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Neches Heritage Day festival held Saturday
The Neches community celebrated its 21st Annual Neches Heritage Day festival Saturday with a parade, arts and crafts, music and free games for kids of all ages.
Fighting for survival: Over 40 teams participate in annual Relay for Life event
Despite the cold temperatures, 41 Relay for Life teams gathered as a community to fight back against cancer, while honoring cancer survivors and remembering those who have battled cancer during the 2013 Anderson County Relay for Life event Friday.
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- History Lesson
Palestine Police seize drugs, arrest six in separate incidents
The newly-formed Palestine Police Department Drug Enforcement Unit’s recent investigations led to the arrest of six people in two separate incidents over the last few days in an attempt to crack down on the drug problem in Palestine.
- Rainbow of Colors
National Day of Prayer events set for Thursday
Two local events are planned Thursday for the 62nd annual observance of National Day of Prayer.
- Tandem Bike Rally Held in Palestine
Walking for women: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event brings in over $7,000 for Crisis Center
Over 30 men embraced their feminine side to take a stand in the fight against domestic violence Saturday — taking a one-mile walk in woman’s high heels during the annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event.
1 killed, 2 injured in Palestine crash; cause, victim identities still under investigation
One person was killed and two injured in a three-vehicle wreck at the intersection of Loop 256 and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard on Friday afternoon.
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