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Rusk County officials oppose effort to raise timber truck weights

Rusk County officials oppose effort to raise timber truck weights

The Rusk County Commissioners Court on Monday took a hard stand against legislation that would increase weight limits for timber trucks using county roads and bridges.
East Texas officers’ training focuses on less-lethal weapons

East Texas officers’ training focuses on less-lethal weapons

A law enforcement training exercise ended Wednesday with officers putting together a puzzle inside a cloud of noxious gas.
Henderson council seeks input on cemetery rules

Henderson council seeks input on cemetery rules

 A plan to add new guidelines for headstones and grave decorations in a city cemetery was put on hold until residents have a chance to weigh in.
Henderson council seeks input on cemetery rules

Henderson council seeks input on cemetery rules

The Henderson City Council planned to amend the rules at this week’s meeting but chose to table the item in order to get input and have more time to review the changes, Mayor Pat Brack said.
Rusk Co. Emergency Services District seeks to raise tax rate

Rusk Co. Emergency Services District seeks to raise tax rate

The Rusk County Emergency Services District in May will ask county voters to approve an increase in its tax rate, the first it has sought since being established 23 years ago.
Henderson ISD calls for $27M bond election

Henderson ISD calls for $27M bond election

Hoping the third time’s a charm, the Henderson ISD board voted unanimously Monday to ask voters in May to approve a $27 million bond issue. The project would fund construction of a new Henderson Middle School.
Henderson school board to consider bond election

Henderson school board to consider bond election

The Board of Trustees for the Henderson Independent School District will conduct a special meeting at noon today to decide whether to call a $27 million bond election in May.
Henderson school board to consider bond election

Henderson school board to consider bond election

The Board of Trustees for the Henderson Independent School District will conduct a special meeting at noon today to decide whether to call a $27 million bond election in May.
American Legion shooting: Old feud draws blood

American Legion shooting: Old feud draws blood

A decades-old feud may have triggered a shooting early Sunday that left one man dead in a crowded dance hall.
Henderson shooting: Old feud draws blood

Henderson shooting: Old feud draws blood

A decades-old feud may have triggered a shooting early Sunday that left one man dead in a crowded dance hall.
American Legion murder suspect released on $150,000 bond

American Legion murder suspect released on $150,000 bond

The man charged with murdering another person at the American Legion post in Henderson early Sunday has been released from jail.
Officials identify suspect, victim in fatal shooting in Henderson

Officials identify suspect, victim in fatal shooting in Henderson

Police have confirmed identities of the suspect and victim in a Sunday morning fatal shooting at the American Legion Hall in Henderson.
UPDATE: Suspect, victim identified in American Legion hall shooting

UPDATE: Suspect, victim identified in American Legion hall shooting

UPDATE (3:04pm, Monday): Police have the confirmed identities of the suspect and victim in Sunday morning's fatal shooting at the American Legion Hall in Henderson.
Man fatally shot in Henderson

Man fatally shot in Henderson

One man died and another was arrested in a shooting in Henderson early Sunday. New-Journal news partner KETK reported police were summoned at 12:30 a.m. Sunday to the Henderson American Legion Hall on Sand Street.