With regards to the sightings of wilderness creatures spotted inside the Hemphill City Limits clear-cutting the forest surrounding the city began two weeks ago. I asked where all that wildlife was going to go. Suddenly everyone asked who this company is that bought Campbell Group, and why th…
Resident voices concerns over two sink holes that have formed near her property on Hickory Street in Pineland. According to the speaker one of the sink holes is very close to a utility pole.
Texas Independence was gained in 1836, as East Texans well know Sabine County is as old as the Republic of Texas. Settlers are documented as they made their way south, noting the red hills and markedly green vegetation.
November 1967. Workmen place floats under the old Pendleton (Sabine River) Bridge in preparation to float the old structure to the shore so it could be dismantled. This photo was taken from the new Pendleton Bridge over the new Toledo Bend Lake. The new bridge towered over this old bridge.
The U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) is pleased to collaborate with the Hawthorne (CA) Police Department and law enforcement agencies throughout the country for the third annual National Coffee with a Cop Day. On October 3, 2018, officer…
A man serving life without parole for his role in a 2009 Kirbyville murder has been denied an appeal by the Texas Ninth Court of Appeals.
We just finished a very successful Summer Reading Program. On Monday, the mascot, Pete the Cat was introduced. After reading about “Pete the Cat and his Four Groovy Buttons”, the kids made their own Pete the Cat sack puppet. On Tuesday, we read “The Loudest, Fastest, Best Drummer in Kansas”.
It's nearly been a year since 2-year-old Mason Rivers was found drowned in the Jacuzzi tub of a neighbor's pool, and according to a recent court order Christina Rivers of Zwolle will not face a jury trial in his death.
Broaddus, Texas, May 7, 2018- Outdoor Freedom Network is looking forward to hosting their fifth annual High School and Youth Bass Fishing Tournament on Sam Rayburn Lake June 23-24th 2018 along with The Texas Fallen Heroes Memorial, American Legion Posts 113 Lufkin, 387 San Augustine and VFW …
The City of Hemphill and part of San Augustine and Shelby Counties hopefully will soon be designated by the United States government as economic "opportunity zones" that allow businesses to re-invest in low-income communities in order to receive a tax break.
Hemphill Police Chief Roger McBride gave a monthly activity report during the April city council meeting. McBride went on to say that animal calls had increased, along with complaints at the Dixie League Field.
A Sabine County grand jury has indicted a man accused of being a part of an international tractor theft ring that allegedly made off with a Hemphill man's tractor and other farm implements worth more than $30,000.
Six Mile Volunteer Fire Department was called to 118 Toledo Hills, off of FM 2928 at approximately 1 p.m. after neighbors reported a house fire. Firefighters arrived to find the wood frame home completely engulfed in flames.