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June 25, 2017

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Reward Offered for Most Wanted Fugitive from Bryan

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Michael Christopher Sanchez, 32, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Sanchez, a Latin Kings gang member, is wanted for parole violation and engaging in organized

Less Busy, Better Life

Everyone appears to be busy doing one thing or the other. People seem to be working every single minute of their life. The quality of life that people are leading has considerably gone down. Being too busy can lead one to neglect their wellbeing which in turn results into lack of peace and joy in

Trammel’s Trace is subject of book talk

The Harrison County Historical Museum is hosting a book talk featuring author Gary L. Pinkerton at 10 a.m., February 18 in the 1901 Harrison County Courthouse in Marshall.  His book, Trammel’s Trace:  The First Road to Texas from the North, tells the story of the 19th century northeast Texas road.  The path of Trammel’s Trace

DPS Offers Super Bowl Celebration Safety Tips

AUSTIN – In preparation for the Super Bowl, which will be held in Houston on Sunday, Feb. 5, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is asking Texans and visitors to remain aware of their surroundings and to stay vigilant regarding potential criminal activity. If someone observes suspicious behaviors or activity, they are urged to

Reward Offered for Most Wanted Fugitive from Victoria County

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Gilbert Garza, 33, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Garza, who is a Hermandad de Pistoleros Latinos gang member, is wanted for obstruction/retaliation (three counts).

TxDOT URGES DRIVERS TO ‘END THE STREAK’ OF DAILY DEATHS

November 2016 marks grim milestone of more than 55,000 roadway deaths since 2000 AUSTIN – The Lone Star State marks a deadly milestone on Monday as at least one fatality has occurred each and every day on Texas roadways since Nov. 7, 2000. In an effort to end this deadly 16-year streak, the Texas Department

FM 2199 RAILROAD CROSSING CLOSED IN SCOTTSVILLE FOR REPAIRS

Traffic to be detoured through Marshall WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 6, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. or until work is completed. WHERE: Railroad crossing on Farm-to-Market Road 2199 in Scottville. ATLANTA — Motorists who normally travel FM 2199 in Scottsville will need to find an alternate route on Sunday, Nov. 6. Union Pacific Railroad will

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