(Times subject to change)
Habanero Stage (Old Town – Friday, Oct. 26 from 5 to 11 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 27 from noon to 6 p.m.)
• Friday — Music 5 to 8 p.m.
• Friday — The Bigsbys 8 to 9 p.m.
• Friday — Jason Cassidy 9:30 to 11 p.m.
• Saturday — Professor Porkchop, noon to 2:30 p.m.
• Saturday — Pushwater, 3 to 4 p.m.
• Saturday — Darc Thirty, 4 to 6 p.m.
Jalepeno Stage (Family Stage – Downtown – Sat 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
• Pepper Eating Contest – four contests
• Steps of Faith (two dances)
• Confessions of St. Augustine
• Dogwood Square Dancers (one dance)
• Guppies From Outer Space
Chili Pepper Stage (Main Stage on Spring Street, Saturday, Oct. 27 from 4 to 11 p.m.)
• Random Axis – 2 to 4 p.m.
• Jaron Bell – 4:30 to 6 p.m.
• Scooter Brown – 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
• Backseat Molly – 8 to 9 p.m.
• Lazer Show – 9 to 9:30 p.m.
• Casey Donahew Band – 9:30 to 11 p.m.
Information provided by the City of Palestine’s Hot Pepper Festival organizers
(Times subject to change)
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Healthy cooking program offered
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Palestine is offering a four-week program starting this Thursday to help diabetics make healthy cooking choices.
Steps of Faith Dance Center production Saturday
Steps of Faith Dance Center will hold its annual production at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Palestine Civic Center.
“We’re going to take you to a land far away and tell you the ‘real’ story of some of your favorite fairy tale characters,” Steps of Faith Dance Center owner Jennifer Ballew said. “The production is full of lively fun music, a reminiscing ol’ Granny, and of course the incredible dancing of several talented students.”
Chamber sets photo contest
The Palestine Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking shutterbugs to participate in its second annual photo contest — portraying structures, landmarks and memorable locations in the Palestine/Anderson County area.
Memorial Day celebration set Saturday
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3907 will hold a Memorial Day celebration on Saturday featuring barbecue, live music, an auction and more.
Longview man injured in motorcycle wreck
A Longview man remained in fair condition in a Tyler hospital Monday following a one-vehicle motorcycle wreck Friday near Montalba on Texas 19.
Traffic stop leads to arrest
A Palestine man remained in jail Monday on drug-related charges following a suspicious vehicle stop in Anderson County on Saturday.
According to Sheriff Greg Taylor, while on patrol in the early morning hours on Saturday, deputy Johnny Gorden saw a suspicious vehicle sitting on the side of U.S. 287 between Palestine and Elkhart.
Residents urged to welcome back local troops on Wednesday
Palestine area residents are asked to help welcome back the local National Guard troops, which will be coming by bus to the National Guard Armory in Palestine at about 3 p.m. Wednesday.
Community invited to welcome back National Guard troops
The community is asked to help welcome back the local National Guard troops, which will be coming by bus to the National Guard Armory in Palestine at about 3 p.m. Wednesday.
Texas Area Fund Foundation kicks off new program
The Texas Area Fund Foundation kicked off its newest program — The Action Fund — Thursday evening at an event hosted in the home of Francis and Cad Williams.
Police department seeking input from citizens on text alert program
The Palestine Police Department is asking for input from citizens regarding the feasibility of introducing a new communication program call Citizen Observer Tip411, an e-mail and text alert system that would allow for outgoing alerts and information to citizens.
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