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Local man convicted of driving while intoxicated

KAUFMAN COUNTY–District Attorney Erleigh Norville Wiley announced July 16, the conviction of Zachary Taylor Busby, 26, for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI).

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Man charged with murder

ATHENS–A man was charged with murder in a shooting death after he smoked methamphetamines.  Jason Charles Smalley, 46, was arrested following the death of Stoney Conley, 32.  The two men were at a residence in the 3800 block of Oa

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Helping Our Heroes project

CEDAR CREEK LAKE–Helping Our Heroes Project (HOHP) and Hospice Plus of Athens are teaming up together July 30 for a fundraiser to help heroes for the best kind of project. 

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Henderson County appoints Ludtke to oversee elections

HENDERSON COUNTY–Paula Ludtke was appointed as Henderson County Election Administrator during the July 13 Commissioners’ Court meeting, the county’s second attempt this year at filling the position permanently.

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Chamber hears of growth and service to community from ETCC

CEDAR CREEK LAKE–Chief Operating Officer Glen Robison of East Texas Community Clinic (ETCC) was the guest speaker of the Cedar Creek Lake Area Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon July 8. 

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Kerens plans City Hall moves

KERENS–The City of Kerens plans to be out of the current city hall building by August and will temporarily be based in the Chamber of Commerce building until the new city hall is constructed. 

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Public hearing set for July 20

KAUFMAN COUNTY–Commissioners held discussion with Kaufman County Sheriff Bryan Beavers, Kaufman County Chief Juvenile Probation Officer Laura Peace, Kaufman County District Attorney Erleigh Wiley and Kaufman County Court at Law Ju

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Frozen warms hearts with sold out performances

The Henderson County Performing Arts Center proudly congratulates the cast and crew of Disney’s Frozen, Jr., stating, “Opening weekend was a resounding success!” The center had sold out or nearly sold-out crowds for every performance opening weeke

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