Palestine Budget Buster !

by Palestine Native Son, Jack Coleman   Purchase of $80,166.73 dump truck with a lapsed purchase order? Public Works Director obtained a Purchase Order in March, 2018 for a 2019 dump truck chassis to be delivered upon availability.  It appears the Purchase Order was not entered as an encumbrance against the 2017-2018 budget. The invoice

A Hat Full of Hate in Palestine Texas

On Aug. 16, 2017, Anderson County resident F. Lee Morris, one of Sheriff Greg Taylor’s most outspoken critics, came home to find an Anderson County Sheriff’s Office deputy, identified as Colman, on his property.   Morris, who has a longstanding suit against Anderson County and Taylor, has made several allegations against Taylor and his department.