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  1. GISD board retains current tax rateRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Gilmer Mirror

    ... balanced budget." She also said the school would make part of its bond payment with funds it received from the Upshur County Commissioners Court. Albritton said the new food service budget of salmost $1.2 million is down about $100,000 from the ...

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  2. Sex offendera s conviction upheldRead the original story

    Tuesday | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The 6th Court of Appeals has upheld the convictions and six life imprisonment sentences assessed last year against a former Gilmer pastor who pled guilty to committing several sex-related offenses against a female relative starting in her childhood, Upshur County District Attorney Billy Byrd said Tuesday.

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  3. Ongoing construction projects in East TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | CBS 3 Springfield

    ... construction. Watch for slow moving work convoy between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. Hwy 80 between Loop 485 and the Upshur County Line--base and pavement repairs. Hwy 271 in Gladewater--base and pavement repairs in various locations. Loop 281 at Hwy ...

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  4. Maximum term imposed in drug delivery caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | Gilmer Mirror

    A 44-year-old Longview man was sentenced to two concurrent 2-year state jail terms Wednesday, two days after pleading guilty to two charges of delivering drugs, said Upshur County District Attorney Billy Byrd's office.

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  5. Gilmer proposes lowering city tax rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... the current rate of .635424 cents. The newly proposed rate is the "effective tax rate" - the amount which the Upshur County tax assessor-collector's office projected "in theory" would raise the same amount of revenue as last year, said City Manager ...

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  6. FLUELLEN v. STATERead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | FindLaw

    ... JJ. L. Charles Van Cleef, for Hugo Fluellen. Natalie A. Miller, Billy W. Byrd, for The State of Texas. In Upshur County, Texas, Hugo Fluellen was charged by indictment with six counts: 1 two counts of indecency with a child, three counts of sexual ...

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  7. Former prison guard gets 99 years for sexual assault of a childRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    A 115th District Court jury sentenced a former state prison guard to 99 years in prison Friday after convicting him of aggravated sexual assault of a child, said Upshur County District Attorney Billy Byrd.

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  8. Death of Upshur County 4-year-old ruled accidentalRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Upshur County Pct. 2 Justice of the Peace Lyle Potter said today he has ruled that the death of a 4-year-old Gilmer boy whose father ran over him in a pickup truck Sunday night as accidental.

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  9. Four-year-old boy killed in accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Gilmer Mirror

    A 4-year-old Gilmer boy died when a vehicle believed to have been driven by his father accidentally struck him on private property just outside the western city limits Sunday night, said Upshur County Pct.

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  10. Upshur County Commissioners Court expected to set tax rate, budget FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Gilmer Mirror

    Upshur County Judge Dean Fowler, who has proposed raising the county's tax rate, said Monday he expects the county commissioners court to set the rate and budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year Friday after holding its second public hearing on the issues.

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  11. Upshur County investigating death of 4-year-oldRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The Upshur County Sheriff's Office declined to release information Monday concerning the death of a 4-A yearA -old boy in the Gilmer area Sunday night.

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  12. VIDEO: Death of 4-year-old in Gilmer area shrouded in mysteryRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The Upshur County Sheriff's Office declined to release information today concerning the death of a 4-year-old boy in the Gilmer area Sunday night.

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  13. Young child dies after falling underneath family truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | KLTV Tyler

    ... 10 p.m. on Sunday that his nephew, Rylie Johnson, was with his father at the family's residence near Gilmer in Upshur County when the accident happened. Mize said that when he arrived at the residence, he learned that Rylie had been with his father, ...

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  14. Death of 4-year-old in Gilmer area shrouded in mysteryRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | KYTX-TV News

    ... class for its workers next month to do just that, until it got canceled. GILMER (TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH)--The Upshur County Sheriff's Office declined to release information today concerning the death of a 4-year-old boy in the Gilmer area Sunday ...

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  15. Woman arrested on animal cruelty chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | Gilmer Mirror

    A Big Sandy-area woman who had 71 animals seized from her by the state in May was arrested Wednesday on a misdemeanor charge of cruelty to non-livestock animals after she reportedly solicited donations of dogs recently, said Upshur County Pct.

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  16. Carolyn Duke presents program about Harmony ISD at Gilmer Rotary Club meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... Rotary Club Tuesday. "A lot of people don't know" that Harmony ISD, which lies partly in Wood County, is Upshur County's second-largest school district in enrollment, said Duke. The school, which has its campus in western Upshur County, had 1,073 ...

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  17. Lisa Long named as new Civic Center directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... in 1982. Among her teachers there was Gilmer native Donna Gaddis. Long was director at Camp Gilmont in rural Upshur County from 1996-1999. She then was voter registrar and a deputy tax assessor-collector for the Upshur County tax ...

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  18. Judge Parish sentences 27 individualsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... sentenced 24 persons for felony offenses and three for misdemeanor crimes between June 30 and Thursday, said Upshur County District Attorney Billy Byrd's office. Details of the sentencings were as follows, the office reported: Andrew Lowell Crane, ...

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  19. SideglancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... martial artist, is one of East Texas' most interesting characters. He grew up in Gladewater and is kin to the Upshur County Lansdales. So when he turned up twice on the program of the East Texas Historical Association meeting in Tyler last month, I ...

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  20. Big Sandy woman, arrested in May for cruelty to animals, arrested againRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    A Big Sandy area woman who had more than 70 dogs seized from her by the state in May was arrested Tuesday on a misdemeanor charge of cruelty to animals after she reportedly began soliciting donations of dogs to her in recent weeks, said Upshur County Pct.

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