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Local police warn churches of possible 'lone wolf ISIS attacks' based on FBI intelligence
WINNSBORO — A local police department is warning churches of possible terrorists attacks. According to the Winnsboro Police Department, officials have just received "broad-based" intelligence information from the Federal Bureau of Investigation indicating there may be attacks on Texas churches from
Local Man Arrested on Possession, Intent to Deliver Charge
Knowing the driver of a vehicle at the corner of Locust and Houston Streets did not have a driver’s license, the Sulphur Springs Police Officer made a traffic stop. The driver Erick Jerome Sims, 40, of Sulphur Springs had in his possession 28-grams of suspected methamphetamine in a clear plastic bag
Gas leak causes detour for evening parade in Winnsboro
WINNSBORO — A gas leak on the 400 block of South Main Street caused Monday evening's parade to have to make a detour. According to a post on the Winnsboro Police Department's Facebook page, "the detour route is same as the original route, but with the parade turning left off of N. Main onto Newsome
Local Woman Arrested Following SCU Investigation
An investigation by the Sulphur Springs Special Crimes Unit led to obtaining a warrant and the arrest of Charla Nicole Tillery, 36, of Sulphur Springs. The arrest took place around 3:58 p.m. in the 200 block of Locust Street.
Three Arrested For Debit-Credit Card Abuse
Two females and one male, who gave their address as Mexico, were arrested at Red River Credit Union after Sulphur Springs Police responded to a call regarding suspicious activity. Police found multiple gift cards from which the individuals were taking money and a large sum of cash along with receipt
Winnsboro man dies in Camp County crash
CAMP COUNTY, Texas (KETK) - DPS is investigating a crash in Camp County that killed a Winnsboro man. The crash happened at about 4:30 a.m. Thursday on SH 11 five miles west of Pittsburg.
Winnsboro Police sign for and protect Christmas packages
WINNSBORO, TX (KLTV) - An East Texas police department is offering to keep your packages safe this Christmas. In an effort to curb front porch package theft, the Winnsboro Police Department says they’ll sign for your package and secure it until you can pick it up.
Woman Arrested in Hunt County Wanted on Abandon Endanger Child Warrant
When Tyfany Paige Kirby, 22 was arrested in Hunt County, she was arrested on a possession charge. However, it was found she had a Hopkins County Warrant for Abandon Endanger Child Criminal Negligence. She was held in Hunt County on their charge and has not been released to Hopkins County Jail.
VIDEO: Meet the new Hawkins police chief
HAWKINS, TX (KLTV) - Hawkins is welcoming a new police chief to the force and he’s already become kind of a celebrity. Anyone who interacts with Police Chief Manny Gillo can tell just by his accent that he’s not from around here. But his commitment to the community and the new mentality he brings to
East Texas Drilling Report for Dec. 16
(County; Operator; Lease/Well; Field; Survey; Type; Depth; Location) Gregg; Linder, John Operating Co. LLC; Sheppard, 1R; East Texas; Thomason, GA/200; Oil; 4,000; 1 Miles SW White Oak.
Serial killer pleads guilty in Texas woman's 1994 death
DALLAS – A 78-year-old prisoner who says he killed about 90 people over nearly four decades as he moved around the country pleaded guilty to murder Thursday in the 1994 strangulation of a Texas woman.
Hopkins County woman reaches plea deal in murder of husband, will serve 30 years
HOPKINS COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A woman arrested in February 2018, accused of killing her husband, has reached a plea deal in her case. Cassandra Joyce Minick, 30, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder after her husband, Kenneth Minick, 39, was found dead inside a residence in Saltillo.
Lady Mustangs shock No. 9 Winnsboro by 1
In a thrilling upset, the Chisum Lady Mustangs basketball team opened district play with a massive win. Chisum started the game off against Winnsboro on a 17-2 run, and held on to beat the No. 9-ranked Winnsboro Lady Raiders at home by a final score of 48-47.
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
Man Wanted on Warrants Arrested Locally
When Hopkins County Sheriff’s deputies located Robby Lynn Simpkins, 60 of Greenville, wanted on three outstanding warrants, he was a resident at Royal Inn in Sulphur Springs. Although not in his room when deputies arrived, they waited. When he did arrive, Simpkins had 1.6 grams of suspected methamph
Take a ride on the new miniature railroad track at Mineola's Iron Horse Square Park
People take one of the inaugural rides on the miniature railroad track at Mineola's Iron Horse Square Park Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 after the grand opening celebration of the track and train building in Mineola, Texas. (Chelsea Purgahn/Tyler Morning Telegraph)
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.
Calvin Wayne “Tidy” Washington
Funeral services for Calvin Wayne “Tidy”Washington, age 66, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday,December 15, 2018 at Morning Chapel Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Bobby Dawson and Bro. Harold Nash officiating. Interment will follow at East Caney Cemetery. There will be no f
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!
Como-Pickton to unveil honor wall
Como-Pickton Consolidated Independent School District Thursday evening will unveil its newest honor wall — one recognizing all of the students from 1966 on, who have achieved the honor of being valedictorian of their graduating classes.