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County celebrates Indepedence Day over long weekend
PILOTS FLY OVER Buckeye Stadium in photo above in the early portion of the air show on Thursday evening, July 3, as they fly mock aerial combat manuevers.
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Tue Jul 08, 2014
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Gilmer names new police chief
Mark Case, a veteran member of the Gilmer Police Department, was named police chief by City Manager Jeff Ellington at a city council meeting Tuesday.
FNF magazine ranks Buckeyes No. 1 in Class 4A Division II
The Gilmer Buckeyes are the top-ranked team in Class 4A Division II going into the 2014 high school football season, according to FNF.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
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Let's have a parade
Mirror Photo / Mac Overton CHILDREN FROM THE First Baptist Church's Child Development Center celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with their traditional march around Gilmer.
Mother of Blues Legend Freddie King Honored
Mirror Photo / Mary Laschinger Kirby BENNY TURNER pauses by the new marker he had installed at the East Springfield Cemetery at his mother, Ella Mae King Turner's, grave.
New police chief expected to be announced soon
Gilmer City Mgr. Jeff Ellington said Wednesday he expects to choose the city's new police chief by Tuesday night, and that he expects to announce the appointee's name at that day's City Council meeting.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Bethesda Lodge installs officers
Courtesy Photo INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS for Bethesda Lodge No. 142 of Gilmer was held June 28. Those participating in the installation ceremony included, front row from left, Jerry Fenton, Secretary; John Denson, Senior Warden; Danny Robinson, Worshipful Master; Billy Temples, Senior Deacon; David Holden, Tiler; and back row, Stanley Jenkins, ... (more)
Odell Buchanan honored upon retirement
Mirror Photo / Mac Overton ODELL BUCHANAN, left, receives a plaque of appreciation from Gilmer Mayor Buck Cross for 31 years of dedicated service to the Gilmer Water Department.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Jacksonville Daily Progress
Longtime business owner Don Dacus dies
In 1968, Don Dacus moved his family to Jacksonville, leaving behind a job at the Houston Veterans Administration Hospital to take a leap into the unknown: Building and selling boats.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
American Legion plans flag-raising on July 4
American Legion R.E. "Peppy" Blount Post No. 320 in Gilmer invites the public to a July 4 morning flag-raising ceremony and afternoon flag-lowering ceremony at the Upshur County Library on Friday.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Extreme Body Make Over - Mine
This column was published 20 months ago in The Gilmer Mirror. Because it is an answer to the gimmickry sold to help weight loss, I thought it might be a good time to run it again, as written 20 months ago.
Mother of Blues Legend Freddie King to be Honored
Gladewater Memorials will install the gravestone for the late Ella Mae King Turner today.
No-Kill Facility - Hope House Meeting
Upshur County Hope House for Pets is moving forward into Phase II. Our Quarterly Meeting will be July 21, 2014 @ 6:00 pm at Gilmer First United Methodist Church on the corner of Montgomery and Tyler St in Gilmer.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Meeting set to discuss no-kill animal shelter for Gilmer
Trappers had been at it since Monday, trying to wrangle a tiny shark spotted swimming in a freshwater pond.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Gilmer working toward hiring new police chief
Gilmer City Mgr. Jeff Ellington said Friday he has received "at least a dozen" applications thus far for police chief, and that he hopes to fill the post no later than the end of August.
Queen Alexis to reign at this year's 77th East Texas Yamboree
Courtesy Photo / Ruel Felipe ALEXIS MARIE WILLIAMS will reign over the 77th East Texas Yamboree.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
East Texas man arrested after leading officers on pursuit
A Gilmer man is in jail on multiple charges after leading Gladewater police officers on a chase on Tuesday.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
DAV to meet Thursday
The Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 204, of Gilmer, will have their monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the DAV building located on U.S. Hwy.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
Giving thanks to hometown providers
ON TUESDAY, a fast-moving thunderstorm rolled through Gilmer. In came through about 2:30 p.m., and only lasted maybe 20 minutes.