First State Bank of Athens is hosting an open house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10 at its newly renovated downtown branch at 130 E. Corsicana St. in Athens. Special remarks at 11:30 a.m. Refreshments will be served.
The 19th Annual Breakfast With Santa is fast approaching. Santa will be at The Library at Cedar Creek Lake on December 14 from 9-11 am. Sponsored by Best Friends of The Library, attendance is open to the public.
Caring Hearts Hospice is hosting its second annual Purple Santa Drive, which delivers gifts to seniors in need or alone this holiday season. Donations will be accepted through Friday, Dec. 13.
Judge Nancy Perryman of the County Court at Law No. 2 swore in Beauford "Keith" Downs Thursday as the Associate Judge of the Northeast Child Protection Court No. 3.
Athens City Councilwoman Toni Garrard Clay met with members Scout Troop G343 and Boy Troop 343 Monday evening to discuss the objectives and workings of our local government and various environmental concerns. The conversation eventually spread to the state and national levels. Councilwoman C…
Eight people in Mabank and Payne Springs were rounded up last night in two separate drug raids by Sheriff Botie Hillhouse’s Narcotics Investigators and Deputies.
The Henderson County team from Child Protective Investigations, received the Child Advocacy Center Multi-Disciplinary Team “Agency of the Year” Award for 2019 on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, during a team meeting at Maggie’s House.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific wants a court to invalidate an 1872 pact requiring it to keep a certain number of jobs in an East Texas town indefinitely.
In March of 2018, Sidney Erickson started the ketogenic diet, a high fat, moderate protein low-carb program. She said she suffered from migraine headaches and had a lot of co-workers benefitting from the keto life. She focused on the numerous health benefits and went all in.
WASHINGTON, DC, -- New research shows that some 13.5 million adults in the U.S. could not identify a single symptom of a heart attack -- not even that chest pains are an obvious sign of a cardiac event.
Whether its folks being out of town for holiday events or just the idea that there may be Christmas presents inside, burglars are on the alert for a quick strike this time of year.
The Cedar Creek Lake Masons and all their appendant bodies hosted a successful Community Thanksgiving Lunch and Open House Saturday, Nov. 16.
BISSELL Pet Foundation is aiming to bring holiday hope to homeless pets across America with its Empty the Shelters – Holiday Hope event.
The Henderson County Commissioners Court on Tuesday approved a joint resolution with the Democratic and Republican parties to conduct the Primary Elections for March 3.
There was a time when the pace of life was slower, family was everything and there were no cell phones distracting people from a good old fashioned dinner conversation. Life has gotten so busy and hectic, days like that seem as if they are long gone, but one local family is trying to get it back.
Wanted on an outstanding warrant from Henderson County for sexual assault, a man in Larue was caught by Sheriff Botie Hillhouse’s Narcotics Investigators Wednesday for possession of methamphetamines.
The property values released by the Henderson County Appraisal District leave the City of Athens in a good position as the 2020 budgeting process heads toward its final stages.
The bell will ring August 5 for the Athens 2019 school year. The sound of children will echo through the halls with new school supplies, uniforms and some parents of new preschoolers leaving their babies for the first time. Teachers will finally get to show off their hard work decorating cla…
Athens Thrift will be hosting a grand re-opening Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be served while guests explore the store's new additions.
Athens remains above its 2018 sales-tax allocation total after a strong May showing, according to information released on Wednesday by Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar.
Two people were killed and one person was injured following a shooting in Van Zandt County on Wednesday night, according to a press release from the Texas Department of Public Safety.
The Chandler Historical Society has announced it will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Project with a special “Brunch and Learn” on June 18 at the Chandler Community Center.
The Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake has been selected for an American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals program that partners with overcrowded source shelters that need help placing animals, as well as destination shelters, where animals have a greater chance to be adopted.
On Tuesday, the Athens Kiwanis Club awarded eight local high school students from Athens High School, Cross Roads High School, Eustace High School and LaPoynor High School.
Weddings, parties and private functions are becoming a lucrative source of revenue for the Texan Theater, Tourism and Cultural Resources Coordinator Katie Birk told Athens City Council on Monday.
This Week's Circulars
Carlon Rogers Dowell, born August 24, 1941 in Athens, passed peacefully at home in the arms of his wife of 61 years. He left earth to go to his Heavenly home April 1, 2020. Carlon was preceded in death by his parents, A.A. "Nate" and Christeen Dowell of Athens, brother Adrian Dowell of Athen…
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