Sunday Dec 1
Ore City places first at meet
Courtesy Photo THE ORE CITY HIGH SCHOOL Math/Science Team grabbed first place at the East Texas Baptist University TMSCA meet on Nov. 16. The following students participated in this event: Tyler Carter, Chase Hiles, Cody Fette, Jonathan Manriquez, Laney Jordan, Jennifer Sanford, Ivan Ugalde, Julissa Ugalde and Noah Boyd.
Insurance Journal West
All-Star Insurance Opens New Office in Diana, Texas
Gilmer, Texas-based independent insurance agency, All-Star Insurance Group Inc., announced it has opened an office in Diana, Texas.
Rollover accident slowing traffic on Highway 259 in Upshur Co.
According to the Upshur County Sheriff's Department, crews are responding to an accident near the intersection of Highway 259 and Farm to Market 726 Monday afternoon.
Court considers 'school land' issues
Upshur County Commissioners Court on Friday approved a surface-use agreement involving its West Texas "school land," but took no action on approving division orders on the property because of questions over how much of the mineral rights the county owns.
East Texas Review
Rep. David Simpson announces re-election bid
Representative David Simpson officially announced his campaign for re-election to the Texas House, District 7, with the support of a long list of prominent Republican party leaders and area elected officials.
Area schools celebrate veterans
More than 3,000 Hallsville ISD junior high and middle school students and staff lined the road Monday shouting thanks and waving flags as veterans drove through as a makeshift parade.