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."
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.
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.
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.
LADONIA - Ladonia citizens are being asked to boil their water prior to consumption due to recently reduced pressure in the city’s water system.
SULPHUR SPRINGS - Clint Weldon Wilson of Sulphur Springs was charged this week with the murder of Justin Daniel Pawlik.
GREENVILLE - Charges in connection to a child abuse case in South Hunt County have been filed against a mother and her boyfriend.
BONHAM - Bonham Mayor Roy Floyd thinks that an 80 unit multi-family affordable housing facility for seniors is just what the city needs.
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.
COOPER - During Monday’s meeting of the Delta County Commissioners Court, Hunt County Chief Appraiser Brent South recommended that the two organizations consolidate efforts.