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Alabama-Coushatta Tribe Police name suspect in Friday casino robbery

The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe Police Department has released the identity of the man accused of robbing the Naskila Gaming Casino early Friday morning. Police Chief Rex Evans says the suspect is Marquel Fitzgerald, of Houston. The crime occurred shortly before 6:00 a.m. on Friday at the casino, located off of Highway...
WOODVILLE, TX
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6 Years Strong: Naskila Gaming provides 700 jobs, housing for tribe members. Naskila is the largest private-sector employer in Polk County and has 700 jobs tied to the facility. They continued to pay employees even during the pandemic shutdown. Updated: 2 hours ago. |. Watch KLTV 7 News at 10.
RUSK COUNTY, TX
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6 Years Strong: Naskila Gaming provides 700 jobs, housing for tribe members

LIVINGSTON, Texas (KTRE) - Since opening in 2016, more than 5,000,000 guests have visited Naskila Gaming according to an official press release. Vice Chairman of the Tribal Council, Nita Battise, said their success has been made possible by neighboring counties and 80 resolutions of support, which was the same information she presented before congressional leadership.
POLK COUNTY, TX
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6 Years Strong: Naskila Gaming provides 700 jobs, housing for tribe members. Naskila is the largest private-sector employer in Polk County and has 700 jobs tied to the facility. They continued to pay employees even during the pandemic shutdown. Updated: 2 hours ago. |. Watch KLTV 7 News at 10.
POLK COUNTY, TX
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STANDOFF ON I-69 FREEWAY CLOSED

At 5:58am there was a robbery at the Alabama Coshata Reservation in Polk County. Polk County was in pursuit of the white charger. After hitting several vehicles in the pursuit the chase continued. The car has now stopped at Northpark and I-69 surrounded by police. The driver is refusing to exit the vehicle. I-69 southbound and northbound is closed.
POLK COUNTY, TX
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Livingston signings

Brandon Lyons (middle) is the son of Sheriff Byron and Sylvia Lyons. He has signed with Lamar University to participate in track & field, with plans to study marketing. Lyons also played two years of varsity basketball. He ran the 200 and 400 meters in track. At Lamar, he will compete in the the long jump and high jump, where he advanced to the regional meet his junior and senior year. Ja’Nayah Pickens, (left) the daughter of Brandon and Le’Shauna Pickens, has signed to further her tennis career at Delaware State University. She is the district’s girls singles champion for the past two years and advanced to the regional tournament this year. The Lady Lions were district champions in 2021 and 2022. Away from the court, Pickens is in the top 10% of her class, a co-captain and All-American on the cheerleading squad, a member of the National Honor Society, and was runner-up in the 2022 Miss Polk County Pageant. Marlinda Dunham (right) has signed to participate in soccer at Dallas College. Dunham played goalie for two years, named first team all-district her senior year. She played volleyball for the Lady Lions in three seasons. During her freshman and sophomore years, she played basketball, and advanced to the regional meet in powerlifting. She plans to major in criminal justice and forensic science.
LIVINGSTON, TX
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Man in custody after police standoff in Polk County near Kingwood

POLK COUNTY, Texas (CW39) New on the North East side of town, a man is in custody after a police chase that started around 6:45 a.m.. It went through Montgomery County and Polk County. Houston Police assisted in local jurisdiction along the North Freeway in Kingwood. That’s where it caused...
POLK COUNTY, TX
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Chase suspect in custody following standoff on Eastex Freeway

HOUSTON — Texas Troopers have arrested a chase suspect following a standoff on the Eastex Freeway Friday morning. According to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, the chase started in Polk County as an armed robbery. This is heading south near Kingwood. The suspect was alone in the white sedan…
POLK COUNTY, TX

Monkey escapes from owner at Dollar General in Texas

May 11 (UPI) -- Police in Texas are asking the public to be on the lookout for a 7-month-old capuchin monkey that escaped from its owner at a Dollar General store. Lawrence Jolly, store manager at the Dollar General in Corrigan, said the monkey's owner had come into the store to buy a bottled water.
CORRIGAN, TX
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Police, animal control search for missing monkey in Corrigan area

CORRIGAN, Texas (KTRE) – Police and Polk County Animal Control are on the lookout for an escaped Capuchin monkey in Corrigan. The support animal got away from its owner at a Corrigan Dollar General store after she bought it some water. Store manager Lawrence Jolly saw the situation unfold.
CORRIGAN, TX
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Opinion: The fight for Naskila Gaming continues

Chairman of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas Tribal Council. The past year has been full of promise and opportunity for the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas’ effort to keep our Naskila Gaming electronic bingo facility open. We have seen positive movement in the courts and in the halls of the United States Congress, but our fight is far from over.
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Police, animal control search for missing monkey in Corrigan area

CORRIGAN, Texas (KTRE) - Police and Polk County Animal Control are on the lookout for an escaped capuchin monkey in Corrigan. The support animal got away from its owner at a Corrigan Dollar General store after she bought it some water. Store manager Lawrence Jolly saw the situation unfold. “She...
CORRIGAN, TX
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Fight for Naskila Gaming continues

The past year has been full of promise and opportunity for the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas’ effort to keep our Naskila Gaming electronic bingo facility open. We have seen positive movement in the courts and in the halls of the United States Congress, but our fight is far from over.
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