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...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Louisiana...texas.. Atchafalaya River At Morgan City Sabine River Near Deweyville The Flood Warning Continues For The Sabine River Near Deweyville. ...Read More.
Effective: April 24, 2018 at 8:37pmExpires: April 25, 2018 at 10:37amTarget Area: Newton; Orange

High Wind Warning
...high Wind Warning In Effect Through This Morning For Guadalupe Pass... ...wind Advisory In Effect Through This Morning For The Southeast New Mexico Plains And Guadalupe Mountains In Eddy County... .in Wake Of A Strong Cold Front Strong Gap Winds Are Expected Through Guadalupe Pass And The Southeast New Mexico. ...Read More.
Effective: April 25, 2018 at 3:03amExpires: April 25, 2018 at 1:00pmTarget Area: Guadalupe Mountains

Author: Cheril Vernon

Walter Eugene Benskin Jr.

Walter Eugene Benskin Jr., age 87, of Kennard went to be with his Lord and Savior September 1, 2016 in League City, Texas. Walter Benskin was born October 18, 1928 in Llano County, Texas to Walter and Willie Benskin. As a youngster, his mother called him “Sonny”, a nickname he kept all of his life. He served in the US Army during the Korean War being stationed in Germany and later was honorably discharged as a Second Lieutenant. He married Martha Lue Burk during those years and remained in that loving state of matrimony for 65 years. Together they raised...

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Jean Laughlin McLeod

Jean Laughlin McLeod, 72, passed away Monday, August 29, 2016, after her battle with cancer. Jean was born August 20, 1944, in Goose Creek, Texas, to Geneva and Wilmer Laughlin. She was a proud 1962 graduate of Robert E. Lee High School, where she was active in the Robert E. Lee Marching Band and various other student organizations. Following high School, Jean went on to attend and graduate from Texas Christian University, where she earned degrees in English and History. Additionally, Jean participated in the TCU marching band. After graduation, Jean pursued a 37-year career as a History and...

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Backstrap and Biscuits

Hunting Season Rapidly Approaching By Teresa Holloway Messenger Reporter TEXAS – It’s about that time again, the best season of all – backstrap, biscuits and beans season. Nothing compares to sitting around the campfire, stuffed full of venison and enjoying the cool nip in the air except feeling ‘full freezer’ happy. Those are sensations reserved for Deer Season here in Texas. Already empty deer corn bags litter the sides of the roads, (please don’t litter, folks) and pounds of salt and deer ‘caine are headed out to favorite stands. Laws about deer hunting and hunter safety are in place...

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Open House at KEB

By Teresa Holloway Messenger Reporter ELKHART – Keep Elkhart Beautiful is less a title than a mission, according to Rosemary Biel. The new 501c3 program, formerly under the auspice of the City of Elkhart, is now run by a different board and funding sources. The non-profit organization is seeking members, and the no-stress membership requirement of one meeting per year makes it easy for anyone who’s interested to participate. “Though, you are free to come to all the meetings, of course,” Biel laughed. “We are excited about the Open House coming up Saturday, Sept. 10,” Biel said. “The program...

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Volunteers Needed for Palestine City

By Teresa Holloway Messenger Reporter PALESTINE – Resdents who have considered serving the City in a volunteer capacity have an opportunity now to make a difference. The Mayor of Palestine appoints all members of the boards, and the city council approves the appointments. Several boards in the City of Palestine are seeking volunteers for terms of varied length. The Texas State Railroad Authority is seeking one member. The board members are selected from Rusk and Palestine, the two stops on the the TSR route. Regular board meetings are held at 5:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month...

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Wednesday 04/25 20%
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Thursday 04/26 10%
High 72° / Low 51°
Friday 04/27 10%
High 75° / Low 49°