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One person has been transported to the hospital with what is believed to be non-life threatening injuries, after an auto/pedestrian collision on Sabine Street in Hemphill, at approximately 8:30 a.m. Hemphill Police, Sabine County Sheriff’s Office, and Sabine County EMS are on scene.

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MULTI-AGENCY OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING INVESTIGATION: This afternoon officers from Lufkin PD and a Deputy from the Angelina County Sheriff’s Department located a suspect who was wanted for a felony warrant from an incident where he choked his victim during a domestic violence assault. The su…

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The Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) answered 69 calls to service last week from August 23rd, August 29th, 2021. We currently have 21 inmates in the following Jails, 9 housed in Newton, 12 housed in Jasper. Last week there were 4 individuals booked into the Jail.

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No matter how you plan to celebrate Independence Day weekend, remember to be safe and avoid carelessness. It may be wet outside right now, but fireworks, grills, & fires can still get out of control if you don't pay attention. Remember  "Only You Can Prevent Wildfires"

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The first citation regarding observation during holding said the jail’s “documentation provided showed that observations of inmates exceeded 30 minutes intervals by 1 to 30 minutes for inmates confined in a holding cell or detoxification cell.”

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The San Augustine County Sheriff's Office had their annual inspection on January 20, 2021. There were no deficiencies noted and upon review by the Executive Director of the Texas Commission on Jail Standards, a certificate of Compliance will be issued per the requirements of VTCA, Chapter 51…

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The City of Pineland is pleased to announce that the Transfer Station (trash disposal) located on Yellowpine Highway will be open beginning Saturday,  September 12, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Regular schedule will be as folllows:  Saturdays 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Wednesdays 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Fairmount Volunteer Fire Department was the site this group of volunteers set up to feed the community during the aftermath of Hurricane Laura. Much of the East Texas community was without power or services for more than six days. Thank everyone who came out and supported us.

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Should the National Weather Service limit public advisories and alerts? Let them know what you think.  Have you ever been confused by all of our Watches, Warnings, and Advisories? Learn more about a proposal to simplify our alerts, and take our brief survey to let us know what you think!  LI…

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On May 25, 2020, a 46-year-old man from Texas was murdered after being taken into custody by police officers in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His name was George Floyd. 

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Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for honoring and mourning the military personnel who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Enjoy a safe holiday weekend.

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​Memorial Day is this coming weekend and we need to remember those who fought for our freedom – the heroes who gave their lives for our country.  Please remind your children the meaning of Memorial Day. Try to follow the safety precautions for the COVID-19.