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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.

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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 …

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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…

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…

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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.

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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…

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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.

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One person is undergoing treatment following a Tuesday afternoon rollover accident in the Beech Grove Community. It happened in a curve on Farm to Market Road 777 near County Road 143.

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For the second time in a row, the Jasper City Council has nixed a plan proposed by council members Anderson Land and Demarcus Holmes asking that customers of the city’s electrical system receive a discount on electric bills for 6 months due to the hardships that resulted from the Coronavirus…