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Valerie Reddell

News Director for Polk County Publishing Company Inc., a family of six community newspapers in East Texas.

DPS: Elkhart man found in truck submerged in Angelina River

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) investigated this afternoon a one-vehicle crash on State Highway 21, at the Angelina River. The preliminary investigation indicates at approximately 12:30 p.m., Troopers were notified of a submerged vehicle in the Angelina River. During their investigation, Troopers determined […]

Escapee captured near Trinity

Bobby Wood, the inmate who escaped from the Houston County Jail nine days ago, was captured near Trinity shortly before midnight last night. Trinity County Sheriff Woody Wallace said he received a call Friday afternoon from two men who were approached by a man who exited the woods […]