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Antioch Church Faith Celebration to include concert Saturday, other events
The Antioch Church has announced the plans and schedule for its upcoming Faith Celebration, including a concert Saturday, June 1 and week of “main events.”
Pineywoods Fine Arts Association kicks off summer series with blues concert Thursday
The Pineywoods Fine Arts Association will kick off its Summer Lightnin’ Series – Tunes by the Tracks on Thursday with a performance by blues legend, Milton Hopkins.
Anderson County woman jailed on aggravated sexual assault of child
An Anderson County woman remained in jail Friday after being arrested for aggravated sexual assault of a child.
Neches ISD track coach charged with improper relationship with student
A Neches Independent School District track coach turned herself in to the Anderson County Jail on Thursday for having an improper relationship with a student at the high school.
Our Town: Woman publishes book on local families, history
By interweaving old letters, pictures, land documents, Bible records and historical references with an account of one family’s life and movement through seven generations, a Kansas woman with ancestral ties to Anderson County and neighboring areas has written a second non-fiction book in a series called “A Journey of Voices: Stewards of the Land.”
Sea Scouts honored at bridge ceremony
Nine Palestine students were recognized for exemplary achievement at a Bridge of Honor ceremony Tuesday at First United Methodist Church.
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Fire at local plant site deemed minor
A small fire caused minimum damage in one of the old buildings on the old Vernon Calhoun meat packing plant Wednesday evening.
Food stolen from First Resource Center; suspects sought
First Resource Center, a ministry of First Baptist Church Palestine that distributes food and provides utility bill assistance to needy families, has been the victim of multiple burglaries recently, with suspects stealing the very food they use to help others.
Time for a taste: Tickets now on sale for Taste of Palestine
The Palestine Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting two of its biggest events of the summer on June 13 and 14 — the Taste of Palestine on Thursday and the Business Expo on Friday.
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