Editor's note: This is the third in a series of quarterly reports this year by CNHI newspapers on the concerns and mood of voters in the battleground and heartland states that swept President Donald Trump to victory in 2016.
The Athens Independent School District Board voted on Friday to go to a four-day instruction week when the 2019-2020 calendar goes into effect in August.
Athens City Council members on Monday paved the way for an election to decide on what to do with the $5,337,960 in certificates of obligation allocated for the Cain Center project.
(Athens) – Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse is investigating the death of a 17-year-old girl and the shooting of her father as a homicide after they were found Monday with gunshot wounds to the head.
As Americans get deeper into the holiday season, extra errands and traveling can bring more stress and causes drivers to be more aggressive.
Thanks to the generosity of the Women of Courage, the Henderson County Child Advocacy Center has enough money to make over rooms for children who are victims of abuse.
With a National Weather Service forecast calling for up to five inches of rain, many of the holiday events have been canceled, re-scheduled or moved to another location.
On Monday, Athens City Council members are expected to approve a pay increase for entry-level officers after Chief Buddy Hill pushed for it, saying the higher salaries will help recruitment and retention.
Henderson County Fire Marshal Shane Renberg told members of the Seven Points/Tool branch of the Cedar Creek Lake Area Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday that his department is a “catch all” for enforcement.
With inclement weather forecast, the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center is postponing the Select A Fly Challenge. Initially scheduled for Saturday, the event is planned for Jan. 12, at 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Jerry Corder, an investigator with the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, has received the Child Advocacy Center Multi-Disciplinary Team Member of the Year Award.
Todd Witt, outreach education manager for the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center, and Mandy Scott, the facility manager were guest speakers at the weekly meeting of the Athens Rotary Club on Wednesday.
Athens artist Daniella Matchael's brush strokes have taken her to many countries, but now she's showing her creations in an exhibition closer to home.
- SHERIFF HILLHOUSE INVESTIGATING SHOOTINGS OF DAUGHTER, FATHER AS MURDER
- Second person dies in double shooting near Chandler
- Teen shot to death near Chandler
- Former NFL star Robertson killed in accident
- Another development looms on East Tyler Street
- AISD votes to go to a four day instruction week
- Voters to decide on Cain Center funding method
- Chisholm talks changes to former ETMC
- Woman who accused man of rape outraged he got no jail time
- Sheriff: Uncle cut 3-year-old Kentucky girl’s throat