Titus County Newswire

Titus County Newswire

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

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  1. Benefit set for Lappin familyRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    A fishing tournament benefit for the Jay Lappin family has been organized for Saturday, July 30 from 6 a.m. to noon at the old Titus County boat ramp off FM 3417 in Mount Pleasant.

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  2. Woman testifies to sex abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Texarkana Gazette

    ... that a warrant for Brown's arrest was issued Sept. 3, 2010, but was not executed until Brown was found in Titus County, Texas, in October 2011. Morphew said Brown did not show up at his job as a teacher's aide at Hooks, Texas, Independent School ...

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  3. Titus County man arrested on murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    On Saturday, the Titus County Sheriff's Officer responded to reports of a deceased person in the 500 block of Titus County Road 1820. The deceased person was identified as 71-year-old, Melva Sue Bond.

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  4. Christmas ornaments could hold key to cracking Titus County burglary caseRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | KSWO

    Titus County Sheriff's Office is hoping a set of unique Christmas ornaments will lead investigators to a burglary suspect. The department said Friday that officials are investigating a recent residential burglary in the area.

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  5. Weekly Roadwork Report - " TxDOT Atlanta District For July 3-9, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... highway. FM 1841 closed to through-traffic at SH 77, traffic detoured to FM 251 in Atlanta. IH 30 - From Titus County Line to Bowie County Line, repairing pavement and installing new guard rails. Various lane closures. FM 31 - From US 79 to FM 123, ...

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  6. Luminant spokesman: Subsidized wind energy could force coal plants to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... and solar generated power for our customers. In East Texas we own three coal plants, Monticello Power Plant in Titus County, Martin Lake Power Plant in Rusk County and Big Brown Power Plant in Freestone County. For years, a diverse mix of energy and ...

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  7. Bowie County offices make budget requests for 2016-17 fiscal yearRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Texarkana Gazette

    Knowing that economic conditions are still lean for Bowie County, most county officials kept their next fiscal year budget year requests limited to what they received this year during budget hearings Thursday. As one of the largest budgeted offices, the Bowie County Sheriff's Office not only sought the same $3.2 million it has this year, but also a $351,556 restoration of funds for additional necessities, such as four patrol deputy positions cut in 2014 , along with one investigator position, also cut in 2014 .

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  8. Soldier stops East Texas man from hurting peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... it. We all go through hard times, but you know that's life," Flores says. The suicidal person was taken to Titus County Medical Center for mental evaluation. Flores and his family members were commended for their actions by the Mount Pleasant Police ...

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  9. Soldier stops East Texas man from hurting peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | KSWO

    ... it. We all go through hard times, but you know that's life," Flores says. The suicidal person was taken to Titus County Medical Center for mental evaluation. Flores and his family members were commended for their actions by the Mount Pleasant Police ...

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  10. Weekly Roadwork Report - " TxDOT Atlanta District For May 29 - " June 4, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    IH 30 - From Titus County Line to Bowie County Line, repairing pavement and installing new guard rails. Various lane closures.

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  11. Hefner leads Misenheimer in House District 5 runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... from Mount Pleasant and a former Upshur County commissioner. District 5 includes a large geographic area from Titus County to the northeast, including the cities of Talco and Mount Pleasant to Rains County to the northwest, including Lake Tawakoni ...

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  12. Two GED grads win J. Travis Jackson scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    Shawna Lunsford of Mount Pleasant and Brandy Moss of Winnsboro were recently presented with the J. Travis Jackson GED Scholarship during the 2016 GED graduation ceremony hosted by the Northeast Texas Community College Adult Education Department. This $500 award is given by the Mount Pleasant Rotary Club in memory of Jackson, who was a long time adult educator in Titus County.

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  13. Company involved in fatal crash has history of crashes in ETXRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... Van Zandt Counties. According to FMCSA records, a Mountain View Hauling truck was involved in a crash in rural Titus County on Oct. 13, 2015, that left one person dead and another person injured. The records do not indicate the truck involved in the ...

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  14. Weekly Roadwork Report - " TxDOT Atlanta District For May 15-21, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... At FM 134 in Jefferson, replacing storm drain system under pavement. Expect daytime lane closures. IH 30 - From Titus County Line to Bowie County Line, repairing pavement and installing new guard rails. Various lane closures. FM 31 - From US 79 to ...

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  15. Two sentenced to 50 years in 2015 Titus County kidnapping, murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | KLTV Tyler

    Johnathan Kyle Sanford, 25, and Jose Antonio Ponse , 27, both appeared in the 276th District Court before Judge Robert Rolston. According to the Titus County Sheriff's Office, Ponse appeared Tuesday and Sanford appeared Wednesday.

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  16. Jessica Velazquez published in TSHS journalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... organize, and press for changes." Another notable part about Velazquez's article with local interest was that Titus County experienced the most conspicuous transformation among the five counties. From 1930 to 1960, the number of tenant farmers in ...

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  17. Supreme Court Upholds Texas Redistricting by Total PopulationRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    ... districts with a relatively large percentage of eligible voters. While Evenwel resides in sparsely populated Titus County, near the Arkansas and Louisiana border, Pfenninger resides in Montgomery County, less than an hour north of Houston. Texas ...

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  18. District fight may persist in Texas after rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Anaheim Hills News

    ... and African-American votes in Texas." One plaintiff in the lawsuit, Sue Evenwel, is the chairwoman of the Titus County Republican Party and a member of the state Republican executive committee. But Blum, who brought the lawsuit on her behalf, said ...

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  19. Evenwel v. Abbott could have handed Republicans a huge electoral advantage.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Mother Jones

    ... of Texas , which challenges the university's use of race in admissions decisions.) In 2012, the Evenwel-led Titus County GOP hosted a screening of Dreams From My Real Father: A Story of Reds and Deception , the docudrama that suggests Obama's real ...

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  20. Supreme Court Upholds Texas RedistrictingRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    ... districts with a relatively large percentage of eligible voters. While Evenwel resides in sparsely populated Titus County, near the Arkansas and Louisiana border, Pfenninger resides in Montgomery County, less than an hour north of Houston. Texas ...

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