The Thursday evening baseball match up between Jasper and Carthage ended early with a weather postponement. With Carthage batting and one out in the bottom of the third inning, Carthage coach Jason Causey and Coach Stephen Westbrook met at the mound and discussed the need to postpone due to … Read more
Friday, April 16, 2021
The quick, prompt action of the volunteers of the Lake Rayburn Fire Department is being credited with saving a home in the Rayburn Country Subdivision from complete destruction on Friday afternoon.
We’ve learned more details about the weekend arrest of Sabine County murder suspect Matthew Hoy Edgar. The 24-year-old Hemphill man is currently under Grand Jury indictment on a murder charge, accused of shooting and killing 19-year-old Livye Lewis on October 31st, 2020.
Thunderstorms packing near hurricane force winds and hail hit parts of Southeast Texas, causing damage but no reported injuries.
District 19 Texas State Representative James White (R-Woodville) introduced House Bill 1708 in February and, if passed, will require electronic voting machines in Texas to produce a traceable printed ballot. White’s bill is off to a good start after being passed in an 8-1 vote on Wednesday b…
Thursday, April 15, 2021
One person was killed and others were injured in a tragic auto accident that occurred on Thursday in a busy intersection Beaumont.
Officers with the Texas Department of Public Safety said Thursday that a Pineland man was one of three people who were injured in a three vehicle auto accident that occurred on Thursday morning.
A man accused of causing a crash that killed three firefighters has been indicted on three counts of intoxication manslaughter.
The 2021 Sealy Outdoors’ Big Bass Splash will be held on Lake Sam Rayburn this weekend. The tournament, which is in its 37th year, begins early Friday morning and wraps up Sunday afternoon with the awards ceremony at the Umphrey Family Pavilion on Recreational Road 255.
Jasper County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Scotty Duncan said Thursday that investigations into recent residential burglaries in the Curtis Community are continuing, but so far there have been no arrests from any of the cases.
“If you’re thieving, using, or selling, Jasper County is not a good place for you to be.” Those were the words of Jasper County Chief Deputy Scotty Duncan as he spoke on Thursday about a new mission statement adopted by the department and a new stance of being much more aggressive in dealing…
The recent release of accused murderer Matthew Edgar angered citizens to the point that they protested outside of the Sabine County Courthouse. Now, the 24-year-old is back behind bars again, and bond has been denied on two new criminal charges.
Firefighters from three departments battled a house fire north of Silsbee early Thursday morning. Unfortunately, despite their efforts the house was a complete loss.
An Orange man has reportedly been missing since late last week and the Orange County Sheriff’s Department is asking the public to assist them in locating him.
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
On Tuesday evening, the Carthage Bulldogs traveled to Jasper for a district match up against our local Bulldogs. The contest lived up to its billing of a "DAWG FIGHT" from the very beginning. Jasper, needing a win to improve their standings in the district race, battled Carthage throughout t…
Newton County Sheriff Robert Burby said Wednesday that a weekend death is under investigation. It happened at a location on Farm to Market Road 2939, also known as Baptist Encampment Road, near County Road 3026, a few miles southwest of Newton.
Friday, April 16, 2021
The 3rd Annual Jasper Lions Club Benefit Clay Shoot will take place on Saturday, April 24th, 2021 beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the Jasper Youth Shooting Sports Association Range at 970 County Road 278 in Jasper.
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
From the Texas Comptroller’s Office:
Monday, April 12, 2021
The Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) answered 79 calls to service from April 5th to April 13th, 2021. We currently have 22 inmates in the following Jails, 12 housed in Newton, 9 housed in Jasper and 1 in Polk County. Last week NCSO booked 10 individuals into the Jail.
Saturday, April 10, 2021
A Benefit Barbecue Cookoff and Washer Tournament for Kamron Slaydon will be held on Saturday, April 17th at the Jasper Country Club & Event Center off of Highway 96 North. The event will also feature LIVE music and activities for children