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ETMC Quitman grand opening to be held July 14, will being seeing patients July 15

Residents of all ages from Wood County and surrounding areas are invited to attend a community celebration and dedication of the new East Texas Medical Center Quitman, Sunday, July 14, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

24th annual 'What-A-Melon' Festival brings summer fun to Shelby Co.

The summer fun begins soon with the 24th Annual What-A-Melon Festival on the Center square July 11-13.

3 people found dead at burned residence near Lake O' the Pines

Three people have been found dead at a home that burned to the ground early Monday off FM 729 near Lake O’ the Pines in Marion County.

Boil advisory for parts of Cherokee County

Due to conditions which have occurred recently in the water system, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has issued a notification al all customers involved in the repair area to boil their water prior to consumption.

Goodbye Jim, we barely knew you

I don't know if you have seen this, but The Daily Center reported this today. You may remember Jim Carey, you know the actor who took a stand on guns a few months ago, he came out and called gun owners idiots.

Country singer Randy Travis admitted to hospital, listed in critical condition

Country singer Randy Travis has been admitted to a Texas hospital. According to a news release, Travis was admitted to medical facility on Sunday for complications for viral cardiomyopathy.

City of Athens initiates Stage I of drought contingency plan

The city of Athens released a notice on Monday initiating stage I of the drought contingency plan. The notice is printed below:

2 arrested for sexual assault of a child in Houston Co.

Two Houston County residents have been arrested on charges of sexual assault of a child

BREAKING: Rick Perry announces he will not seek re-election

During a special announcement on Monday, Governor Rick Perry announced he would not seek re-election as Governor of Texas. Perry announced this after being introduced by his wife, Anita Perry.

Tyler PD arrests suspect for death of girlfriend

A Tyler man has been arrested in the June death of his girlfriend. Ricky Cox was has been arrested and charged with manslaughter in the death of Michelle Ingram.