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Council discusses proposed VFD construction

KERENS–Kerens City Council met Tuesday, Feb. 11 with the board president of Navarro County Emergency Services District (ESD) No.

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Joann Groom

Joann Groom, 84, passed away peacefully after church Feb. 9, 2020, at the Kemp Care Center in Kemp. Jody was born April 18, 1935, in Dallas to the home of John Henry and Rose Inez Neighbors. She was also known as MeMaw, Jody and Texas Red.

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Frank Louis Parker

Frank Louis Parker was born March 5, 1928 in a small East Texas Community called Latch, named for his great uncle Louis Latch, a decorated civil war vet. He was born to William Austin Parker and J.D.

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Applications for NETPA scholarships being accepted

EAST TEXAS–The North and East Texas Press Association (NETPA) in conjunction with the Texas Press Association (TPA) is accepting applications for scholarships.

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Foot chase ends with thief in jail

HENDERSON COUNTY–Henderson County Sheriff’s Deputies chased down and arrested a trailer thief on foot Feb. 5 after the owner called in to report its location.

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Census committee preps for March start

HENDERSON COUNTY–The 2020 U.S. Census is around the corner, and members of the Henderson County/City of Athens Complete Count Committee met Feb. 5 to get ready for the final push to make sure every person is included.

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Cub Scouts take to the track in Pinewood Derby

CEDAR CREEK LAKE–Pinewood Derby has long since been a tradition of the Cub Scouts. The Derby teaches sportsmanship, proper handling of tools, the science behind a fast car and the transformation of a block of wood into a racecar.

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