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  • Burn Ban Issued In Houston County »

    Order Prohibits Outdoor Burning By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter HOUSTON COUNTY – An order prohibiting outdoor burning has been issued by Houston County Judge Erin Ford. The order was issued…

  • Tax Hike Probable For Ho. Co. Property Owners »

    Fiddlers Festival Gets HOT, Tower Issues Unresolved By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter HOUSTON COUNTY – While it’s not official, Houston County property owners will likely see a tax increase in…

  • Rhones to be Re-Indicted on Felony Charges »

    DA to Employ ROCIC in Case Prosecution By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter HOUSTON COUNTY – On Sept. 30, 2014, Jeanine and Jerry Rhone were indicted on first and third degree…

  • The Long and Winding Road »

    91 Year Old WWII Vet Running Coast-to-Coast By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter EAST TEXAS – In the Sunday, July 26 edition of The Messenger, readers were introduced to Ernie Andrus,…

  • City Council: Alcohol And Kids Don’t Mix »

    By Gerry Goodwin Messenger Reporter PALESTINE – The Palestine City Council voted Monday night not to approve a variance to allow an Alcoholic Beverage Permit to be issued to the…

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Pets of The Week 07-29-15

Pets of The Week 07-29-15

This week, the Houston County Veterinary Clinic is featuring two little kittens. First up is a little girl kitty named MiMi. MiMi is of mixed breeding and is approximately six...