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Mount Pleasant Valedictorian Audrey Courreges delivers the invocation. Community Baccalaureate Service Held The combined Classes of 2019 from Mount Pleasant and Chapel Hill High Schools were honored at the Mount Pleasant Community Baccalaureate Service Wednesday night at First Baptist Church. Wearing their gowns, mortarboards and adorned with medals, cords and ...

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DPS Ramps Up Enforcement For Memorial Day Weekend

 This Memorial Day weekend, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is joining law enforcement efforts across the state to help keep Texas roadways safe and encourage motorists to practice safe driving habits. From Friday, May 24, through Monday, May 27, DPS Troopers will be on the lookout for intoxicated ...

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Fatal Crash Near Mineola

Wednesday evening at 6:40, Troopers responded to a two-vehicle fatal crash on US-69, 4.5 miles northwest of Mineola in Wood County. Reportedly, the driver of a 2018 Cadillac XTS, Akm Shamsul Karim, 35, of Irving, was stopped on FM-779 at the intersection of US-69 facing northeast. At the same time, ...

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Paris Police Report For Thursday (May 23)

Paris Police received three reports of burglary of motor vehicles over the past 24-hour period. Nothing is linking the three incidents together. The only common factor is that the victims advised that they did leave their cars unlocked. We at the Paris Police Department encourages you to be more diligent ...

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Sulphur Springs Police Investigating Home Invasion Robbery

Sulphur Springs Police is looking for two men who allegedly kicked in the door of a storage building with an apartment inside it on Lee Street at about 3:00 am Wednesday. The suspects brandished what is thought to have been a firearm stole several items and fled. The only description ...

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Hopkins County Bookings

Padron Hamil Shanks Three inmates already in the Hopkins County Jail have had more drug charges filed against them by SCU officers. They were identified as 50-year-old Stephanie Padron, 28-year-old Cameron Michael Hamil, and 31-year-old Amanda Lanell Shanks. Cheney Officials also arrested 23-year-old Jordan Lee Cheney on a felony drug ...

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Greenville PD Hosting Change Of Command Ceremony, Reception

The Greenville Police Department will be holding a Change of Command Ceremony next Wednesday at 10:00 am to honor the appointment of Scott Smith as the new Chief of Police. There will be a reception immediately following the ceremony at the Fletcher Warren Civic Center. The ceremony and reception are ...

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Camp County Man Jailed In Gregg County

Gregg County Jail Longview Police arrested 40-year-old Steven Treboy Hughes, of Pittsburg, and he was being held in the Gregg County Jail. He was under a $5,000 bond with conditions on a charge of assault on a family/household member with a previous conviction.

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ET Man Faces Multiple Charges In Titus County

Deputies arrested 23-year-old Alexander Thomas in Titus County on multiple charges. He’s charged with Surety off Bond for Burglary of a Building, two counts of Evading Arrest with a vehicle and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. No bond has been set.

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Big Sandy Man Sentenced

Smith County Jail An Upshur County man has been sentenced to prison for trying to run over his ex-girlfriend. Reportedly, 41-year-old  Clinton Ryan Ward, of Big Sandy, was convicted in Smith County of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and received 20 years in prison.

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Former East Texas JP Placed On Administrative Leave W/O Pay

Harrison County Jail Harrison County Precinct 1 JP Megan Nicole Grigsby has been suspended without pay by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. Grigsby has been indicted and arrested for felony Theft and Abuse of Official Capacity. Grigsby also served as an associate municipal court judge in Waskom. She is ...

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NFL Star Donates To Kilgore College

Philadelphia Eagles pro-bowl offensive lineman Lane Johnson of Groveton has donated half a million dollars to his Alma Mater- Kilgore College. The money will be used for the construction of to construct “The Lane” Athletic Performance Center. It will include state-of-the-art weight and training equipment for use by all sports ...

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Texas Lawmakers Pass Church Carry Law

Less than two years after a gunman opened fire at Sutherland Springs Baptist Church killing 26 people, Texas lawmakers passed a bill securing the rights of Texans to carry a firearm in a place of worship. The bill does not restrict the rights of churches to prohibit licensed Texans from ...

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PEDC’s Paris Gets Bonus For American SpiralWeld

Photo by Tony Corso tonycorsoimages.com The Paris News is reporting that the Paris Economic Development Corporation Directors are giving a $5,000 bonus to Executive Director Michael Paris. The bonus is in recognition of his role in bringing the American SpiralWeld Pipe Company to the community.

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OSBI Completes Hugo Police Shooting Investigation

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has completed its investigation into the shooting of a robbery suspect and three children by Hugo Police Department detectives during a confrontation. Reportedly, 21-year-old William Devaughn Smith and the children, ages one, four and five, were treated for non-life-threatening injuries during the incident. Smith ...

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Cat People Vs. Dog People

New research from Rover reveals how cat people and dog people relate to their pets. For instance: cat people are 16% more likely than dog people to admit they are bothered when their pet cuddles with other people: 37% of dog people are not sad when their dogs cuddle with ...

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Brett And Edgar Best Friends In Today’s Nashville Roundup

Maren Morris tells Women’s Health Magazine that she needed therapy after she and her husband, Ryan, watched Lady Gaga’s movie ”A Star is Born.” ”I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I had to go to therapy. Not the substance abuse part, but there were things that happened ...

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