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EARLY VOTING GOING ON THIS WEEK

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS GILMER--Early voting for the statewide May 27 Republican and Democratic party runoff elections opened Monday and continues through Friday at the Upshur...

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...

Ex-Gladewater Police Officer named Gilmer Police Chief

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--Former Gladewater police officer Mark Case was named Gilmer police chief by City Mgr. Jeff Ellington at a city council meeting Tuesday...

UPSHUR MOVES TOWARD ACCEPTING GRANT FOR ROAD DAMAGE

Upshur County Commissioners Court approved two actions last Wednesday aimed at receiving a $730,000 state grant to offset damage which oil and gas trucks did to county roads...

DEMOCRAT CANDIDATE FOR AG VISITS GILMER

Sam Houston, the Democratic Party nominee for Texas Attorney General, said in Gilmer Thursday he believes the AG's office "has become too political" and that he wants to change its focus...

UPSHUR LIBERTARIAN CHAIRMAN MAKES PROPOSALS ON V.A.

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--Upshur County Libertarian Party Chairman Vance Lowry outlined at his party's monthly meeting June 10 what he termed the Libertarian solution to...

Wood County Sheriff’s Report

04/23/14 through 04/29/14 April 23 Deputy Terri Altman took a report of theft from a complainant who resides on PR 7908. According to the woman, she...

PUBLIC INVITED TO BORDER TOUR REPORT AND IMMIGRATION TOWNHALL MEETING IN...

(Longview) – Representative David Simpson is pleased to invite citizens from District 7 and the surrounding area to a slideshow presentation and report about...

UPSHUR OFFICIALS SWORN IN NEW YEAR’S DAY

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--Dozens of spectators packed the Upshur County courtroom at the downtown courthouse Thursday for the New Year's Day inauguration of nine newly-elected...

SMITH COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE CONTINUES TO ARREST BURGLARS ON SITE

The first on site arrest of a burglar this week occurred Sunday evening in the northeastern part of Smith County. At approximately 8:40 p.m....
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