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Yellow Box Environmental to open environmental recovery transfer station on Hwy 198

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...

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Unusually cold April week leads to tragedy on Cedar Creek Lake; recovery search underway for fisher

It's been an unusually cold, windy week for April on Cedar Creek Lake, and the presence of many cars, people and law enforcement officers with a search boat at the old closed Causeway Marina parking lot in...

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Gun Barrel City mayor promises end to police surveillance of gay bar Garlow's

Mayor Paul Eaton promised surveillance of patrons of Gun Barrel City gay bar Garlow's would end immediately. In an interview after the Cedar Creek Lake Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon on April 10, Eaton...

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Cedar Creek Lake Easter events cater to all ages

It's been a cold start this Spring, but Easter egg hunts and other celebrations are planned for the youngest to the oldest this year on Cedar Creek Lake. For the young, the Kemp Community Easter Egg Hunt will...

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Cedar Creek Lake public park reopens for summer; Easter sunrise service planned

There is a scarcity of public beaches on Cedar Creek Lake so it's a big deal when Tom Finley Park in Gun Barrel City reopens for the summer season. The park off of the Causeway on Highway 334 between Seven...

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Texas fishing regulation changes approved

Expansion into the Texas coastal bend of special harvest regulations on spotted seatrout, and harvest modifications to the state’s only year-round freshwater trout fishery have been approved by the Texas...

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Cedar Creek Lake Fishing Report for April 5, 2014

Hi fishing fans, Jason Barber here with the kingscreekadventures.com/ fishing and lake report for Cedar creek lake. The water level is at 3.98' low and the water temps are in the high 50's to low 60's. The...

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Kemp to host 'Wildflower Festival'; entertainers to perform from city's new outdoor stage

The City of Kemp is gearing up for its first “Wildflower Festival” to be held at the City Park on April 12. The day-long event will include live music, a tractor show, green vendors , food,...

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"O'Keeffe!" and Vietnamese Benedictine Monks

I don’t have a real plan for a column this week, so I’ll just talk. And since there is not much on my mind these days except “O’Keeffe!” the wonderful one-woman play we are...

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Jury selection begins in sensational capital murder trial; murder weapon discovered in East Texas lake

The capital murder of trial of a former Kaufman County law enforcement official who allegedly gunned down two former colleagues and one’s wife last year is finally getting underway with jury...

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TPW Commission approves expanded mule deer, extended squirrel hunting seasons

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission at its Thursday, March 27 public hearing approved expanded mule deer hunting in several counties and extended squirrel season across parts of East Texas. An...

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Cedar Creek Lake Fishing & Lake Report from BigCrappie.com

Water temp 58-61 degrees Lake level about 4ft low  Its been an interesting spring. I heard on the weather that we have been below average temps for over 5 months now. Its no suprise as cold of a year as...

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Ham Radio Club Hosts a One Day Ham Class for Lake Area Residents

If you think it would be fun to get "on the air" with Amateur "Ham" Radio, here's your chance! The Cedar Creek Amateur Radio Club will hold a one-day class on Saturday, April 26 that will allow students to...

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Area Artists Celebrate "O'Keeffe!"

I love artists. Some of the most fun I have is watching the Star Harbor watercolorists, or just  hanging out with the artists at 211 Gallery in Athens. I don’t think I’ve ever met an artist I...

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April Gardening Tips for Cedar Creek Lake

With cooler weather behind us, and the prospect of higher temperatures ahead, here’s a garden checklist for the month of April. As your lawns, plants, trees and shrubs start their growth season,...

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Cedar Creek Lake Humane Society seeks new shelter director; direction of group under scrutiny

The Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake will soon begin advertising for a new shelter director in the wake of longtime employee Krista McAnally's recent resignation.The direction of the 30-year-old organization...

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Athens to celebrate 100th anniversary of Henderson County Courthouse; 4-hour party planned

Athens will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Henderson County Courthouse on May 17. One of the streets adjacent to the courthouse will be closed from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the celebration. The historic...

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Cedar Creek Lake Fishing Report for March 26, 2014

Hi folks, Jason Barber here with the http://www.kingscreekadventures.com/ fishing and lake report for Cedar Creek Lake. The water level is at 3.54' low and the water temps are in the mid 50's to low 60's. The...

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Creating your own Honey Holes

A popular practice among bass and crappie anglers—where legal—is to create their own “honey holes” by sinking fish-attracting structure in select fishing spots. Anglers in some regions...

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Rules to fight Zebra Mussels take effect in additional counties Sunday

In the state’s continuing effort to combat the spread of invasive zebra mussels, 30 counties in North and Central Texas will be added effective Sunday, March 23, to the recently-implemented rules...

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