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  1. Funeral services set for Grapeland woman found in shallow graveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Funeral arrangements have been made for Vanessa Melson, 29, of Grapeland, who was found dead in a shallow grave on June 7th in Houston County. According to a Facebook page dedicated to Melson , the funeral for the mother of three will be held Friday, July 24th at 2:30 p.m. at the Percilla United Methodist Church in Grapeland.

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  2. Funeral services set for Grapeland woman found buried in shallow graveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | KYTX-TV News

    UPDATE: HOUSTON COUNTY Funeral services have been set for a Grapeland mother of three who was found dead two weeks ago. The funeral for 29-year-old Vanessa Melson will be held Friday, July 24, 2015 at 2:30 pm at the Percilla United Methodist Church in Grapeland.

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  3. Houston Co. grand jury indicts man accused of beating sister. killing her unborn babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A Houston County grand jury recently indicted the Grapeland man who is accused of the brutal beating of his sister, which resulted in the death of her unborn baby. According to the Houston County indictment list East Texas News obtained Wednesday, Juan Cortes-Guterriez was indicted on three felony charges - murder, aggravated kidnapping, and burglary of a habitation.

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  4. Authorities release identification of man who died in Angelina County wreck on SH 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | KYTX-TV News

    According to a report from the Lufkin DPS, two 18-wheelers were traveling west on SH 7 when an eastbound Dodge pickup crossed the median and struck one of them driven by Jose Alan Cespedes from Loxahatchee, Florida. After the initial crash the Dodge truck then struck a second trailer being towed by a 2007 Freightliner driven by Gary Lewis Caddenhead from Grapeland, Texas.

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  5. Affidavit: Man sexually assaulted girl, molested boy at Grapeland homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    An officer with the Grapeland Police Department arrested 35-year-old Tyler man in Wednesday in regard to allegations that he sexually assaulted an underage girl and molested an underage boy at a residence in the town. Edward Dwaine Justice was arrested and charged with two felony charges - sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child by sexual contact.

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  6. 1 dead in Angelina County wreck on SH 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | KYTX-TV News

    According to a report from the Lufkin DPS, two 18-wheelers were traveling west on SH 7 when an eastbound Dodge pickup crossed the median and struck one of them driven by Jose Alan Cespedes from Loxahatchee, Florida. After the initial crash the Dodge truck then struck a second trailer being towed by a 2007 Freightliner driven by Gary Lewis Caddenhead from Grapeland, Texas.

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  7. 2 18-wheelers, pickup involved in fatal accident near Angelina River Bridge on SH7Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A three-vehicle accident involving two 18-wheelers and a Dodge Ram pickup on State Highway 7 Friday afternoon has resulted in at least one fatality. According to a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper at the scene, at least one person has died as a result of the accident, which occurred on the west side of the Angelina River Bridge on Highway 7 sometime between 12:30 and 12:50 p.m. Gary Caddenhead, a truck driver from Grapeland who was involved in the wreck, said that he was traveling west on Highway 7 when the accident occurred.

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  8. Body found in shallow grave identified as missing mother of 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Houston County authorities have identified the body found in a shallow grave as that of 29-year old Vanessa Melson, a mother of three who was recently reported missing. On July 7, 2015 the Houston County Sheriff's Office, following up on information from a Grapeland Police Department report of a missing person, responded to an area located off of CR 1737 and began an investigation.

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  9. Father of victim: 'I forgive them'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A medical examiner has confirmed the body found in a shallow grave in the Houston County woods is that of a woman reported missing in Grapeland last month. Chief Deputy G.P. Shearer said there are no suspects in the case and a cause of death for Vanessa Melson, 29, has not been determined.

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  10. Major motion movie "Max" takes place in LufkinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... has confirmed the body found in a shallow grave in the Houston County woods is that of a woman reported missing in Grapeland last month. A medical examiner has confirmed the body found in a shallow grave in the Houston County woods is that of a ...

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  11. Body found in shallow grave in Houston Co. identified as missing mother of threeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | KYTX-TV News

    UPDATE: Houston County authorities have identified the body found in a shallow grave as that of 29-year old Vanessa Melson, a mother of three who was recently reported missing. On July 7, 2015 the Houston County Sheriff's Office, following up on information from a Grapeland Police Department report of a missing person, responded to an area located off of CR 1737 and began an investigation.

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  12. Etoile Waster Supply PWS lifts boil-water notice for NacalinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The boil water notice for the Nacalina subdivision has been canceled as of July 8, 2015 for customers of Etoile Water Supply PSW ID 174001. A medical examiner has confirmed the body found in a shallow grave in the Houston County woods is that of a woman reported missing in Grapeland last month.

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  13. Medical examiner confirms body found that of missing womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A medical examiner has confirmed the body found in a shallow grave in the Houston County woods is that of a woman reported missing in Grapeland last month. Chief Deputy G.P. Shearer said there are no suspects in the case and a cause of death for Vanessa Melson, 29, has not been determined.

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  14. Body found in shallow grave in Houston CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | KYTX-TV News

    On July 7, 2015 the Houston County Sheriff's Office, following up on information from a Grapeland Police Department report of a missing person, responded to an area located off of CR 1737 and began an investigation. At 7 a.m., a body was located in a shallow grave in a wooded area at that location.

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  15. Body found in 'shallow grave' in Houston Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Houston County Sheriff Darrel Bobbitt is asking for the public's help with any information in connection to a body found in a shallow grave in a wooded area in the county. According to a press release, responded to an area off of County Road 1737 after a Grapeland police report of a missing person.

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  16. Last of four bodies recovered following Houston Co. drowning incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... as Antonio Gutierrez, 49. Shearer said on Sunday that a family rented a canoe at the Houston County Lake near Grapeland Sunday afternoon and were due to return at 4 p.m. that afternoon, but they never did. He said witnesses saw the foursome in the ...

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  17. Officials ID man killed in Anderson County wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    According to a preliminary report from the Texas Department of Public Safety, at about 12:09 p.m., Cowan was traveling south on U.S. 287 in a Ford F-150 when he collided with a northbound tow truck, driven by David Butler, 27, of Grapeland. DPS says northbound traffic was slowing for a driver who was loading gas into a vehicle that was stopped on the north shoulder of U.S. 287.

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  18. Officials ID man killed in Anderson County wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | KLTV Tyler

    According to a preliminary report from the Texas Department of Public Safety, at about 12:09 p.m., Cowan was traveling south on U.S. 287 in a Ford F-150 when he collided with a northbound tow truck, driven by David Butler, 27, of Grapeland. DPS says northbound traffic was slowing for a driver who was loading gas into a vehicle that was stopped on the north shoulder of U.S. 287.

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  19. Splash Kingdom CEO hopes to open Nacogdoches water park by July 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... religious beliefs, such as as same-sex weddings. Houston County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a 30-year-old Grapeland man on Tuesday in connection to allegations that he walked up behind his wife while she was washing dishes, put a loaded ...

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  20. Affidavit: Houston Co. man put gun to girlfriend's head, threatened herRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Houston County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a 30-year-old Grapeland man on Tuesday in connection to allegations that he walked up behind his wife while she was washing dishes, put a loaded pistol to her head, and threatened to kill her. Billy Vaughn Patton Jr. is still being held in the Houston County Jail on a third-degree aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge.

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