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Woman attempts to purchase child in Crockett Walmart

TaylorBy Chris Edwards [email protected] CROCKETT – A woman was arrested last week in Crockett, charged with attempting to purchase a child. According to a probable cause affidavit, the charge given to 50-year-old Rebecca Lanette Taylor, stems from an incident that occurred on Thursday, Jan. 13 inside of Walmart. Taylor, who was arrested last…
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Sylestine elected to AC Tribal Council

Newly elected officers of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas Tribal Council have taken office and are looking forward to leading the Tribe during what could prove to be a pivotal year. Tribal citizens have elected Rick Sylestine to serve as Chairman of the Tribal Council. Chairman Sylestine is starting his fourth year on Tribal Council and will…
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PCSO searching for fuel bandits

An investigation is underway from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division concerning the theft of approximately 2,100 gallons of diesel fuel. The incident occurred at a local business in the Goodrich area, on the night of Saturday, Jan. 15. The store manager noticed a significant fuel shortage in the nighttime sales and…
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SHSU evaluates dogs’ stress, personality, cognition

Maria Botero hopes to use the results of her research to better understand the relationship between personality in dogs and dog cognition. By Hannah Crandall The effects of stress and personality on domestic dogs’ cognition is a topic of great interest to Maria Botero, associate professor in Sam Houston State University’s Department of Psychology…
Maria Botero hopes to use the results of her research to better understand the relationship between personality in dogs and dog cognition.

IAH brings awareness to homelessness

Employees of the IAH Secure Adult Detention Facility recently increased awareness of homelessness by making 75 care packages to deliver to Godtel Ministries and Our Father’s House. (l-r) Patrecia Escobedo, the warden’s secretary; Dendra Butler, HR assistant; Michael Dickens, chief of security; and a representative from Godtel Ministries. From…
Employees of the IAH Secure Adult Detention Facility recently increased awareness of homelessness by making 75 care packages to deliver to Godtel Ministries and Our Father’s House. (l-r) Patrecia Escobedo, the warden’s secretary; Dendra Butler, HR assistant; Michael Dickens, chief of security; and a representative from Godtel Ministries.

HUD grants over $1M to tribe for COVID-19 relief

From Enterprise Staff The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the awarding of $1,035,000 in Indian Community Block Grant-American Rescue Plan (ICDBG-ARP) grants to the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas this week to prevent, prepare for and respond to the ongoing pandemic. This is the third round of ICDBG-ARP awards,…
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Two trailers destroyed by fire

TCNS staff TRINITY — Two trailer homes burned to the ground in two days last week, keeping firefighters hopping. Assistant Fire Chief Keith Johnson said that on Jan. 12, a property owner that was not identified was cleaning up a lot on Spruce Street by burning the debris around the trailer. The owner lost control of the fire, who then called the…
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Meth dealer sentenced given 20 year sentence

By Chris [email protected] Lonzo LewisWOODVILLE – A Woodville man was sentenced to 20 years in prison last week on two meth possession charges. Lonzo Wilburn Lewis, Jr., was tried on two felony possession charges last week in district court. Lewis, who was represented by the court-appointed Russell J. Wright, was handed the…
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