County to help Pritchett Water apply for grants
Upshur County Commissioners Court on Wednesday, Nov. 27, approved helping the Pritchett Water Supply Corporation apply for two grants from the Texas Department of Agriculture.
County Treasurer Myra Harris will not seek another term in office
Upshur County Treasurer Myra Harris has announced she will not seek reelection in 2014 to the office she has held for nearly 21 years.
East Texas man indicted for murder of woman at Gilmer football game
On Monday, the Upshur County Grand Jury indicted 32-year-old Jonathan Ray Shepherd on one count of capital murder.
Rollover accident slowing traffic on Highway 259 in Upshur Co.
According to the Upshur County Sheriff's Department, crews are responding to an accident near the intersection of Highway 259 and Farm to Market 726 Monday afternoon.
Becky Skinner announces JP 4 candidacy
Rebecca Skinner filed Saturday to run in the March 4 Republican primary for Upshur County Pct.
Court considers 'school land' issues
Upshur County Commissioners Court on Friday approved a surface-use agreement involving its West Texas "school land," but took no action on approving division orders on the property because of questions over how much of the mineral rights the county owns.
Devious dealers dispense dangerous drugs
"Narcotics 101" was the topic as Sheriff's Investigator Wayde Davis, whose main job is probing suspected drug cases, spoke Thursday to the Gilmer Kiwanis Club.
17 indictments returned in county
Seventeen indictments were issued by the Upshur County Grand Jury when it met Nov. 7, out of 23 cases presented for consideration.
Karen Bunn announces candidacy for District Clerk
Karen Bunn has announced her candidacy for the Republican nomination for Upshur County District Clerk in the party's March 4 primary.
Upshur County man indicted for involvement in donut shop robbery
Eighteen-year-old Marcellous Valentine of Diana was indicted by an Upshur County grand jury Wednesday for his involvement in the August robbery of an East Texas donut shop.
Autopsy ordered sealed
The autopsy report in the Cheyenne Green shooting was ordered sealed by 115th District Judge Lauren Parish after it was released to an area newspaper, a spokeswoman for Pct.