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Four members of the Hemphill VFW Post 10351 Auxiliary recognized our local first responders at the Sabine County EMS for their hard work and dedication. These folks are on duty 24-7 to be able to assist our citizens with any medical emergencies. Our members thanked them with two homemade app…

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Six of our Sabine County Fire Departments had memorial plaques placed on the Firefighter's memorial wall at the County Courthouse recognizing the members  they lost over the last couple of years. We thank them all for their years of dedication and service. We will miss each of them.

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Sabine County is situated in the Piney Woods region of East Texas. Named for the river that borders its eastern side, the Sabine River. The county is located at the Texas and Louisiana border. Sabine County encompasses 577 square miles, with 491 square miles of land and 85 square miles of wa…

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Hartburg:  On September 30, 2021:  Accident/Train vs. 4-Wheeler located at CR 4212 @ CR 4203:  On September 29th, 2021, at approximately, 10:49 p.m., Kansas City Railroad Contacted NCSO Dispatcher to report a collision at CR 4212 @ CR 4203 between a train and a Black Polaris 100 (UTV).  At t…

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This week, the Texas Legislature is meeting to discuss everything from redistricting to electricity and the grid. We've only got a few more weeks left in this special session, hopefully we will get everything done!

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10 Anglers fished Alpine Marina's Thursday Big Bass Tournament and Duane Thompson wins both places with a 3 lb 5oz and a 2lb 4 oz fish. Start time is 3:00 pmwith weigh in at 7:00 pm.

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Tickets are now on sale for Sting Ray Anthony ‘Jukebox Rocks” Rock ‘n’ Roll Extravaganza at the Augus Theater in San Augustine. The show, featuring music from the 50s and 60s, is set to take the stage Sunday afternoon November 14th 4:00pm at the historic downtown theater.

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10 Anglers enjoyed a beautiful afternoon fishing Alpine Marina's Big Bass Tournament and Mike Ray (left) wins with a nice 3 lb 10 oz bass. John Bowen takes 2nd place with a  3 lb 1 oz fish. Start time is 3:30 pm with weigh in at 7:15 pm. Come catch a biggun'.

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I overheard a group of people discussing murders in Sabine County while standing in line at the store. By the time I reached the cashier, I was sure there couldn't be all that many over the years. I could think of several huge cases.

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We will be doing another benefit tournament for James Duffey on Sam Rayburn this time Saturday September 25, 2021. Got some great door prizes hope to See everyone come out and help this family out. Contact John Bowen for more information, details on attached flyer.

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Detectives are requesting information in reference to a stolen blue LS tractor XG3025H 4x4 with LL3110 front end loader, SD5 Titan 5 ft bush hog, SD4 Titan 4 ft box blade and 16 ft black Kearney trailer.

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There are people passing fake one hundred dollar bills, and fake twenty dollar bills to merchants around the parish, and region. 

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After another Thursday thunder storm, 13 anglers went out and sought  the big bass in Alpine Marina's Thursday Big Bass Tournament. John Bowen (left) wins with a nice 5 lb 2 oz bass. Benny Fruge takes 2nd palace with a 3 lb 10 oz fish. Start time is 4:00 pm with weigh in at 7:45 pm. Come fis…

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DETEC is monitoring the weather across our service area.  Please keep safety a priority.  Stay updated with your local weather and be prepared in the event that Tropical Storm Ida moves in our direction. As always, crews will be ready to respond to any outages.

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Maybe you could say, "He Mastered" it. Lane Masters wins both places in Alpine Marina's Thursday Big Bass Tournament with a 3 lb 12 oz bass and a 3 lb 10 oz bass. Start time is 4:00 pm with weigh in at 8:00 pm. Come fish with us.

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Arthur Temple Memorial Library summer reading winners, and we are super proud of our kiddos!! 1st for PK Mackenzie Jones, 1st for K Savannah Morton, 2nd Skyler Addison, first grade 1st Nathan Ansley, 2nd place Ayden Fruge, second grade 1st Joseph Jones, third grade 1st Liam Ansley, fourth gr…

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Thunder storms and high winds didn't stop Shannon Frick from winning Alpine Marina's Big Bass Thursday Tournament with a nice 3 lb 13 oz bass. Start time is 4:00 pm with weigh in at 8:00 pm. Come fish with us.

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