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Athens, Texas is located in Henderson County. Zip codes in Athens, TX include 75752, and 75751. The median home price in Athens is $199,000 which is roughly $66/per square foot. More Athens information.

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Saturday Jul 26 | Jacksonville Daily Progress

Frankston woman honored as 50-Year Banker

The Texas Bankers Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Texas Bankers Association, honored Jane Austin Chapman of Frankston with the 50-Year Banker Award during its 20th Annual TBA Senior Management Summit in Lost Pines on July 17. This prestigious award honors bankers with a half century or more of ser vice and dedication to the banking ... (more)

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

KETK

Autopsy: Henderson Co. child killed by blunt force, stab to chest

The Medical Examiner's Office in Dallas County ruled the manner of death homicide.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bradenton.com

Texas indefinitely suspends two players charged with sexual assault

Two Texas wide receivers are suspended from the football program indefinitely after they were arrested Thursday and charged with sexual assault, a second-degree felony.

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Jacksonville Daily Progress

Genesis HomeCare & Hospice opens

Just last month, Genesis HomeCare and Hospice opened an office in Jacksonville, located at 410 E. Commerce Street.

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Jacksonville Daily Progress

Athens woman confesses to killing daughter

A 25-year-old mother is in the Henderson County Jail after telling authorities that she had killed her four-year-old daughter, Monday morning.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Times

East Texas mother's bond set at $2M in daughter's death

An East Texas mother's bond is now set at $2 million dollars. Stacie Marie Parsons, of Athens, Texas, was arraigned in the Henderson County jail Tuesdsay morning.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

KLTV Tyler

Sheriff: E. Texas mother admits to killing 4-year-old daughter

Sheriff's deputies arrested a Henderson County mother for capital murder on Monday after she told police she called her 4-year-old daughter.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jacksonville woman celebrates 100th birthday surrounded by family, friends

Ethel Terry, a lifelong resident of Jacksonville, celebrated her 100th birthday with an open house on July 15 at the Twin Oaks Care Facility in Jacksonville.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Burnt Orange Report

Greg Abbott's Dangerous Decision Tells Big Business "I'm On Your Side," Says Rachel Maddow

Attorney General and Republican candidate for governor Greg Abbott has come under fire recently for his decision to change decades-old standards of a Texan's right to know if hazardous chemicals are stored in their neighborhoods after receiving a sizeable donation from the Koch family.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Park offers underwater playground for scuba divers

ATHENS, Texas It may look like the scene of a shipwreck, but there is an underwater playground for scuba divers in Athens.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Burnt Orange Report

See What Happens When A Citizen Takes Greg Abbott's Advice to "Just Drive Around"

When Attorney General Greg Abbott ruled that citizens could not rely on their state government to inform them when harmful chemicals were in their neighborhood, the Dallas Morning News editorial board said he "stepped in it," and the Lubbock daily said he should reverse his decision.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

VIDEO: True Grit - Rodeo company provides stock across nation

Article by Casey Murphy cmurphy@tylerpaper.com Photo by Sarah A. Miller/Staff Top left, a horse waits in a pen area to be taken to a rodeo in Claremore, Okla.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Burnt Orange Report

What Happens When A Reporter Follows Greg Abbott's #JustDriveAround Chemical Disclosure Plan?

Contrary to what Attorney General Greg Abbott will tell you, Texans can't just drive around and ask private facilities what chemicals they have stored on site.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

KLTV Tyler

East Texas man sentenced to 17 years in prison

A jury of seven women and five men convicted and sentenced Jeffrey Arlen Quinn, 31, of Athens to 17 years in prison.

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