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FFA: Laying the Foundation for Success

By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter  GRAPELAND – “When the FFA first started back in 1928, everything was still mostly rural. It was considered a class...

Sunday Night Crash Claims Life of Driver

By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter HOUSTON COUNTY – A late night crash on Easter Sunday claimed the life of a one person, according to...

Grapeland City Council Receives Report on FY 2016-2017

By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter  GRAPELAND – Grapeland Mayor Balis Dailey addressed the Grapeland City Council about the city’s status during Fiscal Year 2016-2017 during...

The Case for Rural Job Creation in Texas

By Lonnie Hunt Executive Director, Deep East Texas Council of Governments and Economic Development District I was not surprised the other day to read that Texas...

Third Annual “Dream Expo” Held in Palestine

By Cody Thompson Messenger Reporter PALESTINE – Students from across Anderson County gathered at the Palestine Civic Center to get hands-on experience and learn about various...

Author Shares Book of Poems at Library

By Cody Thompson Messenger Reporter GRAPELAND – Former Grapeland resident and author Michael Owens returned to his hometown to promote his new book “Grapeland: Home of...

Latexo School Board Discusses Changes for Upcoming Year

By Cody Thompson Messenger Reporter LATEXO – The Latexo ISD board of trustees held a meeting to discuss a variety of actions for the upcoming 2017-2018...

Palestine hosts 4th annual EggNormous Easter Egg Hunt

By Cheril Vernon Messenger Copy Editor PALESTINE – More than 1,600 children and their families attended the Fourth Annual EggNormous Easter Egghunt event held April 8...

New person added to transplant list every 10 minutes

By Cody Thompson Messenger Reporter CROCKETT – The month of April plays host to several well-known national holidays: April Fool’s Day, Passover and Easter are the...

Anderson County Youth Livestock Show Results Announced

By Cheril Vernon Messenger Copy Editor PALESTINE – Area 4-H and FFA members exhibited their show animals during the Anderson County Youth Livestock Show this week...