughfare Plan last year to assist in long-term transportation project planning, and on Monday, the commissioners approved a thoroughfare administration contract for the plan.

Palo Pinto County Commissioners on Monday joined in a funding agreement to help get a company’s planned unmanned aerial systems operations off the ground.

National Hurricane Center projections show an 80 percent chance of a tropical disturbance forming over the next five days.

Deputies from the Walker County Sheriff’s Office arrested a suspect Monday after he led them on a high-speed chase through Walker County, ending in a rolled vehicle and small fire. 

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While the Jacksonville Public Library is not qualified to participate in a new state-initiated e-book program, local library director Trina Stidham believes it will help smaller entities offer programs similar to their larger counterparts without breaking their budgets.

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POSSUM KINGDOM – An eight-year member of Possum Kingdom East Volunteer Fire Department, Rachel Smith never thought she would one day battle her own house fire.

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Construction for the Grand Adventure theme park in Weatherford is progressing forward and is planned to open in October.

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A new $4 million Texas Agri-Life Extension Office was among 11 budget proposals that was received by the Walker County Commissioners Court on Monday. 

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A group of Crazy Horse Rancheros residents spoke at a public hearing over a revision to subdivide lots in the neighborhood Monday morning expressing concerns about the water.

We don’t associate horror with broad daylight. The things that scare us, particularly in the movies, live in the dark, where they can easily take to the shadows or creep out from beneath our beds. Sometimes, though, it’s much more terrifying when something steps into the brightest possible light, unafraid to be exposed for what it is, and then scaring us anyway. With “Midsommar,” his follow-up to the brilliant 2018 scarefest “Hereditary,” writer/director Ari Aster is out to prove that he can deliver full-on terror in the sunshine. He succeeds, even when we do see it coming. 

The preeminent East Texas talent show is returning to Huntsville for its 12th season. 

“Every day, memories of World War II – its sights and sounds, its terrors and triumphs – disappear. Yielding to the inalterable process of aging, the men and women who fought and won the great conflict are now in their late 80s and 90s … according to US Department of Veterans Affairs statistics, 496,777 of the 16 million Americans who served in World War II (were) alive in 2018.” – National WWII Museum, New Orleans

A Fort Worth man that reported a razor head was found in his niece’s Sonic burrito said he is frustrated about Sonic’s insinuations, and Sonic’s Director of Communications provided a statement saying security footage will be taken to the Willow Park Police Department.

The 35th annual Parker County Peach Festival kicks off in one week and the biggest provider of those peaches residents see overflowing crates each year is Hutton Peach Farm in Weatherford.

The final show of the Raven Repertory Company’s summer showcase is set for this afternoon at Sam Houston State. 

Electric scooters have been the craze in various cities across Texas over the last few years and now another Texas community is thinking about allowing them.

This Week's Circulars

Obituaries

On Saturday, July 13th, 2019, there will be a come and go celebration of the life of Eleanor Jennings Lucas Eilenberger from 5 pm until 7 pm in the Parlor of the First Christian Church, 113 East Crawford Street, Palestine, Texas. Friends of Eleanor's are cordially invited to celebrate with h…

Graveside services for Helen Fannin "Aunt Monkey", 85 of Elkhart, will be held 10:00 AM Sunday, July 14, 2019 in Pilgrim Cemetery, with Roger Pate and David Pate officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to Bailey & Foster Funeral Home. Mrs. Fannin passed away Thursday, July 11, 2019…

Services for Michael Lee Warren, will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, at Bailey & Foster Chapel with Rev. John Mayes officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to Bailey & Foster Funeral Home. Mr. Warren passed away Thursday.