From East Texas Radio News Upshur County authorities arrested Russel Wayne Gilmore, 40, of Omaha, as the suspect in connection with a laundromat burglary in Hughes Springs that turned into arson in December of 2021. Chief Randy Kennedy reports that Gilmore is in the Upshur County Jail on charges ofContinue Reading

Glenda Ann Barlow, age 78, of Linden, Texas, went to be with the Lord, Friday, January 7, 2022 in a local nursing home. She was born on June 8, 1943 in Vivian, Louisiana to Morris and Louise Alexander. She was a Christian by faith and a retired florist. Glenda hadContinue Reading

By Keith Randall, Texas A&M University Division of Marketing & Communications   Last month Texas experienced its warmest December on record since 1889, said John Nielsen-Gammon, a regents professor of atmospheric sciences at Texas A&M University who also serves as the state climatologist. From Dallas through Abilene to Del Rio, temperatures averagedContinue Reading

A brand new state agency is in the business of catching crooks who use skimmers to steal your credit card information. Authorities find the devices on gas pumps. Tela Mange with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation says investigators with the new Financial Crimes Intelligence Center will monitor casesContinue Reading

Bowie County I-30 – From FM 989 to AR State Line, reconstructing and widening highway, daytime work in median. Motorists should watch for trucks and equipment pulling onto the interstate SH 8 – At Sulphur River, replacing bridges SH 98 – At Anderson Creek, bridge replacement. Traffic restricted to oneContinue Reading

Glenuel Ray “Mann” McCreery, age 64, of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, January 5, 2022, in a Texarkana, Texas hospital. Mann was born December 25, 1957, in Atlanta, Texas, to Glenn and Florence McCreery. He was employed with Cass County Veterinarian Clinic. He enjoyed camping, mowingContinue Reading

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is pleased to announce that in 2021, it had the highest number of Most Wanted Offenders captured in a single year since the program’s inception in 1993. Last year, in cooperation with state, federal, local, and Mexican authorities,* captured a recordContinue Reading

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — It’s official! The number one specialty license plate design in Texas for 2021 was Classic Black, the full black background design from My Plates.com. This retro design has held the position as Texas’ most popular plate since its official launch in 2016. Over 90,000 State and My Plates specialty license platesContinue Reading

This spike in Covid cases is not slowing the surging Texas economy. Experts like economist Ray Perryman say, when it comes to sales tax revenues, they’ve never seen anything like this. The latest report from the Texas Comptroller’s Office shows that Christmas shopping drove a double-digit increase in the retailContinue Reading

William “Sonny” Richard Lyle, born October 18, 1943, in Corley TX, passed from this life on January 4, 2022, in Texarkana TX. He was 78 years old. Sonny is preceded in death by his wife Susan Lee (Hill) Lyle; parents William “Bill” Pinky Lyle and Inez Lyle; and nephew DennisContinue Reading