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Storm Center: High school basketball schedule intensifies
High school basketball season has intensified during the past week, especially coverage within the Palestine Herald-Press. Starting next week, and throughout the rest of the season, the Herald-Press will run Texas Association of Basketball Coaches rankings as a story in the newspaper.
The Here & Now performing at Camp Street Cafe
The Austin-based group The Here & Now will perform at 6 p.m. today at the Camp Street Cafe in Crockett. Tickets for the show of Irish musicians are $22. Members of the group come from diverse backgrounds.
What's ahead for the Dallas-Houston high-speed rail
After a year filled with public hearings, partnership announcements and meetings with landowners, Texas Central Partners is looking toward breaking ground on its Dallas-to-Houston high-speed rail in 2019.
WebExtra: Anonymous person pays layaways at Crockett’s Wal-Mart
NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - An anonymous person paid off the entire balance for customers at Walmart located in Crockett. KTRE’s Stefante Randall spoke to one of the customers on she felt about receiving the blessing and I also spoke to the anonymous person on why they decided to be a blessing.
Smith appointed interim police chief
Crockett police searching for suspects in 2 theft investigations
CROCKETT, TX (KTRE) - The Crockett Police Department is asking for the public’s help in two separate theft investigations. The police are searching for two suspects they believed are involved in two separate theft investigation. On Dec. 10, the department posted photos of the two suspects on their F
Heroic Houston high school student saves woman from violent attacker
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) - A high school student is being praised for his heroic actions after he stopped an apparent violent crime in progress. 18-year-old Luciano Villalobos was working at a grocery store when he heard screams coming from a library parking lot across the street.
Watson leads Texans to 29-22 comeback win over Darnold, Jets
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Deshaun Watson threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to DeAndre Hopkins with 2:15 left, lifting the Houston Texans to a 29-22 comeback victory over Sam Darnold and the New York Jets on Saturday night.
Texas again leads U.S. in executions in 2018, and Dallas was top county, with 4
Texas again led the country in executions this year with 13 lethal injections — and Dallas County topped the state list. There were 25 executions nationwide, and only eight states carried out the ultimate punishment, according to an annual report released Friday by the Death Penalty Information Cent
When members of Saint Michael learned the truth about sex trafficking in Dallas, they knew they had to help
Human trafficking is modern-day slavery, often hidden in plain sight, that forces and coerces vulnerable people into exploitative acts that benefit their captors. The Statewide Human Trafficking Mapping Project of Texas found that in Texas alone there are approximately 79,000 youth victims of sex tr
Anonymous donor pays off layaways at Crockett Walmart
CROCKETT, TX (KTRE) - An anonymous donor paid off all the layaway items at a Crockett Walmart. Mary Trosclair is one of the customers who benefited from the donor’s generosity.
'Santa' shot at while driving on Texas freeway: report
One Texas man won’t appear on Santa Claus’ “Nice List” after opening fire Tuesday on another man dressed up as Santa. A man wearing a Santa costume, whose identity remains unknown but was identified by police as "Santa," and his wife – referred to by police as "Mrs. Claus" – were driving home when t
The Texas Tenors Returning to Crockett with Christmas Show
It has been nearly 10 years since a trio from Texas took America's Got Talent by storm. The Texas Tenors, who had only been a group for 3 months prior to their audition on the popular show, made it all the way to the finals and ended up placing 4th overall.
Former President George H.W. Bush's legacy echoes in Bryan-College Station and far beyond
In 1992, Shannon Dubberly was a fifth-grader in Crockett, Texas. He and dozens of classmates had written letters to the president. He was just starting to pay real attention to the news and was beginning to learn the deeper meaning of words like honor and service. Weeks later, something happened tha
Crockett police: Missing woman last seen getting into green Ford F-150
CROCKETT, TX (KTRE) - The Crockett Police Department is continuing to search for a woman who was reported missing. The Crockett police reported on Dec. 4 they were investigating after 25-year old Teresa Ilean Hague went missing. On Dec. 14, they reported that they are still searching for her.
Federal judge in Texas rules Obama health-care law unconstitutional
A federal judge in Texas threw a dagger into the Affordable Care Act on Friday, ruling that the entire health-care law is unconstitutional because of a recent change in federal tax law.
Santa Visits NICU Patients and Families at Two Texas Children’s Hospitals
HOUSTON, TX – Patients and their families in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women and Texas Children’s Newborn Center in Houston received a special visit from Santa Claus this week. Texas Children’s Hospital houses the nation’s largest NICU and provides leve
Not your average bath bomb: Here is what you can find at Houston's newest CBD store
Houstonians looking for a unique way to relieve their pain are in luck. Ojas CBD, Houston's newest cannabidiol store, is officially open and offers products that aim to help address a variety of medical ailments.
Report: Karolyis’ story one of power and seclusion
The most powerful couple in gymnastics has repeatedly distanced themselves from knowledge of what occurred on their own ranch, where defamed doctor Larry Nassar is accused of sexually abusing elite gymnasts.
UPDATE: 3 officers shot in Houston, gunman barricaded in residence
HOUSTON, Texas (KETK) - Three officers were injured Tuesday in a shooting in the Mt. Houston area of Harris County, and the gunman is at large, authorities said. The shooting was reported about 1:15 p.m. in the area of Hartwick Road and U.S. Highway 59 Eastex Freeway.