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Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 9:19am

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Rusk County fires contained

Rusk County fires contained

All Rusk County fires are contained at this time, however firefighters will remain on site for possible hot spots in those areas. Continue to pray all fires stay contained and the winds decrease.
Rusk County: Residents in Price area asked to evacuate

Rusk County: Residents in Price area asked to evacuate

Residents living on County Roads 4110D, 4113, and 487, of Price, must evacuate immediately. Road closures: County Road 4110D, 4113, and 487 in Price. FM 850 1.5 miles West of Hwy 42, in New London.
Fire in Rusk County

Fire in Rusk County

UPDATE: Officials with the Texas Forest Service say the fire has spread to about 70 acres. At least one structure is threatened. Numerous departments and a helicopter have been called in to assist.
Henderson ISD calls $26 million bond election to build new middle school

Henderson ISD calls $26 million bond election to build new middle school

The Henderson ISD school board today voted unanimously to call a $26 million November bond election to finance a new middle school.
Weekend wildfire burns 70 acres in Rusk County

Weekend wildfire burns 70 acres in Rusk County

A three-acre fire that started from a Saturday evening lightening strike reignited Sunday morning, burning through more than 70 acres in Rusk County.
One person in hospital following accidental gunshot to head

One person in hospital following accidental gunshot to head

One person has been hospitalized with a gunshot wound to the head after an alleged accidental shooting.

Constable: 200-300 acres on fire near Overton

Raw footage of the fire is attached take a look at just how massive it is. Officials say the fire has spread deep into the woods and is climbing trees.
Commissioners set Henderson alcohol election

Commissioners set Henderson alcohol election

Henderson voters will get to vote on two proposals to legalize alcohol sales in the city. The Rusk County Commissioners Court on Monday ordered the issue be put to voters on the November ballot.
Tax assessor-collector: Rusk County values down

Tax assessor-collector: Rusk County values down

The Rusk County Commissioners Court got some news from Tax Assessor-Collector Matt B. Gabriel on Thursday morning. At $4,601,437,300, the county’s certified property values dropped about $400 million from a year ago, Gabriel said.
Rusk County Commissioners Court to consider Henderson alcohol petition

Rusk County Commissioners Court to consider Henderson alcohol petition

The Rusk County Commissioners Court will consider a petition Monday to place a measure legalizing alcohol sales in Henderson on the November ballot.
Drugs and cash seized during traffic stop in Rusk County

Drugs and cash seized during traffic stop in Rusk County

Rusk County officials made a big bust during a routine traffic stop Wednesday morning. On Wednesday at around 9:20 p.m., a Rusk County K-9 unit stopped a driver on US Highway 59 North.
Rusk County commissioners vote 4-1 to approve redistricting map

Rusk County commissioners vote 4-1 to approve redistricting map

The Rusk County Commissioners Court approved redistricting its precincts Wednesday, based on results from the 2010 census. The motion passed, 4-1, with Pct. 4 Commissioner Harold Howell opposed.
Forest fire near Henderson

Forest fire near Henderson

East Texas firefighters are working on a large fire in a wooded area south of Henderson on FM 225. The Texas Forest Service tells KETK they have taken control of the situation.
Henderson Police look for burglar

Henderson Police look for burglar

On July 12, 2011 the Henderson Police Department responded to a burglary of the Medicine Shoppe located in the 600 Blk of E. Main in Henderson, Texas.
Henderson woman to spend time behind bars for health care fraud

Henderson woman to spend time behind bars for health care fraud

A 50-year-old Henderson, Texas woman has been sentenced to federal prison for a health care fraud scheme in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.