Polk County Newswire

Polk County Newswire

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  1. Livingston woman killed in 3-car wreck; 1 driver flees sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | KAUZ

    A Livingston woman died after wrecking with another car while trying to avoid a vehicle backing out of a private drive Thursday night in Polk County. Dawn Diane Poirier, 30, died in a Livingston hospital at 6:15 p.m. Her two passengers, Maddalynne Adara-Leighanne Poirier, 7, and Knighton Poirier, age unknown, were taken to a Houston hospital with critical injuries.

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  2. 1 dead, 3 injured in Polk Co. crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | KYTX-TV News

    POLK CO. One person is dead, and three people are hospitalized after a two-vehicle crash near Livingston in Polk County.

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  3. DPS investigating Polk Co. wreck after 1 killed, 1 found at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 7 | KAUZ

    Investigators with DPS are working a Polk County fatality that claimed the life of a Conroe woman after another person in the vehicle at the time of the crash was found injured at his home Thursday morning. According to the DPS report, the crash happened on FM 2457, about six miles west of Livingston.

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  4. 1 dead, 1 injured in Polk County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 7 | KYTX-TV News

    POLK COUNTY One person is dead and another injured in a one-vehicle wreck that happened early Thursday morning near Livingston. Around 12:30 a.m. Thursday morning, Polk County DPS responded to a one-vehicle wreck on Farm-to Market Road 2457, six miles west of Livingston.

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  5. Bexar County juvenile probation officer accused of sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... a child by contact and sexual performance by a child. Mark Shawn Hamilton, 51, of Goodrich, was booked into the Polk County Jail on four charges of sexual assault and one charge of child endangerment, Sept. 16, 2015. (Photo: Polk County Sheriff's ...

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  6. Polk Co. Sheriff's Office seeking public's help in finding missing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | KAUZ

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in finding a 33-year-old man who has been missing since Nov. 8. According to a press release, Donald Lawrence Brown's family reported him missing to the Polk County Sheriff's Office on Nov. 25. Brown was last seen at his home, which is located off of State Highway 190 West in Livingston on Nov. 8. He was also seen at the home of family members earlier that day. "The sheriff's office at this time has no reason to suspect foul play in the disappearance of Mr. Brown," the press release stated.

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  7. Restaurant Report - Nacogdoches - 12/10/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... now make former Alto football player Cam'ron Matthews the sixth player this year to die from head trauma. The Polk County District Attorney's Office has chosen dismiss its case against one of the two Livingston women who were arrested back in June ...

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  8. Polk Co. DA's office dismisses Livingston woman's child endangerment caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The Polk County District Attorney's Office has chosen dismiss its case against one of the two Livingston women who were arrested back in June in connection to allegations that they showered while the three children they were supposedly caring for were playing on a road. Todd Dillon, and assistant prosecutor for Polk County, said that Rebecca Rene Townley, 33, is the girlfriend of Stormi Gail Cook, the 27-year-old mother of the children.

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  9. Texas trooper accused of offering $300 for sex during trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    ... a child by contact and sexual performance by a child. Mark Shawn Hamilton, 51, of Goodrich, was booked into the Polk County Jail on four charges of sexual assault and one charge of child endangerment, Sept. 16, 2015. (Photo: Polk County Sheriff's ...

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  10. Texas trooper accused of offering $300 for sex during traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... a child by contact and sexual performance by a child. Mark Shawn Hamilton, 51, of Goodrich, was booked into the Polk County Jail on four charges of sexual assault and one charge of child endangerment, Sept. 16, 2015. (Photo: Polk County Sheriff's ...

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  11. Polk Co. grand jury indicts former cop accused of sexually assaulting 2 womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A Polk County jury has indicted the former Sweeney ISD police officer accused of sexually assaulting two women and endangering a child. According to court documents East Texas News obtained Monday, Mark Shawn Hamilton, 51, was indicted on four felony sexual assault charges and a felony child endangerment charge.

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  12. Livingston PD: Disabled man assaulted over $35Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Officers with the Livingston Police Department arrested a 26-year-old man Monday in connection to allegations that he punched a man in a wheelchair after an argument over money got physical. Jason Jermon Gray is still being held in the Polk County Jail on a felony injury to the elderly or disabled charge.

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  13. Services set for 8-year-old boy who died in Polk Co. fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Services for the 8-year-old boy who died in a Polk County fire while he was helping to get his siblings out are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday. Services for Landon will be held in the Cochran Funeral Home Chapel in Livingston Tuesday at 2 p.m. with Bro Richey Christian officiating, according to an obituary that appeared on the funeral home's Web site.

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  14. Polk County officials hoping for grant to restore courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... a question with an unknown amount of answers. The courthouse here in Livingston, built in 1923, has served Polk County for 92 years. And with just one look around, the signs of age show. The courthouse has already been declared an historic place by ...

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  15. EDITORIAL: Legal bingo offers major opportunity for tribe, regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    The Alabama-Coushatta Indian tribe is no stranger to tough times. In fact, you could say that the tribe has known more than its share of hardship and struggle.

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  16. Livingston Walmart Reopens TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | KODA-FM Houston

    A Polk County Walmart that employed hundreds of people in the Livingston area reopens for the first time after six months of plumbing repairs and renovations. Many of the workers lost their jobs in April and some had to drive more than 80 miles a day for their new jobs at another Walmart. 1 comment

  17. Alabama-Coushatta to bring back bingo after federal approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... on their lands that is legal elsewhere in the state, said State Rep. James White , a Republican who represents Polk County. "I think it's an exciting time for the tribe and I'm glad they're finally reaching some type of closure under the current ...

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  18. Cops IncorporatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | CNN

    ... titled this "Cops Incorporated" simply because there are individuals who act under the color of authority in Polk County, Texas, who are not peace officers that serve and protect. They are simply Cop's for hire. As a former Police Officer for over 9 ...

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  19. Alcohol suspected in one-vehicle crash in Polk Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | KYTX-TV News

    POLK COUNTY DPS troopers suspect alcohol use attributed to a fatal accident Wednesday night on FM 3126 that killed a Goodrich, Texas man. The driver of the car, 74-year-old James Harvey Hogg was taken to CHI St. Lukes Hospital in Livingston where he died a short time later from his injuries.

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  20. Affidavit: Polk Co. man sexually assaulted girl multiple times in 3 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Polk County Sheriff's deputies arrested a 34-year-old man Monday in connection to allegations that he sexually assaulted a now-12-year-old girl multiple times over a three-year period. Walter Earl Howell Jr. is still being held in the Polk County Jail on felony aggravated sexual assault of a child charge.

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