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Community-wide Thanksgiving service, other events slated

GRAPELAND - The historic First Christian Church, Inc., of Grapeland will host its 20th annual community-wide Thanksgiving service at 7 p.m. on Monday. "We would like to invite everyone out to this annual community event," said board member Donna Mobley. "This is a great way for families to kick off


November 2017 Real Estate Market Report

So ... how's the real estate market in Palestine? Let's take a peek at the numbers, shall we? In the last 30 days, the Palestine Texas Association of Realtors MLS had the following activity: Total number of active MLS listings: 140 New listings added in last 30 days: 36 Total properties sold in last

PALESTINE HERALD-PRESS - 2017-11-20 05:09:00

Fishing: Teams ready for fall's final meet

ALBA - The final Texas High School Bass Association East Division meet of the fall takes place today at Lake Fork. If that sounds a little familiar, it may be due to the fact the Central Division had a meet at the same location last weekend - featuring Cayuga. Last weekend, 514 fish were reeled in.


Jamie's Therapeutic Touch hosting seventh annual toy drive

Donate for a sip, clip, and jolly time at Jamie's Therapeutic Touch Day Spa this holiday season. Jamie's will host its annual Toy Drive and Cocktail Social from 5 to 9 p.m. on Dec. 7. For the past seven years, Jamie's has served as a drop-off spot for toy donations benefiting the local "Toys for Tot


Local JC Penney pilots nationwide clearance initiative

JC Penney - an American icon for more than a century and Palestine mainstay since 1979 - has good news for holiday shoppers. "We've recently opened a clearance center in our store," said store manager Dreama Spangler. "We're bringing merchandise into the store that people have never seen; it's all d


City health plan called unsustainable

An insurance consultant this week called Palestine's city employee health insurance plan "unsustainable," and "incredibly rich" when compared to those of other municipalities and companies. Under the city's self-funded plan for a single person, employees currently pay $69.15, twice a month, while th


High school basketball: Palestine JV's fare well at own tourney

The first-ever Lee Loveless junior varsity girls' basketball tournament took place on Thursday at Palestine High School. Here, Myah Crutcher dribbles toward the frontcourt during a game against Jacksonville.Lee Loveless/Special to the Herald-Press The Palestine High School junior varsity girls' bas


County officials make deal with new truck stop

Cherokee County resident Yosh Asarsa is currently in the process of constructing a new truck stop at the intersection of Highway 84 and FM 343, west of Rusk. Asarsa said he hopes to have the truck stop open in the next several weeks. He approached the Rusk City Council to discuss possible economic i


KS Hastings NE Zone Forecast

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HASTINGS TRIBUNE - 2017-11-20 08:01:10

Hastings nurse helps others in DR

As a non-traditional student, Valerie Bower has juggled raising four children while attending nursing school in Hastings. She waited until her youngest was a toddler before starting on this educational journey and will complete her schooling next spring. Through donations gathered from Give Hastings


Hope Harbor announces chefs for Serving Up Hope fundraiser

Hope Harbor, a local nonprofit organization devoted to improving the lives of Grand Island's homeless and near homeless population, is planning its sixth annual fundraising event, Serving Up Hope. The event will be held Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at Riverside Golf Club. The theme: "Battle Pretzel." Th

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-20 01:08:00

SATURDAY SALUTE: Nebraska nice in action

A hearty Saturday Salute goes this week to the friends and neighbors of Rodney and Jason Rauert who pitched in to help get the Rauerts' corn harvested this week. Rodney Rauert died earlier this month after an extended illness. He and his son, Jason, farmed together on more than 1,000 acres in rural


Trial date is set for man accused of shooting gun at Bosselman Travel Center

Brian Clark (Department of Corrections) A man accused of a shooting at the Bosselman Travel Center will head to trial in January. Grand Island Police said the incident happened on Thursday. The Hall County Sheriff's Office said they were called to check on the welfare of a truck driver just after 3

NEBRASKATV - 2017-11-20 08:09:22

G.I. Express honors veterans with Wreaths Across America

Grand Island Express will honor veterans again this holiday season in the National Wreaths Across America program. National Wreaths Across America Day is Dec. 16. There will be a special ceremony recognizing veterans in All Faiths Chapel at the Grand Island Veterans Home that day. After the ceremony


Food is sometimes cooked in a truck next to a restaurant

Xydalia Alfaro (left) takes an order on the phone as her mother, Rosa Portillo (center), takes one of several pupusa off the grill and Sandra Garcia (right) mixes a pan of refried beans inside the El Buen Sabor food truck at 1504 N. Eddy St. El Buen Sabor cooks its food in a 24-foot truck just south

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-19 04:00:00

People in Business for Sunday, Nov. 19

Kirstin "Kiki" Fasbender has begun work as public relations and human resource coordinator for the Archer Cooperative Credit Union, which has offices in Central City, Archer and Dannebrog. Fasbender's duties include oversight of public relations, coordination of special events, employee benefit impl

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-19 05:45:00

Trial set for granddaughter in Exeter elder abuse case

EXETER Meritel Saintil is the first of two family members to face trial in the 2016 death of her 75-year-old grandmother with jury selection scheduled to begin Monday, Nov. 27 in Rockingham Superior Court. Saintil, of Baltimore, Maryland, and her mother, Katherine Saintil-Brown, of Houston, Texas, a

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-11-20 15:37:52

Haverhill MBTA Train Derails in Andover

Photo courtesy of the MBTA. Workers clear train 208 after a "slow speed derailment" Monday, Nov. 20. (Photograph courtesy of the MBTA.) Merrimack Valley straphangers experienced a longer than usual Monday morning commute this morning when MBTA train no. 208 derailed shortly after leaving the Haverhi

WHAV.NET - 2017-11-20 11:12:05

NEW! Reader Submitted Photo!

This weeks Reader Submitted Photo was sent by Stacy Gray of Kingston. Is this not a gorgeous shot of Greenwood Pond? This weeks Reader Submitted Photo was sent by Stacy Gray of Kingston. Is this not a gorgeous shot of Greenwood Pond?

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-11-20 16:37:00

Motorists Advised to Watch for Deer on the Roads

CONCORD -Motorists are advised to watch for deer crossing roadways this time of year, especially at dawn and dusk. Deer are very active right now, as the mating season, or rut, is underway and bucks and does have their minds on other things than traffic! According to New Hampshire Fish and Game Depa

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-11-20 13:00:00