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Two New Marshall Police Officers

Two New Marshall Police Officers

MARSHALL - At a ceremony Thursday afternoon, two new Marshall police officers will take their oath of office. Officer Ashley Lakatos, 31, originally from New York, has worked at the Longview Police Department for the past three years. She graduated from the East Texas Police Academy in Kilgore in October of 2013. Officer John Cook, 21, of Henderson, graduated from the East Texas Police Academy in June of 2018. A small reception will follow the ceremony.

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Project Rose Institute for Sports Science

Funds to Study a Sports Injury

TYLER - A donation made in Tyler Wednesday will help in the study of a sports related injury. The Project Rose Institute for Sports Science donated $25,000 to the Institute for Integrated Healthcare. The institute is a part of the UT Tyler College of Nursing and Health Sciences. The money will be used to research treatment, repair and recovery of Anterior Cruciate Ligament injuries. ACL injuries commonly occur in sports, and, are rising among the general population. Presenting the check ...

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April Molina

Tyler Police Officers Honored

TYLER - A dozen awards were handed out Tuesday night as the Tyler Police Department held it annual awards banquet. Named as officer of the year was April Molina, who said she was shocked and surprised. She was recognized for her work ethic and commitment to service. It's not her first award. She previously received a life saving award and an award while serving as a dispatcher. The Plainclothes Officer of the year was detective Doyle Lynch and officer Jackson ...

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Portion of a Tyler Street to Close for Two Months

Portion of a Tyler Street to Close for Two Months

TYLER – Starting Thursday, Sunnybrook Drive between Azalea Drive and Camellia Street will be closed for the relocation of utilities and the replacement of bridges. Traffic will be detoured around the location onto South Kennedy Avenue or onto North Azalea Drive. It is said that the closure will last 60 days. Sunnybrook Drive is expected to reopen on Monday, April 22.

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Murder Suspect in Jail in Henderson

Murder Suspect in Jail in Henderson

HENDERSON - A murder suspect has been returned to Rusk County. Randy Buford Winn, 62, was found in Louisiana. He was returned to Henderson on Wednesday to face capital murder charges. A tip from a family member led to his arrest. He was wanted for the Sunday evening shooting deaths of Justin Smith, 31 and Holly Jones, 37. Two persons, who were injured in the shooting, are said to be in stable condition. The shooting occurred at the Oak ...

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Cashion - 2

Information Sought on Missing Woman

ATHENS -- Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse has opened an investigation into the case of a woman who went missing in LaRue. Tabatha Cashion, 34, left her mother’s home in Emory February 9, promising to return the following day. Cashion, who said she was in the process of moving in with her boyfriend in LaRue, left her children with her mother, but she did not return. After trying and failing to reach Cashion, the mother alerted Hillhouse’s office Tuesday. ...

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TxDot

SH 274 Bridge Open at Cedar Creek Reservoir Spillway

ATHENS -- Repairs to the SH 274 bridge at Cedar Creek Reservoir Spillway in Henderson County are complete, and the bridge is now open to traffic. The bridge was closed to traffic January 30 after an inspection revealed some concrete deterioration underneath the structure. The bridge is located about seven miles north of SH 31 between Trinidad and Tool.

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Man Sentenced to Prison for 2016 Shooting

Man Sentenced to Prison for 2016 Shooting

GILMER – A Titus County man, accused of shooting a woman and then driving around for several hours, is heading to prison. Steven Seth Rosewell, 32, of Cookville, changed his plea to guilty prior to his trial in Gilmer Tuesday morning. He asked for the jury to set his punishment. The panel deliberated about 30 minutes before sentencing him to 15 years in prison for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The shooting occurred in November 2016. He refused to take ...

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