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Racial Tension addressed at Hawkins City Council Meeting

Hawkins citizen, Sharonda Rose, spoke up about racial tension during citizen input at the Hawkins Regular City Council meeting January 19, 2016. "Maybe I'm missing something,...

Governor Abbott On President Obama’s Executive Actions

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott released the following statement in response to President Obama’s executive actions imposing gun control measures across the country. “The Bill...

UPSHUR TABLES LUMP SUM OPTION FOR RETIRING WORKERS

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--Upshur County Commissioners Court on Monday tabled until Dec. 15 a proposal to allow a one-time lump sum payment option for county...

Seven File for Office in Upshur GOP Primary

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent Some seven candidates had filed as of late Monday afternoon to run for Upshur County public offices in the March 1 Republican...

A representative of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and several candidates for...

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--A representative of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and several candidates for Upshur County elective offices spoke to the recent quarterly meeting of...

UPSHUR COURT’S LAW FIRM SAYS DIST. JUDGE WAS WRONG

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--115th District Judge Lauren Parish could face a legal challenge from the Upshur County Commissioners Court if she refuses to rescind an...

Governor Abbott To Refuse Syrian Refugees Relocating To Texas

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to President Barack Obama informing him that the State of Texas will not accept any...

UPSHUR TREASURER VICK HELD IN CONTEMPT OF COURT

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--115th District Judge Lauren Parish held Upshur County Treasurer Brandy Vick in contempt of court and placed her on probation Monday for...

Hawkins City Council Okays City Attorney to Respond to FFRF

By Kate Kirby In a special executive session of the Hawkins City Council called for 2 pm Monday afternoon August 10 2015, the Council met...

Big Sandy City Water/Sewer Clerk Terminated

By Kate Kirby After a 55-minute closed Executive Session at a special meeting of the Big Sandy City Council, a somber council returned to Open...
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