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

    15 hrs ago | 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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  2. Newspaper Foundation names 4 to Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | 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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  3. Authorities identify driver killed in fiery ETX crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | 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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  4. Livingston woman allegedly takes ambulance for joyrideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | 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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  5. Polk Co. commissioners approve 10-year tax abatement for proposed OSB plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | 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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  6. 1 dead, 2 injured in ETX 2-vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | 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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  7. DPS: 1 dead after car leaves road, hits treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | 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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  8. Polk Co. accident leaves one person deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | 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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  9. Jasper County men fight; one with ear bitten off, one stabbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | 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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  10. Onalaska PD: Man posted intimate pictures of woman on social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | 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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  11. Prospective $235 million fiber board plant in Corrigan-area would employ 165Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | 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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  12. 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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  13. Police: Center man stole ambulance led authorities on 3-county chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A 55-year-old man allegedly led authorities on a chase that spanned three counties after he stole an ambulance from Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital early Sunday morning. Derwin Wayne Armstrong, of Center, is still being held in the Polk County Jail on a felony evading arrest with a vehicle charge.

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  14. Affidavit: Livingston woman left young girl at home for 1 1/2 hours with no phoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Polk County Sheriff's deputies arrested a 37-year-old Livingston woman on Friday after she allegedly left a young girl home alone for an hour and a half, and the child ran out into a street, screaming for help. Bethany Christine Taylor was booked into the Polk County jail on a state-jail felony charge of abandoning or endangering a child.

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  15. Polk County Sheriff: Livingston duo helped steal tractor, trailer from churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Polk County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Livingston duo Tuesday after an investigation revealed that they allegedly stole a Kubota tractor and trailer from a church located near Lake Living on Sept. 30. Denise Rachel Brenner, 29, and Kenneth Allen Thompson, 39, both of Livingston, are still being held in the Polk County Jail.

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  16. Loud noise coming from Aspen PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... to do is listen to his and other stories from the Holocaust. An Onalaska woman died in a two car collision in Polk County. The accident happened Saturday morning at the intersection of Highway 59 Southand Farm to Market road 350. According to the ...

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  17. Polk County woman dies in wreckRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    According to the Department of Public Safety Debra Powell Dewberry, 63, was killed after she ran a stop sign before crossing 59. Her Cobalt car was hit by an oncoming Jeep Wrangler driven by Jodie Lynn Groves,37, a teacher from Livingston. An Onalaska woman died in a two car collision in Polk County.

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  18. Livingston PD still searching for woman who fled traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... scene caught Schiele, who was charged with evading arrest in addition to the charges that are already pending. Polk County authorities are still searching for Brown, and a warrant has been issued for her arrest. Anyone with any information about her ...

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  19. Livingston educator trying to combat childhood obesityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... a time she doesn't see too often in her classroom. Last year, a statewide survey found that out of 232 counties, Polk County ranked dead last on the obesity scale. However, they weren't the only ones. In fact, nearly all the counties in East Texas ...

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  20. Livingston Police: Man punched officer, resisted arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    When Livingston Police officers went to check out a report of possible drug activity at an apartment complex on Forest Follow, a 20-year-old man allegedly punched one of the officers in the face and ran off. Devonte Dashawn Becks, of Woodville, is still being held in the Polk County Jail on a third-degree felony charge of assaulting a public servant, and three misdemeanor charges - evading arrest, resisting arrest, and violation of a city loitering ordinance.

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