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12:18 pm
Sun December 18, 2011

Thousands Attend Rally For Nativity Scene

ATHENS - Thousands have rallied on an East Texas courthouse lawn in response to an effort to remove a nativity scene.

The Athens Daily Review estimated that about 5,000 people came to Saturday's rally, which a Baptist pastor told the crowd was prompted by "the beginning of persecution of Christianity in our nation."

SPCA
8:20 am
Sun December 18, 2011

SPCA rescues more than 2,000 animals in 2011

DALLAS - The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says its North Texas operation rescued more than twice as many animals this year from suspected cruelty situations than in 2009.

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Paris Junior College
7:14 am
Sat December 17, 2011

PJC again among top 50 fastest-growing colleges

PARIS - A recent report by Community College Week ranks Paris Junior College 25th in the nation for rate of growth among two-year colleges for 2011.

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Texas A&M University-Commerce
4:50 pm
Fri December 16, 2011

Students offered second chance with new program

Commerce – In an effort to meet Texas’ Closing the Gaps Goals, Texas A&M University-Commerce is implementing a new Second Chance program beginning in the spring 2012 semester. 

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Water
9:46 am
Fri December 16, 2011

Citizens asked to boil water until further notice

LADONIA - Ladonia citizens are being asked to boil their water prior to consumption due to recently reduced pressure in the city’s water system.

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Murder charge
7:56 am
Fri December 16, 2011

Murder charge levied in Hopkins County stabbing death

SULPHUR SPRINGS - Clint Weldon Wilson of Sulphur Springs was charged this week with the murder of Justin Daniel Pawlik.  

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Child abuse
7:52 am
Fri December 16, 2011

Two West Tawakoni child abuse suspects identified

GREENVILLE - Charges in connection to a child abuse case in South Hunt County have been filed against a mother and her boyfriend.

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Bonham development
7:45 am
Fri December 16, 2011

City of Bonham pursues senior living community

BONHAM - Bonham Mayor Roy Floyd thinks that an 80 unit multi-family affordable housing facility for seniors is just what the city needs.

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Murder case
7:36 am
Fri December 16, 2011

Murder suspect claims innocence in July shooting

GREENVILLE - Despite police claims that Micah Crofford Brown had confessed to the killing of his ex-wife, he entered a not guilty plea to the charge Thursday. 

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Appraisal districts
6:12 am
Fri December 16, 2011

Court hears more on appraisal consolidation

COOPER - During Monday’s meeting of the Delta County Commissioners Court, Hunt County Chief Appraiser Brent South recommended that the two organizations consolidate efforts.

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