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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.

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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.

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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.