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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...

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...

Governor Abbott Appoints Dusek To 51st Judicial District Court

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Carmen Symes Dusek to the 51st Judicial District Court in Coke, Irion, Schleicher, Sterling and Tom Green...

Republicans sweep races for Upshur offices

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent Republicans swept to landslide victories in all four contested races for Upshur County elective offices Tuesday of last week in a mid-term...

UPSHUR TO CONSIDER SEEKING HEALTH INSURANCE

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--Upshur County Commissioners Court on Thursday (Nov. 15) will consider approving a "request for proposals" for a health insurance consultant, and consider...

Governor Abbott Statement On Chairman Dennis Bonnen Announcement

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement on the announcement from Chairman Dennis Bonnen: "I congratulate Chairman Bonnen on the commitments he...

Election Day Polling Locations

ELECTION DAY POLLING LOCATIONS: Wood County Pct. 3 (**Polling locations are combined.) YOU MUST VOTE IN THE PRECINCT IN WHICH YOU ARE REGISTERED ELECTION DAY HOURS – 7:00AM...

ELECTION EARLY VOTING OPENS OCT. 22

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--Early voting for the Nov. 6 general election and three school board elections in Upshur County opens Monday at the Upshur County...

ET4L DINNER TO FEATURE STATE A.G., STATE REP.

GILMER--Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and State Rep. Matt Schaefer (R-Tyler) will be keynote speakers for East Texans for Liberty's 4th Annual "Stars of...

UPSHUR CONSTABLE JENKINS RESIGNS

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--The Upshur County Commissioners Court on Monday accepted the resignation of Precinct 3 Constable Stanley Jenkins, effective Oct. 31, and approved posting...
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