4 hrs ago
Attempted burglary leads to standoff, arrests in Alto
According to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, Lajarrius Jackson, 25, of Longview and Keithan Jackson, 30, of Gilmer were arrested following a two-hour stand off after allegedly burglarizing the "B & B Foods" grocery store on Highway 69 in Alto.
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High school prank sparks 'freedom of speech' debate
Some East Texas parents and students are riled up after an April Fools prank landed two brothers in alternative school.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Relay for Life picks a Princess
Courtesy Photo JAYCI DAVIS has been named Princess of the Relay for Life to be held at the Gilmer airport on Friday, April 25, at 6 p.m. As I watch twins Jayci and Graci Davis play, I am amazed at the vitality and energy of seven year old children.
Calling All Aggies
The Upshur County A&M Club invites you to attend Aggie Muster. It will start at 6:00 PM, Monday, April 21st at the First Methodist Church-Gilmer Highway 154 W and Montgomery Street.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Vandals damage lights at airport
Vandals struck at the Gilmer Municipal Airport last week, Gilmer Police Lt. Mark Case said.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
King cites challenges facing Upshur Rural
President Frankie B. King told the membership of the Upshur Rural Electric Co-op at their annual meeting last Thursday that despite challenges, the co-op continues strong.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Post Office issues new mailbox rules
Postal customers in Gilmer have received letters from the Gilmer Post Office telling them about new rules for delivery.
Valens, Holly and Fife come to Gilmer
Mirror Photo / Darrell Cook RITCHIE VALENS, LEFT, Mayberry's Barney Fife and Buddy Holly performed before a large audience Saturday night at the Gilmer Civic Center.
UMC Gilmer Celebrates "A Journey to the Cross"
The Journey to the Cross is commemorated this week at First United Methodist Church in Gilmer.
American Legion yard sale, auction set
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 320 of Gilmer is having a yard sale and silent auction on April 12 at the Upshur County Senior Citizen building, on the corner of Silver Alley and Harrison just a block off the square.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
33-year-old Upshur Co. man identified as crash victim
An Upshur County man was killed in a one-vehicle crash Monday evening. The Texas Department of Public Safety said 33-year-old Shahzad Ali Sultan of Ore City was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident just after 5 p.m. The crash occurred on Farm to Market 1649 near Ore City.
Tyler Morning Telegraph
VIDEO: John Tyler students tops in regional Texas Citizen Bee
Three John Tyler High School students were the winners in the regional citizen bee competition held Friday at the Region 7 Education Service Center in Kilgore.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Stokes is 'stoked' about possible directorial debut
Jeffrey Clark Stokes grew up in Gilmer and graduated from Gilmer High School in 2005 as Salutatorian.
Kesha Rogers responds to criticism of her candidacy
Kesha Rogers , a candidate in the Democratic Party's May 27 runoff for United States Senator, responded in a telephone interview Wednesday to criticism leveled at her by Upshur County Democratic Chairman Dan Miles Jr. two days earlier.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Tyler Morning Telegraph
VIDEO: The Long Chase- Police pursuits can lead to fiery crashes
Sirens wailing, white knuckles gripping the steering wheel, a heightened awareness of the surroundings due to the adrenaline coursing through the bloodstream, all while the officer is hoping, and in many cases praying, the pursuit will end without a loss of life.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
THE WORLD IS so awash with print and other forms of communication that I have resolved to cut back on subscriptions of all kinds When the April edition of Smithsonian magazine hit my mailbox last week I was excited to see the cover headline, "America's Best Small Towns-The Greatest Little Places to Visit this Year."
Sorrells honored as Eagle Scout
Mirror Photo / Mary Laschinger Kirby RAYMOND SORRELLS, LEFT, presents his father, Jeff Sorrells with the tie tack of an Eagle Scout's father while his mother, Chandra Sorrells, looks on.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
40 Students to Compete in Regional Citizen Bee Friday
More than 40 students from Carlisle, Gilmer, Lindale, Ore City, Slocum, John Tyler, Union Grove and Woden high schools will compete in the fifth annual Region 7 Citizen Bee The Texas Citizen Bee is a civic education program and competition offering teacher and high school students an exciting way to reach and study American heritage.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Gilmer City Council approves emergency repairs to water and sewer lines
Mirror Photo / Mac Overton THE GILMER CITY COUNCIL on Tuesday night took emergency action to repair these two pipes in a ditch at the intersection of Warren St. and U.S. 271 S. One carries sewage and one water.
Role of women's shelter defined at group meeting
A representative of the Women's Center of East Texas and a spokeswoman for gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott addressed the Cherokee Rose Republican Women's monthly meeting Monday afternoon at the Gilmer Country Club.