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Meth dealer, drugs, and cash haul in midnight drug raid

Friday morning, Martin Elvis Riddle, 60, of Eustace, had a substantial amount of methamphetamine, the paraphernalia used for making meth, and over $1,000 in cash.

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-10-19 19:06:47

Lovelady couldn't complete comeback in loss to Grapeland, 26-20

LOVELADY, Tex. (KBTX)The Lovelady Lions (5-2, 2-1) dropped first district game at home Friday night against Grapeland Sandies (7-1, 4-0) in 26 to 20 loss.

KBTX.COM - 2018-10-19 23:20:00

Multiple people arrested in Smith County for online solicitation of a minor

Smith County Sheriff's Office Investigators, Tyler Police Department, Longview Police Department, FBI and ICE-ERO, supported by agents with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Criminal Investigations Division and Highway Patrol Division, arrested multiple suspects for online solicitation of

CBS19.TV - 2018-10-19 16:11:00

EDITORIAL: Sheriff should release medical records to Newsome's family

Now, by withholding Newsome's medical records from her family, Taylor is not only stretching the limits of state public information laws to stiff the Herald-Press, but also ignoring federal regulations on the security of health information.

PALESTINE HERALD-PRESS - 2018-10-20 02:22:00

Burger King should open by summer

In getting the franchise restaurant, city officials appeared to have it their way, as well. They are pleased with the new addition to the shops and restaurants of Loop 256, but no incentives, such as tax-breaks or abatements, were offered to Burger King to build here.

PALESTINE HERALD-PRESS - 2018-10-18 23:16:00

ACSO: ETX man pointed gun at son, threatened to kill him

ANGELINA COUNTY, Texas - A deep East Texas man has been arrested after officials say he threatened to kill his son. According to the Angelina County Sheriff's Office, deputies arrested William Glen Drysdale, 55, of Lufkin, for aggravated assault-threat with a deadly weapon. On Thursday, around 6:10

CBS19.TV - 2018-10-19 20:09:00

The City of Palestine issues boil water notice

The City of Palestine has issued a boil water notice for residents on Murchison Street from Murchison Street apartments to North Hurst Street. Public Notice to Boil Water: Due to a water valve replacement for residents in the area of Murchison Street from Murchison Street apartments to North Hurst S

CBS19.TV - 2018-10-19 15:32:00

Lovelady, Grapeland ready for big 2A showdown

LOVELADY, TX (KTRE) - Both the Lovelady Lions and Grapeland Sandies did not let the rain and the cold weather slow them down this week in practice.The teams, divided by almost 30 miles, will meet up in district action Friday night with a district title on the line. If Grapeland wins it will most lik

KTRE - 2018-10-18 23:02:00

4 arrested on drug charges in Henderson County

Deputies executed the warrant about 3:40 a.m. Thursday and discovered Gregory Wayne Cantrell, 41 and Ashley Dawn Mauldin, 33 both of Athens in possession of what appeared to be methamphetamine.

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-10-18 13:30:00

Capital murder suspect Gustavo Zavala-Garcia in court for pretrial conference

Capital murder suspect Gustavo Zavala-Garcia speaks to a member of his defense team as he is being escorted out of the 241st District Courtroom after a pre-trial hearing in the Smith County Courthouse, Thursday, July 12 in Tyler, Texas. (Tyler Morning Telegraph/LouAnna Campbell)By LouAnna Campbell,

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-10-18 13:56:00

Enjoy 'Sweet Country Living' in Grapeland this weekend

This year's Peanut Queen contestants, from left to right, are Taylor Pennington, Haylee Reed, Reagan Bishop, Ragan Bowie, Carly Parker, Abigaile Barrett, Alexia Lamb and Hanna Owens.Capital Farm Credit joined with the Grapeland Chamber of Commerce to help increase the Peanut Queen Coronation scholar


Complaint, traffic stop lands Lufkin man in jail on drug charges

More HeadlinesFlash floods cause road closures in Deep East TexasComplaint, traffic stop lands Lufkin man in jail on drug chargesHazmat, fire, and police crews on scene of fuel spill on Interstate 20 east


Second suspect in shooting death of Crockett man pleads not guilty

Brandon Hill, 34, is facing a murder charge for the shooting death of Frank Thomas. Hill pleaded not guilty to the plea on Wednesday.


College spotlight: Palestine's Irric Deyon

How's the team doing?:Grand View is off to a fantastic start this season. Despite losing its opener versus Evangel (Mo.), the Vikings have reeled off five wins in a row. The team scored a season-high output versus MidAmerica Nazarene (Kansas), totaling 56 points.


Anderson County's Precinct 2 commissioner race competitive

Three-term incumbent Rashad Mims touts his experience, leadership, and the many improvements he has made possible on county roads and right-of-ways.


One fatality reported in two-vehicle crash in Smith County

One person has died as a result of two-vehicle crash on Farm-to-Market Road 756 in Smith County, according to a news release from DPS.DPS said troopers responded to the crash about 7:21 a.m. on FM 756 just north of FM 346.Troopers reported a 2006 Jeep and a 2002 Chevrolet pickup were involved in the


Man arrested for theft at Brookshire’s

In 2011, he was sentenced to 14 months for possession of a controlled substance, with credit for time served.


39 indicted on 57 felony charges in latest session of Smith County grand jury, 3 suspects in gas pump skimmer case indicted

Dairon Julio Jimenez-Roja, 28, and Yoerlan Suarez-Corrales, 39, both of Austin, and Felipe Nieves-Perez, 33, of Las Vegas, Nevada, were arrested July 27 when investigators were called about men taking skimmers off of gas pumps at an Exxon station in the 800 block of South Southeast Loop 323.


Palestine Police investigating convenience store burglary

"At this time, It appears that the suspects were attempting to steal the ATM machine, but the truck was high-centered on debris from the crash." PPD Captain Mark Harcrow said. "When the truck would not move, the four suspects fled from the store on foot."


Jacksonville man killed in one vehicle crash

According to officials, Brandon Steven Morton, 35, of Jacksonville was traveling west on FM 22 when for an unknown reason, the vehicle went off the road to the north. Morton over-corrected and skid off the southside of the roadway, striking a tree.