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Jury selection set today in Barrett murder trial
Jury selection was set to begin today for the trial of a Montalba man accused in the beating death of his wife at their residence in December 2011, with the state set to begin testimony on Wednesday.
Anderson County 'Top Five' burglary suspect arrested at traffic stop
Anderson County Sheriff’s Office officials have announced the arrest of one of its “Top Five” burglary suspects recently, caught in the act by two of the department’s undercover investigators.
Fort Worth man shot at Palestine night club
Palestine Police Department officers are continuing to investigate a shooting that occurred at a local night club in the early morning hours Sunday, leaving a Fort Worth man in critical condition at a Tyler hospital.
Woman killed in two-vehicle crash
A young Palestine woman was killed in a two-vehicle wreck early Saturday morning, about 2.5 miles south of Palestine.
A time for good times: 37th annual Slocum VFD benefit, school reunion set May 11
In Slocum, the biggest event of the year is coming up next weekend — the 37th annual Slocum Volunteer Fire Department Barbecue and Slocum Reunion.
Palestine day spa offering Mother's Day specials
With Mother’s Day just around the corner, Jamie’s Therapeutic Day Spa in Palestine is offering new services and packages for moms out there, including gift certificates, spa day packages and more.
Warren found guilty of murder
After almost 90-minutes of deliberations, a four-woman, eight-man jury found defendant Larry Warren guilty of murder for the 2010 shooting death of another local man on Friday at the Anderson County Courthouse.
Library Friends hosting book fair on Saturday
Book lovers won’t want to miss the chance to stock their book shelves at the Palestine Library Friends’ book sale Saturday at the Palestine Mall.
The book sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Gently used hardback and paperback books will be available for purchase with prices ranging from 10 cents to $1.25.
Names of those arrested in drug sting released
The Palestine Police Department has released the names of the six individuals arrested in two separate incidents over the last few days in an attempt to crack down on the drug problem in Palestine.
The arrests were the result of the newly-formed PPD Drug Enforcement Unit’s investigations.
Neches Heritage Day set Saturday
The Neches community will celebrate its 21st Annual Neches Heritage Day festival on Saturday with a parade, arts and crafts, music and free games for kids of all ages.
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