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Deputies arrest ETX woman on the run for a year
Tiffany Williams, a 38-year-old Athens woman, was arrested by Henderson County deputies on Tuesday near Highway 175 after spending almost a year on the run.
3 game rooms shut down in Henderson County, 4 people arrested
Two of the game rooms were shut down by the Henderson County Sheriff's Office: The Hideout near Eustace and The Hanger near Malakoff. The third game room, near Malakoff, was closed by the Fire Marshal's Office for code violations.
Lake Palestine Fish May Not be Safe to Eat
Bible Verse: 05.23.18“You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love.” (Galatians 5:13)
3 killed in wreck on I-20 in Smith County
UPDATE:The eastbound lanes of Interstate 20 have been reopened.According to the Texas Department of Transportation, the westbound traffic detour is:Mile Marker 568 (SH 155 Winona Exit)Turn left onto SH 155 to US 271Turn right onto US 271 toward TylerTurn right on FM 2015 to travel back to I-20PREVIO
Heaven gains a a super hero
As mighty as a super hero, Luke Grumbles, 10, has been courageously fighting cancer and working to make things better for others in our community since last September.COURTESY PHOTO
PPD detective takes a 'byte' out of crime
A detective for four of his more than six years on the force, Heavner told the Herald-Press he applied for the exclusive training for more than three years, before getting in.
Mart man arrested, accused of raping woman
A Mart man was arrested Thursday, accused of raping a woman early Wednesday morning, an arrest affidavit states.
Local veteran performs heroic fire rescue
Cotton was taking his usual route to work around 5:30 a.m. in Powell when he happened to notice a glow in the distance from the road. As he drew closer to the source of the glow, he realized it was a structure on fire, with the homeowner watching the blaze.
Body camera video shows Texas trooper didn't sexually assault woman, lawyer apologizes
The nearly two-hour video shows the unidentified trooper questioning the 37-year-old woman early Sunday, arresting her on a DWI charge and processing her at the Ellis County jail, south of Dallas.
Drugs a growing problem in CPS cases
That's not unusual, except that, in this case, the call came from the Department of Family Protective Services, and those testing positive were school-age children who never ingested a drug.
Driver arrested after crashing into gas station, killing Dallas man
Sustaita's mother, Joyce, lives nearby. She says she was walking down the street near the gas station when she came upon the scene. He worked at a nearby restaurant.
Duncan takes Limestone County Judge runoff by 38 votes
Limestone County voters decided the runoff for county judge Tuesday, choosing Richard Duncan to fill that spot for the next four years – and it was close, only 38 votes separating the two.
Navarro career fair to offer job-seekers a path to a good job
People anywhere in Limestone County or even nearby who are looking for a job – or a better job – are invited to attend a Career and Higher Education Fair on Friday, June 8, at the Mexia Civic Center from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Groesbeck’s Annual Fiddle Festival holds Final Contest on 50th Year
Nearly 50 candidates competed in Groesbeck’s 50th Fiddle Contest on Saturday, May 19, performing for an enthusiastic crowd and ending the 5-decade streak of annual fiddle festivals held in Groesbeck on a high note.
Texas Trooper Allegedly Handcuffs and Rape Black Women & Threatens to Murder Fiance
Dixon-Cole was reportedly told by Officer Hubbard that “she could earn her way home, if she really wanted to go” as he hiked up her skirt, while she sat handcuffed in the front seat of his cruiser.
City seeks more money from county to demolish hospital
The city of Palestine wants more money from the county to demolish Memorial Hospital, 900 Sycamore Street, one of the city's biggest eyesores.
East Texas high school student arrested after allegedly making threat toward campus
According to Overton ISD, before school Monday morning, OHS principal Cindy Bundrick was informed of a possible threat made by a student last week.
Tyler police responding to major multi-vehicle wreck at East Front, Loop 323
TYLER, Texas (KETK) - The Tyler Police Department is responding to a major wreck at East Front Street and South Southeast Loop 323.The multi-vehicle wreck occurred shortly after 9:00 a.m.KETK has a crew en route and will update this story with the latest information as it's made available.
Summer events: City of Palestine now offering pool passes
The City of Palestine has announced summer pool passes are now available.COURTESY LOGO/City of PalestineThe City of Palestine has announced summer pool passes are now available.From 9 a.m. to noon and 2-4 p.m. at City Hall (504 N. Queen St.), residents with an active water account may obtain a free
Cruizin’ Campaign Stops in Fairfield
SPEAKING ON BEHALF OF HIS SON, Senator Ted Cruz, is Mr. Rafael Bienvenido Cruz (right).Mr. Cruz made an appearance with Thomas McNutt (left) at the Freestone County Courthouse on Friday, May 11th.He spoke on the fact that Senator Cruz is backing McNutt in his race for State Representative in a runof