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UPSHUR SWEARING-IN SET JAN. 1

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--The inaugural ceremony for newly-elected and newly re-elected Upshur County officials and 115th District Judge-elect Dean Fowler is set for 1:30 p.m....

UPSHUR COURT TO HEAR ABOUT ‘SCHOOL LAND’

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--Upshur County Commissioners Court on Friday will consider assigning the former information technology office to Election Administrator Lory Harle's office. That is among...

Wood County Sheriff’s Report – UNEDITED Nov 28 to Dec...

Wood County Sheriff’s Report - UNEDITED November 28, 2018 to December 4, 2018 November 28th Deputies were dispatched to FM 14 near Quitman, at approximately 12:18 a.m.,...

Wood County Sheriff’s Report – Unedited – November 21 – 27,...

Wood County Sheriff’s Report - Unedited November 21, 2018 to November 27, 2018 November 21st At 3:25 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 2966 near Quitman. Deputies...

One vehicle fatal crash on CR-370 just north of CR-3100

At approximately 8:15 this morning, Troopers responded to a crash involving a 2004 Toyota Tundra driven by Ramsey E. Carrell, 75, of Winona.  Preliminary...

Cornyn: $2.1M in Grant Funding Coming to Support Texas Law Enforcement...

Funding Will Promote Health and Safety of Texas Officers WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Justice announced $2,151,599.51...

UPSHUR NAMES MITCHELL CONSTABLE, TAKES NO ACTION ON PAY CHANGE

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS, Constable GILMER--Upshur County Commissioners Court on Nov. 15 appointed former county juvenile probation officer Ronnie Mitchell as Precinct 3 constable, and took...

Wood County Sheriff’s Report Nov 13 – 20, 2018

Wood County Sheriff’s Report - Unedited November 13, 2018 to November 20, 2018 November 13th Deputies were dispatched to PR 5937 near Yantis, at approximately 3:25 a.m.,...

The Story of Thanksgiving

By Michael Quinn Sullivan We think we know the story of Thanksgiving: the pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock, faced a harsh winter, famine and disease, and...

DPS Graduates Five New Canine Teams

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today graduated five Troopers and five canines from an eight-week training program. These canine teams...
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