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  • Texas had 31 recreational boating deaths last year

    The U.S. Coast Guard says Texas had 31 recreational boating deaths last year — one less than during 2012.

    May 14, 2014

  • Athens election results

    results from Saturday's city election

    May 10, 2014

  • Henderson County DA report

    R. Scott McKee, District Attorney, reports the January Term, 2014, Grand Jury met on May 1, 2014 and returned _ 109 _ True Bills,

    May 8, 2014

  • 5-6 RELAY FOR LIFE front.jpg Walkin’ after midnight

    One in three people living in the U.S. will hear the words, "You have cancer," in their lifetime.
    Henderson County cancer survivors wore their purple T-shirts signifying their battle with the disease during the 2014 Relay For Life event Friday night.

    May 5, 2014 1 Photo 1 Video

  • American economy bounces back from brutal winter

     The American economy shrugged off the end of a brutal winter last month, rebounding with the biggest hiring surge in two years and suggesting that the job market's gains could endure.

    May 2, 2014

  • Botched execution could renew 'cruel' challenges

     The botched execution of an Oklahoma inmate is certain to fire up the debate over what constitutes cruel and unusual punishment — the phrase written into the U.S. Constitution and defined by the courts, piece by piece, over two centuries.

    May 1, 2014

  • 5-1 proclaimation.jpg The stage is set for annual Relay for Life event Friday

    Athens Mayor Pro-Tem Carol Barton read a proclamation Wednesday morning proclaiming April 30 as the official Relay for Life kick-off day in Henderson County.
    As part of a week-long celebration, Athens is awash in purple to celebrate cancer survivorship and bring attention to the annual event.

    May 1, 2014 1 Photo 1 Video

  • Former Collin Street Bakery Employee signs plea deal

    Sandy Jenkins signed two documents filed in federal court in Dallas Monday. One was an admission that he stole more than $16 million from his former employer, the Collin Street Bakery.

    April 30, 2014

  • 10329318_705770782818008_105140872622895254_n.jpg Deadly storms continue to pummel South

    Emergency personnel remained in “search and rescue mode” early Tuesday morning after a wave of deadly storms made its way through Mississippi and Alabama, continuing a path of destruction stretching from the Midwest to the Deep South.

    April 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 3592403_G.jpg VIDEO: TV station evacuated on the air as tornado closes in

    A television station in Tupelo, Miss., was evacuated live on the air as an apparent tornado bore down Monday afternoon.

    April 29, 2014 1 Photo

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