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The Vernon Parish Sheriffs Officially is seeking assistance from the public in verifying the safety and well-being of Bradley Stracener, age 30, of Leesville.

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Many of us have friends, family or business over in Louisiana and have to pass through the village of Robeline to get to where we're going. How many of you have gotten a speeding ticket for doing 37 mph in a 35 mph zone? As it turns out, enough people have gotten snared in the speed trap in …

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John Richard "Ricky" Sepulvado 11/28/1960 is wanted for Violation of protective order and Aggravated flight from an officer. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $500 reward for information leading to his arrest 318-256-4511 or contact the Sheriff's Office 318-256-9241.

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Outdoor recreation is a mainstay for most East Texans and the newest Texas Paddling Trail offers a great opportunity for a special time outdoors.  The Sabine Sandbar Trail, the 78th official Texas Paddling Trail, starts southeast of Carthage Texas at FM 2517 and the Sabine River.  The trail …

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ANGELINA COUNTY – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to a one vehicle crash early this morning on US 69, just south of FM 843. The preliminary crash investigation indicates at approximately 2:30 a.m., a northbound 2014 Volvo truck tractor, towing two trailers, swerved to a…

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​A residence on County Road 138 was broken into last week and a television, single shot rifle and a birthday present containing a pair of Nike shoes were stolen.  If anyone know or hears something pertaining to this theft, please call us.  I would like to get the gun back so the man can go h…

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​We want to thank Vance Moss for all his help with our shooting range. We are in the process of getting accreditation so we can teach our own classes. Part of the process is having a nice range and Commissioner Moss has helped us from the beginning. This is our first range ever and it was st…

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Sheriff Hawthorne reports that today at approximately 2:13 a.m., Deputy Tanner Dickens with the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office Crime Prevention Unit  conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle on FM 563 for a traffic violation.  The driver was identified as Geneva Bennett, 45, of Anahuac.  Benn…

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This Saturday, September 28, 2019, The American Red Cross will be hosting an Open House and Barbeque from 10:00AM to 2:00PM at the Red Cross/East Texas Emergency- Disaster Warehouse located at 1308 Paul Avenue in Lufkin.  The purpose of the event is to let the communities in the seven counti…

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During November, 2001, a crime scene was discovered in rural Shelby County containing evidence that Tara Lea Blue had been murdered.  Blue was last seen the previous night with Richard Lee Sanders.  Blue's body, and Richard Sanders, have never been located.  If Sanders is located, citizens s…

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Governor Abbott recently declared a state of emergency due to flooding in southeast Texas from Tropical Storm Imelda. My prayers are with all of those who have again been affected by immense rainfall from this natural disaster. As usual, our brave first responders are already helping save li…