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  1. Oil and gas industry still vital in East TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... East Texas is natural gas. And it's the way forward for the local economy. The legendary Daisy Bradford No. 3 near Overton helped make East Texas when it proved a gusher on Oct. 3, 1930. "Two months later, oil fever had begun to mount with a ...

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  2. Overton celebrates fire chief's 6 decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Fire Chief Bill Wall, of the Overton Volunteer Fire Department, recently retired after six decades of answering fire calls and protecting homes, buildings and property in his hometown. His friends showed their appreciation in a big reception at the Overton Community Center.

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  3. Strawberry Field Day, tomato grafting workshop March 21 in OvertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Gilmer Mirror

    Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Kilgore College will host Strawberry Field Day and a tomato grafting workshop on Saturday, March 21, at the KC Demonstration Farm in Overton. Strawberry Field Day is free to attend.

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  4. Strawberry Field Day' and tomato grafting workshop March 21 in OvertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Gilmer Mirror

    Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Kilgore College will host Strawberry Field Day and a tomato grafting workshop on Saturday, March 21, at the KC Demonstration Farm in Overton. Strawberry Field Day is free to attend.

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  5. Plenty of gardening, horticultural programs scheduled for new yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... East Texas Turfgrass Conference will once again be held at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center in Overton on Feb. 5. Dr. Matt Elmore, the new Extension turfgrass specialist from Dallas, will discuss weed control and turfgrass ...

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  6. Overton chamber sets 2015 calendarRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2015 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Major 2015 events for the Overton-New London Chamber of Commerce were outlined at the chamber's meeting on Monday, Jan. 5 in their Overton headquarters, with an appeal for volunteers voiced by Chamber President Jan Johnson. Johnson met with board members Julie Bathke, Thomas Gipson, Gene Keenon, Ilene Merchant, Loretta Posey and Judy Williamson and Secretary Jeannie Barber to preview events and dates for the calendar year.

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  7. College accepting applications beginning Jan. 28 for board terms expiring in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... re 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 7:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. on Fridays. Voting Unit No. 1 consists of Overton and Leverett's Chapel independent school districts and the West Rusk County Consolidated Independent School District.

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  8. Weekend wx update; more rain than wintry weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | KETK

    ... the morning low temperatures from the ETX airports. Brownsboro: 21 Murchison: 23 Chandler: 18 Noonday: 19 Etoile: 22 Overton: 17 Grand Saline: 17 Palestine (Ross Hays, Balloon Base): 18 Hallsville: 18 Pineview (David Gardner): 13 Hawkins: 16 Tenaha: ...

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  9. Annual turfgrass conference scheduled for Feb. 3Read the original story

    Dec 27, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    In February, the annual East Texas Turfgrass Conference will be held on Feb. 5 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Research and Extension Center in Overton. This conference is geared to those who manage turfgrass including school districts, city parks and recreation, lawn and landscape managers and homeowners.

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  10. Pro wrestling runs deep in one East Texas familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Professional wrestler "Cowboy" Mike Andrews poses for a photo as he has aspiring- grappler Wes Watkins locked up during a training session in Mike's backyard ring on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2014, in his backyard in Overton, Texas. Mike and other members of his family are doing what they can to preserve independent pro wrestling.

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  11. TEEA District 5 meets hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... and conveyed information from the TEEA state board. Sheila Lewis the District 5 Extension administrator, based at Overton, spoke and introduced extension personnel. Door prizes were given before the catered lunch was served with entertainment ...

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  12. Events around East TexasRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... celebrate its 120th Anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Dr. Oscar Matlock, pastor of New Home Baptist Church in Overton, will be the guest speaker. Starting Monday and going for one week through Nov. 24, East Texas residents can contribute ...

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  13. Half-naked man stabs moving car, slashes tires, burns Halloween decorations in OvertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The 911 call was certainly not the typical call the police in Overton get on an ordinary day, Chief Clyde Carter said. He said an Overton woman called 911 about 4:45 p.m. Monday to report that a man, identified as Larry Dale Mercer, 61, had chased her with a knife, causing her to take shelter in her home on Farm-to-Market Road 3053.

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  14. Half-naked, knife-wielding Overton man attacked passing vehicles with metal pole: CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | KYTX-TV News

    OVERTON - Police say a 61-year-old half-naked, knife-wielding man hit multiple cars on an Overton road Monday afternoon. This morning, a Rusk County justice of the peace set bond for Larry Dale Mercer, of Overton, at $26,810 bond on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, criminal mischief, resisting arrest, public intoxication and possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

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  15. Margaret Banks GravesRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... funeral home. She is survived by her son, Frankie Graves, (Marcella) of Decatur; daughter, Patricia Jane Graves of Overton, Texas; grandchildren, Dustin Graves (Emily) of Hartselle, Hollie Terry (Nathan) of Trinity and Shellie Anderson (Dylan) of ...

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  16. Many flowering plants hit their stride this time of yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... wasps and other insects. I was really impressed with a Cuphea, or firecracker or cigar plant, in the field trials at Overton this week that was literally covered with both blooms and honeybees. This stocky (2-foot-by-2-foot) new Proven Winners ...

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  17. Woman killed in Hwy 31 wreck identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | KLTV Tyler

    ... battle with leukemia, and her mother's devotion to her, has brought out a community in support. The name of an Overton woman killed in a wreck on Highway 31 on Thursday has been released by the Department of Public Safety. DPS officials say ...

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  18. Chunkapalooza' set for Oct. 18 at KC Demo Farm in OvertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Gilmer Mirror

    The public is invited to the Kilgore College Agriculture Student Association's annual "Chunkapalooza Pumpkin Chunkin' Contest" set for 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at the KC Agriculture Demonstration Farm Student teams from KC and East Texas high schools will compete by using launching devices they've built to "chunk" three pumpkins of varying weights.

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  19. Overton woman killed in collision with tractor-trailer rigRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | KLTV Tyler

    Following the discovery of the body of a missing Arkansas realtor on Tuesday, attention is being drawn to the safety procedures realtors and agents should follow when showing properties. Following the discovery of the body of a missing Arkansas realtor on Tuesday, attention is being drawn to the safety procedures realtors and agents should follow when showing properties.

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  20. 7 Steps To Moving & Penning Cattle With DogsRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | Beef Magazine

    ... working cattle. A video by Charles Long, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension resident director of research in Overton, TX, was recently shared with me. It depicts and explains how cowboys use black-mouth cur cow dogs to move a group of cattle ...

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