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HAWKINS RESIDENTS SPEAK OUT AGAINST THEFT, DRUGS, AND VANDALISM

Hawkins City Council Meeting – August 21, 2017 By Linda Hernandez “Our city park has become a safe haven for drug dealing and drug use in...

SUSPECTS AT LARGE IN DIANA BANK ROBBERY

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent DIANA--Three men remained at large Monday after robbing the Security State Bank in this unincorporated eastern Upshur County community at gunpoint Friday...

HAWKINS CITY COUNCIL APPROVES PURCHASE OF HVFD “JAWS FOR LIFE”

By Linda Hernandez At the Hawkins City Council Meeting on Monday, August 7, 2017, council members voted unanimously to decrease the proposed Hawkins Voluntary Fire...

UPSHUR PUTS OFF ALTERNATE SITE FOR DUMP PERMITS

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--Upshur County Commissioners Court last week delayed acting on a proposal to establish an alternative site for obtaining dump permits when no...

Big Sandy Man Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison

On Friday, July 7, 2017, Tracey Wayne Evans, W/M, DOB: 09/25/1963, from Big Sandy, pled guilty to a 25 year prison sentence for the...

Big Sandy VFD’s New Attack-1 Vehicle Extinguishes Oil Fire on 80

A strong storm blew into the East Texas area Thursday not sparing Big Sandy. Shortly after the winds, and rain calmed a siren was...

Governor Abbott Issues Statewide Call To Stand With Law Enforcement In...

AUSTIN – To mark the one-year anniversary of the attack on Dallas law enforcement, and in honor of all peace officers across Texas, Governor...

Hawkins ISD Bus Accident with Pick Up

At approximately 4:30 Holly Lake Fire Department rolled up on an accident involving the Hawkins ISD School bus, and a silver 4 door pickup...

BREAKING: Reports of a Ford Truck crashing into Hawkins ISD School...

Witnesses report that a Ford pick-up truck has crashed into the back of a Hawkins ISD school bus on HWY 80. Witnesses say that the...

Report: Texas Tops Nation for Safe Drinking Water Violations

By Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas -- Water systems in Texas have the nation's worst record for violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act, a new...
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