The Texas Department of Public Safety has announced that state troopers with assistance from the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) will be heavily enforcing the slow down/move over law in the Lufkin area on Wednesday.
New Coronavirus numbers released by Jasper County Judge Mark Allen late Monday show that deaths attributed to the illness have risen again. Meanwhile, for the last several weeks the majority of active cases have been and continue to be in the south end of the county.
Those going to the polls for early voting or just passing through downtown Jasper on Tuesday saw a unique sight. Two camels were outside of the Jasper County Courthouse Annex and the owner of the animals, Dr. Ron McMurry, was allowing anyone to hand-feed them as he did some politicking nearby.
The Jasper City Council on Monday evening approved a small raise in the retirement benefit for Jasper's volunteer firefighters. In a 4-1 vote, Council approved raising the monthly benefit from $100.00 to $125.00 per month.
A man is dead following a police chase that occurred in South Jasper County in the early hours of Monday morning and officers investigating the incident believe he died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The National Hurricane Center in Miami on Monday said that a trough of low pressure in the Western Caribbean has very little to no chance of development.
The Jasper High School Athletic Office announced Monday that only 325 tickets have been allotted for Jasper fans to attend Friday night’s game at Shepherd, and all tickets much be purchased in advance – there will be no ticket sales at the gate.
Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Magazine (DCTF) is showing the Jasper Bulldogs some mighty big respect. On Monday DCTF announced their weekly high school football rankings, and despite 4A Division II #4 Jasper losing 35-18 to 4A Division II #1 Carthage on Friday night here in Jasper, the staf…
The Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) is asking for public input regarding their plan to widen approximately 7 miles of U.S. Highway 96 from the Lake Sam Rayburn area to just inside Sabine County, creating a divided four-lane highway, such as is already in existence down to U.S. Hig…
The #4 state ranked Jasper Bulldogs proved on Friday night that they could hang with the #1 state ranked Carthage Bulldogs, but Jasper also demonstrated that penalties can and will negate all that they accomplished. The two teams had a tight game through the first half here in Jasper on Frid…
Friday was just the fourth day of early voting in the 2020 General Election, and Jasper County Clerk Debbie Newman’s Office says that 5,795 people have voted.
Although the number of active Coronavirus cases in Jasper, Newton, Sabine, and Tyler Counties remains low, deaths attributed to the illness are continuing to happen and now Sabine County has reported their ninth Coronavirus death.
The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season won’t come to an official end until November 30th and the tropics remain very active midway through October. As of Thursday there were two areas to keep an eye on, one of which was a broad area of low pressure in the southwestern Caribbean Sea.