Rest in Peace Roy Eberlan (1936-2020)
Parents have shown huge concern as the 2020-2021 school year begins. School districts have offered several options, but some parents have chosen homeschooling as an option.
This past weekend, our Emergency Corp. went over to assist Newton County. We are very fortunate to have this group of volunteers who will step up to assist whenever they are called. No matter the hour, day or night, in hot weather and cold, they are always willing to show up and help out. I…
The excitement was in the air at Six Mile Fire and Rescue as firefighters became acquainted with all the bells and jingles on their new tanker. In a rural community where fire hydrants and water sources can be a huge issue for fire departments, this will allow 2,000 more gallons of water. "T…
"Growing Pineland" should be the reason we are here. "One day our children will hold those seats," Teresa Weatherspoon commented during Pineland City Council special meeting on Thursday, July 30.
The history of East Texas is rich with stories of Texans fighting for our states independence. In July of 1832, an order was given requiring Texans to surrender their weapons to the Mexican army. In response, a band of settlers in Nacogdoches attacked the town's Mexican garrison. To some his…
Sabine County Commissioners met in regular session on July 27. The court approved general business including minutes from previous meetings, financials and departmental reports.
Sheriff’s Weekly Report July 27, 2020 Hope everyone is staying healthy. This Covid-19 has caused problems here around the courthouse. Hope everyone is getting better.
State Representative Trent Ashby (R-Lufkin) released a video today encouraging Texans to participate in the ongoing United States Census. The Census, which is required by Article I, Section II of the United States Constitution has taken place once per decade for over 200 years.
San Augustine Commissioners Court will meet in regular session on July 28 at 9 a.m. in regular session. The public is welcome to attend. A full agenda is attached.
Protecting kids as school begins is a question all parents are asking. Will they be required to wear a mask, and what if a teacher or student test positive for COVID-19? Do they know how to wear their mask properly? Is your mask actually protecting you? Family Practitioner Dr. Natalia shows …
Hemphill City Council met in a lengthy executive session to discuss personnel issues during the Tuesday, July 21, meeting. Upon reconvening Council agreed unanimously to name City Secretary Kelli Beall interim City Manager.
City Manager Laure Morgan recognized employees for 20 years of safety. The Texas Municipal League told her the award was practically unheard of these days.
I’ve been out of town for five days. Me and Mom went to Hill Country for vacation. Thanks to everyone who faded the heat for me. Let’s see what’s been going on.
Police officers are being ripped by certain elements of our society. The law enforcement profession is no different than any other profession (there is good ones and a few bad ones) however if you have one bad apple you don’t throw out the whole bushel.
Texas Water Development Board extends nomination deadline for state's first regional flood planning groups
Unfortunately a scam is currently running in which Deep East Texas Electric Cooperative Members are receiving calls from our local number: 936-229-4000 with the caller ID reading Deep East Texas Electric Cooperative. Scammers have developed means in which they may use our number to deceive …
Whistleblower lawsuit: Tamiflu maker won $1.4B contract after deceiving the FDA about drug’s pandemic effectiveness
The Department of Justice Warns of Inaccurate Flyers and Postings Regarding the Use of Face Masks and the Americans with Disabilities Act