Reno’s City Council Approves Ordinance

Police Chief Matt Birch The Reno City Council approved a proposed ordinance that enacts child safety zones. It restricts where sex offenders can live. The measure responds to Texas House Bill 1111 that went into effect Sep. 1. Child safety zones are 1000 feet around public parks, playgrounds, schools, daycares, and public places where children […]

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Former Police Chief Pleads Not Guilty

Bryon Gordon Authorities are accusing a former Oklahoma Police Chief, Bryon Gordon, of raping a mentally disabled man. Gordon pleaded not guilty in front of a Bryan County judge on Tuesday. Allegedly the incidents happened at Choctaw Casino in Durant’s hotel room. Records show Gordon checked into the hotel twelve times last year.

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Sheriff Identifies Inmate Who Dies

Quincy Butler The Smith County Sheriff’s Office identified Quincy Butler, 44, of New Orleans, as the inmate found hanging in his cell. He was removed from life support at around 11:00 Tuesday morning and died. Officials had Butler on suicide watch and nine minutes went by before they found him. Jailers are required to check […]

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An I-Beam Kills Worker

Zachary Brasher According to the San Augustine County Sheriff’s Office, an I-beam fell and killed Zachary Brasher during construction work. The accident happened on the morning of November 13 at a site on County Road 4717. Brasher worked on and off for the company for four years. He also previously worked for a short time […]

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Jarvis Student Receives Intership With Microsoft

Wendon Blair receives paid internship offer from Microsoft. Wendon Blair HAWKINS, TX – Jarvis Christian College student Wendon Blair, of DeSoto, Texas, has received a paid internship offer from Microsoft Corporation. Blair, a senior majoring in accounting, who is also the president of the JCC National Association of Black Accountants (NABA), has completed two internships […]

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