Friday Feb 28
Southern Cross marker dedicated
By LILLIE BUSH-REVES Optic-Herald Staff The various versions of the southern cross flags flutter in the breeze, the sounds of musket fire and the smell of black powder filled the air as heritage was shown and a local member of the Confederate States of America was honored Saturday, Feb. 22. Second Lieutenant Joseph Branan was, a member of the ... (more)
Proud of East Texas: Morris Theater
It's been along time since movie goers got a chance to see a movie for a dollar and a half and got a bargain at the concession stand as well.
Overton man dies in collision on Hwy. 155 northeast of Gilmer
A 73-year-old Overton man was killed and two people were injured when two sports utility vehicles collided on Texas Hwy.
Navy Seaman Recruit George L. Robertson completes basic training
Navy Seaman Recruit George L. Robertson, son of Micheal N. Robertson of Daingerfield, Texas and Monica E. McCormick of Copperas Cove, Texas, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
Point of View
On June 22, 1980, members of First Baptist Church in Daingerfield, Texas, were singing "More About Jesus" in the morning worship service when a gunman entered and yelled, "This is war!" Then he opened fire, shooting fifteen people and killing five.