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August 2013

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 26 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.

Booster Pet Photo Deadline Aug. 26

Bandit and Daddy­—The Tyler County Booster is sponsoring our annual Family Pet Photo Contest again this year. We have already received a lot of great photos - like the one shown here, but we want ma read more..


Woodville PD Back To School traffic safety

With school starting back on Monday, the Woodville Police Department wants to send out a reminder to parents and teachers to pay attention to parking rules and zones so that Officers won't have to wri... read more..


Back to school safety tips from Sheriff Department

Tyler County Sheriff Bryan Weatherford and Chief Deputy Phil Ryan want to remind citizens to be aware of the dangers of certain situations, such as an active shooter, that could occur now that school ... read more..


Late night walk ends with drug arrest

by Emily Waldrep According to Woodville Police Captain Mike McCulley, Officer Erin Dees was working traffic at the intersection of MLK Drive and Hyde on August 17 at approximately 10:30 p.m when she ... read more..


Hidden camera catches fuel thief

by Emily WaldrepTyler County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Phil Ryan said that cameras set up near a vandalized bulldozer led to the arrest of a Colmesneil man illegally siphoning gas from the veh... read more..


Two arrested for attempted Walmart scam

by Emily WaldrepTwo people were arrested at the Woodville Walmart after attempting to pull off a well-known scam involving other customers' purchase receipts.Woodville Police Officer Mike McCulley sai... read more..


Eagles complete first week practice

by Jason Drake Woodville's volleyball and football teams completed its first week of practice this past week. Coach Laura Willis thought the first week was great. "We have lots of participation in read more..


Bulldogs preparing for new season

  by Julia BarnesBulldogs play in intra-squad scrimmageLast Saturday, the Colmesneil Bulldogs had an intra-squad scrimmage. The practice was positive, showing the coaches what the team needs t read more..


Spurger volleyball begins

by Kelsey SheffieldAfter a first, long week of practice, the Lady Pirates had their first scrimmage of the season on Friday, August 9 against the Newton Eagles. The very young Lady Pirates played hard... read more..


Spurger welcomes new head volleyball coach

by Lou RoeschCould this be the move that puts the Spurger Lady Pirates on the proverbial volleyball map?   Just days prior to the opening of the 2013 volleyball season, Spurger ISD has announced ... read more..


Warren hosts Athletic Presentation

by Mitchell McCluskeyWarren High School hosted a "Meet the Warriors" event on August 9 at the football stadium on campus. The event was engineered to recognize all students affiliated with the athle read more..


Harvest Festival Photo Contest Entry Deadline

Heritage Village Museum is sponsoring a Photo Contest to be held during the Harvest Festival at Heritage Village Museum this year. There is an Adult Division and Junior Division. Categories for the Ad... read more..


Woodville Lions Celebrate 65 Years

Woodville Lions Celebrate 65 years—Monday, August 12, the Tyler County Commissioners Court and City of Woodville presented proclamations of recognition to the Woodville Lions Club for their 65th Ann read more..


Chester Council approves welcome sign

by Michael G. ManessOn August 12, the city council of Chester passed the minutes of its previous meeting and its current financial statements. Council previously approved hiring part time help. While ... read more..


Lufkin man’s body found in hunting club

by Emily WaldrepThe body of a 79 year old man found in Billams Creek hunting club off of County Road 2975 in Rockland, Texas, is thought to be the body of Lufkin resident Arthur Henry Foster, pending ... read more..


Three teens injured in UTV rollover

by Emily WaldrepWednesday, August 7, at approximately 4:30 p.m., three teenage girls in Fred were involved in a major ATV/UTV rollover accident that sent all three girls to the hospital.Sierra Willi read more..


Really Big Cucumber!

Family Size Salad—Now, that's a really big cucumber! Hunter Bodle of Woodville is shown holding a cucumber planted by her grandfather Carl Billeaudeau. She has been helping him in the garden, and br read more..


Local diver dies in attempt to clean drain pipe

by Emily WaldrepAn accidental drowning in the Harmony community on Friday, August 2, resulted in the death of a local diver, 57 year old Michael Sheffield.Tyler County dispatch received a call at appr... read more..


Driving with suspended license can land you in jail

by Emily WaldrepWoodville Police Department's Mike McCulley says that the number of citizens driving with a suspended license is on a rise and changes will be made to ensure that drivers take traffic ... read more..


'Texas 1033 Program' upgrades TCSD Equipment

by Tyler County Sheriff Brian WeatherfordWe are now seven months into this term at the Sheriff's office and I wanted to share one aspect of my job that I am particularly proud of this year. With my read more..


Cool way to beat the heat!

Cool way to beat the heat­—It is no surprise to most folks in Tyler County who have to get out of their homes that July has lived up to its reputation...it's HOT! With consistent temperatures in the read more..


Commissioners Court Approves New Safety Window

by Tina S. RichardsTyler County's Commissioners Court assembled for regularly scheduled monthly meetings on Monday, July 8, and Friday, July 12. The agendas included the usual monthly reports and budg... read more..


Investigation leads to drug arrest

by Emily WaldrepOn July 29, at approximately 1 a.m, Woodville Police Sergeant Hicks was assisting the Tyler County Sheriff's Department with an investigation involving a reported robbery that occurred... read more..


Two men arrested after horse deal goes off track

by Emily WaldrepOn July 27, at around 11 p.m., Woodville Police Officer DeShazo was dispatched to the 400th Block of Railroad St. in reference to a fight in progress. A man stating that he had been as... read more..


Colmesneil woman arrested smuggling drugs into jail

by Emily Waldrep According to Tyler County Sheriff Bryan Weatherford, a local woman was caught after trying to drop off a prohibited substance to an inmate at the jail, and he wants the community to ... read more..


Citizen tips result in two drug arrests July 25

by Emily Waldrep Tyler County Sheriff's Deputy Jerry Laurent was working routine patrol in the Little Flock Road area near Highway 1013 on July 25 due to a high number of complaints from local citize... read more..

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