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Possible drowning - The Henderson County Sheriff’s Department and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department were searching for a man on Wednesday afternoon who may have drowned in Cedar Creek Lake.  Sheriff Ray Nutt said his department responded to a call for assistance from the Seven Points Police Department concerning two men who were boating on the lake, and ran into trouble between Seven Points and Gun Barrel City. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

GBC employees now subject to smoking penalty - The City of Gun Barrel City took action Tuesday night to adopt a Wellness Program for city employees. Gerry Boren, Gun Barrel City Manager, said, “The rising insurance costs are motivating many employers to invest  in worksite health initiatives.” The Wellness Programs are aimed at improving employees’ overall health by discouraging unhealthy lifestyles and promoting healthier living. - Thu, 27 Mar 2014

County will run May 10 elections - The Henderson County Commissioners Court approved interlocal agreements with the Athens Municipal Water Authority,  City of Athens and Gun Barrel City on Tuesday to allow the county to conduct their May 10 elections. - Wed, 09 Apr 2014

Gun Barrel City man jailed after assault family violence charge returned by grand jury - HENDERSON CO. (KYTX) - A Gun Barrel City man is back in jail after being indicted by a Smith County Grand Jury this week. - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

New evidence leads to indictment in Thanksgiving 2011 death of ETX woman - Kelly Gage, 52, of Gun Barrel City has been indicted for assault/family violence after an alleged 2011 attack on his own wife. - Wed, 09 Apr 2014

Crisis in east Ukraine: a city-by-city guide to the spreading conflict - Clashes between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russia militias have been popping up in cities across the east. Here's where things stand Continue reading... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Gage in jail on warrant - A 51-year-old Gun Barrel City man, who Smith County prosecutors believe severely beat his wife in 2011, causing her death, spent the night in the Henderson County Jail after his arrest by Henderson County Sheriff’s Office deputies. - Sat, 12 Apr 2014

Bursting with beauty - A shining star already in her parents eyes,  Geraldine Nieto displayed her ray of beauty Sunday in Tyler to claim top status in the Sunburst Talent/Beauty Contest. The 5-year-old Athens resident is the daughter of Jaime and Karla Nieto. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

No danger found after suspicious package forces evacuation of Ole Miss building - Officials evacuated the Lyceum at Ole Miss after a suspicious package was received. Hazardous Materials crews has since delcared no danger. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

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No leads in Gunbarrel dog poisonings - Kansas City Star - April 17. The Associated Press. GUNBARREL, Colo. — Authorities say there are still no suspects or motives after as many as three dogs were suspected of eating poisoned meatballs at a Gunbarrel park this week. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Yellow Box Environmental to open environmental recovery transfer station on ... - Cedar Creek Lake - Yellow Box Environmental LLC plans to open an environmental recovery and transfer station on Highway 198 between Gun Barrel City and Mabank in January 2015. The facility will employ about a dozen full-time workers initially and possibly expand to twice ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Tony Romo Is Among The World's Highest-Paid Athletes - KERA News - Did a bunch of police show up at Gun Barrel City's only gay bar because it's a gay bar? No, the owner tells the Dallas Observer. The bar, Garlow's, was targeted because "we're the No. 1 bar. We attract everybody,” owner Michael Slingerland told the ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Man presumed dead after drowning - Tyler Morning Telegraph - ... County Sheriff Ray Nutt said Wednesday afternoon. A 911 call was made Wednesday morning after one man was able to reach a small island and call for help. The other man on the boat reportedly drowned between Seven Points and Gun Barrel City.Sheriff: Search for missing Henderson Co. boater now a 'recovery - ... - KTRE - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Guns secured, artists get busy on new project - The New Orleans Advocate - In a city where people seem to have no trouble finding — and firing — perfectly good weapons, a group of New Orleans artists seemed tickled Wednesday to pick through a pile of charred, mangled castoffs, like bargain shoppers after a gun show arson ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Woodland trap shooters giving it their best shot - The Columbian - It was practice night at the Rainier Rod and Gun Club, where members of the Woodland High School's Trap Club congregate twice a month, shooting 100 or more targets. That's correct: The high school has a trap-shooting ... over-and-under, a $5,500 gun ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Hands Up, You're in Tennessee - Memphis Daily News - It was a gorgeous nine-shot .22 long-barrel revolver in a hand-tooled, well-worn black holster, full of as much history as gun. My father ... Dan Conaway is a lifelong Memphian, longtime adman and aspiring local character in a city known for them ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

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