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...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Louisiana...texas.. Atchafalaya River At Morgan City Calcasieu River Near Glenmora Sabine River Near Deweyville The Flood Warning Continues For ...Read More.
Effective: April 25, 2018 at 8:19pmExpires: April 26, 2018 at 10:18amTarget Area: Newton; Orange

Author: Will Johnson

Dreaming of a “White Christmas?”

By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter EAST TEXAS – While the chances of experiencing a “White Christmas” in East Texas are relatively remote this year, the chance to dazzle friends and acquaintances with little known facts about the song “White Christmas” will keep you at the adult’s table and relegate poor old Uncle John to the kiddie table. According to an article published on the website “Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader,” the song was written by Irving Berlin and was originally composed for a Broadway musical that never got off the ground. Fortunately, it was rescued by Hollywood producers who used...

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CISD Recognizes Students, Passes Resolutions

By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter CROCKETT – More than 100 Crockett Junior High and High School Students were on hand during the Dec. 19 meeting of Crockett ISD Board of Trustees as they were recognized for their academic, theatrical and athletic prowess. After the meeting was called to order by CISD Board President Lela Wheeler. The first student recognized by the board was Kara Fiolek for winning state championships in several different shooting events during 4-H competition. Fiolek was recognized by CISD Superintendent Terry Myers, and the entire CISD Board of Trustees for capturing titles in International Skeet, Bunker...

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**UPDATED** Authorities Apprehend One of Two Armed Robbers

By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter CROCKETT – The Crockett Police Department arrested a suspect in the Crockett Brookshire Brothers robbery which occurred on Dec.12. Darrell Lynel Horace, 23, was arrested Tuesday, Dec. 20 and booked into the Houston County Jail on one count of aggravated robbery. His accomplice in the grocery store robbery is still at-large, but has been identified as 28-year-old James Anthony Mitchell. “Witness identification and (with) help from witnesses out in the community, Crockett Police Department detectives were able to obtain arrest warrants for the two suspects,” CPD Lt. Clayton Smith stated. “Mitchell now has a...

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Crockett Man Arrested for Domestic Violence

By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter CROCKETT – A verbal altercation in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Dec. 21 led to the arrest of 56-year-old Mark Tabor on one count of assault causing bodily injury to a family member. According to information provided in an arrest report, Crockett Police Lt. Lonnie Lum was dispatched to the 1300 block of Mary Lee Lane at approximately 1:48 a.m. on Dec. 21 in reference to a physical disturbance. When Lum arrived at the location, the arrest report stated the police officer observed Tabor on the front porch of the residence with blood...

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Slocum Slips by Rosebud-Lott, 50-46

By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter SLOCUM – The Slocum Lady Mustangs are quickly turning their new gymnasium into a house of horrors for visiting teams. It seems as if Coach Dustin Bates’ squad can’t buy a basket in the opening minutes of the home games. Then, the Lady Mustangs seem to do just enough to hang around by the time the horn sounds for halftime.  In the second half, the shots start to drop, the defense starts to pay off and Slocum winds up winning, sending their opponents back home wondering how they lost. It happened again on Tuesday...

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