Exactly seven months after he went missing, Thomas Thornton's SUV was found submerged near Huxley Bay Boat Ramp Sunday morning in Shelby County. A body was found inside the vehicle.
Monday, October 25, 2021
Sunday, October 24, 2021
A Beaumont man was struck and killed by an 18-wheeler in Lumberton late Friday evening. Lumberton Police say 30-year-old Jody Alexander Hampshire was walking in the middle of the southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 69 when he was hit by the truck.
An early Saturday morning police pursuit involving a kidnapped woman began in Bullard, which is just south of Tyler, and ended about 70 miles later in Lufkin where the driver was taken into custody. Reportedly, the suspect, who was driving a 2015 Nissan Altima, reached speeds up to 100 miles…
Saturday, October 23, 2021
Friday, October 22, 2021
Royalty was crowned during halftime of Jasper’s Friday night Homecoming game. KaDence Traylor was selected as Homecoming Queen and Trey Moran was selected as Homecoming King.
It was a happy Homecoming for the Jasper Bulldogs as they defeated the Shepherd Pirates in the third district game of the season. Jasper has now improved to 2-1 in district play.
Firefighters from both the Jasper and East End Fire Departments battled a late Thursday night blaze just east of Jasper.
Thursday, October 21, 2021
The proposed Interstate 14 Corridor, which would run through northern Tyler, Jasper, and Newton Counties, is awaiting a U.S. Senate vote for approval.
The Jasper County Grand Jury convened on Wednesday and before the day was over, handed down numerous indictments charging various individuals with assorted crimes after hearing evidence as submitted by Criminal District Attorney Ann Pickle and her staff.
Jasper County deputies are investigating a late Wednesday night armed robbery of an Evadale store.
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
It’s Homecoming Week in Jasper, and traditional activities will be taking place at Jasper High School.
Jasper Police Lieutenant Garrett Foster said Wednesday that officers are investigating a theft from Tractor Supply, located on Highway 190 at 96.
Jasper firefighters on Wednesday afternoon quickly handled a small fire behind Walgreens at the intersection of Highways 96 and 190.
Polk County Today is reporting that a Tyler County man has been arrested in Livingston after he allegedly sent sexually explicit messages and nude photos to a 13-year-old girl there.
Friday, October 22, 2021
The Legislature adjourned Sine Die for hopefully the last time this year after completing our third special session. While we accomplished many great things for the state over the past ten months, I'm glad to be back in East Texas.
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
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A Blood Drive in honor of Greg Kilcrease will be held at Georgia-Pacific in Pineland on Tuesday, October 26th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Monday, October 18, 2021
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the Jasper-Newton County Public Health District is reminding women ages 50-64 in this area that they provide clinical breast exams, cervical pap smears, and mammograms.
The Volunteer Initiative Program (VIP) Orientation was held on October 14th, 2021. In this meeting we covered the Mission, Goals and Objectives of this program. Participates are currently completing all the necessary paperwork to be fully qualified to volunteer in this capacity. The mission …
Sunday, October 17, 2021
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