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Houston County Courier
P.O. Box 551 Crockett, Texas 75835
Phone (936)544-2238 Fax (936)544-4088
email: ads@houstoncountycourier.com

Houston County Courier
Commissioners court lifts burn ban; advises caution
County deal for immigration project on fast track
Wheeler picked to play in Army All-American Bowl
Drought forces more water restrictions  
Fond farewell to old friend  
Late night blaze melts contents of Crockett home  
Jailed woman dies in custody  
CISD board hears of great AP test scores, large grant  
J. H. Wootters Crockett Public Library honors area veterans  
Mask to run for county judge seat  
Fight follows allegations of assault on toddler  
60-year sentence handed down in Collins drug case  

 


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East Texas News is updated once a week with archival stories from our eight newspapers. Stories typically appear on East Texas News one week after they have appeared in our print editions. Check back weekly for new additions to our webpage.

The Courier is published in the county seat of Crockett, home of the World Championship Fiddlers Festival. Crockett is famous for its many historic homes, including two open to the public. A museum in the former depot offers a view of the area's past and the county’s 200-plus historical markers provide more insight into bygone days. The Grapeland Peanut Festival and Lovelady Love-Fest are annual events that attract large crowds. Mission Tejas State Historical Park offers picnicking, hiking, the mission replica and the historical Rice Log Cabin.

Ratcliff Recreation Area is a peaceful pine-covered paradise with an inviting lake for swimming, paddle boating, fishing and hiking trails. Campsites are at both parks. Top-notch bass fishing is featured at Houston County Lake. The Courier covers every facet of the county, with a special emphasis on education.

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