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Upshur County Sentences 12 persons between June 6-13

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--115th District Judge Lauren Parish sentenced 12 persons on felony charges--including one man for murder--and one misdemeanor defendant between June 6 and...

Austin Bank on 155 South in Smith County Robbed…

AUSTIN BANK ON HIGHWAY 155 SOUTH ROBBED SOUTHWEST SMITH COUNTY – At 7:06 this morning, dispatchers with the Smith County Sheriff's Office received a 911...

AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY TO ACCEPT DONATIONS FOR ‘POPPIES’

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Special Correspondent GILMER--Members of the local American Legion Auxiliary will accept donations for hand-made red crepe paper "poppies" at Walmart in Gilmer on...

Man injured while fleeing from Wood County Deputy

On June 16, 2014 at approximately 4:00 PM Wood County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a complaint of criminal trespass located on North Hwy 37...

East Texans are 9,310 Pounds Lighter!

Tyler (TX) - The Lighten Up East Texas Celebration (LUET) celebration and prize ceremonies took place on Thursday, June 12, 2014, on the patio...

UPSHUR DELEGATES ATTEND STATE REPUBLICAN CONVENTION

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent Some 14 Upshur County delegates attended at least part of the Republican Party of Texas's state convention June 5-7 at the Fort...

Weekly Roadwork Report – TxDOT Atlanta District

For June 15-21, 2014   Upshur County   US 80 – At Big Sandy Creek, replacing bridge and approaches. SH 155 – From south of Sabine River to US...

UPSHUR JUDGE TELLS ROTARIANS OF VOLUNTEERS’ WEBSITE

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--Upshur County Judge Dean Fowler informed the Gilmer Rotary Club on June 10 about a website called JustServe.org, which has been created...

GRACETON CHURCH SETS SUMMER CAMP

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent DIANA--The Graceton Church of Christ is holding Summer Camp every other Thursday this summer for all youth in grades 1-5. The free camp,...

TxDOT – Roadwork Update: Wood County & Tyler areas

TxDOT continues work in Wood County WOOD COUNTY – Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews this week are scheduled to begin resurfacing operations on FM...
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