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Man gets 99 years in prison for local woman's death

HOUSTON COUNTY, Texas (KETK) - An East Texas man has been sentenced to prison for his part in the death of a Grapeland woman. According to the Palestine Herald-Press, James Henderson, 37, of Crockett, was sentenced to 99 years in prison on Monday for the 2015 death of Vanessa Melson, 29, of Grapelan

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2017-09-26 12:55:29

Exchange phone book for free admission to Zoo

Area residents, including those from Palestine, with old, unwanted phone books can exchange them for admission tickets to the Caldwell Zoo in Tyler on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. "Any phone book from any year can be used for admission," said Alex Farrel, of the Caldwell Zoo's education department. This is

PALESTINE HERALD-PRESS - 2017-09-26 20:46:00

Council selects Hornes to lead the city

Following the recommendation of outgoing City Manager Mike Alexander, the Palestine City Council Monday night promoted Assistant City Manager Mike Hornes to take over the position. When Alexander was hired to be the city manager in November 2016, one of his first acts was to name Hornes as his assis

PALESTINE HERALD-PRESS - 2017-09-26 17:34:00

Opinion:Sheriff's Office needs investigation

When local law enforcement officers are suspected of breaking the law, a higher authority - state or federal - must look into it. If they do not, justice is compromised. Suspicions that the law is not enforced in a fair and even-handed manner are rightfully aroused. That's why the U.S. Attorney's Of

PALESTINE HERALD-PRESS - 2017-09-25 23:50:00

Pints in the Pines on the Texas State Railroad in October

What could be better than sampling Texas-brewed beers aboard a historic train as it travels the Piney Woods of the Lone Star State? Savor the rich flavors of an amber harvest while drinking in the scenery and leisurely pace of a train ride. Texas State Railroad's Pints in the Pines departs at 6:00 p


Texas State Railroad fall festivities include pumpkin patch and craft beer rides as well as Polar Express

RUSK - It's just not fall without great pumpkins. Throughout October, the Texas State Railroad is celebrating the return of autumn with its popular "Pumpkin Patch" rides and the launch of the new "Pints in the Pines" beer tasting. The fall schedule, which precedes the popular Polar Express Christm

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-25 01:58:00

Cross country: Palestine boys shine at Davey Dogwood meet

The Palestine High School boys' cross country team employed a pack mentality during Saturday's Davey Dogwood Invitational. And Wildcat runners Michael Guzman and Luis Rangel proved to be interchangeable as Guzman finished as the top medalist and Rangel was next in second at Story Intermediate School

PALESTINE HERALD-PRESS - 2017-09-25 22:49:00

Shout Outs highlight people's kindness

This is to thank all the Doctors, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nurses, EMT staff, Medical Assistants, Administrative staff at both Nacogdoches Medical Center and Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital, Pharmacists, Home Health, Dialysis Units, Wound Care, and countless volunteers for providing

DAILY SENTINEL - 2017-09-26 05:59:00

Bachelor Girls' Library Club celebrates 115 years

On September 27, 1902, fifteen single girls from prominent Rusk families met to plan a club "to study along specific lines and to gather and maintain a loan library." A week later on October 4, the first official meeting of the Bachelor Girls' Library Club was held, complete with a charter, constitu


Feature film announces Oct. 1 casting call in Rusk

An upcoming feature film is looking for boys ages 6 to 11 to play the parts of the sons of Neil Armstrong. They are also looking for girls ages 8 to 10 to play the daughter of astronaut, Ed White. Those with Texas accents are encouraged to apply for both roles, but no accent is required. An open cal


Volleyball: Lady Cubs pick up three wins, tie on road at Rusk

RUSK - Tyesha Mosely served up 16 points over the final two games, and the Henderson eighth-grade A volleyball team rallied for an 18-25, 25-19, 25-21 victory over Rusk Monday. Mosely had eight service points in each of the final two games, and Jordan Hylander and Alyssa Perry had seven points apiec

HENDERSON DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-26 22:55:00

We Ate 3 Days' Worth of 7-Eleven's "Locally Made Meals" So You Don't Have To

7-Eleven surely knows that the people eating most of its food offerings are either drunk or recovering from being drunk the night before. Who among us hasn't scarfed down a hot dog or taquito or two (or three) from a 7-Eleven roller grill after a long night of bar hopping? And who hasn't drawn the i

DALLAS OBSERVER - 2017-09-25 09:00:00

Frank Ferrara, former Chamber CEO, passes away at 80

When Frank Ferrara retired in 2014, he described his 18 year tenure at the Chamber of Commerce as "a great, great ride." Ferrara's ride came to a halt on Tuesday, Sept. 19, when he passed away at the age of 80 in MorningStar Care Facility. The Chamber of Commerce opened its Sept. 21 breakfast meetin

FOUNTAIN HILLS TIMES - 2017-09-26 20:37:00

Ballet Under the Stars 2017

Photos taken during the 2017 Ballet Under the Stars, presented by Ballet Arizona on Friday evening, Sept. 22. Motorcyclist killed in Saguaro crashLaw enforcement reportDevelopment fees, local guidelines explainedVehicle crashes into wash Friday morningEvelyn MunnPark Place: Restraining order deniedQ

FOUNTAIN HILLS TIMES - 2017-09-26 18:28:00

Home Delivered Meals seeks volunteers

The Home Delivered Meals program in Fountain Hills is seeking volunteers who want to make an impact helping their neighbors. The purpose of the Home Delivered Meals program is to provide nutritional noon-time meals for individuals who require meal preparation assistance allowing them to reside as lo

FOUNTAIN HILLS TIMES - 2017-09-26 07:00:00

Celebrate Hispanic heritage with events around the Valley

Downtown Peoria will celebrate the Latino community that has helped shape it with a joyful festival during National Hispanic Heritage Month. Known in the past as Fiesta Peoria, Somos Peoria! on Sept. 30 offers something for the whole family, including live music and dance performances, craft and foo

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-26 13:00:06

Score half-off pancakes at 'The Place' for National Pancake Day

SCOTTSDALE - Pancakes are such a big hit that they have two national holidays, one in March and one in September! Batter up and no we aren't talking baseball! We're talking the batter that makes yummy pancakes. They're from "The Place". No, not any place. The Place has two locations, one in Scottsda

ABC 15 NEWS - 2017-09-25 21:52:36

Our View: Desert Discovery Center in Scottsdale needs a public vote

Editorial: Scottsdale residents have the greatest stake in Desert EGDE, the scaled-back version of an interpretive center. They deserve a vote on it. A vision to transform Scottsdale's beloved McDowell Sonoran Preserve into a grand attraction and learning experience may finally get realized. But the

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-26 13:13:15

PD: Home care worker helps man steal Porsche from elderly Scottsdale man

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - A home care worker in Scottsdale is accused of helping in the theft of a senior man's Porsche. Scottsdale police report that on September 18 they arrested 44-year-old William Gregory Good for his part in trafficking stolen property, as he was driving the stolen Porsche 911. Police s

ABC 15 NEWS - 2017-09-26 19:08:45

Fiat Lux Gallery Coming Soon to Downtown Scottsdale

They announced the news via press release on Thursday, September 21. The new 6,000-square-foot gallery is located at 6919 East First Avenue. It's designed to function as a hybrid exhibition and pop-up space. "The idea behind Fiat Lux was to create a modern gallery space that caters exclusively to

PHOENIX NEW TIMES - 2017-09-26 14:00:00