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TxDOT Atlanta District For July 21-27, 2019 Bowie County SH 8 – At Sulphur River, replacing bridges. US 59 – From FM 989 to FM 2148, resurfacing the highway. Cass County FM 3129 – From US 59 to SH 77, resurfacing the highway. SH 11 – From Morris County Line ...

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Abbott Signs Chick-fil-A Bill

  Governor Greg Abbott has signed the Chick-fil-A bill into law. The bill prohibits government entities from taking adverse actions against businesses or individuals because of their religious beliefs or moral convictions. The bill was in response to the San Antonio City Council banning Chick-Fil-A from the San Antonio International ...

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2 Dead After Watauga Police Standoff

  Watauga police and SWAT officers responded to a residence Saturday after receiving a 911 call from a man who said he may have injured himself or someone else. Officers sealed off the street, and after a 5-hour standoff officers discovered the bodies of a man and woman inside. NO ...

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Bryan County Regional Juvenile Detention Center Shut Down

  The Bryan County Regional Juvenile Detention Center has been shut down because of an investigation by the Oklahoma State Office of Juvenile Affairs. The investigation is reportedly over alleged contract and licensing violations. The juvenile inmates have been transferred to other facilities around the state.

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McAlester Escapee Re-Captured

  An inmate who escaped Saturday morning from a minimum-security prison in McAlester is back in custody. Other inmates told investigators 39-year-old Christopher Jacobs walked away from the unfenced prison, got into a vehicle and left the area. He was later apprehended Saturday night, but it’s not clear where he ...

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Pontotoc County Authorities and OSBI Investigate Shooting

  Pontotoc County authorities and OSBI officers are investigating after one man was killed and another wounded when they fired at each other. Jimmy Northcutt Jr. told investigators he was shot in the back by Brian Doherty after an altercation at a marijuana growing property near Ada. Northcutt then returned ...

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Cooper Elementary Back to School Bash Tuesday

  The Cooper Elementary Back to School Bash is Tuesday, July 23rd from noon – 5:00 PM at the Cooper Elementary Cafeteria. It’s a FREE event for Cooper ISD Students & Families featuring: -FREE Haircuts -School Supplies Assistance Applications for low income families, vision screenings and much more, including school ...

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Paris Man Sentenced for Intoxication Manslaughter

  A 54-year-old Paris man was sentenced Friday by Judge Wes Tidwell to 25 years in prison for Intoxication Manslaughter with a Deadly Weapon. Clenton Eugene Neal pleaded guilty to the charge in Lamar County District Court. Earlier this month, Neal was sentenced to 10 years in prison for Intoxication ...

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Promotions At Mt Pleasant ISD

  The Mount Pleasant ISD has named Craig Bailey to be the new principal of Mt Pleasant High School. He’s replacing Dustin Cook, who has been named Director of Student Services for the District. He’s replacing Brian McAdams who retired in July.

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Hopkins County Bookings

  Twenty-two-year-old Jakwaviane Kentrail Goodson was arrested over the weekend in Hopkins County for Sexual Assault of a Child and Tampering with or Fabricating Physical Evidence with the Intent to Impair an Investigation. Bond was set at $100,000 on the sexual assault charge and $10,000 on the Tampering Charge. He ...

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Titus County Bookings

  Twenty-two-year-old Stormy Hodgson of Mt. Vernon, was arrested for Manufacture or Delivery of a Controlled Substance, and an outstanding warrant for Possession of a Controlled Substance. Her bond was set at $25,000 bond and she remains in the Titus County jail. Forty-year-old Joe Manuel Gutierrez of Talco, was arrested ...

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Marshall HS Football Player Drowns In Stephenville

  School officials have confirmed that a Marshall High School sophomore has drowned in an apartment swimming pool in Stephenville. Sixteen-year-old Ketrevion Carter was an offensive lineman for the Mavericks football team. Stephenville police said the drowning has been ruled accidental.

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Former East Texas Jailer Fired, Arrested

  A former Liberty County jailer has been arrested for allegedly stealing cash from inmates that they turned over during booking. Twenty-three-year old Mayra Gallegos-Balderas was arrested for theft of property and freed on a personal recognizance bond. The jail is privately operated by the GEO Group.

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Governor Abbott Signs ” Chick-Fil- A” Bill

  Governor Greg Abbott has signed the Chick-fil-A bill into law. The bill prohibits government entities from taking adverse actions against businesses or individuals because of their religious beliefs or moral convictions. The bill was in response to the San Antonio City Council banning Chick-Fil-A from the San Antonio International ...

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Thomas Rhett’s Special Guest in Today’s Nashville Roundup

  Life & Style Weekly Magazine claims Miranda Lambert and Brendan McLoughlin allegedly had a public disagreement while walking in New York City. A source tells the magazine,“Brendan and Miranda weren’t holding hands or smiling. It definitely wasn’t a romantic walk. Brendan was motioning with his hands as if they were arguing. ...

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Pittsburg-Camp Chamber – News

Greetings from the Pittsburg-Camp County Chamber of Commerce-  Please note that the Chamber office will be closed from July 22 – 26. If you need to speak with someone immediately, please contact James Wallace, Board President at 903.856.1111. We are excited to announce that the Chamber is hiring a parttime temporary ...

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Paris Police Report For Friday (Jul 19)

Estajia Hicks Officers worked a shoplifting case in the 3800-block of Lamar. Once on the scene police were advised the suspect was running from the loss prevention personnel. Officers located the suspect in a parking lot, and the suspect begins running and hiding from officers. Police caught the suspect identified ...

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Hopkins County Bookings

Officials arrested 27-year-old Curtis Dwight Bluford, Jr., on an outstanding warrant for Violation of Probation on a charge of Aggravated Assault in Retaliation. He remained in the Hopkins County Jail.   Deputies arrested 21-year-old Janie Louisie Broglin in Hopkins County for Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle. The charge is a ...

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Multiple Law Enforcement Agencies In Lone Oak Drug Bust

Hunt and Rains County Deputies as well as Greenville Police executed a search warrant at a residence in Lone Oak and seized 1750 grams of methamphetamine and 14 firearms. Authorities arrested 34-year-old Curtis Leverl McMennamy and 32-year-old April Lanae McMennamy multiple charges and they remain jailed under $100,000 bond each. ...

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