A Livingston Independent School District employee has been arrested on child pornography charges, and investigators say a school computer was involved in the case.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office has announced that Stephen J. Cox has taken the oath of office to become the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas. Cox was appointed to the position by Attorney General William P. Barr, and he took the oath of office Monday from U.S. District Ju…
The Texas Department of Transportation has announced that improvements to U.S. Highway 96 near San Augustine have been given the green light. The approval came late last week from the Texas Transportation Commissioners, and it’s part of more than $731 million tabbed for projects statewide.
The Jasper County Grand Jury convened on Thursday and after hearing evidence as submitted by District Attorney Ann Pickle and her staff handed down several indictments charging individuals with various crimes.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an early Monday morning armed robbery of a convenience store. It happened shortly before 6:00 at OJ’s Store, located on Highway 12 near Mauriceville.
The organizers of the Annual Purple Hull Pea Festival in small community of Shankleville in nearby Newton County have announced that they have reluctantly decided to cancel this year’s event due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
The Texas Department of Transportation announced Friday afternoon that the Highway 190 Bridge at Dam B has reopened. The bridge had closed on April 27th after TXDOT officials said that engineers had discovered damage to the structure, and the bridge had to be closed to traffic immediately.
Jasper native and Pilgrim’s Pride employee Michelle Wallace really delivers! The hometown girl drove a truckload of 200 boxes of frozen chicken from Georgia to Jasper, and it was all donated by her company.
Jasper Police Detective Josh Hadnot Said Friday that three of five vehicles that were recently stolen in this region – one of which was stolen here in Jasper – have now been recovered in the Houston area.
Officials at Jasper High School handed out diplomas to graduating seniors on Thursday evening. It was a most unusual way, but definitely befitting a most unusual school year.
The Jasper Fire Department conducted an aerial rescue in Sabine County late Thursday afternoon. Firefighters responded at about 4:00 with their ladder truck ‘Tower 1’ to the Georgia Pacific Mill in Pineland.
Jasper County deputies were busy Thursday afternoon investigating the theft of a trailer which contained a motorcycle. The crime was discovered at about 3:30 at a residence on Farm to Market Road 2799 just off of Highway 63 West.
Jasper County Sheriff Mitchel Newman said Thursday that an Evadale man is jailed after a crime spree in both Jasper and Orange Counties late last week.
Veteran mail carrier Tracy LeBlanc has shared with a KJAS News a photo of a hand-written sign posted to the mailbox of former Sheriff Ronnie McBride in Beech Grove on Thursday. LeBlanc is one of about forty local postal workers who are being thanked by the McBride family, and also Jasper bus…