Jasper County Newswire

Jasper County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jasper County, TX.

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  1. Jasper PD: Felon spotted carrying shotgun in broad daylightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... as later found to be unloaded. Cook is charged with unlawful felony possession of a firearm. He remains in the Jasper county jail with a $5,000 bond.

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  2. Former owners of Jasper County kennel charged with animal crueltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | 12NewsNow.Com

    Two people are out on bond after being charged with cruelty to animals in relation to 16 dogs seized in Jasper last month. According to 12News file stories , the dogs were found abandoned in deplorable conditions behind a home a few miles east of downtown Jasper.

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  3. Traffic stop in Evadale leads to drug arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | 12NewsNow.Com

    A spokesperson for the Jasper County Sheriff's Office said deputies found empty syringes and other drug paraphernalia in a vehicle pulled over Monday on FM 1085 near County Road 883. They said they were told by three people in the car that one of them had thrown a lock box out of the window when they first spotted deputies.

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  4. Authorities search for missing Buna manRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Jasper County authorities are asking to public's assistant in finding a 66-year-old man from Buna who suffers from Parkinson's disease and may be disoriented, according to the sheriff's office.

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  5. Dry weather brings burn bans to Southeast TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | KBMT

    ... monitoring station at the Jack Brooks Regional Airport shows our area is over 6" below the average rainfall. Jasper County's order says the ban is put in place because of the threat of, "widespread or severe damage, injury, or loss of life or ...

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  6. Jasper County considers extending disaster declarationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Looking around at all of the dry damaged roads of Jasper County, it's hard to believe just two months ago, it was under water. "The last two months have been quite an adventure," said Jasper County Judge Mark Allen.

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  7. 2 arrested in Jasper Co. weekend stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The Jasper County Sheriff's Office has charged two men in connection to a stabbing that occurred over the weekend. Deputies arrested Billy Troy Worrell on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and Mitchell Shawn Woosley on a charge of deadly conduct.

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  8. Vidor man found dead in Jasper motelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | Orange Leader

    ... visible, the report stated there was evidence of drug activity in the man's room. Judge Ronny Billingsley, Jasper County Justice of the Peace in Precinct 1, arrived at the scene and called for an inquest. Police were attempting to locate the next of ...

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  9. Jury Duty Cancelled for July 13th 1-A District CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    According to a press release from Kathy Kent, District Clerk Jasper County Texas all Jurors summoned to appear before the Honorable Judge Delinda Gibbs- Walker 1-A District Court of Jasper County Texas for July 13th need not appear.

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  10. Paper mill owner finishes mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    A corporate merger finalized last week between the parent company of Evadale's paper mill and another large U.S. packaging manufacturer should not significantly impact operations at Jasper County's largest employer, a corporate official said.

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  11. Summer solstice brings in the heat to SE TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    For some, the storm proved a non-event. However other parts of the region, including Buna in Jasper County, received in excess of 7 inches of rain.

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  12. Body found in Toledo Bend LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... for a few days, and that authorities are looking into a possible connection to a missing person's case out of Jasper County, Texas.

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  13. Jasper county officials assess the damage caused by Tropical Depression BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The last thing Jasper County needed last night was more water. "We've had torrential rainfall for the last several weeks, months now," said Jasper County Judge Mark Allen.

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  14. Jasper County patrols high watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | 12NewsNow.Com

    Wednesday night's flooding rains prompted the Jasper County Sheriff's Office to carry out rescues in the area to make sure families were safe from the water. One of them happened near Kelly Creek in Kirbyville, where a family of four had to be rescued because rising flood water threatened their home.

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  15. Heavy rain from Bill causes new Texas floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Many parts of Jasper County, Texas were under water Wednesday night and into Thursday morning, following hours of heavy rainfall brought on by Tropical Depression Bill. Heavy rain from Bill causes new Texas floods Many parts of Jasper County, Texas were under water Wednesday night and into Thursday morning, following hours of heavy rainfall brought on by Tropical Depression Bill.

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  16. SC Sen. Clementa Pinckney a was the moral conscious of the General AssemblyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    S.C. Sen. Clementa Pinckney, a Jasper County Democrat who served in the General Assembly for 18 years, died Wednesday after a shooting in the downtown Charleston church where he was the pastor, House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford said. He was 41. Pinckney was among nine victims that Charleston police say were killed by a lone white gunman at Emanuel AME Church, one of the oldest African-American churches in the South.

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  17. Estimates of Rainfall totalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... estimated. The ten inch estimate stretched from Lakeview in Orange County to Evadale, Buna and Kirbyville in Jasper County and Bon Weir to Old Salem in Newton Countu. Over 5 inches was seen north of I-10 in Jefferson County, most of Hardin County ...

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  18. Jasper County Officials conducting water rescues in Kirbyville and Buna due to flash floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    According to the Jasper County Sheriff's Department, severe flash flooding has caused high water along many roads in the Kirbyville, Buna, and Evadale areas. A command center is being set up at the Buna Sub Courthouse where Jasper County officials will assess the situation and continue water rescues..

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  19. Flash flooding damages homes and businesses in southeast TexasRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | 12NewsNow.Com

    Deputies in Jasper County were said to be involved in several high water rescues in the Buna area, according to the National Weather Service citing local reports. Jasper County Sheriff Mitchel Newman reported they were involved in at least one high-water rescue.

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  20. Some residents in Van received free bikes after a donation.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... family, work, and social media that we feel lost anytime there is a slight service interruption. After Jasper County Sheriff's Office deputies went to serve traffic warrants at an apartment in Kirbyville and found a large amount of marijuana and ...

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