KILGORE – Just off downtown Kilgore in the 400 block of East Main and tucked away in what was once a car dealership there is a treasure trove of broadcast equipment dating all the way back to Thomas Edison.
The Henderson Boys Baseball Association has big plans for the 2020 season, according to association officials.
PRIDE: Producing Responsible Individuals and Developing Excellence, while this may be the motto of Henderson’s PRIDE Academy, its truth was proven with the recent graduation of the program’s Class of 2020.
District to acquire new buses, building roofs
OVERTON – A local woman is not going to have to pay the city for a nearly 200,000-gallon water snafu thanks to a quick investigation and a good plumber.
This lonely, quiet monolith sits quietly atop a gentle hill in the middle of the hustle and bustle of Henderson life. She’s ever-present but so unimposing that it’s entirely possible to pass her for years and never think to stop and visit.
HENDERSON, TEXAS - After 10 years of using Waste Connections the Henderson City Council thought it was time to revisit their waste management program.
As of Thursday, Jan. 9, with a vote of 3-2, the city of Rusk adopted the Sanctuary Cities ordinance, which outlaws abortion and the creation of abortion clinics with the city. With a population exceeding 5,500, Rusk is, as of now, the largest city to adopt the statute.
Rusk County Legacy House has partnered with The Fostering Collective, who will be conducting a babysitting certification course hosted by First Baptist Church of Henderson.
Smaller Rusk County towns are enjoying an increase in city sales tax receipts, according to the state comptroller’s office.
TYLER - No one is completely prepared when death happens, but this is not especially true for law enforcement personnel and those connected anywhere in the network.
TYLER – Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers responded to a fatal crash on SH-64, approximately 10 miles west of the city of Tyler in Smith County at approximately 8:06 Sunday morning.
OVERTON – Clyde Carter is becoming somewhat of a fixture around Overton having celebrated his 25th anniversary with the city and its police department.
Henderson Police Department is, once again, offering its annual Citizen’s Police Academy.
NEW LONDON - A Department of Safety Trooper was dispatched to a one-vehicle crash on FM 850 shortly before 9 a.m. Wednesday.
KILGORE - The East TexasCouncil Of Governments’ Executive Committee approved to fund a mass notification system for the East Texas region as a part of its public safety program for the 10th consecutive year.
OVERTON – What do you do when you own more than ‘just a little piece of land’ and you want to share it with others?
TATUM – A former high school cheerleader died of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle accident near Kilgore.
HENDERSON – Rusk County Judge Joel Hale has lifted the provisional burn ban enacted prior to the Christmas holiday, according to a media release Thursday morning.
While there are all sorts of traditions, some based on myth, about celebrating the new year, it bears mentioning there are some activities people just cannot engage.
As the newspaper industry continues to change so must The Henderson News (THN) to meet the needs of its customers.
Cold temperatures and humidity often mean high utility bills. For those living on limited income this burden can be major.
The Optimist Club of Henderson has chosen December’s Boy and Girl of the Month.
Rusk County Commissioners voted to approve the extension of a county-wide burn ban for all unincorporated parts of the county on the behest of Patrick Dooley, the county’s emergency management officer.
Commissioners recognized County Clerk Trudy McGill and her department for having been recognized at the 65th Annual Conference on Vital Statistics for the departments its excellence in the collect and maintenance of vital records such and birth and death certificates, among others.
OVERTON – Smith County Sheriff’s officials went looking for answers as to why a Tyler man was shot Sunday afternoon. They eventually came up with two suspects.
With Henderson Animal Center (HAC) under new management and with its new outlook towards being a no-kill shelter, policy and procedure has been altered.
Bradshaw State Jail employee, Caitlinn Campos was arrested Dec. 10 on charges of bribery, as reported in a probable cause affidavit provided by Judge Enloe’s Precinct 5 court.
Henderson Fire Department promoted personnel for two positions from within the department last week.
The Henderson Police Department received the award of “Recognized Law Enforcement Agency” from the Texas Police Chiefs Association Law Enforcement Recognition Program on Nov. 14.
The Rusk County Commissioners voted Monday to drop branch polling for the upcoming November 2020 election.
The Rusk County Commissioners acted quickly Thursday to fill the vacancy in Precinct 5 left by the passing of Jimmy Skinner last month.
The Rusk County Commissioners met Thursday in a special called meeting to dispense with routine business so as not to clog up future meetings with a larger agenda.
Mt. Enterprise City Council met for their regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 3.
Henderson sales tax figures are back in the black for the month of November, according to the state’s comptroller’s office.
The Rides For Christ Drill Team showed lots of love this Thanksgiving as they picked a total of 14 families in the surrounding counties. The riders are all from Rusk, Gregg, Smith, Upshur and Van Zandt counties and chose to bless this holiday season with food, Bibles and love. The riders inc…