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Palestine Police Arrest Two for Assault, Weapons and Drugs

PALESTINE – On Saturday afternoon, June 12, officers with the Palestine Police Department (PPD) arrested two individuals for multiple offenses including drug possession, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, endangering a child, unlawful possession of firearm and several outstanding warrants. According to PPD PIO/Community Liaison Michele Herbert, policeAggravated officers were...
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Roadwork to continue on FM 2493 project in Smith County

SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - TxDOT said after significant delays due to winter weather and rain, work is scheduled to resume on the FM 2493/Old Jacksonville Highway project from Gresham to Flint. A news release said the project, with limits from FM 2813 in Gresham, south to FM 346 in...
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Palestine Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Palestine: Monday, June 21: Showers and thunderstorms likely during the day; while showers and thunderstorms overnight; Tuesday, June 22: Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while mostly cloudy overnight; Wednesday, June 23: Mostly sunny during the day;
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Palestine Police Featured on Trading Cards

PALESTINE – The Palestine Police Department launches the Police Trading Card program, Saturday, July 3, at the Independence Day Fireworks Celebration at Steven Bennett Park. The Palestine Police Department is proud to announce the first edition of the “Palestine Police Cop Card” program. This program provides the Palestine Police Officers with baseball type trading cards. The front of the cards will have the officers photograph and the back of the cards will contain a short biography of the officer, as well as a personal message to the children from that officer. The Cop Card program is for children of 5 to 15 years of age, which does not mean that children of other ages or adults cannot collect the cards. Children of all ages are encouraged to participate.
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Work to resume on FM 2493

TYLER – Following significant delays due to winter weather and rain, work is scheduled to resume on the FM 2493/Old Jacksonville Highway project from Gresham to Flint. The anticipated completion date is fall 2021, according to a TxDOT news release. The project, with limits from FM 2813 in Gresham, south to FM 346 in Flint, will widen the existing two-lane roadway to five lanes with curb and gutter and bike lanes. “The contractor is tentatively scheduled to mobilize to complete the remainder of the surface on the project the week of June 28,” said Kathi White, TxDOT Public Information Officer, in the news release. “Weather permitting, that work should be completed in about a week, followed with placing the striping in the final configuration.” The traffic signal at FM 346 is anticipated to be activated by the end of July or early August.
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Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Palestine: Sunday, June 20: Sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Monday, June 21: Mostly sunny then showers and thunderstorms likely during the day; while showers and thunderstorms overnight; Tuesday, June 22: Chance of showers and thunderstorms during the
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Palestine gas at $2.59 per gallon? This is the cheapest fill-up in town

(PALESTINE, TX) According to Palestine gas price data, you could be saving up to $0.23 per gallon on gas. According to a survey by GasBuddy, Fast Track at 3804 W Oak St was the cheapest station in the area, with regular listed at $2.59 per gallon at the pumps Wednesday. That was compared to Maxx Stop & Go at 403 W Palestine Ave, where a gallon of regular was selling for $2.82.
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TYLER — An East Texas-based online business that sells indoor and outdoor HDTV antennas displayed a pattern of complaints from customers who say they have been frustrated in their efforts to get the items they ordered and refunds for defective or missing merchandise. That’s according to a news release from the Better Business Bureau Serving Central East Texas. BBB advises caution when dealing with AntennaDeals.com, which lists an address in Flint.
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Funeral Services for Joan Bane, 88, of Henderson were held at 9 a.m., Friday, June 18, 2021, in the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home with George Conway officiating. Burial followed at Laneville Cemetery under the direction of Rader Funeral Home. The family received friends at the funeral home on Thursday...
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Grapeland Chamber Holds Mid-Morning Coffee at Vulcraft

GRAPELAND – The Grapeland Chamber of Commerce hosted their monthly mid-morning coffee on Thursday, June 17 at Vulcraft, a Division of Nucor, as the largest employer in Houston County showcased their newly opened grating facility. Vulcraft GM Josh Wall led off the meeting and welcomed everyone in attendance. “We had...
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Salmon Lake Park rebuilding after storm

GRAPELAND – When the rains came down overnight on the first of the month, they came and came to Grapeland and the surrounding area and washed-out roads and caused creeks to overflow. One of the parts of the area that sustained serious damage was the Salmon Lake Park, which is...
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Rusk ISD trustees adopt agreements for dual credit classes

The Rusk ISD board of trustees adopted separate memorandums of understanding with Tyler Junior College and Jacksonville College, to provide dual credit classes through the 2021-2022 school year, during the June 14 meeting. The arrangement with TJC remains the same as in the previous agreement. The contract with Jacksonville College...
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