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News in Hardin County, Texas

New judges, DA take office this week
Thu, 01 Jan 2015 01:55:02 -0800

A few new faces and fewer ideological changes will be evident this year in local elected offices after Democrats withstood a Republican insurgence in Jefferson County and the GOP encountered practically no opposition in Hardin and Orange counties. The Democrat takes over for Cory Crenshaw, a governor's interim appointment after the mid-term retirement of longtime DA Tom Maness. Jefferson County ...

Hardin County deputies seek fleeing suspect
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 14:52:47 -0800

Hardin County deputies are  in the process of seeking warrants on a suspect who was speeding on Hwy 69 and fled his car as a deputy closed in on him.   A Hardin County Trooper was working patrol on Highway 69 (southbound) near Highway 327 in Hardin County Wednesday afternoon about 1:15. ...

It was once a short trip from Cleveland to Africa
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:52:38 -0800

If your family has lived in Liberty County, Texas long enough, it is possible your great-great-grandfather may have once traveled through Africa. He did if he rode the train from Cleveland to Houston.

Police find drugs, thousands of dollars worth of jewelry in stolen car
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 18:37:46 -0800

HARDIN COUNTY - Jessica Crawford A man is in jail today after, investigators say, he led Hardin County officers on a high speed chase in a stolen vehicle. The Hardin County Sheriff's Department received a call yesterday around noon about a vehicle driving quickly and erratically through the Lumberton area. ...

Commissioners OK resolution to protect precincts’ resources following elections
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 20:37:40 -0800

Liberty County Commissioners Court held its first meeting of the new year on Tuesday morning, Jan. 13, with the new commissioners and new county judge.

New assistant county attorney warms up to small town
Sun, 18 Jan 2015 12:37:27 -0800

Liberty County has recently taken on a new assistant county attorney and hired a newly minted attorney for the job. Matthew Minick was graduated from Texas Tech University Law School in 2014, but he i

Head-on crash injures 2 in Hardin County
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 15:00:34 -0800

The head-on crash happened just before 1 p.m. near Quail Valley Drive on U.S. 69, according to Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Stephanie Davis. William Brown, 69, of Kountze was driving a pickup truck in the southbound lane, according to Davis.

Southeast Texas jobless rate tumbles in 2014
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:29:46 -0800

The jobless rate in Southeast Texas trended downward in December - in large part because of hiring in retail for the holiday season -- but other job categories also held firm or added positions, the Texas Workforce Commission reported.

Bill Hardin remembered for his generosity, work ethic
Wed, 07 Jan 2015 14:05:36 -0800

Memorial service held for the Gresham man, 92, who co-founded Mt. Hood Habitat for Humanity The great heart of Gresham’s Bill Hardin stopped on Dec, 24, the morning of Christmas Eve. He was 92. The memorial for the gregarious do-gooder, former U.S. Marine and co-founder of Mt. Hood Habitat ...

Former Wichita Falls Mayor to be Laid to Rest
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:20:07 -0800

Perry Goolsby, 95, died January 11, 2015 in Wichita Falls, Texas. Funeral Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, January 15, 2015 at the First Baptist Church of Wichita Falls with Dr. Bob McCartney officiating.