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Urgent Search Underway for Missing 12-Year-Old Tanya Jackson in WaxahachieDavid E.NewsBreak Contributor
Tanya Jackson missing from Waxahachie, Texas since February 14, 2024.Kline WilliamsNewsBreak Contributor
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Billie Jo Jones, on Feb. 8, comes to Waxahachie's Texas Theatershain.thomasNewsBreak Contributor
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2 arrested in Gun Barrel City following drug bust
GUN BARREL CITY, Texas (KETK) – The Henderson County Sheriff’s announced the arrests of two people following a drug bust in Gun Barrel City. The HCSO said on Monday they conducted a search warrant at 112 Sherwood Shore Drive in Gun Barrel City. Officials said that while conducting the search they located suspected methamphetamines and […]
Corsicana ISD Board of Trustees Votes to Hire New Superintendent Search Service
On Feb. 19, the Corsicana ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire TASB Executive Search Services (ESS) to conduct a search for a new superintendent. Details and updates will appear on our searches page as things progress.Visit here for more details.
Dive into Delectable Delights: 4 Italian Hotspots in Corsicana
In this piece, we explore four exquisite Italian eateries located in Corsicana. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these yet? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
One of the Safest College Campuses in the Country is Right Next Door in Texas
WAXAHACHIE, Texas (KPEL News) - These days, we are constantly on alert when it comes to our surroundings. Concerns over crime rates, gun violence, drugs, and more have people on edge seemingly all the time. For parents about to send their kids to college, the worries can be overwhelming. Sending...
Caney Market Rebranding
The Caney Market is no more; in its place, a name supporters say will alleviate any confusion as to what it is…. A grocery store. During last night’s Caney City Council meeting, the Caney Market was rebranded as Caney Grocery. City Administrator Kelley Zellner says he’s happy to see the change take place.
New Fire Station and Expanded Services Coming to Southern Mesquite Amid Rapid Growth
Mesquite City in Kaufman County is witnessing rapid growth in its southern sector, leading to plans for expanding police and fire services. The City Council has greenlit a contract for building Fire Station No. 8 in the Trinity Pointe area. This station will also include a workstation for local police officers. Over 4,000 new homes are expected in the area, with retail and commercial development already in progress. The new fire station is projected to be fully operational by the end of 2025.
Texas Rangers leading investigation into Glenn Heights officer-involved shooting
ELLIS COUNTY – Friday, Feb. 9, the Glenn Heights Police Department responded to a robbery in progress at 2523 Sunburst Drive. The incident occurred in the incorporated city limits of Glenn Heights. At approximately 2:15 p.m., when officers arrived at the location they were fired on by one of...
Urgent Debate: Issuance of AMBER Alert for 12-Year-Old from Waxahachie
CBS News - 02/15/2024 11:42:00 AM. An Amber Alert was issued for 12-year-old Tanya Jackson, who has been missing since Wednesday. The Waxahachie police, deeply concerned for her safety, believe she was last seen near the University of North Texas campus. The North Texas Trafficking Task Force is also involved, as Tanya previously went missing in 2023. This news, which is at least three days old, has been discussed frequently in recent days.
Gun Barrel City man catches ShareLunker at Lake Athens
ATHENS, Texas (KLTV) - A Gun Barrel City man caught a ShareLunker at Lake Athens Monday morning. Danny Howard reeled in the 13.20-pound largemouth bass at Lake Athens this morning, according to the Toyota ShareLunker Program. ShareLunker 658 is the newest contribution to bass conservation in Texas, the post said, and was caught just across the road from the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens.
Fatal Shooting Claims Life of 17-Year-Old in Lancaster
On Saturday, February 10, 2024, at approximately 8:39 p.m., Lancaster police officers responded to reports of a shooting in progress in the 3200 block of West Pleasant Run Road. Upon arrival, officers found a male victim in the parking lot with a gunshot wound. The victim, identified as 17-year-old Benny...
Three Prisoners In Kaufman County Overdosed, And One Is Critically Ill
A Kaufman County jailer is undergoing intensive care at a Dallas-area hospital following what the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office refers to as “a medical emergency.”. Following the same emergency, two other prisoners were also rushed to the hospital; however, their conditions are now stable. According to investigator Scott...
Ellis County Offices to Close for Texas Independence Day Celebrations
Government grind to a halt in Ellis County folks, but don't fret – it's all part of the plan. This Friday, Ellis County officials will take a break from their desks, courtrooms, and bureaucratic rigmaroles to tip their hats to a slice of Texas history. March 1st marks Texas Independence Day, and according to Ellis County, Texas, county offices will be closed in reverence of the holiday that commemorates the declaration of Texas independence from Mexico back in 1836.
3 Kaufman County inmates hospitalized after 'medical emergency' in which Naloxone was used
KAUFMAN, Texas - Three inmates at the Kaufman County Law Enforcement Center are hospitalized after a "medical emergency" that caused staff to administer Naloxone to them. This happened just before 6:30 p.m. on Friday. According to the Kaufman County Sheriff's Office, jail staff gave the inmates lifesaving medical treatment, which...
1 injured after getting run over by tractor near Henderson County
PAYNE SPRINGS, Texas — Crews assisted one person after getting run over by a tractor near Payne Springs on Sunday morning. According to the Payne Springs Fire Rescue, crews responded to an traumatic injury call on State Highway 198 near Payne Springs for a person run over by a tractor.
Early Voting for the Texas Primaries Begins Tuesday
FORNEY - Early Voting for the Democrat and Republican primaries begins tomorrow, February 20, 2024. Early Voting runs 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday thru Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, and 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. next Monday-Friday. To find...
Campus coffee showdown
With the addition of the Dandelion Cafe this semester, Rice’s on-campus coffee shop population just gained a new member. With this increase in options, we decided to compare campus’s four coffee shops to see which is the best spot for a caffeinated pick-me-up. To keep the rankings as equal as possible, the same drink was ordered from all four shops: an iced vanilla latte with whole milk. Each coffeeshop is being judged on four categories to help inform your choice of coffee establishment.
1 injured after Gun Barrel City crash traps driver
GUN BARREL CITY, Texas (KETK) – The Gun Barrel City Fire Department said that one person was injured after a two-vehicle crash at West Main Street on Thursday. Around 7:13 a.m. on Thursday, the Gun Barrel City Fire Department, Gun Barrell City Police Department and UT Health EMS responded to the 100 block of West […]
Discover the Four Must-Try Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt Spots in Waxahachie
In this article, we will be exploring four delightful Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt spots in Waxahachie. Have you had the chance to taste their offerings yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Jae Kim for SA president
Due to his previous successful initiatives, desire to correct flaws within the Student Association and passion for student advocacy, we, the Thresher Editorial Board, endorse Jae Kim for SA president. Kim has three years of experience working within the SA as a new student representative, senator and college president. He...
Palmer Climbing Club Goes to State!
As some of you may know, we have a thriving Climbing Club at Palmer. We have about 50 regular members each year that meet at CityRock two days a week all year long and climb together. We try to keep it somewhat of a secret and don’t usually show up to club crawl or market ourselves because CityRock doesn’t have room for more Palmer kids. But word keeps spreading because it’s so much fun, so it seems like a good time to tell you more about us.