Climbing the ladder takes on a whole new meaning when talking to 16-year firefighting veteran Sonny Ybarra – Henderson Fire Department’s new deputy chief.
After days of deliberation, grand jury indictments for the week of Nov. 1-5, 2019 have been released. Cases heard are as follows
The Rusk County Commissioners had a light agenda to deal with Tuesday as they whisked through a half-dozen action items in less than 30 minutes.
OVERTON – Train enthusiasts, especially steam locomotive enthusiasts, will have a unique opportunity to view one of the last remaining steam-powered trains still running the tracks in American.
UPDATE: This now includes the Smith County election numbers for the Overton city races.
UT Health Henderson recently partnered with StepOne Service to provide an inpatient, medically-based, acute withdrawal management program specific to alcohol and opioids, to East Texas residents.
Edwina Woodley, the grandmother involved in the dress code controversy with Tatum ISD, was arrested and arraigned on Oct. 26 on charges of perjury and abandoning or endangering a child without intent to return.
By Dan Moore
As part of ongoing efforts to support 4-H youth nationwide, Tractor Supply Company customers and team members raised $967,681 for the National 4-H Council during this year’s Fall Paper Clover campaign. Because of the campaign’s success, thousands of 4-H youth across the nation will have the …
The National Honor Society, a time-honored tradition since 1921, has hundreds of high school chapters across the country. Henderson is among those chapters.
The Optimist Club of Henderson has chosen their Boy and Girl of the Month for October. This month’s designees are Maggi Brianne Dickerson, daughter of Sean and Casi Dickerson and Adrian Deshawn Pryor, son of Alton and Sandra Pryor.
A one-vehicle accident happened on US Hwy. 259 South shortly before the lunch hour Thursday. Four occupants, age and gender unknown, were transported to a local hospital with unknown injuries. The accident is under investigation by the Texas Department of Safety (DPS).
Joining more than a dozen counties across East Texas, UT Health Henderson participated in a region-wide exercise, Oct. 16, starting at about 1 p.m. and ending later in the afternoon
TATUM - Early Monday morning, a public hearing was held to consider, and act upon, the Level III grievances filed by Randi Woodley and Kambry Cox regarding disciplinary action taken regarding dress code violations.
It’s a long shot, but Rusk County Airport needs a longer runway, according to the Henderson Economic Development Corporation (HEDCO) board in order to land larger companies here.
This time the rumors are true the Henderson Stage Store is transitioning to Gordmans, an off-price store.
At approximately 8 a.m. Friday in the vicinity of FM 13 and Loop 571 Adam Robertson was driving his red Toyota Tundra to a storage facility. He says he noticed a red Chevy pickup truck behind him. As he neared County Road 416, someone shot at his truck. The alleged perpetrators turned on CR …
The Rusk County Rodeo Association is a nonprofit organization that pairs rodeo entertainment for the community with scholarship fund raising for Rusk County youth.
The agenda for the Rusk County Commissioner’s Court monthly meeting had no burning issues to address, including the recent burn ban.
After an executive session Tuesday night the Henderson City Council unanimously approved the promotion of Sonny Ybarra as the new Deputy Fire Chief.
The Optimist Club of Henderson has chosen their Boy and Girl of the Month for September. The students selected this month are Grace Colley, daughter of Wesley and Leandria Colley and Brady Odom, son of Shane and Andrea Odom.
Henderson students can now report bullying anonymously through a new online tool. The school board got its first look at the website during their regular monthly meeting Tuesday evening. Assistant Superintendent of Student Operations Shannon Bennett said the website is an attempt to simplify…
From Henderson News staff reports
The Henderson Education Foundation (HEF)by all respects does an excellent job in all aspects – scholarships, grants, managed funds and return on investments – as announced at its annual donor appreciation luncheon, held Monday at the Rusk County Civic Center.
Jonathan Best, 59, a candidate for the Henderson Independent School Board District 5 seat was arrested late last week after allegations of property destruction were filed with the Justice of the Peace, Place 5 offices.
TATUM - With shouts of "My books don't care about my hair," protesters outside of Tatum ISD started their first rally, Friday morning, against the school administration.
By Kent Mahoney
From Henderson News staff reports
Raquel Cruz, daughter of Katia Rodriguez and Levi Cruz was crowned the 2019 Henderson Homecoming Queen Friday at pre-game festivities at Lions Stadium. She was escorted by her brother Jorge Cruz. She plans on attending Kilgore College where she intends to pursue a career in law enforcement. …
Program savings could amount to $66,000 annually
HENDERSON – The November special election (off-year cycle) is right around the corner with early voting beginning in about 30 days.