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TVCC abound with summer camps in Athens

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Henderson County Sheriff’s Report

Woman in stolen vehicle flees (Athens) – A Eustace woman wanted on several outstanding warrants was arrested in the wee hours of Monday morning, June 4, by one of Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse’s Deputies after she attempted to flee and resisted.


Bullard Woman Held on $100,000 Bond - Ksst Radio

ABullard, Texas woman is in Hopkins County Jail held on a $100,000 bond following a traffic stop by Hopkins County Sheriff’s deputies Thursday evening. The woman was wanted on at Tyler County warrant for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 more than 1-gram but less than 4-grams and

KSSTRADIO.COM - 2018-06-22 14:47:41

King Sand & Gravel truck driver is identified, but his cause of death remains under investigation

The 65-year-old victim’s name is Arreilio Perez, 65, the sheriff said. The victim is from Malakoff, Sheriff Tanner reported.


Athens man surrenders in boy’s death in Smith County

Josue Prado-Ramirez, 21, had been wanted in the death of an 11-year-old boy in Smith County on Sunday morning following a hit and run, Tyler police spokesperson Don Martin said.


Two sought in Kaufman forgery case

KAUFMAN, Texas —Two people are sought for questioning in a forgery case in Kaufman, the department announced earlier today.

INFORNEY.COM - 2018-06-21 17:34:00

BB shooter(s) vandalize a handful of local stores

“This wasn’t a high-powered (firearm). “ Because these vandalisms involved BB pellets and not a huge amount of damage, “We are attributing this to children,” Mansfield said. The sergeant described the vandalisms as part of a “small string of criminal mischief” that appears to have mostly affected bu

THEMONITOR.NET - 2018-06-22 10:00:00

East Texas man wins brand-new GMC truck after Tyler Cattle Barons' drawing

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EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-06-22 03:15:56

Bond set at $250,000 for Athens man accused in death of 11-year-old

ATHENS, TX (KLTV) -An Athens man is in jail on a $250,000 bond after turning himself in on a charge in connection with the pedestrian death of an 11-year-old boy.Josue Alejandre Prado-Ramirez, 22, is charged with accident involving death.Tyler police say Prado-Ramirez was the driver who hit and kill


Suspect in death of 11-year-old called his father, not 911, after the accident

The man who is accused in the death of an 11-year-old boy worried he had hit a person but was too scared to call an ambulance, according to the arrest warrant affidavit. Instead, he called his father.


Truck driver dies when truck becomes submerged in gravel pit full of water

On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, a truck driver died when the articulated haul truck he was driving became submerged in a 25- to 30-foot-deep gravel pit filled with water at the King Sand and Gravel operation in Kerens, Texas, theWaxahachie Daily Lightreports. The Waxahachie Fire Department dive team wa


Ford named Brownsboro Police Chief

By Chad Wilson, CorrespondentOne of the longest tenured members of the Brownsboro Police Department is now the chief. Danny Ford was named Brownsboro Police Chief during the June 14 Brownsboro City Council meeting. “Many years ago I decided I would like to be a chief at some point and time. This i


ETX robbery suspects hit two stores less than 30 minutes apart

According to police, the men held clerks up with a revolver and stole cash from both locations. The robberies happened less than 30 minutes apart, at approximately 10:22 and 10:46 p.m.

CBS19.TV - 2018-06-21 15:56:01

Athens man wanted in hit and run death

“Investigators received information that led to them contacting a witness to the collision,” according to KLTV. It “led investigators to Athens … where they located the suspect vehicle. Further investigation led to probable cause to secure an arrest warrant for Josue Alejandro Prado Ramirez, 21.”


Texan Theater hosts concert series on Saturday

“We are looking forward to hosting the first of the Texan Summer Concert Series shows ... featuring local bands,” said Adrianna Hinds, community services coordinator for the city of Athens, in an email. “We had a great turnout at our soft opening on May 25, with over 300 folks in attendance througho


Reward offered for Most Wanted Fugitive, East Texas gang member

More HeadlinesReward offered for Most Wanted Fugitive, East Texas gang memberWATCH: Thieves walk out of store without payingPOLICE: Man holds Verizon store employee at gunpoint, ties her up before stealing phones


CO issued, Brownsboro set to repair roadways

In early September dirt will begin to turn in Henderson County’s oldest city as $2 million in road repairs will commence. The Brownsboro City Council signed off on $2,041,000 in certificates of obligation during its June 14 meeting that will be used to finance road and drainage repair throughout th


Suspect swings himself to charge

He was initially charged with public intoxication. Later, when Winters was being booked, officers said they found drugs.


Stolen vehicle ends in child pornography charges

A report of a stolen car ended up as an entirely different case for Palestine Police Sunday, when a local woman was arrested for assault, sexual assault of a child, and intent to distribute child pornography.


Two killed in two-vehicle fatal crash in Smith County

A preliminary crash investigation revealed John Hunt, 39, of Big Sandy was driving south on FM-1235 in a 1994 Ford F-150 pickup.