Arrest Reports for 05/31/23
30268 FM23-013J2 CONTINUOUS VIOLENCE AGAINST THE FAMILY.
Do Not Miss the World’s Fastest Monster Truck Saturday in Jasper
You've probably seen monster trucks in person, but, I doubt you have ever seen one as powerful and fast as the Raminator. This 2,000-horsepower beast weighs in at just over 10,000 pounds and has a top speed of 99.1 mph. That makes the Raminator the Guinness World Record holder of...
William Anthony “Bill” Barcheers
William Anthony “Bill” Barcheers born August 24, 1950, peacefully passed into his eternity on Sunday, May 28, 2023, surrounded by his family at the age of 72. Bill was a lifelong resident of Hemphill, Texas. He loved his community and found a way to create a career centered...
Anacoco man grows enormous cherry tomato plant
Son publicly cleared more than 30 years later by RPSO in death of his father. More than 30 years after 11-year-old Cody VanAsselberg was accused of shooting and killing his father, August ‘Gus’ VanAsselberg, 36, of Elmer, he has been publicly cleared by the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office, the agency that first investigated the case, and the one that reopened it last year.
2nd Annual Newton Co Sheriff’s Dept Summer Youth Horse Camp has wrapped up
The Second Annual Newton County Sheriff’s Department Summer Youth Horse Camp has wrapped up, and organizers are calling it a huge success. Held at the Newton County Fairgrounds, youngsters from the area learned how to ride horses and their basic care. They also learned CPR, firefighting, firearms safety and shooting, archery, and other skills.
Jail says some charges dropped against shooting suspects, DA says no charges dropped
The Jasper County Jail says a charge of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon has been dropped on four suspects accused of being involved in a Sunday, April 23rd mass shooting at an after-prom party just north of Jasper. However, Jasper County District Attorney Anne Pickle says that no charges...
DA preparing to take man to trial accused of choking a woman
Jasper County District Attorney Anne Pickle and her staff are preparing to take a man to trial who is accused of choking a woman, and also charged with a drug crime. According to Pickle, 50-year-old Anthony Raydell Mason, of Kirbyville, is currently under grand jury indictment on a March of 2022 3rd degree felony charge of Assault-Family Violence by Impeding Breathing or Circulation. Mason is accused of choking Brandi Boyd.
Newton and Jasper will not play football this year due to Apr 23rd mass shooting
KJAS News learned on Thursday that Jasper and Newton will not play each other in football this year. Jasper Head Coach Kendrick Crumedy and Newton ISD Superintendent Michelle Barrow say it’s because of the Sunday, April 23rd mass shooting in which several Newton teenagers are accused of being involved in the shooting that injured eleven Jasper teenagers.
The top 10 places people in Hardin County are looking to buy homes
Stacker compiled statistics about where people in Hardin County are looking to buy homes using cross-market demand and monthly inventory data from Realtor.com.
Dallas man drowns in Toledo Bend lake
A Dallas man has drowned in Sabine County over the holiday weekend. The body of Roberto Resendiz-Flores was found in Toledo Bend Friday night. Texas Parks and Wildlife wardens
Boy hailed as hero after saving drowning child's life in Lake Sam Rayburn
A boy is being hailed as a hero after he saved the life of another child who was drowning in Lake Sam Rayburn over the Memorial Day weekend. The staff of Jackson Hill Marina in the Broaddus area say that 11-year-old Hunter Mundy was swimming with an inflatable shark when he heard the other child calling out for help. Staff members say several people were on shore and witnessed the child in trouble, but only Mundy was close enough to help.
Woman rescued from vehicle after it plunged into a creek
A woman had to be rescued from her vehicle after it plunged into a creek. The incident occurred shortly before 9:00 Saturday evening in Sabine County. Daily News & More is reporting that emergency responders were sent to Farm to Market Road 1, also known as Bronson Road, about a mile south of Highway 103, and found the vehicle partially submerged in the water.
Fire destroyed house in far north Jasper County
A Tuesday afternoon fire destroyed a house in far north Jasper County. Lake Rayburn firefighters responded to the blaze shortly after 3:00 on County Road 230. Flames quickly spread through the one-story wood-frame structure, owned by Tina Worsham. There's no official word on what may have caused the fire. However,...
TxDOT Details Upgrades for Angelina, Nacogdoches, and SA Counties
At a recent meeting, the Texas Transportation Commissioners approved more than $26.6 million in road projects for the Lufkin District. Commissioners also approved a redesignation of US 59 in Burke and Diboll. Changes on Highway 59 Near Diboll. Commissioners approved designating US 59 along a new location on the state...
Newton Co Sheriff's Report for Mon, May 29th, 2023
Calls To Services (May 22, 2023, to May 28, 2023): The Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) answered 61 calls to service. NCSO made 1 transport. 1 Transport from JCSO to NCSO. Jail Population: We currently have 18 inmates in the following Jails, 10 housed in Newton, 8 housed...
Arrest Reports for 05/26/23
41142 JC36078 MTRB / CRIM TRESPASS HABIT/SHLTR/SUPRFUND/INFSTRT.
Woodville man involved in a Sunday evening rollover crash
A man from Tyler County was involved in a Sunday evening rollover crash here in Jasper. It happened shortly after 5:00 at the intersection of Highways 190 and 63 West. Police say Markeze Riley, 29 of Woodville was driving a late model Chevrolet Impala eastbound on Highway 190. Firefighters said Riley told them that he fell asleep at the wheel causing the car went off the south side of the highway and flipped upside-down.
NSU hosts summer STEAM camp for Sabine students
Northwestern State University hosted junior high and high schoolers from Sabine Parish for a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) day camp May 22-25. “This year, our junior high school campers were immersed in STEAM education and career exploration,” said Steve Gruesbeck, NSU’s director of service-learning and La GEAR UP. “Each morning they studied one ACT subject area with School of Education faculty. After a networking lunch with college faculty, they explored academic disciplines and careers in journalism, art, computer information systems and nursing and allied health.”
Giving back: Sabine County businessman assists Six Mile Vol Fire Dept
The Six Mile Volunteer Fire Department in Sabine County is thanking a local businessman who recently assisted the department. According to the department, Eddie Marshall, who is the owner and operator of Elite Welding & Fabrication Solutions on Market Street in Hemphill, donated the time and materials needed to install a receiver hitch on the back of the department’s brush truck.
Jasper Youth Football & Sideline Cheer signups underway until Thu, June 15th
Jasper Youth Football & Sideline Cheer signups are underway, and Coach Schwanda Scott says the deadline to get signed up is Thursday, June 15th. However, Coach Scott says there will be a two day period of late registration on Friday, June 15th and Saturday, June 16th. Registration can be completed...
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