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Please be advised “Officials with the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas, Angelina National Forest, are conducting a prescribed burn today, March, 13, 2020 located in the Sandy Creek Recreation Area/Compartment 76, totaling 1346 acres. The area is North of Hwy 63, west of 255, and west…

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POLK COUNTY – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to a two-vehicle crash this morning on US 59 near the intersection of FM 942, involving a commercial motor vehicle. 

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 The saying goes that everything is bigger in Texas, and that is true of the amount of pride Texans have in our state. We will soon celebrate Texas' Independence Day, which honors the signing of Texas' Declaration of Independence from Mexico. Texas went on to be a stand-alone Republic for 10…

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I'd like to start this column by providing an update on a recent development with Teachers Retirement System (TRS) and their proposal to rent high-end office space in downtown Austin at an exorbitant cost. After pushback from numerous elected officials and scores of concerned citizens, the T…

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March 1 is right around the corner and you know what that means!  Azalea Festival time!!!  Make plans to come out and enjoy arts and crafts, Mooney's Fun Jumps, the game guy, jam, jelly and honey contest, live entertainment by TRICKSHOT, martial arts demo as well as the announcement of the M…

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Mrs. Betty Oglesbee gave a brief update as the plan to renovate the park in San Augustine comes together. The park will include a splash pad. This is going to be a beautiful addition for the children in our county, she said. Daily News will be following up as the project continues. Mrs. Ogle…