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Upshur County sheriff withholds files on district clerk incident without OK from AG
UPSHUR COUNTY, Texas (LNJ) - The mystery over an assault charge filed on the Upshur County district clerk deepened Tuesday, when Sheriff Larry Webb said the Texas Attorney General’s Office has taught him he may withhold routine reports without getting approval from Austin.
From Las Vegas to Gilmer
Special guest performers East Texas all female group Shake Rattle & Roll. #1 Elvis tribute artist Travis Powell will perform Elvis 68' Comeback special along with the Elvis 70's concert years! Teen sensation Moses Snow will perform Elvis 50's.
Hayloft Saturday Night kicks off weekly shows at Reo building
The Hayloft Saturday Night, which made its debut years ago in Upshur County, is returning Dec. 15 to a new venue, The Reo Building at 4716 W Loop 281 in Longview. The show will begin at 7 p.m. each Saturday. The house band The Haylofters, which consists of Mike Catron, Don Esch, Mark Owens, Ralph Wo
Texas man who allegedly tried, failed to kidnap teen jogger is arrested
A Texas man was taken into custody on Tuesday for the attempted kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl who managed to escape the ordeal, authorities said. Law enforcement learned that the teen had been out jogging on Dec. 2 when a person she described as a Hispanic male came near her, the Brazoria County
Longview police arrest Shreveport man on charge of assaulting woman
Longview police arrested a 32-year-old Shreveport man Monday on suspicion of pushing a woman into a wall in her apartment and striking her on the head with a firearm, according to a report.
Burgers and Fries and Hopkins County VFW Post 8560 Make Donations to Meal A Day Program
Burgers and Fries made a very generous donation of $ 1,575.00 to the Meal A Day Program. People in the Community put Tips and Donations in a jar while they eat or pick up their burgers. When the jar is full Burgers and Fries donate the money to the Meal A Day Program.
It’s the end of the line for the caboose, but you can buy one in Upshur County
UPSHUR COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - You just don’t see them much anymore, but if you want to look at one every day, or even live in it, well you can buy one. We’re talking about a caboose. Yep, a real live full sized train caboose.
Longview man sentenced to 55 years in prison for 2016 home-invasion robbery
LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - A Gregg County district judge sentenced a Longview man to 55 years in prison for his part in a home invasion and robbery that occurred in September of 2016.
VIDEO: Check out this train car turned mobile home that’s up for sale
UPSHUR COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - You don’t see them much anymore since the railroad stopped using them but now you can have one if your own!. Yes, it’s true, there is a man in the East Mountain area near the Gregg and Upshur County line who has a full-sized caboose for sale. Ralph Warren, the owner, said
Lack of freedom with Lake Gilmer development frustrates Gilmer officials
GILMER — A $20 million investment by the Upshur County seat built Lake Gilmer with the twin goals of economic development and capturing water in an era of drought. Seventeen years later, local stakeholders are frustrated, and homeowners struggle with restrictions that prevent them from making shorel
Upshur sheriff withholds files on district clerk incident without OK from AG, says following training
The mystery over an assault charge filed on the Upshur County district clerk deepened Tuesday, when Sheriff Larry Webb said the Texas Attorney General's Office has taught him he may withhold routine reports without getting approval from Austin.
Gilmer council to discuss MLK Day walk
The Gilmer City Council is set to approve a Martin Luther King Jr. Day community walk during a 5:15 p.m. Tuesday meeting. The meeting agenda does not provide further details on the proposed event. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Jan. 21.
ET Boys Basketball: Tuesday roundup
■ TATUM 76, RUSK 61: HALLSVILLE — Jeremy Swalley paced the Bobcats with 27 points, and Hallsville earned a 76-61 win over Rusk in non-district action. Brenton Allen added 16 for Hallsville, which scored 19 points in all four quarters. Ty Huff chipped in with 11 points, Derrion Harris eight, Benjamin
Tip leads to arrest of trespassing hunter in Upshur County
UPSHUR COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A hunter was arrested by Texas Game Wardens after they received a tip and photo of him allegedly carrying game and rifle through someone else’s property.
Harrison County woman gets 17 years for twin toddler son's death
MARSHALL, Texas (LNJ) - A Harrison County mother was sentenced to 17 years in prison Tuesday for the February 2017 death of her 18-month-old son. According to our newspaper partners ,the Longview News Journal, April Lynn Gibbons, 35, pleaded guilty to manslaughter before District Judge Brad Morin. S
Longview police arrest man on forgery, other charges
Longview police arrested a 34-year-old man Monday on suspicion of trying to present a check made out to somebody else for $941 and on other charges, according to a report. Mark Sebren Greer of Longview was being held Tuesday in Gregg County Jail on charges of forgery with a financial instrument, fra
County Judge inducted as fellow
Camp County Judge A. J. Mason has been honored by the Texas Association of Counties’ (TAC) Texas Judicial Academy for ... PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!
No life-threatening injuries reported in Highway 80 crash
GLADEWATER, TX (KLTV) - Crews were on scene of two-vehicle crash on East U.S. Highway 80. According to the Gladewater Fire Department, they along with Big Sandy Fire and DPS troopers responded to a wreck Monday morning.
High school students indicted on aggravated robbery charges
ELYSIAN FIELDS, Texas (LNJ) - Two high school students arrested in July have been indicted on two counts of aggravated robbery of two other teens. According to our newspaper partners, the Longview News Journal, the Harrison County indictments charge that while committing theft, Sam V. Smith, 19, and
Longview Christmas parade a big hit
LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - The Longview Ambucs Christmas Parade was a big hit, with barely a Grinch in sight. “And up next is always one of our favorites, the Longview Fire Department ladder truck featuring KLTV,” MC Shawn Hara announced.