Henderson County

The Battle of Athens Continues

Jan 21, 2013 By Sonia Smith

Some 5,000 people rallied in Athens to support the nativity scene displayed outside the Henderson County Courthouse that has been criticized by an atheist group.

More Precious Than Oil

Nov 1, 1998 By Paul Burka

To the astonishment of water owners and users across Texas, the state Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to the rule of capture, the basis of all Texas underground water law. This much-criticized doctrine allows landowners to pump as much underground water as they want, even if the…


Jul 31, 1995 By carolcountryman

Henderson County residents and Ozarka are locked in a nasty fight over some of the best water in Texas.