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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 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...

Gohmert addresses foreign issues at Upshur GOP meeting

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Tyler) told the quarterly and organizational meeting of the Upshur County Republican Executive Committee on Saturday he is...

Lake Country Republican Club Forum

Lake Country Republican club held a forum April 22nd. Pictured from left to right are: Cylynda Caviness, representing Senator Dan Patrick, candidate for Lt. Gov. Ryan Trimble,...

UPSHUR HEARS ANNUAL REPORT ON COUNTY ROADS

By PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--Upshur County Road Administrator Andy Jordan told the county commissioners court Sept. 29 that the county Road and Bridge Department has completely...

Town Hall Meeting for Wood County set for Nov 14

State Senator Bryan Hughes, State Representative Cole Hefner, District Judge Jeff Fletcher and Wood County Sheriff Tom Castloo will be hosting a Town Hall...

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...

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 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...

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...
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