Regional News

City of Palestine ramps up police recruiting effort with ‘CO to PO’...
The City of Palestine is looking to fill its ranks of the Palestine Police Department. As part of that effort, Police Chief Andy Harvey has started the “CO to PO” program,...
SFA Gardens to host BioBlitz in the Pineywoods Native Plant Center
Stephen F. Austin State University’s SFA Gardens will host a BioBlitz event Friday and Saturday, Sept. 22 and 23, in the Pineywoods Native Plant Center, located at 2900...
Mrs. Laura Bush, Lake Livingston Friends of Reservoirs, Trinity...
Former First Lady Laura Bush joined senior officials from Lake Livingston Friends of Reservoirs (LLFoR), Trinity River Authority and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to...
Nacogdoches Crime Stoppers Fundraiser
Nacogdoches Crime Stoppers will host its annual catfish cookout fundraiser from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, in downtown Nacogdoches. Tickets are $10 and can be...
Getting to the Root of the Problem
One of the major causes of tree failure is root damage. When a tree’s root system has been extensively damaged, the whole tree can fall to the ground – or onto your...
Bull Nettle Festival
Mt. Selman announces it’s annual Bull Nettle Festival Friday, Sept. 22 and Saturday, Sept. 23. On Friday, there will be a barn dance from 7 to 11 p.m. with dinner and an...
Harvey Can’t Mess With Texas: A Benefit Concert for Hurricane...
A Benefit Concert for Hurricane Harvey Relief will take place on Friday, Sept. 22 at the Frank Erwin Center from 7 - 11 p.m. and broadcast on 11 TEGNA stations and stream...
News Briefs
McKnight Homecoming this weekend The annual McKnight Homecoming will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 24. To get to the venue, take State Highway 204 and travel 2.4 miles...
SFA’s University Series opens with Taylor 2 dance performance
The Stephen F. Austin State University College of Fine Arts will open its 2017-18 University Series with a performance of New York City-based dance company Taylor 2 at 7:30...
ETCF Reminds Donors to Beware of Harvey Donation Scams
With record rainfall and flooding across 50+ counties in South East Texas, East Texans are asking how they can help. In an effort to assist donors, East Texas Communities...
Caddo Mounds announces Foraging Program
Caddo Mounds State Historic Site invites the public to a foraging workshop with Mark “Merriwether” Vorderbruggen. There will be two sessions to choose from on Saturday,...
ACGS announces Meeting
The Angelina County Genealogical Society is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m., Monday, Sept. 18, in the Community Meeting Room at the Kurth Memorial Library, 706 S. Raguet St.,...
Palestine Economic Development Corporation steps up business...
Tom Manskey, Executive Director of Palestine Economic Development Corporation announced Wednesday, Sept. 6, the launching of their new community development, wealth...
American Cancer Society: Bark For Life - A Canine Event to Fight...
The American Cancer Society and Relay For Life of Cherokee County will have a fundraising event “Bark For Life” from 2 - 4 p.m., on Sunday, Nov. 5 at the Nichols Green Park...
Texas Comptroller’s Office Expedites the Import of Motor Fuel into...
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced on Friday, Sept. 1 that the Comptroller’s office is working with the Office of the Governor and the Texas Department of Motor...