Most Polk County offices have resumed normal operations in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, County Judge Sydney Murphy said in a Tuesday meeting. Some departments continue to operate as teams, with […]
Deadline for 2020 count nears The 2020 U.S. Census will come to an end shortly but response rates are lagging for Polk, San Jacinto and Trinity counties indicate those taxpayers could lose […]
Big Sandy ISD Superintendent Eric Carpenter has alerted parents in the district that a staff member has a lab-confirmed case of COVID-19, according to a message sent in the district’s smartphone app. […]
Livingston Police responded to Livingston First United Methodist Church on U.S. 190 West at about 5:27 p.m. Monday, where they located a man attempting to enter to the locked facility using a […]
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Polk County Commissioners held an emergency session Monday and decided to let the disaster declaration issued by County Judge Sydney Murphy expire. The declaration was issued as Hurricane Laura approached the Texas […]
Onalaska parents Charles and Carolyn Calcote announced their son Dooley had been found safe in Houston three weeks after he was reported missing.
Three people found deceased at a home in the Escapees Park have been tentatively identified as Michael Nuncio, his wife Debra Nuncio and their son Anthony Nuncio, Byron Lyons, Polk County Sheriff-Elect […]
A one-block area of West Dove street in the Escapees subdivision is blocked off while investigators search for evidence after a couple was found dead in their home. A neighbor and close […]
(This post was edited at 7:25 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020 to correct the spelling of the name of one of the drivers involved in this crash) A two-vehicle crash on Texas […]