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Palestine police arrest shooting suspect

The Palestine Police Department arrested the man they believe is responsible for a March 12 shooting. Frank Potts, 42, of Palestine was taken into custody shortly after midnight on Thursday when a patrol officer found him hiding in a ditch behind a convenience store after he fled from police and cr

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-23 13:11:00

Controlled Burns Cause Chaos for Firefighters

FIREFIGHTING CREWS from Fairfield, Butler, Oakwood, and Teague responded to a large wildfire on FCR 241 on Wednesday, March 14th. Rough terrain made it difficult to contain the fire. The Texas A&M Forest Service responded with two dozers to make fire breaks for fire crews. According to officials, th


Teague Police Report - March 21st

2:01 AM Officer Morgan was dispatched to a runaway juvenile in the 300 block of Northline. 5:33 PM Sergeant Keale and Officer Campbell responded to a suspicious person call in the 200 block of N. 4th Ave. 10:19 PM Officer Cox was dispatched to a disturbance in the 500 block of Clio. Tuesday, Marc


Two men indicted for stealing thousands from Mid-South Synergy

GRIMES COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX) - Two men have been indicted for stealing more than $300,000 from Mid-South Synergy. Alfred Donaldson of Bryan and Christopher Parker of Bedias were indicted last week in Grimes County. Donaldson was a former employee of Mid-South Synergy and Parker used to work for Texas


Three men accused of selling THC products from home among 78 indicted

Around two-thirds of the 78 people indicted Thursday by a Brazos County grand jury were indicted for drug charges. A grand jury indictment is not an indication of guilt. It means enough evidence exists for the case to proceed in the criminal justice system. Police arrested Matthew Alec Granado, 23;

BRYAN COLLEGE STATION EAGLE - 2018-03-23 05:00:00

Become A Certified Angler Instructor

Fairfield Lake State Park is having a FREE workshop, open to anyone 18-years or older who is interested in teaching fishing skills in their communities on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The program provides the curriculum, equipment, materials, and support to help volunteers succes


Police get two-for-one during felony arrest

While investigating the whereabouts of a Palestine man with a felony on his record, Palestine Police officers found two local residents with active felony warrants. Both were arrested and are in Anderson County Jail. On March 20, acting on information concerning the whereabouts of Vincent Williams,


Iola Grocery Store announces closure

IOLA, Tex. (KBTX) - A long-time Grimes County community staple is closing its doors. Iola residents reached out to KBTX to let us know that Carter's Grocery is closing. The process started several weeks ago. KBTX stopped by Friday to get more information. The sign on the door says "closing" and "5

KBTX.COM - 2018-03-24 00:26:00

Cody Canada & The Departed is back on track

Former Cross Canadian Ragweed frontman, Cody Canada, and his band, The Departed, will open the Piney Woods Fine Arts Association's Music and Arts Festival, which kicks off Friday night. It's a good time to be Cody Canada: He's just participated in the Luck Reunion, is about to open a School of Rock


4 men arrested for vehicle burglaries

An alert citizen assisted authorities in busting a burglary ring early Wednesday morning after witnessing several individuals breaking into vehicles at a Huntsville apartment complex. According to the incident reports, Officer Bryant Wells with the Huntsville Police Department was dispatched to a bu


One Teen killed, four others injured in single-vehicle rollover crash near Groesbeck

The Texas Department of Public Safety said one teen died and four other teens were injured in a single-vehicle rollover crash near Groesbeck overnight on Wednesday, March 14. Five teenagers were riding in a 1999 Chevrolet Blazer driven by a 17-year-old Mexia boy traveling south-west on LCR 398 about


DPS: Bryan man had gun, drugs

A Bryan man was arrested on Sunday after authorities say they found a backpack full of drugs and a stolen gun in his car during a traffic stop. According to the Department of Public Safety, on Sunday afternoon a state trooper patrolling Texas 21 stopped a car for speeding. He noticed the odor of mar


Grapeland Urgent Care Clinic off to fast start

Grapeland's Urgent Care Clinic will offer an Open House, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Saturday, including a ribbon cutting at noon. The center officially opened on March 1. Since then, it has treated 135 patients. "Joe (Tumalad) has been really happy about the numbers so far," said Gary Van Meter, an emplo

PALESTINE HERALD-PRESS - 2018-03-23 02:34:00

High school powerlifting: State meet information

What: Texas High School Powerlifting Association state boys' meet When: Saturday, the first bar will be loaded at 8:45 a.m. Where: Taylor County Expo Center, Abilene Cost: Admission is $5 per person Who: Deonundre Hatton, Palestine; Ryan Lindsay and T.J. Jones, Elkhart and Josh Porter, Frankston Wha

PALESTINE HERALD-PRESS - 2018-03-23 04:24:00

Rodeo: Bull riding set for Palestine

The 12th annual Boston Porter Memorial Bull Riding will take place this weekend as the Dogwood Festival begins in Palestine. The event will take place at 7:30 p.m. on both March 23-24 at the Anderson County Youth Livestock Arena located on United States Highway 287. Proceeds from the event will bene


Billups arrested on assault charges

The arrest of a local man for leaping onto a police car last month while nude went viral on social media. Tiron Billups of Palestine was arrested again on Friday-- this time for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Shortly before 9 a.m. Friday, Palestine Police officers were dispatched to the 50


Several homes damaged from uprooted trees in Walker County

RIVERSIDE, Tex. (KBTX)- Several residents in northern Walker County are dealing with damage to their homes, vehicles, and property from Sunday's storm. Pat Duggan, owner of a vacation home in Riverside, drove into town on Monday to see the damage. "Everybody up here started calling me. That's when I


Former employee arrested for robbing Bryan business

BRYAN, Tex. (KBTX) - A Bryan business was robbed early Sunday morning by a former employee. Police say Barry Densey, 24, walked into Woody's Gags and Gifts on S. College Avenue around 5 a.m. Reports say a current employee saw Densey grab about $120 out of the cash register. Police say that same e


Accused drug dealer back in court

BRYAN, Tex. (KBTX) - A former Blinn College student who was evicted from her College Station apartment after police found large amounts of drugs was back in court today. You may remember the mugshot of Sarah Furay making the news after she was taken into custody. Her smiling photo got worldwide med


DPS move over, slow down enforcement today in Walker County

Cody Stark/The Huntsville ItemTexas Department of Public Safety trooper was responding to a traffic accident on Interstate 45 North in New Waverly in December 2016 when a passing car traveling at an unsafe speed hydroplaned and rear-ended his patrol vehicle. The Texas Department of Public Safety wou