Jasper Jr. High’s Gymnasium was full of cheer for the newest Cheer-leading Squad Wednesday. Cheer Coach Ayden Burt was proud to show off her newest squad to family and friends. Read more
Saturday, July 24, 2021
It is still unknown what caused a fire that damaged a home in nearby Newton County on Friday evening.
Jasper District Clerk Rosa Norsworthy announced Thursday that jury call for this coming Monday before District Judge Delinda Gibbs Walker had been cancelled.
Friday, July 23, 2021
As Kade Davis remains in the Jasper County Jail, deputies filed ten new criminal charges against him on Thursday.
What reportedly began as an electrical fire in a breaker box left a convenience store in central Newton County damaged by smoke and flames.
Newton County Sheriff Robert Burby says that one person has been arrested and deputies have a warrant for a second person in connection with the recent theft of three all-terrain vehicles.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott visited Jasper on Thursday evening and attended a reception at the Jasper County Airport. However, what the Governor of the Lone Star State said is not known, due to the fact that the local media was not allowed to attend.
A Tyler County man has died in an accident involving a side-by-side UTV on the Bolivar Peninsula in Galveston County. It happened shortly before midnight on Wednesday at Crystal Beach.
News outlets in East Texas have now obtained the arrest affidavit filed by investigators and it gives more information on what lead up to the murders of four people in Cherokee County.
The Newton County Sheriff’s Department is asking for someone to come forward and claim property that was recently found.
Newton County Sheriff Robert Burby says the meeting dates for an upcoming volunteer program have changed.
Kirbyville Mayor Frank George is telling Kirbyville residents if they want better streets, keep your tax dollars here at home.
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Emergency crews were on the scene of an 18-wheeler rollover early Thursday morning. It happened at a location that has seen many such accidents over the years; Highway 63 West in the curve at the confluence of Farm to Market Roads 2799 and 3414.
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Two people drowned on Wednesday in a fishing accident that occurred on Keith Lake, near Sabine Pass, south of Port Arthur.
Jasper First Methodist Church sponsored a United Methodist Army Action Youth Camp this week.
A man accused of leading Jasper County deputies on a high speed chase that ended with a head-on crash and the death of an innocent driver is now out of a hospital room and instead he's in a jail cell.
Thursday, July 01, 2021
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Thursday, July 15, 2021
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
With a later date and a new venue, the Jasper Lake Sam Rayburn Area Chamber of Commerce’s 102nd Annual Chairman’s Banquet is slated for Friday, July 30th at Harvest Church on South Wheeler Street.
Monday, July 19, 2021
The Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) answered 77 calls to service last week from July 12th to July 18th, 2021. We currently have 21 inmates in the following Jails, 11 housed in Newton, 10 housed in Jasper. Last week there were 11 individuals booked into the Jail.