A familiar scene on the curve at Trimble has changed as the long-deteriorating store building has finally come down. Owned by the late Charles and Cathy Harris, the store has been in rough shape for several years. With the passing of Charles, Cathy said her family feared the old building might fall on her trailer, and paid to have it taken down. Friday a trackhoe was carefully pulling it apart. (Tom Compton photo)
Palestine's finances got a clean bill of health in the latest audit report.
Carol Holbert, the village's auditor from the firm of Holbert & Phipps, was at Thursday's meeting of the board of trustees and said the village is in good standing and remains consistent in maintaining good accounting procedures. One recommendation was made to provide more clarity about the transfer of excess funds between accounts.
Authorities are still investigating an apparent suicide that happened in the New Hebron area Wednesday morning. Aaron Harper, 40, was found dead at his residence, 10803 E. 775th Ave, Robinson, around 11:40 a.m. Wednesday.
Fantasy films and television series carry audiences to amazing worlds beyond reality. A Robinson native is among the effects artists who bring those worlds to life. Jason Pethtel is a matte painter at DreamWorks Animation. For seven years, he has worked in the film and television industry as an environment artist and matte painter, adding his touch to...
Positive thinking, good planning and a little bit of luck made for the best Pioneer City Rodeo in recent years. "We had an excellent year," said Rodeo Chairman Marcus Deckard. "Matter of fact the best year since we came back to the PRCA." The return of legendary clown Rudy Burns, great weather and a sold-out crowd all contributed to this year's Labor Day...
The 66th Annual Pioneer City Rodeo and Labor Day celebration in Palestine has come and gone, and while organizers were apprehensive about audiences and performers, a sold-out Saturday night and top-notch competitors made for an outstanding weekend.
Bareback and saddle bronc riding have been big events for the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, and this year's competitors left nothing in the chutes.
On Aug. 27, the Robinson City Council met to discuss whether or not to prohibit recreational marijuana dispensaries. The meeting was at 6:30 p.m., half an hour earlier than regular council meetings are typically held. If you were to show up at the routine time, you would have missed the entire meeting. The only notice of the 6:30 meeting was two weeks earlier in the Daily News.