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  1. East Texas man drives off road, killed after vehicle strikes poleRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KETK

    ... vehicle was identified as Rechelle Ann Campbell, 46, of Livingston. Campbell was pronounced dead at the scene by Polk County Justice of the Peace Judge Larry Whitworth at 10:20 p.m.

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  2. Two vehicle accident in Polk County leaves one deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Department of Public Safety reports that two vehicles crashed in a head on collision at 1:47 a.m. The accident was one mile west of Livingston in clear and dry conditions. Unit one, a 1999 Honda Civic, was traveling eastbound in the inside west bound lane of Hwy 190.

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  3. Strong odor of alcohol on driver in Polk County wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | KETK

    On Thursday, January 1, at about 12:15 AM, Livingston DPS officers responded to the scene of a one vehicle rollover on US 190 West in Polk County. Upon arrival the officers observed a 1997 Honda Acura passenger car that had left the roadway to the right and continued to travel on the grassy shoulder of US 190 before striking a guardrail.

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  4. One Vehicle Rollover in Polk CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | KYTX-TV News

    ... it hurts most, your wallet. A new study finds there's a direct link between temperature and the local economy. POLK COUNTY (KYTX)- On January 1 around 12:15 a.m., Livingston DPS officers responded to the scene of a one vehicle rollover on US 190 ...

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  5. DPS: Onalaska woman injured after being ejected in fiery rolloverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A 49-year-old Onalaska woman was airlifted to a Houston hospital after her car went off the road, rolled over, and caught fire early New Year's Day. According to a Texas Department of Public Safety press release, Livingston DPS officers responded to a report of a one-vehicle rollover on US Highway 190 West in Polk County.

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  6. Livingston traffic stop results in 3 meth-related arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Livingston Police officers arrested three people on meth-related charges Monday night following a traffic stop on US Highway 59. Kevin Cannady Jr., 27, of Livingston, Shawn Steven O'Bannon, 40, of Livingston, and Virginia Marie Simerly Tischler, 38, of Corrigan, are all still being held in the Polk County Jail. Each of them was charged with state-jail felony possession of a controlled substance.

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  7. Montgomery County Sex Offender Arrested in Polk County [PHOTOS]Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | The Family Badge

    In 1980, Wood was convicted of sexually molesting an 11-year-old boy in Nevada and served seven years in prison. He moved from Las Vegas to Texas and lives in a travel trailer in the Lake Livingston area, where Precinct 4 investigators and Polk County law enforcement arrested him Thursday morning, as a result of investigation that began in November.

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  8. Complaint: Onalaska man molested, sexually assaulted young girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Polk County authorities arrested 32-year-old Onalaska man on three felony child sex charges on Dec. 13 in connection to allegations that he molested and sexually assaulted a young girl. James Monterran Norman is still being held in the Polk County jail on three felonies - an indecency with a child by sexual contact charge and two sexual assault of a child charges.

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  9. DA: Polk Co. bail bond company manager arrested for meth possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    An ongoing investigation by the Polk County District Attorney's Office resulted in the arrest of a 60-year-old Onalaska woman on allegations that she had been using and possibly distributing methamphetamine from her home. When Polk County Sheriff's Office detectives executed a search warrant on Juana Barnett's home in the Yaupon Cove subdivision in Onalaska, they found meth and prescription medication that had not been prescribed to Juana Barnett.

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  10. Newspaper Foundation names 4 to Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... Major, The Community News, Aledo; Greg Shrader, Lufkin News; Russel Skiles, Lamesa Press Reporter; Alvin Holley, Polk County Publishing Company, Livingston; and Jim Moser, Moser Community Media LLC, Brenham. Austin-based Texas Newspaper Foundation ...

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  11. Authorities identify driver killed in fiery ETX crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | KETK

    On Thursday, December 12 at about 10:18 a.m., Livingston DPS troopers responded to a one vehicle crash on Lyons Cemetery Rd. about three miles east of Moscow in Polk County.

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  12. Livingston woman allegedly takes ambulance for joyrideRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... 45 of Livingston, is being charged with theft of property between $20,000 and $100,000. She is being held in the Polk County Jail on a $10,000 bond. According to Det. Leon Middelton, Davidson was caught off of Pine Street Tuesday afternoon. "She ...

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  13. Polk Co. commissioners approve 10-year tax abatement for proposed OSB plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... proposed plant is expected to employ 160 full-time employees and create 1,854 construction jobs. Members of the Polk County Commissioners voted on Tuesday morning to approve a 10-year tax abatement for Roy O. Martin's proposed OSD plant Roy O. ...

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  14. 1 dead, 2 injured in ETX 2-vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | KETK

    On Monday at approximately 11:13 a.m., Livingston DPS Troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash on State Highway 287, just three miles West of Corrigan in Polk County. The preliminary crash investigation indicates that Lynn Keith Chandler, 43, of Groveton, was traveling eastbound on SH 287 in a truck when he crossed the center stripe and struck a car driven by Sue Little, 67, of Spring.

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  15. DPS: 1 dead after car leaves road, hits treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | KETK

    On Thursday at about 10:18 a.m., Livingston DPS troopers responded to a one vehicle crash on Lyons Cemetery Rd. about three miles east of Moscow in Polk County.

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  16. Polk Co. accident leaves one person deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | KYTX-TV News

    ... Troopers responded to a one vehicle crash on Lyons Cemetery Rd. approximately 3 miles East of Moscow Texas in Polk County. Upon arrival to the scene, officers determined that a 1989 Ford Taurus had been traveling northbound on Lyons Cemetery Rd, ...

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  17. Jasper County men fight; one with ear bitten off, one stabbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... incident when Danielle Nicole Melson, 18, got in an altercation with he... Onalaska Police officers arrested a Polk County man after he posted pictures from an acquaintance's phone on social media while pretending to be her. Onalaska Police officers ...

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  18. Onalaska PD: Man posted intimate pictures of woman on social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Onalaska Police officers arrested a Polk County man after he posted pictures from an acquaintance's phone on social media while pretending to be her. According to Cpt.

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  19. Prospective $235 million fiber board plant in Corrigan-area would employ 165Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A company official says a $235 million fiber board plant could be expanding to the Corrigan area, provided it gets the tax incentives it is requesting. Roy O. Martin, president of Martco, said in a phone interview Tuesday that it is "no secret" that the Alexandria, La., company is looking to build an oriented strand board plant in Polk County.

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  20. Sheriff's Office: Livingston man was part of large child pornography ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Polk County Sheriff's investigators arrested a 70-year-old Livingston man on a felony possession of child porn charge. The man was allegedly a part of a large-scale child pornography ring believe to have involved more than 33 individual e-mail accounts.

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