Athens — Athens Scouts attended the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Order of the Arrow (OA) Fall Fellowship held in September at Circle Ten - Camp James Ray on Lake Texoma. The OA is the national honor society of BSA. Henderson & Navarro County OA Scouts are members of the Cayuga Chapter of Mikanakawa Lodge 101. Scouts Pictured (L-R) Caleb Johnson, Will Perryman, Andrew Rodriguez, Nathan Johnson. Adult leaders (L-R) Willie Robson, Dr. Sheri Robson & Chip Perryman. Not pictured, John Risko & Rob Risko.
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Henderson County has benefited from an upswing in the number of out of county inmates housed in the jail in 2013.
The Texas Commission on Jail Standards November report shows the county with 117 out-of-county inmates. The main source of the prisoners is Smith County, which had more than 100 of its prisoners held elsewhere.
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JUNIOR COLLEGE FOOTBALL: HOT Bowl tickets go on sale Friday at TVCC
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- SLIDE SHOW- FIRE AT EL SAN LUIS MEXICAN CAFE Early morning fire destroyed El San Luis Mexican Cafe in Athens.
- Fire at El San Luis Mexican Cafe early AM. More details to come.
FRIDAY NIGHT FLASHBACK: Malakoff faces Van Alstyne in area round
The Malakoff Tigers will battle the Van Alstyne Panthers in the Region II-2A area round playoffs.
BREAKING NEWS...Not so fast: Obama's health care law is changing
Just when you thought you had the president's health care law figured out, it's changing.
BREAKING NEWS . . .Gas pipeline rupture reported in Ellis County
The Navarro County Office of Emergency Management is reporting word of a gas pipeline rupture this morning in Ellis County.
BREAKING NEWS: TVCC selected to face Mesa in C.H.A.M.P.S. Heart of Texas Bowl
The Trinity Valley Community College Cardinals have been selected to play in next month's C.H.AM.P.S Heart of Texas Bowl, to be held at Bulldawg Stadium in Copperas Cove, TX.
US added surprisingly strong 204,000 jobs in Oct.
The U.S. economy added 204,000 jobs in October, an unexpected burst of hiring in a month when the government was partly shut down for 16 days. And far more jobs were added in August and September than previously thought.
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