Gilmer hit by health cuts
Dogged by low patient counts and declining reimbursements, East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System will end inpatient services at its hospitals in Gilmer and Mount Vernon by Jan. 1.
Public hearings slated on tax rate, county budget
Public hearings regarding the adoption of the proposed tax rate and county budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year and other county-related matters are on tap for 9 a.m. Monday, when the Harrison County Co
Meet the Teacher
Today in History for Saturday, August 23
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■ On August 23, 1914, Japan declared war against Germany in World War I.
■ In 1305, Scottish rebel leader Sir William Wallace was executed by the English for treason.
■ In 1775, Britain’s King George III proclaimed the American colonies to be in a state of “open and avowed rebellion.”
■ In 1858, “Ten Nights in a Bar-room,” a play by Timothy Shay Arthur about the perils of drinking alcohol, opened in New York.
■ In 1913, Copenhagen’s Little Mermaid statue, inspired by the Hans Christian Andersen story, was unveiled in the harbor of the Danish capital.
Rangerettes celebrate 75th anniversary at Show-Offs
The Kilgore College Rangerettes celebrated the kick off of their historic 75th anniversary year Friday with the annual Rangerette Show-Offs.
Petition seeks up to $45 million in damages from 2012 plane crash
The wife and child of one of four East Texas victims of an October 2012 airplane crash in Wyoming are suing the pilot, co-pilot, plane company, victim’s boss and victim’s company for up to $45 million
East Texas residents aboard plane during emergency landing
Two area residents were aboard a Southwest jet that had to make an emergency landing after blowing a tire during takeoff Friday in Dallas.
North Tarrant Express should be ready in early October
Back to school in prayer
Gladewater ISD, Hallsville ISD rock in 2014-15 school year
Gladewater ISD rocked in the upcoming school year Friday with a performance from Superintendent J.P. Richardson and his staff during the district’s convocation ceremony that sought to pump up the staf
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