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U.S. Rep. Morgan Luttrell tours the Walker County Storm Shelter.  More photos on page 5A. Courtesy photo

Luttrell visits district

U.S. Rep. Morgan Luttrell tours the Walker County Storm Shelter. More photos on page 5A. Courtesy photo SJNT staff LIVINGSTON — Newly elected 8th District Congressman Marcus Luttrell was hosted by VFW Post 8568 on Wednesday for his first town hall meeting…
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Corrigan updating police equipment

By Albert TrevinoEnterprise Staff The Corrigan City Council moved forward with multiple grant requests for law-enforcement upgrades during its January regular meeting. During the action agenda, the council approved three requests to the Texas Criminal Justice Division’s (TCJD) grant program to primarily upgrade out-of-date equipment with the local police department. Also during the meeting, the city officially called the upcoming General Election for May 6, 2023. Dorrie Cotton was also appointed the City Secretary again after serving in the same position in recent years. The first grant request is under the TCJD’s Rifle-Resistant Body Armor Grant Program. TCJD accepts applications for projects under this program to increase the safety of Texas law enforcement officers and prevent further loss of life in active shooter situations. The Body-Worn Camera Grant Program is to equip peace officers with body-worn cameras to help improve public safety and support victims of crime by addressing…
Camp Street Jam

Music and fun at Camp Street

A lively old-time music jam led by the Wright Family took place at Camp Street Café on Saturday night. Many performers joined in the fun, and several took to the stage after the jam during an open-mic portion of the night’s festivities. Camp Street has an ace lineup of shows scheduled for the coming months, including Michael Reno Harrell on Feb. 24; Jeff Black on March 18 and legendary songwriter Buddy Mondlock on April 7. Photo by Mollie La Salle | PCPC
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Groveton, Trinity students win contest

Special to the News-Standard TRINITY — VFW Post 6899 awarded $500 in its recent Voice of Democracy scholarship contest. First place and a scholarship of $300 went to Kade Rosser, a senior at Groveton High School. Second place and a scholarship of $150 went to Kendyle McClenon, a senior at Trinity High School. Third place and a scholarship of $ $50 went to Chesney Helman, a freshman at Groveton High School. Rosser went on to the next echelon, the VFW District 19 competition, where his essay placed third. He was awarded a plaque and an addition $200 scholarship.
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Commissioners approve agreement with hospital

By Chris Edwardsnews@tylercountybooster.com WOODVILLE – In a special-called meeting of the Tyler County Commissioners Court last Thursday, the commissioners unanimously voted to approve a vendor agreement for the county’s senior nutrition program. The agreement signed is between the county and the Tyler County Hospital District, and Pct. 1 Commissioner Joe Blacksher, who took the reins on the program for the county after the previous provider ended its service last year, was authorized to sign the agreement. The program outlined for the county puts the service at $8.51 per meal, with two options noted on the agreement, one price for 30 meals per day at $253.30 and another figure of 42 meals per day at $357.42. The item had been tabled from a December 2022 meeting. Blacksher explained in the meeting that the number of meals would fluctuate but wanted to get the information for the two per-day figures, as a ballpark average of when the program picked up. The vendor agreement will give…

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Commissioners approve agreement with hospital

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By Chris Edwardsnews@tylercountybooster.com WOODVILLE – In a special-called meeting of the Tyler County Commissioners Court last Thursday, the commissioners unanimously voted to approve a vendor agreement for the county’s senior nutrition program. The agreement signed is between the county and the Tyler County Hospital District, and Pct. 1 Commissioner Joe Blacksher, who took the reins on the program for the county after the previous provider ended its service last year, was authorized to sign…

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Groveton, Trinity students win contest

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Special to the News-Standard TRINITY — VFW Post 6899 awarded $500 in its recent Voice of Democracy scholarship contest. First place and a scholarship of $300 went to Kade Rosser, a senior at Groveton High School. Second place and a scholarship of $150 went to Kendyle McClenon, a senior at Trinity High School. Third place and a scholarship of $ $50 went to Chesney Helman, a freshman at Groveton High School. Rosser went on to the next echelon, the VFW District 19 competition, where his essay…

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Camp Street Jam

Music and fun at Camp Street

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A lively old-time music jam led by the Wright Family took place at Camp Street Café on Saturday night. Many performers joined in the fun, and several took to the stage after the jam during an open-mic portion of the night’s festivities. Camp Street has an ace lineup of shows scheduled for the coming months, including Michael Reno Harrell on Feb. 24; Jeff Black on March 18 and legendary songwriter Buddy Mondlock on April 7. Photo by Mollie La Salle | PCPC

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Corrigan updating police equipment

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By Albert TrevinoEnterprise Staff The Corrigan City Council moved forward with multiple grant requests for law-enforcement upgrades during its January regular meeting. During the action agenda, the council approved three requests to the Texas Criminal Justice Division’s (TCJD) grant program to primarily upgrade out-of-date equipment with the local police department. Also during the meeting, the city officially called the upcoming General Election for May 6, 2023. Dorrie Cotton was also…

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U.S. Rep. Morgan Luttrell tours the Walker County Storm Shelter.  More photos on page 5A. Courtesy photo

Luttrell visits district

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U.S. Rep. Morgan Luttrell tours the Walker County Storm Shelter. More photos on page 5A. Courtesy photo SJNT staff LIVINGSTON — Newly elected 8th District Congressman Marcus Luttrell was hosted by VFW Post 8568 on Wednesday for his first town hall meeting since being sworn in. The meeting was attended by about 100 community members that included local officials; chief of the Alabama Chousatta Tribe, Donnis Battise, and Herb Johnson, Jr., tribal public relations; Escapees; the Polk County…

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