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Lights, camera, action: Local movie filmed in Navarro County

The Rivals of Amziah King are using the surrounding areas of Navarro County as the set for the movie. Some of the locations used for filming include the Food Rite in Kerens, the gas stations in Angus, the state home in Corsicana, the Baptist church in Powell and most recently, the Dairy Queen in Tri

CORSICANA DAILY SUN - 2018-08-16 19:59:00

Five arrests by narcotics squad in Henderson County

ATHENS, Texas (KETK) - Overnight drug raids Wednesday, brought five people under arrest by Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse’s narcotics squad.

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-08-16 17:00:06

Sheriff’s raids lead to five arrests on Wednesday

He was charged with possession of a controlled substance and on warrants for violating promise to appear, driving while license invalid and registration violation. His bond was set at $19,500.

ATHENS DAILY REVIEW - 2018-08-16 20:56:00

McCoy’s names new Corsicana manager - HBS Dealer

Castillo joined McCoy’s 4 years ago as part of the pro dealer’s Management Development Program working at the San Marcos, Texas store and eventually becoming assistant manager. Most recently, he served as assistant manager of McCoy’s Manchaca location.

HBSDEALER.COM - 2018-08-15 14:26:06

Groesbeck After School Program ACE brings changes to new school year

Groesbeck ISD students of all grade levels have had access to the Afterschool Centers on Education (ACE) program for the last 5 years, receiving everything from homework help to enrichment classes that act as a more creative outlet. While the program will continue to be offered at GISD, major change

GROESBECKJOURNAL.COM - 2018-08-16 12:20:04

Volcanic ash closes police HQ for second day

Police HQ, along with City Hall, which is adjacent to the PD, were closed Tuesday when a shelf holding laboratory supplies fell off the wall, spilling roughly a gallon of “Amido Black,” a chemical mixture of luminol and methanol, used to detect blood stains.

PALESTINE HERALD-PRESS - 2018-08-15 17:53:00

MSSLC gala fundraiser aims to lift residents’ quality of life

A volunteer group that provides a few niceties of life to residents of the Mexia State Supported Living Center is holding its annual gala fundraiser next weekend, Saturday, Aug. 18, and they hope Limestone County residents will help in the effort.

GROESBECKJOURNAL.COM - 2018-08-16 12:10:14

Palestine City Hall, Police Department evacuated after chemical spill

Palestine City Hall, 504 N. Queen St., and Palestine Police Department headquarters, adjacent to City Hall, have been evacuated due to a chemical spill in PPD's detective's room, city spokesman Nate Smith said at about 12:20 p.m. Tuesday.


Texas releasing school district performance grades Wednesday

The Texas Education Agency will release its first letter grade accountability ratings. Each district will get a rating of A, B, C, D or F.

FOX4NEWS.COM - 2018-08-15 13:37:00

UPDATE: 3 Palestine employees taken to hospital for observation after exposure to crime scene chemical

At approximately 11:30 a.m. inside the Palestine Police Department, a shelf in the evidence storage room gave way and an unknown quantity of amido black, a mixture of luminol and methanol used in crime scene investigation, spilled onto the floor.


Mail resumes in Palestine, East Texas

After a week-long hiatus from letters, bills, and junk-mail, Palestine residents can expect their return, as normal mail service resumed Monday.


Palestine Police Department office closed today

PALESTINE, Texas (KETK) - Due to ongoing remediation, Palestine Police Department offices will be closed until further notice. City Hall is open.

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-08-15 16:25:10

Roberson seeks new trial: Attorney say conviction based on 'junk science'

Robert Roberson, convicted of murder in 2003, and sentenced to death. Roberson received a stay of execution, and his case will be heard at the Anderson County Courthouse Tuesday.Photo courtesy of CNHI


Two arrested during drug raid

Two people on Monday were arrested during a drug raid, and another was charged for a pedestrian violation on Monday, according to a press release from the Henderson County Sheriff's Office.


Rice police arrest three in robbery, shooting

Daily Sun photo/Ron Farmer 45 Kwik Stop at 2502 SW Mckinney St. In RIce.Rice police officers arrested three men Monday who are suspected of shooting a store clerk in a robbery attempt Sunday night in Rice.According to a press release from the Rice Police Department, three male suspects robbed the 45


2 arrested after several burglaries in Athens area

HENDERSON COUNTY — Stacey Floyd, 31 and Steven Floyd, 32, were arrested after several storage buildings were burglarized in the Athens area.


Chief calls for new digs after chemical spill

A chemical spill shortly before noon Tuesday forced the evacuation of Palestine City Hall, 504 N. Queen St., and Palestine Police Department headquarters, adjacent to City Hall.


Fairfield Resident Finds Out It Pays to Save at the Grocery Store!

Who says grocery shopping isn’t fun? Just ask Antonia Slaughter. Ms. Slaughter won a free shopping spree at her Fairfield Brookshire Brothers. It’s all part of the grocer’s CELEBRATE Summer Rewards program. Brookshire Brothers is drawing a winner every two weeks to take part in a one-minute shopping


Fairfield Fire Department Monthly Report for July

571 – Cover assignment, standby, moveup 1


Onward and upward: Conference center and services continue to grow

Now known as the Decatur Conference Center, the $13 million, 107-room hotel is expected to be the catalyst for longer term meetings at the center, according to Lori Sherwood, center manager for the past six years.