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Fatal Crash Kills Two People At Como

A crash killed Justin Collier, 35, and Tabbatha Collier 34, of Alba, and injured two children about 11:00 am Saturday on Hwy 11 at FM 69 in Como. Reportedly a pickup was pulling into a convenience store when a dually pulling a trailer struck them. Justice of the Peace B.J. ...

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Free LeftyFest Music Festival

LeftyFest Music Festival to Honor Country Music Hall of Famer, Lefty Frizzell Free festival slated for June 16 in Corsicana, the birthplace of the legendary country singer who would’ve been 90 this year NASHVILLE, TENN — Country music star, David Frizzell, has announced the inaugural LeftyFest Music Festival to be ...

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Mt Pleasant ISD News

MPHS NHS Presents “Pay-It-Forward” Scholarships Pictured (l-r): NHS Sponsor David Clark, Janet Sharp, Rachel Sharp, Abby Sneed, Angie Sneed and MPHS Principal Dustin Cook. The Mount Pleasant High School Chapter of the National Honor Society initiated a new scholarship, the “Pay-It-Forward Scholarship” last year and awarded it for the first ...

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Pittsburg-Camp Chamber

Greetings Pittsburg-Camp County Chamber Members and Supporters: Your Community, Your Chamber The Pittsburg-Camp County Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome these New Members: · Speedy Clean Coin Laundry · The Mayben Group Just a quick FYI – in the coming weeks, Chamber members may receive a call from Legacy ...

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Paris Police Report For Friday (May 18)

Attached are two pictures of fake $100 bills. These are the types of notes which have been circulated in the area lately. These bills are marked on both the front and back “MOTION PICTURE USE ONLY” and are NOT LEGAL. The Police Department is urging citizens to check every transaction ...

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Counterfeit Bills Continue To Circulate In NE Texas

    These are the one of the types of counterfeit bills which have been circulated in the area lately.  These bills are clearly marked on both the front and back “MOTION PICTURE USE ONLY” and are NOT LEGAL. Police are  urging citizens to check every bill that is received ...

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Paris Police Wants You To Check Your Money

Attached are two pictures of fake $100 bills. These are the types of notes which have circulated in the area lately. These bills are marked on both the front and back “MOTION PICTURE USE ONLY” and are NOT LEGAL. The Police Department is urging citizens to check every transaction that ...

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East Texas Giving Day 2018

       Press Release by Cypress Basin Hospice On Tuesday, April 24, Cypress Basin Hospice participated in East Texas Giving Day, an 18-hour day of giving presented by East Texas Communities Foundation. Cypress Basin Hospice set out to raise $5,000 to cover the cost of 40 days of charitable ...

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What’s Trending?

• Police Departments in Texas are responding to reports of an active shooter at a high school south of Houston in Santa Fe. 8:15 this morning • Owners kicked a lawyer, who a witness caught on video ranting against Spanish-speaking restaurant workers in NYC, out of his office space. He ...

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KOYN Teacher Of The Week For Friday May 18

  Congratulations to the KOYN Teacher of the Week: Amber Soliz Science Teacher at North Lamar High School. Nominated by Elleigh Rutz who said: “She doesn’t lecture out of textbooks she takes the lesson and makes something fun something creative out of it. There’s never a dull moment in her ...

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Sulphur Springs Native Promoted In Texas A&M System

  Dr. Shonda Gibson, the Associate Provost for Institutional Effectiveness and Research at Texas A&M University-Commerce, will join The Texas A&M University System on July 2 as Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, System officials announced Thursday. A former executive at Sara Lee Corporation, Dr. Gibson will report to Dr. ...

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Major East Texas Timber Purchase

    CatchMark Timber Trust is purchasing 1.1 million acres of East Texas timberland for nearly $1.4 billion. The land is in multiple locations, mostly south of the Tyler and Longview area. CatchMark says the timberland is close to top lumber mills and near Austin, Dallas, and Houston, some of the ...

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The Ten Most Popular TV Shows Of The Year So Far

  Several of the most popular TV series this year have been established favorites like “The Big Bang Theory,” “The Voice,” and “NCIS.” But the surprise hit of the year is ABC’s reboot of “Roseanne,” a program that has drawn many millions of viewers each week along with controversy from ...

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Woman’s Body Found In Bowie County

    Bowie County authorities are investigating after a woman’s body was found alongside the road on FM 992. The woman has been identified as Susan Marshall Wilson, and initial indications were that she was run over by a hit and run driver. After an interview with her husband, however, ...

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Update – Sulphur Springs Man Faces Felony Drug Charges

    Following an extensive investigation into alleged methamphetamine distribution from a home in the 1400-block of College Street in Sulphur Springs, SCU officers, and a SWAT team executed a search warrant on the home. Officers seized a total of 17.6 grams of methamphetamine and a quantity of marijuana. They arrested ...

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At The Movies For Friday May 18

  “Deadpool 2” [R] (Wide) Watch Trailer Foul-mouthed mutant mercenary Wade Wilson (AKA. Deadpool), brings together a team of fellow mutant rogues to protect a young boy of supernatural abilities from the brutal, time-traveling mutant, Cable. Stars: Josh Brolin, Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Zazie Beetz “Book Club” [PG-13] (Wide) Watch Trailer Four lifelong friends ...

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Lauren Alaina And Kelsea Ballerini In Today’s Nashville Insider

  Kelsea Ballerini tells KIAI that she dislikes her husband, Morgan’s, board shorts.“I love him so much, but he thinks that board shorts, Hawaiian swimming trunks are pants, not cute-casual, could be gym shorts, but like Hawaiian print and neon. At first, I was like, ‘I love him so much ...

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New Commerce Police Chief

    Jason Rector has been appointed the new Chief of the Commerce Police Department. He replaces Kerry Crews, who resigned last June. Rector is a native of Commerce and had been a Lieutenant with the department for more than five years. He also previously served with the Lavon PD, ...

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Crockett Students Inducted Into National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS)

  The Crockett Chapter of National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) inducted 53 fifth graders for excellence in academic achievement and involvement in leadership and service. More than just an honor roll, NEHS engages its members in service activities and leadership development that help strengthen the programs for all students and improve life in ...

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