Henderson County, TX

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Mommy-mode to police-mode saves life of woman drowning

On Memorial Day weekend, Henderson County Sheriff Deputy Ashley Reed was off duty with her kids when she jumped in without hesitation to ultimately save a woman, who was lying face down in the water at a Gun Barrel City park. She jumped in using her instincts and quick thinking...
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Henderson County, TXKSLA

Henderson County deputy honored for saving drowning woman

ATHENS, Texas (KLTV) - A Henderson County Sheriff’s Deputy was honored Tuesday night for their action in saving a drowning woman. According to a press release by Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse, Deputy Ashley Reed was at Tom Finely Park in Gun Barrel City on Saturday, May 29 when she spotted a woman having a medical emergency in the water.
Tyler, TXktbb.com

Suspect sought following high speed chase

TYLER — Tyler police officers were called in to help Coffee City Police and the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office in a high speed chase that ended just outside of the Tyler city limits last night around 9:00. According to our news partner KETK, the chase began in Coffee City and ended along highway 155S in Noonday. One person was arrested. Officials are searching for a second suspect. Additional details were not available.
Henderson County, TXAthens Daily Review

World Series of Team Roping

Watson Team Roping hosted a three day World Series of Team Roping qualifier at Henderson County Fair Park. James and Brandy Watson produced the event. Watson has been in team roping for 25 years. The next event will be Aug. 20 through 22. A list of winners will be posted at Watson Team Roping on Facebook.
Henderson County, TXthemonitor.net

Murder suspect arrested after shooting in Seven Points

Joshua Jones, 37, of Seven Points, was arrested by Henderson County Sheriff Deputies after the shooting death of Jason Blake, 44. The Sheriff’s Office received calls regarding a disturbance at a residence in the 27000 block of West Oak Ridge Road at approximately 8:15 p.m. When Deputy Luke Rachel arrived...
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County gets high retirement ranking

Henderson County has been attracting retirees since even before Cedar Creek Reservoir and Lake Palestine became senior destinations. A recent rating of Texas places for their attractiveness to those looking for a place to spend their leisure years ranks the county on the top end as a suitable retirement spot. Stacker newswire used a number of statistics to place the county a solid No. 17 among the 254 in the state.
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Hay bales abundant in county

Hay producers are playing catch-up in Henderson County because of cutting delays brought about by many days of rain in May and early June. Texas AgriLife Extension Agent Spencer Perkins said the baling is far from done. “Generally speaking, we’re late on our first cutting,” Perkins said. “The fields are...
Smith County, TXTyler Morning Telegraph

NET Health reports 18 new COVID-19 related cases since Thursday

Smith County saw 18 new confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases as of Monday, according to a twice-weekly report. Northeast Texas Public Health District data as of Monday shows a total of 20,663 confirmed and probable cases in Smith County. There are 12,020 confirmed cases and 8,643 probable cases within the county.