Two arrested after search warrant executed in Tyler County
Tyler County Sheriff Bryan Weatherford has announced the Sunday arrest of a man and woman after a search warrant was executed in the Warren area. Weatherford said it happened at 1:00am at a house on Highway 69. According to the sheriff, deputies arrested Jo Lynn Groze, 27, of Fred, who...
‘School of Rock’ Favorite ‘Spider’ is a District Attorney in Tyler County, Texas
If you're a fan of Jack Black's early '00s cult classic "School of Rock" prepare to have your mind blown. There's been a lot of debate on the internet about this recently, but it's true, the guy who played "Spider" in the movie is now a DA right outside of Houston, TX, and has been for a few years now.
Investigation continues into disappearance of Jasper teen
Officers with the Jasper Police Department said Tuesday that an investigation was continuing into the recent disappearance of a Jasper teen that occurred over the weekend. Police announced Sunday that 15 year old Oliviona Jailee McFarland, had been reported missing. Officers said McFarland was reported missing by her family, who stated that she had last been seen on Saturday morning. However, on Monday officers reported that McFarland had been found and that she was safe and sound in Indiana.
Texas Utilities Code says that Denise Kelley unable to serve on SRMPA Board
KJAS News learned on Tuesday that a representative of the City of Jasper on the Sam Rayburn Municipal Power Agency Board of Directors is unable to serve in that position due to her residency being outside of the city limits of Jasper. Current Jasper City Manager Denise Kelley and former...
UPDATED - Missing Jasper teenager has been found
UPDATE - Jasper Police announced on their Facebook page on Monday that the missing teenager has been found. Jasper Police are asking the public for help in locating a missing teenager. Police say 15-year-old Oliviona Jailee McFarland has been missing since early Saturday morning. According to police, Oliviona is 5'03",...
Jasper Public Library’s 2023 Summer Reading Program schedule
The following is the Jasper Public Library’s 2023 Summer Reading Program schedule:. At the Jasper Fire Hall on Water Street next door to the library. Guest - Rose Sharbeno of the Calcasieu Parish Soil & Water Conservation District. Kids will learn about different aspects of water and create bracelet...
Arrest Reports for 06/03/23
29571 23-00504 EVADING ARREST DETENTION W/VEH OR WATERCRAFT.
Storms knock out power to several hundred in Hardin, Jefferson, Orange County
Southeast Texas — Brief thunderstorms Monday night knocked out power to several hundred Southeast Texans. KFDM Chief Meteorologist Greg Bostwick says about 1-2 inches of rain fell in the Lumberton and Mauriceville areas. As of about 8 p.m., roughly 215 people were without power in Hardin County, 200 in...
City of Zavalla no longer outsourcing GUI water system operations
ZAVALLA, Texas (KTRE) - The City of Zavalla has faced issues with their water system for the past year, especially with obtaining licensing to operate it. Now an employee with the city has the proper licensing to maintain the special system. The city operates a GUI water system for its...
Major improvements underway at Jasper Bell Field Airport
Jasper County Judge Mark Allen says a $3.28 million improvement project is underway at Jasper County Bell Field Airport. Judge Allen says the effort will take approximately 6 months to complete, dependent upon the weather cooperating. During that time, the runway at the airport will be closed at various times.
Children enjoyed JPL’s first of four weekly Summer Reading Programs
The Jasper Public Library hosted about two-dozen children on Tuesday morning during the first of four weekly Summer Reading Programs, held in the Jasper Fire Hall. Special guest for the first week of the program was Rose Sharbeno of the Calcasieu Parish Soil & Water Conservation District. She spoke to the children about water conservation.
Patricia Nan “Pat” Swearingen
Patricia Nan “Pat” Swearingen, 86, of Woodville, passed away Saturday, May 20, 2023 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, Texas. A celebration of life service for Patricia will be held at a later date. Pat was born November 13, 1936 to Joseph Conway and Terie Burroughs Segler...
Arrest Reports for 05/31/23
30268 FM23-013J2 CONTINUOUS VIOLENCE AGAINST THE FAMILY.
It was a beautiful evening and great ceremony on Friday evening as the graduates of Jasper H…
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.
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...
NRCS's EWP program provides a lifeline to storm damaged Jasper County following Hurricane Laura
Rural counties like Jasper County lack the resources for large-scale constructions projects when storms like Hurricane Laura cause damage to critical infrastructure within the watershed. NRCS's EWP program provides a lifeline for these local communities to recover. Story and photos compiled by Adele Swearingen, Public Affairs Specialist, Bryan, TX. The...
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...
Chester's Justin Hilliard heading to Sanderson
CHESTER, Texas — There has been another another coaching move in the area. Chester's Justin Hilliard has been approved by Terrell County ISD as their next athletic director and head football coach of the Sanderson Eagles. Hilliard went (10-10) at Chester in two seasons with one playoff appearance. The...
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.
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