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DRIVERS MUST BE AWARE OF PEDESTRIANS AS DAYS GET SHORTER

LUFKIN – It will be more challenging to see pedestrians as days get shorter during the fall and winter months. That’s why TxDOT’s “Be Safe. Drive Smart.” pedestrian safety campaign is kicking off National Pedestrian Safety Month today, reminding drivers and…

Man steals vehicle, leaves child

By Brian Besch A Splendora man is in the Polk County Jail after and stealing a vehicle and abandoning his child Saturday morning on Youngs Lane in Livingston. The Livingston Police Department received a phone call from Union Pacific Railroad Saturday at approximately 3:30 a.m. that their train had possibly struck an individual laying parallel to…
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Marty Stuart’s coming back to town

By Emily Banks Wooteneditor@polkenterprise.com “An Evening with Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives,” presented by the Smith Family Foundation, is planned for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Polk County Commerce Center located at 1017 U.S. 59 Loop North in Livingston. “Mom and Dad put together this foundation way back in the 90s because they loved…
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MacGinnis pleads guilty to 1988 murder

By Chris Edwardsnews@tylercountybooster.com PORT ARTHUR – Last Tuesday, Daniel Andrew MacGinnis pleaded guilty to the 1988 murder of Patricia Ann Howell Jacobs. MacGinnis, a Warren man, was sentenced to 20 years for the slaying. That sentence will run concurrent with a previous 99-year sentence handed down on unrelated drugs and weapons charges in…
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Two face murder charges

By Tony Farkaseditor@trinityconews.com Adeline Esmerelda Aparicio-Rodriguez (left) and Jacob Patrick Chrones have been charged with murder.GROVETON — Two Trinity County residents missing since Sept. 8 have been found dead, and two people were charged with murder in connection with the case. Jacob Patrick Chrones, 34, and Adeline Esmerelda…
Adeline Esmerelda Aparicio-Rodriguez (left) and Jacob Patrick Chrones have been charged with murder.

Divas3 to perform Tuesday

From Enterprise Staff The Livingston Community Concert Association will host its second performance of the 2023-2023 Season – Divas3, a pop vocal trio with piano – at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the Livingston Commerce Center located at 1017 U.S. Hwy. 59 Loop North in Livingston. Divas3 are billed as, “A celebration of the biggest hits of the greatest…
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Preteen to represent ag, Trinity

Shown are (Left)Trinity Fotheringham, (Center) Paisley Fotheringham, and (Right) Mia Zuniga. COURTESY PHOTOS Special to the New-Standard TRINITY — Lansberry Elementary fifth-grader Mia Zuniga recently was named Trinity’s Junior Miss United States Agriculture Advocate. She will be representing Trinity County in the Miss United States Agriculture…
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86th Annual Fiddler’s Festival crowns champion Smith

Photo by Jacque Fleming By Jan Whitejan@hccourier.com CROCKETT – At the Annual Fiddler’s Festival held at the Porth Agricultural Arena on Saturday, September 24, a new Champion was announced. After a long, hot, music-filled day at the arena, judges chose Roberta Rast Smith as their new World Champion Fiddler. The contest was divided into several…
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Two crashes, only one injured

TCNS staff TRINITY COUNTY – The Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers investigated a two-vehicle crash on state Highway 94, near the 706 mile-marker, that occurred Sept. 20. The preliminary investigation indicates that at approximately 7:30 a.m., a 2015 Ford SUV was traveling east, followed by a 2005 Cadillac passenger car. It is reported…
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Two East Texas counties sheriffs come together as one

San Jacinto County Deputy Jared Oliver, Sgt. Mark Gustafson, Sheriff Greg Capers, Patrol Division Lt. Ray Bowen, K9 Handler Deputy Dustin Oliphant with K9 Lady Duna display a small sampling of the seized drugs and paraphernalia from a recent drug arrest in Cleveland. Courtesy photo Special to the News-Times A cooperative investigation between the…
San Jacinto County Deputy Jared Oliver, Sgt. Mark Gustafson, Sheriff Greg Capers, Patrol Division Lt. Ray Bowen, K9 Handler Deputy Dustin Oliphant with K9 Lady Duna display a small sampling of the seized drugs and paraphernalia from a recent drug arrest in Cleveland. Courtesy photo