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

    Monday Nov 17 | 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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  3. Police: Center man stole ambulance led authorities on 3-county chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Polk Co. authorities harvest 21 K marijuana plants from 4th field found in 2 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Polk County authorities have harvested 21,000 plants from the fourth marijuana field found in the county in the past two months, according to Chief Deputy Byron Lyons. It's the fourth such incident since July 29. The first was in the Goodrich area when authorities harvested 100,000 plants.

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  12. 4th pot field in 2 months discovered in Polk Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Polk County authorities are working the scene of another marijuana field bust -- the fourth in the county over the past two months. A deputy has set up a roadblock on FM 942 and explained they want nobody coming in or out of the area.

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  13. Lufkin Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week: LPD needs help finding burglary suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... serving the community. A Livingston man is dead after being struck by a vehicle Friday night. Authorities in Polk County are now on the search for the driver involved in the accident. A Livingston man is dead after being struck by a vehicle Friday ...

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  14. Livingston man dies in hit and run accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Authorities in Polk County are now on the search for the driver involved in the accident.

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  15. a Ktre special report: Beneath the BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    It's been three years since a Livingston man was shot and killed, and his body was dumped in a creek bed Ever since that day, his mother has been waiting and hoping for justice for her son's murder. The Liberty County Sheriff's Office said their investigation has taken them across seven counties, but they still need help connecting the dots to put the persons responsible in jail.

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  16. DPS: Goodrich woman involved in 1-vehicle accident drove drunk with 2 kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Following a one-vehicle accident in which a car wound up in a drainage ditch Sunday night, a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper arrested a 30-year-old Goodrich woman for allegedly driving drunk with her two small children in the car. Oralia Garcia Reyes was booked into the Polk County Jail on a state-jail felony charge of driving while intoxicated with a child under the age of 15 in the car Sunday.

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  17. Another marijuana farm uncovered in Polk CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2014 | Chron

    ... Palestine Road in Brenham. July 28, 2014: A deer hunter stumbled upon a massive marijuana growing operation in Polk County, where authorities uncovered 100,197 plants among 29 fields with an estimated value of $175 million . July 1, 2014: ...

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  18. Helicopter uncovers another massive pot farm near HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2014 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Polk County authorities uncovered another massive marijuana farm in their jurisdiction, this one containing roughly 9,600 plants, according to the Montgomery County Police Reporter .

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  19. Woman arrested in Onalaska PD meth bust identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... an 18-wheeler and ran a red light was identified as Charley Nicole Wright. Wright is still being held in the Polk County jail on a felony charge of manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance between 4 and 200 grams. No bail has been set on ...

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  20. Polk County authorities looking for feed store burglarRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The Polk County Sheriff's office is asking for the public's help in identifying a burglary suspect.

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