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My name is Josh Tipton and I want to be your Constable in Precinct 5 of Shelby County!   I am humbly asking for your vote on March 3, 2020.   I am a graduate of the Kilgore Police Academy and a commissioned peace officer.  Currently, I serve as your... more
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    Senior Tyler Herndon was recognized as a member of the THSCA 1st Team Academic All-State football team.    The THSCA Academic All-State Teams recognize high school athletes who excel in the following categories: GPA, class rank and ACT/SAT score... more
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      The Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) and the Texas Army National Guard proudly congratulate the THSCA Academic All-State Football Teams for 2019-20.  The teams are selected by a point system that awards points for GPA, class rank... more
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  The Deep East Texas Council of Governments and Economic Development District (DETCOG) offices have relocated to their new regional headquarters in Lufkin, Texas.  Operations began in the new facility on Monday, December 9th.  The new physical and... more
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  On Monday, December 2, a representative of the Gas Compressor Association, Mr. Gary Farr from Cummins, presented Dr. Gregory Powell, President of Panola College, with a check for $17,000. This generous donation will be used to help enrich and grow... more
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NACOGDOCHES, TX –Members of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of East Texas will present “Naskila Gaming Making an Impact in Deep East Texas” at the Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce Eggs & Issues breakfast meeting. According to Tony Averitt,... more
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LAKE MURVAUL - near-drowning victim revived by bystander in Murvaul Marina (formerly Stovall's Marina)

At approximately 5:10pm on Monday, July 4, 2016, a swimmer in the park at Murvaul Marina (formerly Stovall's) stepped on the submerged body of a white male in his early to mid twenties.  After removing the victim from the lake water, a bystander began adminstering CPR for 20 minutes until paramedics arrived on the scene.  Water was cleared from his lungs and he did began breathing on his own, remaining unconcious.

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Joaquin FFA Fundraiser July 8th

Come help the Joaquin FFA travel to the Texas FFA State Convention in Dallas, TX and help in the community service effort to provide backpacks and school supplies to our host city.  The event will be held at First Baptist Church Haslam from 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Friday, July 8th.
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Camp Tonkawa Springs History Traced Back to Indian Ownership

Nacogdoches County, at Camp Tonkawa Springs. Many people do not know the interesting history of a swimming hole fifteen miles north of Nacogdoches and five miles east of U S 259 near the Rusk County line. It’s history is traced back to Indian ownership. Later, just before 1900, it was the site of Aiken’s Grist Mill, where grain products were ground up for food. In 1938, major changes began at the Springs. The first involved Dr. Stephen B.
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"She is more precious than rubies..."

Once again, the community turned out in force to support Laynli Perri Hairgrove, the toddler of Trent and Laci Hairgrove.  Laynli suddenly began having seizures and has been undergoing extensive medical treatment to diagnose the problem.  Along with the procedures she has had, she will be having genetic blood-work and a 2-5 day EEG.  At this time, her doctor is leaning toward stress-induced seizures, which can be brought on by a fever, virus, or infection.

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