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Newly Elected City Council members take office in Hawkins

The Hawkins City Council met at its regular meeting Monday May 18th and the first order of business was to canvass the votes from...

Governor Abbott Statement On Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Cases

AUSTIN – Texas Governor Greg Abbott released the following statement in advance of the United States Supreme Court hearing oral arguments today in a...

ON THE BALLOT IN BIG SANDY…CITY MANAGER? YES OR NO?

Editors’ note: In addition to electing a mayor and two aldermen (council) on May 9, 2015, citizens of Big Sandy will vote to accept...

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...

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 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...

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...

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 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...
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