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Hensarling to Give Congressional Update in Mineola on August 8th

WASHINGTON–U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) will host a town hall meeting in Mineola to give an update on recent actions taken by the House...

City of Hawkins Considers New Franchise Ordinance

CITY OF HAWKINS, TX ORDINANCE NO. CP 180730   AN ORDINANCE GRANTING TO CENTERPOINT ENERGY RESOURCES CORP., DBA CENTERPOINT ENERGY TEXAS GAS OPERATIONS, THE RIGHT, PRIVILEGE AND...

UPSHUR GOP SETS ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--Greg Neeley, an associate justice of the state's 12th Court of Appeals in Tyler, will be guest speaker for Thursday night's (July...

CRUZ’S FATHER, COUSIN TO CAMPAIGN IN GILMER

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz's father and cousin will bring the senator's re-election campaign here Thursday (July 19) with a noontime stop in...

UPSHUR SUPPORTS GRANT PROPOSAL FOR HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--Upshur County Commissioners Court last week approved a resolution supporting Habitat for Humanity's application for a $300,000 grant, $100,000 of which would...

BIG SANDY CITY COUNCIL CONVENES WITH NEW MEMBERS

During the May 15th Big Sandy City Council meeting, newly elected council members Rex Rozell and Becky Desborough along with incumbent Dr. Cindy Bauter...

Big Sandy Affirms Chief’s Decision to Terminate Officer

By Kate Kirby In a meeting held April 17th, the Big Sandy City Council affirmed Chief Tim Scott’s decision to terminate Officer Clint Norman after...

UPSHUR CANDIDATES SPEAK AT GLENWOOD

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent Some five candidates for Upshur County elective offices in the March 6 Republican primary, and a representative of a sixth, spoke to...

Governor Abbott Announces New Hazard Mitigation Funding For Harvey Recovery

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today joined local leaders in Rockport and Houston, Texas to announce the availability of new funding for hazard mitigation...

UPSHUR COURT MEETS DESPITE SNOW ON GROUND

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--With schools, some businesses and most courthouse offices closed because of an overnight snowstorm, Upshur County Commissioners Court nonetheless mustered a bare...
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