Smartphones and social media innovations have shown to provide yet another means by which sexual predators are preying upon young people. Local law enforcement officials encourage vigilance by parents.
A torn labrum cost Henderson starting shortstop Conner Dotson his season. But the junior infielder is finding other ways to help out his team during the season.
Mount Enterprise’s Charlie Bailey gets tagged on the face during the Wildcats game against Martinsville Friday. The Martinsville defender dropped the ball on the play, and Bailey was ruled safe. He later scored in the 17-0 win.
"If you return to the Almighty you will be built up; if you remove injustice far from your tents... for then you will delight yourself in the Almighty, and lift up your face to God."
A sign greets those who go to the driver’s license office on Fair Park. The office has been closed since March 4 and, officially, there is no word on when the office may open again. As a result, local residents have to go to Longview or Tyler for driver’s license business.
Burkett-Harrison said it is now her goal to become a life coach and open Janie’s House of Hope — a home for women with the same addictions and eating disorders she struggled with — in the future at her parent’s church.
Rusk County youngster Hannah Coulson, 8, enjoys her Friday off from school by swinging on the playground in her grandparents’ backyard in Henderson. With clear skies and mild temperatures, many area residents are enjoying the return of springtime.
Ty Landrum was Reserve Champion Overall with his smokehouse at the Rusk County Youth Project Show. Landrum, a member of Henderson FFA, had his smokehouse auctioned on March 22 at the shop and creative arts sale.
Henderson junior shortstop Conner Dotson keeps team stats Thursday. For more on Doston, who is sitting out the season with an injury, see Sunday’s edition of the Henderson Daily News.
Classic Car enthusiast Henry Truelock stands beside his 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air, a classic car he refurbished, remodeled and entered in a March 9 classic car show at the Texas Motor Speedway. He and his team came away with a Rodders Rep Award, one of just a few of these awards among 2,000 cars entered at the show.
Some of the medal winners and trainers from Rusk County’s Fire Horse Farms are shown together after Saturday’s equestrian special olympics at the Mount Selman arena in Bullard.
Rodeo photographer James Phifer loads a hard drive with photos from the Fort Worth Stock Show onto his laptop. The photographer was the guest speaker for the Henderson Optimist Club on Thursday, talking about his job and the sometimes crazy things that have occurred while photographing rodeo events across America.
Henderson baseball coach John Robichaud gives freshman catcher Grey Briggs a thumbs after as they walk off the field in the second inning of the Lions 15-6 victory over Gladewater Thursday. The Lions ended a nine-game losing streak with the win. They begin the second round of district play Thursday at home against Chapel Hill.
Steam rises from the water at this lake along U.S. Highway 79 North early Monday morning. The drastic changes in temperature have made an impact on the local ecology in recent weeks.
Contractors were busy Tuesday installing a 36-inch storm pipe on North Mill Street. City officials say the ongoing upgrades to the road surface and water lines remain on schedule and within budget.
The grand champion rabbits honor for the 44th annual youth project show went to Kourtney Childress with Carlisle FFA. The rabbits fetched $1,800 from Apache Lease Services represented by Cole Minor, McKenna Minor and Kim Minor.
Vietnam War veteran Ronald Ellis described Wednesday to Lions Club members his return visit to Vietnam last year. Ellis son, Ryan, showed a power point presentation that included photos from Ronald’s trip.
Henderson junior outfielder Shelby Turner visits with Lady Lions assistant coach Kenneth Malone during a game Tuesday.
Henderson junior Collin Neal leads off second as assistant coach Matt Woodard looks on during the Lions 3-2 loss at Kilgore Tuesday. HHS hosts Gladewater Thursday.
Henderson senior pitcher Tiarra Davis talks with junior outfielder Shelby Turner during a break in the action in the Lady Lions 13-0 shutout victory over Kilgore Tuesday. Henderson improved to 6-0 in district with the win.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst speaks at the Texas Faith and Family Day Rally at the Capitol on Tuesday.
Gov. Rick Perry speaks at the Texas Faith and Family Day Rally at the Capitol on Tuesday.
Olivia Arp, Kellen Murphy and Carleigh Murphy wait on their turn to show Saturday morning at the Rusk County Youth Livestock Show.
Two six-year veterans were named Rusk County Sheriff’s Office Employees of the Month on Tuesday. Jailer Johnny Ratliff, left, and Patrol Deputy Trey Anderson were given certificates by Sheriff Jeff Price.
Kilgore College freshmen Rangerettes Julia Goebel, Jenna Helduser and Sarah Doman offered a freshman’s perspective to being on the dancing drill team to Kiwanians Tuesday.
Cody Conway, of Henderson FFA, was named grand champion for broilers at the 44th annual Youth Project Show. His broiler went bid for $1,900 to Donovan’s Landscaping represented by Donovan Dixon and Rachelle Thrasher and Ann Marie Thrasher.
Virginia Prodan holds up a sign with others at the Texas Faith and Family Day Rally at the Capitol on Tuesday, March 26, 2013.
City crews and contractors were busy on Mill Street Tuesday afternoon as part of the City of Henderson’s ongoing efforts to upgrade water lines and drainage in the area.
From left, Norma Jeter, Beverly Speer and Kia Mutranowski join others in prayer at the Texas Faith and Family Day Rally at the Capitol on Tuesday.
Henderson junior catcher Jessica Thomas watches a fly ball she hit during the Lady Lions 4-0 shutout of Bullard Friday at Jamie Hand Field. The Lady Lions visit Kilgore at 6 p.m. tonight and then host Gladewater (24-1) Thursday. Henderson dealt the Lady Bears their only loss on the season earlier in district play.