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More stolen catalytic convertors

Jasper Police are investigating another report of stolen catalytic convertors. Officers were called to Enterprise Rent-A-Car at 308 North Wheeler Street and Jasper Auto Sales at 490 North Wheeler on Monday when it was reported that workers there had discovered that the anti-pollution devices had been stolen off vehicles. Earlier...
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Much needed rain created a beautiful rainbow

Much needed rainfall in and around Jasper on Tuesday resulted in a beautiful rainbow appearing during the early evening hours. This photo was taken by Judy Dunlap and shared with KJAS News. There's more opportunities for rainbows through the week and on Saturday as the National Weather Service has rain...
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Inside the Sandy Hook Civil Lawsuits against Alex Jones

On Dec. 14, 2021, 20-year-old Adam Lanza killed his mother, then drove to Sandy Hook Elementary in Newton, CT, where he killed 20 first graders and six educators. After the shooting, he killed himself. In the aftermath of a horrific event, people began doubting whether these events even occurred. One such denier was Alex Jones. Since then, his conspiracy theories about Sandy Hook have attracted an audience of like-minded conspiracy theorists. Many believe Jones when he claimed the Sandy Hook shooting was a hoax. Recently Jones recanted his statements, acknowledging that Sandy Hook was 100% real.
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Local man on DPS most wanted sex offender list arrested, released on bond

A local man who was on the Texas Department of Public Safety most wanted sex offenders list has been arrested and released on a $50,000.00 bond. Daily News & More is reporting that 50-year-old William Daniel Clifford, who has been listed as a resident of Spurger and Bronson, was charged in Sabine County with Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registry, and he also had warrants for Burglary of a Vehicle and Theft of Property.
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Two people injured in three vehicle auto accident

Two people were injured in a three-vehicle auto accident that occurred on Sunday at the intersection of Highway 190 and South Main Street here in Jasper. Police and firemen along with other emergency crews were dispatched to the location shortly after noon when it was reported that the crash had occurred.
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FREE back to school haircuts on Thu, Aug 4th & Fri, Aug 5th

The Pillars of the Community and the Rawls Foundation have announced that FREE back to school haircuts will be offered to area students on Thursday, August 4th and Friday, August 5th, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The haircuts will be at the Academy of Hair Design, located on Springhill...
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Helping Hopeful Paws at Smile.Amazon.com

Lorayne and Bruce Hinman moved to Newton in 2021. They noticed pretty quickly that there were so many strays wandering around the city of Newton. Lorayne, Bruce and their friend Mystery Smith (a vet tech) decided to start helping Newton’s stray dogs by catching them and having them neutered or spayed, shots, and cleaned up at their cost.
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Local residents beat the heat in a cool pool

With temperatures soaring over 100° everyday for the last few weeks, local residents are finding ways to beat the heat, and an enjoyable way is a nice cool pool. Many are flocking to the Jasper Country Club Resort on Highway 96 North. That was the case recently when Ashley...
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Lakes Area Veterinary Hospital celebrates 40 years of animal healthcare

The Lakes Area Veterinary Hospital on Highway 190 West in Jasper is celebrating forty years in business. The animal care facility was founded in 1982 by Dr. Royce Smathers, and in July of 1989 he partnered with his old Texas A&M classmate, Dr. David Fain, and together the pair owned and operated Fain & Smathers Veterinary Hospital.
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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.
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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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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...
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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...
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Snake season has arrived in Texas – here’s what you need to know

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. Summer, also known as “snake season,” is the perfect time for snakes to slither out...
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