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City of Newton questioning if it should disband police department

Newton — The City of Newton may shut down its police department. The Newton Police Chief is telling us he was surprised to see the item placed on the council agenda. He says there are ongoing issues between his department and the Sheriff's Office. KFDM/Fox 4's Mello Styles traveled...
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Kenneth “Kenny” Earl Woosley

Kenneth “Kenny” Earl Woosley, 51, of Newton passed away on June 29, 2022 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont surrounded by his family. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, July 8, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Shultz Funeral Home in Jasper. The family will greet friends from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
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Newton PD Chief, Sheriff respond to potential disbanding of Police Department

NEWTON — The agenda for the Newton City Council meeting this Thursday night includes an item to consider and possibly take action to “discontinue Law Enforcement and a Police Department for the City of Newton thereby transferring responsibilities to Newton County, repealing all ordinance and resolutions on the creation of a police department and repealing all ordinances that include any action by the police department.”
NEWTON, TX
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Newton City Council may close police department, transfer law enforcement to county

NEWTON, Texas — Newton City Council members will be discussing getting rid of the small East Texas city's police department during their meeting this week. Council members will be discussing shutting down the Newton Police Department and transferring city law enforcement responsibilities to the Newton County Sheriff's Office according to two items on the agenda for Thursday night's meeting.
NEWTON, TX
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Martin’s to give employees annual summer vacay July 18th-25th

It’s a tradition at Martin’s Mexican Restaurant in Jasper, a summer vacation for the staff to let them unwind and recharge. Martin’s owner Martin Romero has announced that this year’s summer break for the staff will begin on Monday, July 18th, and the very popular restaurant, located on North Wheeler Street, will reopen one week later on Monday, July 25th.
JASPER, TX
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Arrest Reports 07/01/22 to 07/04/22

VANSLYKE, CURTIS DUWANE 41 M W KIRBYVILLE, TX 75956 7/1/2022 12:22 AM. FRAZIER, KIANA EMMAJEAN 26 F B JASPER, TX 75951 7/1/2022 10:58 AM. MORRIS, JAMES EDWARD, Jr. 34 M B JASPER, TX 75951 7/1/2022 2:14 PM. JPD 145078. TERRORISTIC THREAT CAUSE FEAR OF IMMINENT SBI. ~. ADAMS, CHARLES DARWIN,...
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Gardening with Greg: Bougainvillea - 6.29.22

This week Greg shares information about one particular plant he likes named bougainvillea. Do you have a gardening question for Greg? You can email your question to: Greg@kfdm.com. This segment is sponsored by Southern Nurseries. Call them at: (409) 386-0204 or visit them at: 1370 Highway 96 South - Silsbee,...
SILSBEE, TX
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Sonny "The Birdman" Carlin comes to the Jasper Public Library

It's all about learning and children gaining more knowledge about their world; It's The Summer Reading Program at the Jasper Public Library on Water Street. In recent weeks children who attended learned about the ocean and it's magnificent science of nature along with rehabilitating animals. On Tuesday, Carlin, the well...
JASPER, TX
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Dave’s Diner grand opening set

Dave’s Diner is the old but remodeled favorite spot at 4346 LA 12 in Starks. Dave’s Diner will have its Grand Opening and Shelton Wayne Ashworth Appreciation Day” on Sunday, July 3. David Wallace, diner owner, was raised in Starks by his grandparents, Myrtle Stanley Bass and...
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Gardening with Greg: Shrubs - 6.22.22

This week Greg shares information about shrubs that can withstand the heat and dry conditions in our area. Do you have a gardening question for Greg? You can email your question to: Greg@kfdm.com. This segment is sponsored by Southern Nurseries. Call them at: (409) 386-0204 or visit them at: 1370...
SILSBEE, TX
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Local children learn about animal rehabilitation at Jasper Public Library

It's all about learning. The summer reading program at the Jasper Public Library not only encourages children to read, but also allows them to learn about different topics and expand their horizons. On Tuesday, Pam Jordan with the S.E Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Silsbee presented a program about the...
JASPER, TX
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Snake season has arrived in Texas – here’s what you need to know

With temperatures hitting triple digits across the state, summer is an ideal time for snakes. Know what to do if you come across one. The summer season is here — and so are the snakes. With temperatures hitting triple digits across the state, Texans might just stumble across the critters in their yards or while hitting the trails.
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