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Update: Suspect who shot and killed trooper located, shots fired

The suspect who shot and killed a trooper in Fairfield has been located in Waller County, the Waller County Sheriff's Office said. Shots have been fired in the area of Liendo Parkway and Wyatt Chapel. The Navarro County Sheriff's Department said the TxDPS trooper was shot and killed in Freestone Cou

CORSICANA DAILY SUN - 2017-11-23 12:30:00

Police looking for suspect in officer shooting

KLTV Officials say a suspect who fatally shot a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper has ties to the East Texas area. The incident occurred about 4 p.m. south of Fairfield on Interstate 45 in Freestone County. The Office of Emergency Management for Navarro County said the suspect was identified

PALESTINE HERALD-PRESS - 2017-11-24 01:16:00

Corsicana Cleaners revs up its Coat Drive

What?: Push to collect coats for residents in need to be donated to Family Service Association. When?:Now - Beginning of January. Where?: Drop off at 215 N. Main Cost?:Drop-off is free. The Corsicana Cleaners' annual Coat Drive returns in full swing, collecting coats and other warm clothing for chil

CLEBURNE TIMES-REVIEW - 2017-11-23 13:00:00

Letters from the Mayor: December Festivities of Corsicana

Dear Citizens: I don't remember a time in Corsicana when there were so many ways to enjoy the holidays. Choose a couple from this list and see old friends and neighbors, and meet some of the newcomers who have moved to this wonderful city. I hope you and your family will venture out to the activitie


Angels of Corsicana Troop Support: For those who serve to have some holiday joy

When you head out to hit the Black Friday sales after the big Thanksgiving meal on Thursday, keep in mind there are those serving our country all over the world who need the little things we take for granted on a daily basis. The Angels of Corsicana Troop Support have been sending boxes to our troop


Leading the children, Serving the community - Burrell's motto: If not me, then who?

Daily Sun photo/Deanna Kirk Elmeree Burrell, volunteer extraordinaire and coordinator of the MLK Day program, march and oratory contest for many years, performs some chanting with the crowd at the 2017 MLK Day oratory contest. Daily Sun photo/Deanna Kirk At the first NAACP Black Living History Museu

ATHENS DAILY REVIEW - 2017-11-24 13:00:00

Featured Teacher:Larry Hailey

Featured Teacher: Larry Hailey Larry Hailey is this week's Copy Center Featured Teacher. He is an Academic Interventionist who specializes in English as a Second Language at Collins Intermediate School. Hailey serves the district with passion, purpose, and grit. --------------- Have a teacher you wo

CORSICANA DAILY SUN - 2017-11-24 17:48:00

Navarro Regional Hospital Speaks at NARFE's November Meeting

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 1191 held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017, at the Sirloin Stockade in Corsicana. The guest speakers were Adrian Larson, Asst. CEO, and Edward Brown, Business Manager, with Navarro Regional Hospital in Corsicana. The speake


Alton PD to increase patrols for holiday shopping crowds

ALTON, Illl. - Holiday shoppers in Alton have one less thing to worry about while going out and about for Black Friday weekend. Beginning Thursday and running through Friday, Alton police will have two extra officers for Thanksgiving night, and four additional officers for Black Friday. Alton Police

KSDK - 2017-11-24 03:15:00

Our Past: 150 years of Alton in 1987

The City of Alton celebrated 150 years of progress in 1987. A time for looking back to the beginnings must also be a time for looking ahead. A new era of cooperation between communities continues to provide Altonians with the opportunities to become the builders and entrepreneurs of the future. 196

TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-24 19:55:17

Alton police to increase patrols for increased crowds during holiday shopping

ALTON - The Alton Police have announced there will be extra officers on the street this holiday shopping season. "We will have two extra officers on Thanksgiving night and four on Black Friday," said Alton Police Chief Jason Simmons. "Their whole function those days will be to patrol our retail esta

TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-24 19:53:17

Alton School Board approves estimated levy, projects property tax increase

ALTON - The Alton School District has approved an estimated $1.8 million tax levy increase for the coming school year, but officials say a higher levy doesn't necessarily mean higher taxes for district residents. At Tuesday's monthly school board meeting, Alton Director of Finances Mary Schell prese

TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-23 01:20:30

Alton, East Alton firefighters battle blaze at vacant Alton house

ALTON - No one was injured in an early morning blaze Wednesday in Alton. At approximately 12:25 a.m., Alton firefighters were called for a house fire at 2627 Grandview Ave., according to Alton Fire Deputy Chief Mark Harris. East Alton Fire Department personnel provided mutual aid. Upon arrival, fire


Alton panel OKs 2017 levy resolution, about equal to 2016 rate

ALTON - Aldermen quickly passed the 2017 property tax levy in resolution form Tuesday, which will be nearly the same as the current year's levy. The proposed, 2017 levy totals $7,216,838; the extended, final levy for 2016 is $7,218,034. Following is a breakdown within the draft 2017 levy, with 2016


Alton Little Theater presents a comedic holiday family tale

Pictured on left is Kayla Robinson, Nick Trapp, Pat Kulish and Brant McCance, and on right, Mary Crank, Lee Cox and Andrew Richards, all of whom play an integral role in the family makeup in Alton Little Theater's upcoming production "A Nice Family Christmas." Pete Basola|For The Telegraph Brant M


'Babysitting 101' class at Alton Memorial on Dec. 2

ALTON - A "Babysitting 101" class will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at Alton Memorial Hospital. Location is the large classroom on the third floor of the hospital's Smith Wing. The cost is $30 per child. The class, taught by an instructor from St. Louis Children's Hospital, is a g


Middlesboro schools strive for excellence

The Middlesboro Board of Education held their monthly meeting on Tuesday evening, during which they discussed their superb audit report, on-schedule construction plans and even the possibility of a shared social worker among themselves and the Pineville Independent School District. "Since I've been

DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 09:45:00

Santa comes to Middlesboro Mall

With the holiday season upon us, Santa managed to stray from his work at the North Pole just long enough to meet and chat with local children at the Middlesboro Mall on Saturday. Santa's first appearance at the mall was right after its opening back in 1983, and since then it has become an annual tra

HARLANDAILY.COM - 2017-11-23 11:33:00

The true meaning of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving dinner isn't always possible for families when times are tough or resources are running low. Cooperative Christian Ministry (CCM) partnered with WFXY to host the third annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner for people who don't have the resources to prepare their own Thanksgiving meal. Th

DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 10:00:00

Car chase leads to arrest

A Pathfork man was arrested in Middlesboro on several charges after a police chase during the early morning hours of Nov. 22. The citation states that while on patrol, Middlesboro Police Department Officer Nick Capps initiated a traffic stop on a 2005 white Buick for operating on a roadway with one

DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 09:03:00