Hundreds on hand to dedicate veteran memorial wall
Hundreds of East Texas veterans and family members gathered together Monday in Athens, officially dedicating a brand new memorial for veterans.
After Arkansas Spill, East Texans Seek Permanent Shutdown of Pipeline
About eight months after a ruptured pipe spewed at least 210,000 gallons of tar sands oil in Arkansas, residents and some public officials in East Texas are calling on federal regulators to permanently shut down the Pegasus pipeline, which runs beneath local reservoirs and backyards, amid concerns that it could leak elsewhere.
Henderson Co. District Attorney's office returns 44 'True Bills'
R. Scott McKee, District Attorney, reports the July Term, 2013, Grand Jury met on October 10, 2013 and returned 44 True Bills, including the following: Ronnie Edward Burden, 55, Athens, indicted for 1 Count of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child and 1 Count of Indecency with a Child Jay Tony Rackley, 35, LaRue, indicted for 2 Counts of Sexual ... (more)