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Mineola woman operates licensed private zoo, cares for animals

Michelle Smith's home is a zoo - literally. She shares space inside her home with a baby Gibbons monkey and baby albino wallaby. On her nine-acre property near Mineola, small primates and mammals are housed in large enclosures and pens. Chaison, the baby Gibbons, sucked his tiny thumb like an inse

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-23 03:37:00

Police looking for suspect in officer shooting

KLTV Officials say a suspect who fatally shot a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper has ties to the East Texas area. The incident occurred about 4 p.m. south of Fairfield on Interstate 45 in Freestone County. The Office of Emergency Management for Navarro County said the suspect was identified

PALESTINE HERALD-PRESS - 2017-11-24 01:16:00

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crews responding to scene of overturned vehicle on I-20 near Canton

Crews are on the scene of an overturned vehicle along I-20 in Van Zandt County. According to Canton police, they are at the scene of a single-vehicle rollover on I-20 a few miles east of Highway 18 in Canton. Traffic is currently being re-directed. Drivers are advised to seek an alternative route or

KLTV - 2017-11-23 22:56:47

Suspect in fatal shooting of DPS trooper formally charged

The suspect in the fatal shooting of a Texas trooper during a Thanksgiving Day traffic stop has been formally charged. Dabrett Black,32, has been charged with capital murder and is being held in the Brazos County Jail, according to the AP. Black fatally shot Trooper Damon Allen around 4 p.m. south o

KLTV - 2017-11-24 20:20:28

Death and Funeral Notices for Nov. 24

DONALD V. BUCHHOLZ, 79, Flint, died Nov. 19. Hilliard Funeral Home, Tyler. MICHAEL EMERSON BYARS, 62, Flint, died Nov. 19. Community Funeral Home of Tyler. MILDRED MILLIE FELLER, 91, Tyler, died Nov. 22. Lloyd James Funeral Home, Tyler. BETTY M. FERRELL, 86, Keller, died Nov. 19. Visitation 1 p.m

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-24 00:36:00

Suspect arrested after Texas trooper killed on the job

FAIRFIELD (AP) - A Texas state trooper was shot and killed during a Thanksgiving traffic stop. The Texas Department of Public Safety released a statement on its Twitter account Thursday night identifying the trooper as Damon Allen, 41. DPS said Allen joined the department in 2002 and was married wit

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 15:44:00

Pct. 2 Constable's Report

Wood County Pct. 2 Constable Kelly Smith's activities for the month of August were as follows: 31 civil papers were served, attempted and / or processed ($2,150 of service fees) Citations were issued for offenses directly related to public safety such as driving while license suspended, and drug p


Inside and Outside the Picket Fence

Just in case you were wondering, the decorating has begun at the historic Stinson House located at the back of Hogg Park in Quitman. The boxes and tubs that are filled with decorations of every color are being dusted off, sorted through, and our stalwart volunteers are ready to compromise everything


Glasgow PD now equipped with Narcan

GLASGOW, Ky. (WBKO) -- The Glasgow Police Department is joining the battle to combat opioid overdoses. According to officials, the department just received and is now equipped ... with Narcan. Narcan or Naloxone is used for the complete or partial reversal of opioid overdoses, including respiratory

WBKO - 2017-11-24 01:48:00

Mark Chesnutt to play Glasgow show

Mark Chesnutt will be playing a show Thursday at the Plaza Theater in Glasgow. The show starts at 7:30 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m., according to the Plaza's webpage. Tickets for the main section of the theater cost $35 and balcony seats cost $30. Chesnutt rose to country stardom in the

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 13:15:00

5 Glasgow residents land in jail on meth charges

GLASGOW, Ky. (WBKO) -- The Barren County Sheriff's Department and Barren River Drug Task Force combine to put five Glasgow people in jail on drug charges. Lonus Winchester, Stoney Winchester, and Christopher O'Brien all face numerous drug charges, after authorities found an active meth lab in a home

WBKO - 2017-11-23 05:03:00

Glasgow, Barren County alcohol revenues leveling

GLASGOW - Glasgow and Barren County officials are beginning to get a clearer picture of their new revenues generated by the additional sale of alcohol in their respective jurisdictions now that they have receipts for three quarters of the year. Although the local-option election that allowed legal a


Operation November to Remember nets 25 drug arrests

A concentrated effort to rid the county of some illegal drugs on Tuesday landed 25 people in jail. Four crews of Laurel County Sheriff's officials began the roundup, "Operation: November to Remember," on Tuesday morning, combing the county in search of 30 individuals who were known to possess and/or

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2017-11-24 15:09:00

GMS students write six-word memoirs, short stories and poetry

After learning about Ernest Hemingway's six-word memoirs, Glasgow Middle School sixth-graders have been writing their own, according to a press release from Glasgow Independent Schools. "Sixth-graders at Glasgow Middle School have found a passion for creative writing," the press release states. "Sho

GLASGOW DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-24 20:34:00

Black Friday shoppers pick up early bird bargains

GLASGOW - Shoppers were out early Friday taking advantage of the after-Thanksgiving Day sales. +4 As Ralph Gentry of Glasgow loads one stepladder into his vehicle, his son-in-law, Richard Carder, also of Glasgow, prepares to help him load a second one. The two shopped at Lowe's on Friday. Among t

GLASGOW DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-24 20:26:00

PHOTOS: Mobile science center visits Highland Elementary

Highland Elementary School third-graders Aidan Bledsoe, left, and Jace Harper, right, conduct a science experiment in the Kentucky Department of Agriculture's Mobile Science Activity Center (MSAC), which was recently parked outside of HES for three days. "Three MSACs travel to schools throughout the

GLASGOW DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-24 17:20:00

New student Chromebooks in the works in East Bridgewater

Superintendent of Schools Liz Legault announced Tuesday that East Bridgewater Jr./Sr. High School students will soon have Chromebooks back in hand. EAST BRIDGEWATER - After nearly three months with limited access to computers at school, East Bridgewater Jr./Sr. High School students will soon regain

ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-24 18:38:28

Bridgewater Public Library to host holiday jazz concert

Bridgewater Public Library, 15 South St., will host a holiday jazz concert featuring Paul Speidel at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 12. Speidel is a guitarist and composer known in the Boston music scene as an accomplished blues-funk-jazz musician. He has appeared with an extensive list of performers, including To

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-24 19:13:05

Police Seek Driver Who Hit, Killed Dog In West Bridgewater

WEST BRIDGEWATER (CBS) - The hunt is on for a driver who hit and killed a dog then took off in West Bridgewater. "I just want her back, just want her back," said Consuelo Howard, as she battled tears and her disgust over the death of her adopted, eight-month old rescue dog Zara. "I just want them to

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-22 23:38:17

Bridgewater Police 5k raises money for 4th of July events

The Bridgewater Police Foundation proudly presented a check of $5,000, which was raised from the annual Bridgewater Police 5k, to the Bridgewater Fourth of July Committee BRIDGEWATER - More than 200 people gathered at the police station in September. It wasn't because of an emergency or a protest, b