Man in custody after ‘disturbance’ breaks out on highway bus in Van Zandt County
VAN ZANDT COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - A man has been taken into custody after the driver of a bus called authorities about a fight taking place on his vehicle. Deputies were called out to a highway bus on I-20 just west of FM 47 on Saturday afternoon after the bus driver reported a disturbance had broken out, Van Zandt County Sheriff Joe Carter said.
5 East Texans accused of kidnapping, torturing woman sentenced to deferred adjudication
HENDERSON COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – Five people accused in the 2022 kidnapping and torture of a woman found in Athens were each sentenced to 10 years deferred adjudication after either pleading guilty or nolo contendere to engaging in organized criminal activity. Six people have been charged in the case, with the sixth person set to […]
Henderson County Mar 01 Weekly Crime Report: 26 Incidents and 2 Crime Stories
Henderson County Mar 01 Weekly Crime Report: 26 Incidents and 2 Crime Stories. During the last week, a total of 26 crime cases were reported in Henderson County. The most prevalent crimes were 'Suspicious Situation' and 'Disturbance', each with 7 instances accounting for approximately 27% of the total crime cases. 'Other' crimes, which include 'Disorderly Conduct' and 'Threats', were reported 4 times, making up about 15% of the total cases. 'Trespass' and 'Theft' both had 3 instances, each contributing to around 12% of the total crime cases. The least reported crime was 'Burglary' with 2 instances, making up nearly 8% of the total crimes. This data suggests that the place is grappling with a variety of crime issues, with 'Suspicious Situation' and 'Disturbance' being the most urgent to address.
Athens bullrider at $24,000 midway through Houston rodeo
HOUSTON, Texas (KLTV) - A bullrider from Athens is heading to the semi-finals at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Jeff Askey, 36, placed second in round one of bull riding for $2,500, second in round two for $2,000, first in round three for $7,500, and landed a semi-finals qualifying bonus of $12,000 on Thursday night. His winning Thursday night performance on Legacy Rodeo’s Buckeye earned him 79 points. Askey was the first place qualifier for the semi-finals and sits at $24,000 in total winnings so far.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.65 and $3.09 in Canton as of 2024-03-02. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.338, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
Meet the candidates running for Van Zandt County Sheriff
CANTON, Texas (KETK) – Current Van Zandt County Sheriff Joe Carter was appointed in 2022, following the resignation of the former sheriff Steve Hendrix after he was accused of lying in a Texas Rangers’ investigation over excessive force. This is the first time Van Zandt County voters will...
Cattle prices boom due to drought
ATHENS – Cattle auction prices have risen to record numbers in part due to East Texas rancher’s reducing their herd sizes in response to the 2022 drought. “We actually had record-high calf prices last week in parts of Texas,” David Anderson, extension economist with Texas A&M AgriLife, said.
Forney Teen Sentenced to 50 Years in a Shooting that Left Pregnant Woman Paralyzed
KAUFMAN - On Thursday, 19-year-old Corey D. Brown-Radford Jr. of Forney was sentenced to 50 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for July 24, 2022, aggravated robbery and shooting of a pregnant woman and a man that left the woman permanently paralyzed. On February 29, 2024, a Kaufman...
Don’t Miss Out On The Fun And Excitement Of These 9 East Texas Weekend Events
The signs of Spring are all around Tyler, Texas, Longview, Gilmer, and Athens, Texas too. Spring flowers are in bloom as well as some Dogwood trees and we're beginning to see the signs of pollen. With so much plant life coming back to life, so are the East Texas weekend activities.
License plate reader aides in murder arrest
Editor@terrelltribune.com A license plate reader notification received by the Terrell Police Department Tuesday, Feb. 27 led to the arrest of a wanted homicide suspect. At approximately 12 p.m., a license plate reader notified Terrell PD of a vehicle connected to a homicide from Hinds County,…
25-year-old Lindale man gets life sentence for fatal hit-and-run
TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - A Lindale man accused in a 2022 hit-and-run death was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday. Ryan Joshua Pruitt, 25, was charged with accident involving death and tampering with evidence after a hit-and-run incident with a woman on a scooter. According to a DPS crash report, Esperanza Hope Guillen, 37, of Lindale, was thrown on to the hood of Pruitt’s car after he came around a slight left curve on the wrong side of the road. The report states Pruitt fled the scene before a trooper arrived. His car was located a short time later in a wooded area. Grand jury indictments state Pruitt and his co-defendant, Kerissa Valenzuela, 28, of Lindale, destroyed and concealed evidence, including a license plate, clothing and blood.
Canton’s Reese drives in 2 in Houston loss
HOUSTON, Texas (KLTV) - Former Canton Eagle Ace Reese had a hit and two RBI in Houston’s 8-7 loss to UTSA. The freshman started in left field and went 1-for-3 with a walk and run scored. Both RBI came on a single in the fifth inning. With the loss,...
Payne Springs kitchen fire sends 4 to emergency room
PAYNE SPRINGS, Texas (KETK) – Payne Springs Fire Rescue said that a kitchen fire at a home off of County Road 2852 sent four people to a local emergency room to be checked out on Thursday. PSFR went out to the scene at around 12:57 a.m. on Thursday and when PSFR Chief 1 arrived they […]
Martin’s Mill girls are headed to the state final after 54-43 win over Goldthwaite
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (KETK) — The Martin’s Mill Lady Mustangs had been to the state tournament three years in a row, and had come up short in the state semifinal round each time. But 2024 was a different story, as the girls from Ben Wheeler took care of business, beating Goldthwaite 54-43, and punching their […]
Another prisoner escapes in Kaufman
Editor@terrelltribune.com Another prisoner escaped in Kaufman after receiving medical treatment Tuesday, Feb. 27. Early Tuesday morning at approximately 10:40 a.m., a Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office Deputy was at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Kaufman with a prisoner as they were being…
Terrell ISD Investigating Anonymous Social Media Threat Aimed At Terrell High School
TERRELL - Terrell ISD is working with law enforcement to investigate an anonymous online threat aimed at Terrell High School on Monday, March 4th. The statement released by the district to inForney.com is below:. “On Thursday, February 29, Terrell ISD learned of an anonymous social media threat targeting Terrell High...
While Lindale Waits for Their Long Rumored Buc-ee’s, Louisiana May Get a Second Store
Good ole Buc-ee's, they are popping up everywhere. Colorado, North Carolina, Missouri, none of them are safe from the goodness of clean bathrooms and Beaver Nuggets. We are fortunate to have a Buc-ee's not too far from us in Terrell. For folks in Louisiana, their closest Buc-ee's fix is in Baytown, Texas. That was until the announcement of a Buc-ee's being built in Ruston, Louisiana. Rumors are now being passed around that a second Buc-ee's may be coming to Lafayette. This is great, but when is the long rumored Lindale Buc-ee's coming?
Shelbyville boys are headed to state after 48-46 win over Beckville
ATHENS, Texas (KETK) — It was an East Texas showdown in Athens on Saturday afternoon, as the Shelbyville Dragons took on the Beckville Bearcats in the 2A regional final. This was a battle down to the wire, and in the end, the Dragons held on to win it 48-46 and punched their ticket to the […]
Canton's Pizza Paradise: Three Pizzas You Can't Miss
This article presents three distinct pizzas found in Canton. Have you had the chance to taste any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Dive into Flavors: 3 Exquisite Seafood Restaurants in Athens
In this article, we're exploring three exceptional seafood restaurants in Athens. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!