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  1. DPS identifies 2 killed in East Texas crash involving tow truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KETK

    At 5:39 a.m. on Tuesday, Polk County DPS troopers were dispatched to a two-vehicle crash in the southbound lanes of US 59, about one mile north of Livingston. Investigators believe the driver of a tow truck pulling a trailer transporting logs was broken down in the outside southbound lane of US 59. The driver reportedly stepped out of the vehicle in an attempt to warn oncoming traffic of the disabled vehicle.

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  2. Two dead in log truck crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KYTX-TV News

    ... living room. The Tulsa mother of two took a dream and a passion and today, her designs are a nationwide hit. POLK COUNTY (KYTX) - Two people are dead in a Polk County crash, after their vehicle struck a log truck that was hitched to a tow truck on ...

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  3. US 59 southbound lanes in Polk Co. closed after fatal wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Two people have died following a two-vehicle wreck which has southbound lanes on US 59 shut down in Polk County. According to DPS, troopers responded to the wreck on US 59, one mile north of Livingston.

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  4. Nacogdoches PD to close all lanes of North Street Thursday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... Street tomorrow morning (Thursday) in relation to last week's fatal auto/pedestrian accident. Deputies with the Polk County Sheriff's Office arrested a 24-year-old Livingston man Monday night in connection to allegations that he exposed himself to ...

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  5. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Deputies with the Polk County Sheriff's Office arrested a 24-year-old Livingston man Monday night in connection to allegations that he exposed himself to an underage girl while he was urinating on the living room floor. Colden Hawk Poncho was arrested and booked into the Polk County Jail on a third-degree felony indecency with a child by exposure charge.

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  6. Livingston PD: 27-year-old man sexually assaulted 16-year-old girl twiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Livingston Police officers arrested a 27-year-old man on Thursday in connection to allegations that he sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl twice. Brandon Lee James, of Livingston, is still being held in the Polk County Jail on a felony sexual assault of a child charge His bail has been set at $75,000.

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  7. Polk Co. Sheriff's Office: Man punched mom, his son during argumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Deputies with the Polk County Sheriff's Office arrested a 32-year-old Livingston man on Monday in connection to allegations that he got into an argument with his mother and punched her and then hit his child as well. Kyle Marc Uszenski is still being held in the Polk County Jail on an injury to a child charge and a assault-family member causing bodily injury charge.

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

    Jan 27, 2015 | 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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  9. Two vehicle accident in Polk County leaves one deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | 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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  10. Strong odor of alcohol on driver in Polk County wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | 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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  11. One Vehicle Rollover in Polk CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | 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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  12. DPS: Onalaska woman injured after being ejected in fiery rolloverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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