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Fatal crash: Vehicle crashed into building in Winona

According to Trooper Jean M. Dark of the Texas Department of Public Safety, troopers responded early this morning (4:30 am) to a reported vehicle...

The Journal: Your Hometown News Source and Historical Document

Have you ever wondered....who is accounting for all these things that are happening in our cities and towns? Have you met the town scribe?...

UIL investigating incident after Hawkins vs. Cushing football game

An investigation into both districts has been requested by the UIL following an incident that occurred after the Hawkins vs. Cushing football game Friday....

UPSHUR DA TO REVIEW INFANT’S DEATH

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--Upshur County District Attorney Billy Byrd said Monday he plans to review the March 2 death of an 11-month-old boy--a case in...

Harvey Wreaks Havok, locals respond with prayers and assistance

Lindsay Wilson of Hawkins posted the following on her Facebook page Monday afternoon at 3:45pm: "The flooding in Houston area is no joke. People...

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...
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