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Commissioners sign proclamation for San Jacinto Day
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:09:06 -0700

The battle of the Alamo may be the best remembered conflict in Texas’ fight for independence, but the battle at San Jacinto closed the deal. Representatives of the Sons of the Republic of Texas were on hand at the Henderson County Commissioners Court meeting Tuesday in observance of a proclamation, declaring April 21, San Jacinto Day.

Streusand endorsed by Iraq vet
Sat, 05 Apr 2014 08:06:45 -0700

Combat veteran, farmer, business owner and two-time Republican Congressional candidate Colonel Jim Engstrand has endorsed Ben Streusand for Congress.

Streusand earns endorsement for congress from former opponent
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:28:03 -0700

Combat veteran, farmer, business owner and two-time Republican Congressional candidate, Colonel Jim Engstrand has endorsed Ben Streusand for Congress.

Abilene event to honor Texas officers killed in line of duty
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:44:02 -0700

Texas officers killed in the line of duty will be remembered next Wednesday when law enforcement officers and the public attend a time-of-reflection event in Abilene.

Report on UT regent turned over to prosecutors
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:23:38 -0700

AUSTIN — A report commissioned by a Texas House panel that found University of Texas Regent Wallace Hall likely committed criminal and impeachable offenses has been referred to Travis County prosecutors. “The report notes that Regent Hall's conduct with respect to protected student information is serious enough to implicate two possible offenses in the Penal Code,” said the letter sent to Travis ...

HSU inducts five into Hall of Leaders
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:29:10 -0700

In a ceremony Friday, Hardin-Simmons inducted five into it's Hall of Leaders.

Bob Phillips – Telling Tales in the Pineywoods
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 12:48:10 -0700

Nacogdoches, TX, April 4, 2014 -- The Texas Forest Trail Region is pleased to welcome friends and special guests from throughout its 35-county region for learning, networking, and partnership building at its 2014 Annual Summit sponsored by the Nacogdoches Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Job outlook improves in Southeast Texas
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 06:38:36 -0700

Employment in Southeast Texas improved in March as most job categories posted strong gains compared with the previous month and the same period a year ago. Figures from the Texas Workforce Commission show the unemployment rate for Southeast Texas stood at 7.2 percent for March, down almost a full percentage point from February's rate of 9.1 percent.

Hurricane season coming soon, officials holding public workshop May 22
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:20:54 -0700

The Liberty County Office of Emergency Management (LCOEM), which represents the cities of Ames, Daisetta, Dayton, Dayton Lakes, Devers, Hardin, Kenefick, and Plum Grove, as well as all unincorporated

County commissioners talk trees at April 8 meeting
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:27:28 -0700

To prune or not to prune was the only real debate had in the Tuesday morning, April 8, Commissioners Court.