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August 2012

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 28 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.

Spurger man dies in early morning fire

Spurger man dies in early morning fire—Darrel Tompkins, Sr., of Spurger died Tuesday in an early morning fire that destroyed the travel trailer he was living in. A neighbor saw the blaze about 5:45 a read more..


Hidden in plain sight: Tyler County Collection Center

by Emily Waldrep Tyler County Collection Center, located off Highway 190 near Hennigan Park, may possibly be one of the cleanest and best smelling trash collection centers in the area. Supervisor Ri... read more..


Jasper man arrested for two recent Woodville robberies

by Emily Waldrep A Jasper resident accused of robbing two Tyler County convenience stores earlier this year has been arrested and is now in jail awaiting formal charges from Woodville Police Departmen... read more..


Lady Eagles comeback falls short

by Jason Drake The Lady Eagles opened the 2012 volleyball season against the 3A Jasper Bulldogs in Jasper. Jasper jumped out quickly and won game one 25-11. The Eagles kept it closer in game two but f... read more..


Bulldogs defense shows improvement

by Chance Bailey Last season, the West Sabine Tigers lit up the Bulldogs for 60 points in what would be the beginning of a 0-4 district record, and a season to forget. On Friday night, the Bulldogs we... read more..


Warriors continue pre-season practice

by Mitchell McCluskey The Warriors of Warren High School continue their intensive training for football through this week. For the past weeks the varsity and junior varsity teams have been participati... read more..


Woodville ISD Campuses get new principals

Woodville ISD Campuses get new principals—John Cooley, Intermediate Principal, Neil Hennigan, High School Principal, Morgan Wright, Middle School Principal, and Charles Lowery, Wheat Elementary Princi... read more..


Colmesneil council discusses salt-water disposal wells

by Jessi Sanders Colmesneil City Council held its' regular monthly meeting August 14 at 7 p.m. Prior to the regular meeting, a 6 p.m. public hearing was held to receive public comments regarding the 2... read more..


Commissioners hear 2011 audit results

by Tina S. Richards This month's meetings for Commissioners' Court were held on August 13 and August 17. Items considered by the court included payroll changes, assets evaluations, emergency funds and... read more..


Burglary, theft rates rise near Labor Day

by Emily Waldrep Burglary, trespassing and theft rates in Tyler County have risen over the past month, and are expected to continue rising throughout the Labor Day holiday. In the past week, approxima... read more..


Woodville City Council approves automatic meter read system

by Tina S. Richards The City of Woodville held their monthly meeting August 13 at City Hall. Council had a full agenda for the evening including budgets and scheduling issues, but the highlight of the... read more..


Commissioners Report...

by Martin Nash The Court has been very busy over the last few weeks. It is budget time; that time of year when the Commissioner's Court has the opportunity to visit with every elected official, every ... read more..


Ivanhoe Council discusses roadwork, animal shelter

by Emily Waldrep Ivanhoe city council held their monthly meeting for August on August 9, in the community center. The board discussed various issues including roadwork, the animal shelter, and the ord... read more..


Chester ISD Board plans for 2012-2013 school year

by Jessi Sanders Chester School Board met for their regular August meeting on August 13. The Board approved several motions, including all planned bill payments for the month, the Appraisal Calendar f... read more..


Colmesneil man sustains multiple injuries in crash

by Emily Waldrep A Colmesneil man was transported by helicopter to a Houston area hospital on August 13, after he wrecked his vehicle into a culvert. Members of the Woodville Police Department were di... read more..


Spurger and Fred Elementary get free school supplies

by Emily Waldrep Two Tyler County elementary schools will receive free school supplies for needy kids this year, thanks to the Spurger chapter of the Eastern Star. Both Fred Elementary and Spurger El... read more..


Sales Tax Holiday August 17-19

Sales Tax Holiday Gives Texas Families the Opportunity to Gear Up for the School Year AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today encouraged Texas families to get started on their back-to-school shopping during t... read more..


Missing person investigation leads to murder charge in White Tail Ridge slaying

A report Tyler County Sheriff's office was investigating as a missing person case turned into a murder investigation last week when family members of Alvin William Cowan told Chief Deputy Trisher Ford... read more..


Warren ISD Board pursues $750,000 loan for District upgrades

Superintendent Lance Johnson informed the Waren ISD board of an opportunity available from the federal government to borrow $750,000. These QSAP Funds can be borrowed at a very low interest rate of ar... read more..


Colmesneil ISD board reports on roof replacement project completion

by Emily Waldrep Colmesneil held its monthly school board meeting for July and updated members and guests in attendance about the roof construction projects, voting dates, and recent resignations and ... read more..


Tyler County Emergency Management looking for Severe Weather Spotters

Tyler County Emergency Management is looking for Severe Weather Spotters. This is for persons who will observe the weather and report severe or unusual conditions to the EOC or to the National Weather... read more..


Wayne Ivey is new Chester ISD Superintendent

Chester ISD school board announces the signing of its new superintendent, Wayne Ivey, who comes to Chester from Woodville ISD. Also pictured are school board members (middle rowL-R) Vernon Lewis, Kell... read more..


Bulldogs two-a-day practice schedule

by Chance Bailey With two-a-days less than a week away, the Bulldogs have a tough three weeks coming up, with a football oriented activity on 16 of the 21 days until school starts. Monday, August 6-Th... read more..


Warren plays in Lumberton tournament

by Mitchell McCluskey The athletes of Warren High School continued their stream of summer league sports as incoming freshman through incoming seniors competed in a volleyball tournament consisting of ... read more..


Cody Winkle, up and coming Spurger athlete

by Emily Waldrep Spurger High School is known for producing some great athletes in basketball, volleyball and softball, but people often forget about Spurger's baseball team. Although the team has had... read more..


Chester just one week from two-a-days

by Chance Bailey All summer, the boys and girls in Chester have been working extremely hard in preparation for two-a-day practices, starting in less than a week. The girls have been going to volleybal... read more..


Guilty plea entered in sexual assault case

Elvis Eugene Wiggins has pled guilty to two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child and will now be facing up to 10 years in a state jail and multiple fines. Wiggins court date was set for July... read more..


Woman arrested for DWI with child in car

by Emily Waldrep A Warren woman has been arrested for driving while intoxicated with a child under 15 years of age, earlier this month. Michelle Hanley, age 33 of Warren, was pulled over by officers a... read more..

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