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.
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.
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.
Jasper Police have filed a report after a man told them that he left his vehicle at a repair shop, but now the business has closed down and he has no idea where his vehicle is.
Kirbyville Police were busy early Tuesday evening after a vehicle and a bicycle collided. It happened at about 5:30 at the intersection of West Main and South Vallie Streets.
The volunteers of the Jasper Fire Department were dispatched to the Brookshire Brothers Store at the intersection of Highways 190 and 96 here in Jasper shortly before 3:00 on Tuesday afternoon when an electrical fire was reported there.
Deputies from both the Jasper and Orange County Sheriff’s Departments worked together over the weekend to recover a large amount of stolen property and also to identify the suspects involved.