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OAG warns of companies posing as government agencies

AUSTIN – The Office of the Attorney General (“OAG”) issues this consumer alert to help ensure that Texans are not deceived by companies appearing as though they may be government agencies. In particular, the OAG has received complaints against Texas UCC…

Crime Stoppers looking for help in Town Bluff burglary

By Chris Edwardsnews@tylercountybooster.com TOWN BLUFF – In a recent report from area Crime Stoppers, the organization shared surveillance footage of a burglary in progress in Town Bluff. Crime Stoppers recently released a PSA about live streaming, off-site recording that accompanied a recent case that was solved from a security camera’s feed. In…
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‘Near-normal’ hurricane season predicted

By Chris Edwardsnews@tylercountybooster.com Hurricane season is officially among us as of today, and according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Texas, as well as the rest of the Gulf and East coasts will likely experience a “near-normal” hurricane season. There are between 12 to 17 named storms predicted to form this season,…
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Celebrate 100 years of Texas State Parks

From Enterprise Staff “Fishing 101!” will be offered at the Lake Livingston State Park Saturday. This year marks 100 years of Texas State Parks and this is just one of many 100-year celebration events happening in Texas state parks this year. This event allows you to join park rangers for a day full of programs designed to teach you all of the…
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Scuffle under investigation

From Enterprise Staff An investigation by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division continues regarding an incident that occurred recently in the Polk County Jail in which an assault occurred between several inmates. “Jail staff quickly began investigating the incident, along with deputies, who responded immediately,”…
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Tribe makes important gains in legislative session

By Enterprise Staff The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas made important gains during this year’s session of the Texas Legislature, with more than two-thirds of the members of the Texas House of Representatives voting to express support for the tribe. During an early May vote on House Bill 2843, legislation to establish a regulatory structure…
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AG secures 18-year sentence for repeat sex offender

AUSTIN – The efforts of Attorney General Paxton’s Criminal Prosecution Division have led to repeat sex offender Daniel Barbosa, 37, being sentenced to 18 years in prison by Judge Jennifer Pena from the 290th District Court of Bexar County, Texas. In April of 2019, the Defendant was released from prison after serving a sentence for Indecency with a…
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TCSO makes arrest of wanted Harris County man

From Staff Reports WHITETAIL RIDGE – The Tyler County Sheriff’s Office recently made an arrest of a Harris County man who had several active warrants out for his arrest, according to Tyler County Sheriff Bryan Weatherford. Weatherford said that on the morning of Friday, May 12, at approximately 1:30 a.m., deputies patrolling in the Whitetail Ridge…
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Memorial Day weekend will bring increased traffic on Texas roads

Special to the News-Standard AUSTIN — Motorists traveling during the Memorial Day weekend are reminded that state law requires drivers to slow down or move over for emergency vehicles — including tow trucks, police cars and fire trucks — stopped on the side of the road with their emergency lights activated. Large numbers of travelers are expected…
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Trinity County suspects arrested

TCNS staff HUNTSVILLE — Two suspects from Trinity County wanted for mail theft were arrested by members of the Walker County Sheriff’s Department on May 15. According to reports from law enforcement, 24-year-old Chastity Stanley and 25-year-old Haley Johnson were both placed in custody and transported to the Walker County Jail after Walker County…
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Inmate killed at Gib Lewis

STOCK PHOTO By Chris Edwardsnews@tylercountybooster.com WOODVILLE – An inmate at the Gib Lewis Unit was killed on Saturday by his cellmate, according to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. The deceased was identified as Jimmy Lynn White, a 61-year-old Red River County resident who was serving a six-year sentence on a possession of controlled…

Tribe to host 53rd annual powwow

File Photo From Enterprise Staff The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas is preparing to host its 53rd annual Powwow and the public is invited to attend. The Powwow is slated for June 2-3 at the Alabama-Coushatta Veteran’s Pavilion 16 miles east of Livingston on U.S. Hwy. 190. Admission is $7 per day with children six and under entering for free.…
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Building destroyed by fire

Firefighters battle a blaze in an abandoned building in Trinity that broke out Monday afternoon. COURTESY PHOTO TCNS staff TRINITY — Fire consumed an abandoned building Monday afternoon. At about 6:20 p.m., Trinity Fire & Rescue were called to 1920 S. Robb St., the site of the old Golf Country Store, and responded with two engines, two tankers, a…
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Deputy injured in accident

From Enterprise Staff An investigation by the Texas Department of Public Safety continues regarding an automobile accident that occurred late May 12 on Hwy. 190 West in Livingston involving a Polk County Sheriff’s deputy. Deputy Caleb Boyer was airlifted to a Kingwood hospital following the accident where he remains in serious condition. Boyer…


Polk County Memorial Museum has a new hands-on activity just for fun to celebrate National Paper Airplane Day which is May 26. Go by the museum and make a paper airplane (or several) and run a test flight. See if you can fly your plane through the ring targets. But be careful you don’t enter the danger zone or visit Wilson’s Island on the way to…


Colmesneil’s legendary swimmin’ hole Lake Tejas is being prepped for the coming summer season. New amenities include a brand-new diving tower with spring boards on both the high and low dive tiers. The lake will be open beginning Memorial Day weekend to those who want to come out for a swim, or to lay out in the sun. It is also available for…
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More than 39K Texas student loan borrowers approved for forgiveness

On Monday, to mark Public Service Recognition Week, the U.S. Department of Education Department announced it has approved nearly 616,000 borrowers nationwide for approximately $42 billion in Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) since October 2021. PSLF covers public employees—such as teachers, firefighters, and members of law enforcement, as…
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