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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...

Big Sandy Senior, set to graduate Friday found dead at...

Wood County Sheriff's office responded to an emergency at Lake Hawkins at approximately 1 o'clock today Tuesday May 27,  2014. Three young people were...

EF2 Tornado Tears through Lake Hawkins, Holly Lake Ranch and Shady...

The National Weather Service says that an EF2 Tornado is what caused major property damage near FM 14 north of Hawkins, at Lake Hawkins, Holly...

Big Sandy election results

In Big Sandy the city council seats were decided by  48 voters.  Results are as follows: Rozell - 39 votes Decuir - 38 votes Jones - 26...

UPSHUR ALLOCATES FUNDS TO BIG SANDY ISD

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Journal Correspondent GILMER--Upshur County Commissioners Court on Monday approved distributing $240,000 of "county available" funds among the nine school districts lying partly or...

Winona election results

CITY OF WINONA, RESULTS Mayor Rusty Smith 36 Lyna Diane Stroud 81   Alderman, two places, at-large Pat Schlau 39 Michael Jones 25 Randy Haney 20 Robert Sabens 64 Rick Parker 54   Proposition One: For 70 Against...

2 killed and 3 injured in accident between Harmony and Gilmer

Around 9am this morning, two Harmony High School cheerleaders were injured in a head on collision. More information to follow as it is released. Update...

MAN ARRESTED IN RELATION TO TODDLERS DEATH IN VEHICLE

MAN ARRESTED IN RELATION TO TODDLERS DEATH IN VEHICLE UPDATE:  On July 9, 2014, Smith County Sheriff’s Office detectives and patrol deputies arrested Russel Lindstrom, 33,...

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...

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...
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