Two injured in Burkeville head-on crash
Burkeville Fire Chief Charles Duckworth says two people were injured in a late Saturday morning head-on collision involving a car and a pickup truck. It happened shortly after 10:00 on Highway 63 at Farm to Market Road 1414. Chief Duckworth said one person had a serious leg injury and was...
Man accused of dragging Sabine County deputy with car
SABINE COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - A Hemphill man is in jail after allegedly dragging a deputy during a traffic stop on March 14. James Robert Hoffer, 28, of Hemphill, was stopped by the deputy at the intersection of FM 83 and FM 1 around 1 a.m. The deputy saw a baggy in Hoffer’s lap, the report said, but Hoffer denied the claim.
Arrest Reports for 03/23/23
Biggest snowfall recorded in Sabine County, TX history
Stacker looked at the biggest 1-day snowfall in Sabine County, Texas using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Texas NWS Flood Warning Alert for Newton, Orange Counties
The NOAA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the NWS, National Weather Service, has issued a “Flood Warning” alert event for flooding from 3–24–2023 to 3–25–2023. This includes the Sabine River near Deweyville.
One person dead following single vehicle auto accident east of Jasper
One person is dead following a rollover crash east of Jasper. It happened at about 4:30 Thursday afternoon on Highway 190 East, just east of the Goodman Prison Unit. Texas Department of Public Safety Sergeant Shana Clark has identified the driver as 43-year-old William Lawson, of Newton. A witness at...
Firefighters battled pre-dawn house fire in Sabine County
Firefighters in Sabine County were busy battling a pre-dawn house fire on Wednesday. Daily News & More is reporting that it occurred on Johnnies Lane off of Eagle Estates Circle, which is on the shore of Toledo Bend Reservoir about 8 miles northeast of Hemphill. The Pendleton Harbor, Hemphill, Pineland,...
Newton County Constable chases suspect
Newton County Precinct 1 Constable Colton Havard says he will be going before a judge seeking a warrant for the arrest of an individual following a chase that occurred on Thursday. Havard said he was on routine patrol in the area of County Road 3073, when he attempted to conduct...
Sabine County Beekeepers Monthly Meeting set for April 3
Sabine County Beekeepers Monthly Meeting set for April 3 News Staff Thu, 03/23/2023 - 08:52 Image Sabine County Beekeepers April Meeting Body The Sabine County...
Driver says trash caused crash
A driver says trash caused her to crash in an early Thursday morning accident northwest of Jasper. It happened shortly before 2:00 on FM 2799, near FM 1747 in the Dixie Community. Chief Jamie Gunter of the Beech Grove Fire Department said that the woman was driving a Chevrolet HHR...
Constable's Corner..... for Thu, Mar 23rd, 2023
So far in the month of March, I have served 25 civil papers. I have also served three evictions: one in East Jasper and two in West Jasper. As well, I have served one Writ of Possession off FM 252. I have a tax sale coming up on April 4,...
Funeral services set for murder victim as suspects remain jailed
Funeral services have now been set for a Jasper resident who was murdered near Lufkin on Sunday, March 12th. Meanwhile, four suspects in the case remain behind bars in the Angelina County Jail. Justavian Fann, 19, was found shot to death following a disturbance at the Cabbage Patch Club on...
Greater Jasper Praise Choir to perform on Mon, Mar 27th
The Greater Jasper Praise Choir will be performing a FREE concert on Monday, March 27th, beginning at 7:00 p.m., at First Baptist Church on North Main Street in Jasper.
Grand Jury meets and hands down numerous indictments
The Jasper County Grand Jury convened on Monday and before the day was over handed down numerous indictments charging individuals with various crimes. Charlie Morris Bryant was charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. The thirty-nine-year-old Kirbyville man is accused of attempting to stab Daniel Smith with a knife in June of 2020.
Local Coronavirus Numbers for Thu, Mar 23rd, 2023
Deaths – 202 (Was 202 on 03/16/23) Jasper County active cases as of Thu, Mar 23rd, 2023:. Brookeland – 0 (Was 0 on 03/16/23) Jasper – 5 (Was 5 on 03/16/23) Kirbyville – 1 (Was 0 on 03/16/23) Buna – 0 (Was 0 on 03/16/23)
Suspect charged following Monday stabbing in Newton County
A suspect has now been charged following a late Monday afternoon stabbing in Newton County. It occurred in the 6000 block of County Road 3068, between the Bleakwood and Trout Creek Communities. Sheriff Robert Burby said deputies arrived to find the victim, Paul Ceaser, 44, with numerous lacerations to his...
Hospital District to sell Dickerson Memorial property to highest bidder
Following months of discussion and decision, the board of the Jasper Hospital District voted on Tuesday evening to sell the former Dickerson Memorial Hospital and it's associated property on the south side of Jasper. The move comes following the completion of a project to remove all dangerous or hazardous materials,...
Repairs underway at JWCC Building
Repairs are underway at the Jasper Woman’s Civic Club Building at the corner of Bowie and Milam Streets. As of Friday, exterior walls had been removed and insulation was being replaced in preparation for new walls to be mounted. In their last meeting, the Jasper City Council approved the...
Burby says stolen items found, but stolen truck remains missing
Newton County Sheriff Robert Burby said Wednesday that items associated with a stolen pickup truck have been found in Jasper, but the truck itself remains missing. Meanwhile, the sheriff said that investigators have developed “persons of interest” in the crime, but so far no arrests have been made.
Jeff Evans running for Sabine Parish Sheriff to ‘lead, motivate, educate’ officers
MANY, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — A former law enforcement officer announced his candidacy for Sabine Parish Sheriff Tuesday. According to a media release, retired trooper Jeff Evans officially announced his candidacy for Sheriff of Sabine Parish. Evans has 30 years of experience in the law enforcement field and in-depth knowledge...
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