Upshur County Newswire

Upshur County Newswire

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

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  1. Clothes Closet Closes For SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Gilmer Mirror

    ... than $40,000 were donated in 2016. Some of the local organizations supported by the Clothes Closet include The Upshur County Food Bank, the Upshur County Library, The Literacy Council, The Historic Upshur Museum, the local Relay for Life, Backpacks ...

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  2. Praise for the Gilmer Civic CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Gilmer Mirror

    ... associated with having a building that is such a source of pride for so many of us in both Gilmer and Upshur County , I pray our community will continue to support the Gilmer Civic Center in coming years both by renting the facility when considering ...

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  3. Supt. Rick Albritton concerned about upcoming special session in AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Gilmer Mirror

    ... Tefteller said. Sprengler responded that the firm would agree to revise the contract to allow legal action in Upshur County and to remove

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  4. Here's What's CookingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... during the war. When Wiley Cook was discharged from the Army after the war ended, the family moved back to Upshur County, where he and his wife Thelma had grown up. But they missed their "second family" in Spartanburg very much. A few years later ...

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  5. Union Grove High School site of active-shooter training WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | KLTV Tyler

    If you were in Upshur County around Union Grove High School Wednesday morning, you may have seen a heavy law enforcement presence. It was just a drill.

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  6. Update on missing Longview toddler; may be in MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 12 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... hes tall and has brown eyes and black hair. Police said she is a known drug user and was last seen Thursday in Upshur County, but Marcos was not seen with her.

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  7. Longview police: Missing toddler may be in Mexico with motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 12 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... ctober, may be in Tiquicheo, Mexico. According to LPD, Becerril-Leon is a known drug user and was last seen in Upshur County on June 8, but Marcos was not seen with her. Marcos is 2 feet 8 inches tall and has brown eyes and black hair.

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  8. Longview Police searching for missing childRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 9 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Marcos Macedo was last seen by his guardian on May 31, in the presence of his non-custodial mother, Maria Becerril-Leon. Maria is a known drug user and was last seen in Upshur County on June 8, but Marcos was not seen with her.

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  9. Longview PD looking for missing toddlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 9 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... hes tall and has brown eyes and black hair. Police said she is a known drug user and was last seen Thursday in Upshur County, but Marcos was not seen with her.

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  10. Net Rma Announces Priority Project WinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 8 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    For the second year in a row, the North East Texas Regional Mobility Authority will give back to the East Texas region by awarding funds to Kaufman County in the amount of $77,817 for intersection improvements at SH 243/FM 2727, Upshur County in the amount of $250,000 for a feasibility study for the construction of a loop around Gilmer, and Wood County in the amount of $172,183 for the development of water, sewer and natural gas infrastructure in support of the Northeast Texas Poultry Complex . "The mission of the NET RMA is to increase mobility in East Texas.

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  11. Upshur County investigating after shooting leaves 1 injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | KXXV-TV Waco

    According to Upshur County Sheriff Larry Webb, deputies responded at 6 p.m., Wednesday to reports of a shooting in Big Sandy on the 1300 block of Red Maple Road. Upon arrival, deputies found a man with a gunshot wound.

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  12. Convicted killer of 2 gets October execution dateRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 8 | Washington Times

    An East Texas man on death row for killing two men days apart during a crime trek across the state more than 15 years ago has received an execution date for later this year. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark says the prison agency has received court documents setting 33-year-old convicted killer Clinton Lee Young for lethal injection Oct. 26. Young, from Ore City in Upshur County, was convicted and condemned for the November 2001 fatal shootings of 41-year-old Doyle Douglas in Longview and then 52-year-old Samuel Petrey a day or two later in a Midland oilfield.

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  13. Gilmer man suspected of fatally shooting stepfather indicted on murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 7 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Clinton Ray Allen, 45, of Gilmer, was indicted June 2 by an Upshur County grand jury. Allen is suspected of shooting his stepfather, James Earl Robertson - who, in April, was found dead in his home in the 400 block of Holly Road.

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  14. Sessions on life skills open to children throughout summerRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 4 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... ingredients in order to prepare a recipe in 40 minutes. The other five sessions will be June 21 in Gilmer ( Upshur County), then back in Linden (Cass County) June 28 for "Kitchen Challenge," similar to the cable TV show "Chopped Junior." Following a ...

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  15. Rep. Ratcliffe selects Upshur County students for "Rising Lone Star" awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 4 | Gilmer Mirror

    Rep. John Ratcliffe selected James Haydan and Gabrielle Flinn of New Diana High School; Dustin Ritter and Stacey Abrego of Ore City High School; Clintarius Starling and Makaidi Jones of Gladewater High School; Tristan Boyce of Union Grove High School; Chelsea Allison of Gilmer High School; Josie Heflin of Union Hill High School; and LeAnn Paige Howard of Harmony High School to receive the 2017 "Rising Lone Star" award this month. The "Rising Lone Star" award recognizes extraordinary acts of self-sacrifice or community service demonstrated by high school students in Texas' 4th District.

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  16. Reminiscing Upshur County - High School GraduationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... with 76 members. I wish the very best for this year's Harmony graduates, as I do for the other six schools in Upshur County as they begin this new portion of their lives.

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  17. Net Rma Announces Priority Project WinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... to award funds to three counties. The NET RMA will present Kaufman County a check in the amount of $77,817, Upshur County will receive $250,000 for its project submittal, and Wood County will receive $172,183. Funds generated by revenues from Toll ...

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  18. Upshur County man sentenced to 30 years for drug possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    A 36-year-old Ore City man was arrested by the Upshur County Sheriff's Department when he failed to show up in court for his trial on Wednesday. The Upshur County District Attorney's office said Jarrod Craig McBride backed out of a previous plea deal for a 13-year sentence for drug related charges on May 5, because he wanted to get married.

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  19. Jarrod Craig McBrideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    A 36-year-old Ore City man was arrested by the Upshur County Sheriff's Department when he failed to show up in court for his trial on Wednesday. The Upshur County District Attorney's office said Jarrod Craig McBride backed out of a previous plea deal for a 13-year sentence for drug related charges on May 5, because he wanted to get married.

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  20. Defendant fails to show up for trial, sentenced to 30 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | KXXV-TV Waco

    An Upshur County man is sentenced to 30 years in prison, for failing to show up for his jury trial, for a first degree felony offense. Jarrod Craig McBride, of Ore City, was out on bond for a possession of methamphetamine charge, and was due in court Wednesday.

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