Friday Jul 25
Tyler Morning Telegraph
'Once Upon A Mattress' - Dogs land roles in musical, escape the noose
Courtesy Two dogs were whisked out of harm's way when Henderson County Performing Arts Center decided to use them in its upcomning production.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Jacksonville Daily Progress
Athens woman confesses to killing daughter
A 25-year-old mother is in the Henderson County Jail after telling authorities that she had killed her four-year-old daughter, Monday morning.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Bond set for mother accused of killing daughter.
Sheriff's deputies arrested an Athens mother for capital murder on Monday after the woman told police she killed her 4-year-old daughter, the day the young girl was supposed to go and sign up for pre-K.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Sheriff: E. Texas mother admits to killing 4-year-old daughter
Sheriff's deputies arrested a Henderson County mother for capital murder on Monday after she told police she called her 4-year-old daughter.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Hired Texas Mover Steals Family's Belongings
John Junior Smith was hired to move a family's possessions out of their Tyler home.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Convicted killer set to die March 18
Convicted cop killer Randall Wayne Mays' date with death has been set less than two weeks after he lost his challenge to the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Execution Date Set For Texas Inmate Convicted Of Killing Deputies
An execution date was set Monday for Texas death row inmate Randall Wayne Mays, 54, who was convicted of capital murder after a shootout that left two Henderson County sheriff's deputies dead seven years ago.
March execution date set for killer of 2 deputies
An East Texas man convicted of capital murder for a shootout that left two Henderson County sheriff's deputies dead seven years ago has been set to die early next year.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Police pull robbery suspect out of East Texas lake
A robbery in Henderson County led police on a manhunt that ended when police pulled one of the suspects out of Cedar Creek Lake.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
East Texan dies inside Dallas church
Wilgus died at Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship after driving there for help. He told people at the church he had been stabbed.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
County gets 30 day extension in consideration of new election equipment
In a move that could be considered bold, savvy, risky, or any combination of the three, the Young County Commissioners Court went for and received a last-minute, 30-day extension on a deadline to purchase cutting edge election equipment at a greatly reduced, early-adopter's price.
Inmate costs county thousands of dollars after teaching others how to compromise locks
It could be two weeks before all of the maximum security inmates are back in the Van Zandt County Jail.
East Texas man sentenced to 17 years in prison
A jury of seven women and five men convicted and sentenced Jeffrey Arlen Quinn, 31, of Athens to 17 years in prison.