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Please take note of our new business hours beginning Monday, June 1, 2020.  Our new hours will be Monday thru Thursday, 9 a.m. thru 3 p.m.; we will be closed Friday-Sunday.  Computer usage will be from 9 a.m. thru 2:45 p.m. and is limited to 30 minutes.

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Alpine Marina's Thursday Big Bass Tournament had 32 anglers fish a nice afternoon. Richard Wyatt(left) wins with a 6 lb 6 oz bass and Cody Jordan takes 2nd with a nice 6 lb 2 oz bass. Start time is still 4 pm with weigh in at 8:15 pm. Call Alpine Marina at 625-3518 for more information. Come…

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VFW Post 10351 on Highway 184 in Hemphill will host a Memorial Day Service Monday, May 25, at 10 a.m. Come join us in remembering and honoring Americans who paid the ultimate price. Masks at your own discretion. Everyone is invited to attend.

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REMINDER:  Red Hill Lake operates on an honor system of CAMPING - $6.00 per campsite per night, $10.00 per night for sites with electric hookups (one vehicle per campsite). DAY-USE FEE - $3.00 per vehicle, per day.   Your registration as you enter, lets the USFS know you are using the facili…

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Arthur Temple Sr. Memorial Library will begin the opening process, Director Donna Nichols told council only 10 patrons will be allowed inside at a time.  Council woman Lisa Barnett ask Nichols to do a bit of research on how other libraries were opening, and meeting the requirement. "We do ha…

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Those churches located inside the City of Hemphill that are planning to have vacation bible school need to notify the Fire Marshal's office before proceeding with decorating . We will help you plan a safe environment for your event. Contact Bill Barcheers at 936-201-8366

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Alpine Marina Thursday Big Bass Tournament set a new record for entries, 32 guys show up to fish and it was a very tough day for all. Jeremy Hippler wins with a 3 lb 15 oz bass and Chad Gay takes 2nd place with a 3 lb 11 oz bass. Start time is still 4:00 pm but weigh in will be at 8:15 pm. C…

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The Pineland City Pool is one of the assets residents look forward to every year, but COVID-19 has slowed the process down this year. Pineland City Council agreed to proceed in hiring a lifeguard, and open as soon as possible. "We don't want to have to wait until the next council meeting at …

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We can't wait to see what the future holds for Hemphill ISD, Class of 2020. This has been a most unconventional senior year, but the Class of 2020 kept their heads up and met the challenge. From the disappointments of cancellation of proms, sports, dances, and all the other pomp and circumst…

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Every crisis has new heroes. During the 9/11 attacks, they were the first responders running into burning and crumbling buildings as others ran out.  Now, during the Coronavirus pandemic, the most visible heroes are the health care professionals, who are saving others and risking their own l…

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The Sabine County Hospital District Board of Directors will meet in regular session on Monday, May 18, at 5:30 p.m. Agenda items include reports from both Sabine County Hospital Administrator, and Sabine County EMS Administrator. Discussion and possible action to appoint a board member to th…

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Hemphill City Council will meet in regular session on Tuesday, May 19. Items on the agenda include: utility payment policy, cleaning contract bid, discussion regarding job classification and pay range, and preliminary budget planning. The full agenda is attached. The meeting can be heard by …

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23 anglers fished Alpine Marina's Thursday Big Bass Tournament and this week  Mike Ray wins with a pretty 6 lb 15 oz bass and John Bowen takes 2nd place with a 4 lb 14 oz bass. Start time is 4:00 pm with weigh in at 8:00 pm. Call Alpine Marina at 625-3518 for more information.

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Sabine County residents will have another opportunity for testing at the Mobile Testing site on May 13. They will be on sight until 6 p.m. and will assist in making an appointment if you don't have one. There is not a charge for the test. Testing will be conducted by appointment only, reside…

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The last article in the 15-part series exploring the Boykin Springs military range and cantonment near the Neches River. During World War II, Army Air Force service members operated the isolated and critical “high altitude precision strategic bombing” proving ground used by hundreds of B-17 …

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May is Elder Abuse Prevention Month, and locally it is often heartbreaking when typing the arrest report. Elderly abuse is often unreported, and sometimes little interaction. The abuse is not only physical, it runs the gambit from money scams, to emotional, and physical abuse. In a community…