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Man in Rusk County Jail after assaulting family

Man in Rusk County Jail after assaulting family

On Monday, May 30, 2011, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Rusk County deputies responded to a welfare concern and arrested 39-year-old Bradley Dale Koonce.
Tatum stabbing victim remains in hospital, suspect's name released

Tatum stabbing victim remains in hospital, suspect's name released

On Sunday, May 29, 2011, Justice of the Peace, Precinct 5, Judge Joe Sorrells, charged suspect, Joseph Deem, 19, of Tatum, with Aggravated Assault, for the stabbing which occurred approximately 3:30am on Saturday, May 28, 2011.
Rusk County Farmers Market offers goods, interaction between growers and customers

Rusk County Farmers Market offers goods, interaction between growers and customers

Rusk County residents have a twice-weekly chance to get produce and herbs fresh from the farm.
Henderson man arrested in Rusk County shooting

Henderson man arrested in Rusk County shooting

On Monday, May 16, 2011, at approximately 1:00 a.m., Sheriff Danny R. Pirtle and Rusk County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigators responded to a call of a gunshot victim on County Road 462.
Rusk County man killed in 4-wheeler accident

Rusk County man killed in 4-wheeler accident

On Thursday, May 12, 2011, at approximately 10:00pm, Rusk County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to County Road 304, in the eastern part of Rusk County, in reference to an accident involving a four-wheeler.

Mom tries to take phone away, daughter leads police on chase

Shocking video of an East Texas teen leading police on a high speed chase. All because the teens mom tried to take her cell phone away. It happened Wednesday afternoon shortly after 6 p.m. in Rusk County.
West Rusk teacher arrested on child porn charges out on bond

West Rusk teacher arrested on child porn charges out on bond

The West Rusk teacher arrested on child porn charges has bond and has been released from the Rusk County Jail.

Jurors react to conclusion of 'Exorcism' trial

In 2008, Jesseca Carson and her boyfriend Blaine Milam were accused of brutally beating and killing Carson's 13-month old daughter Amora - during what they called an 'exorcism' to beat the demons out.
Jesseca Carson found guilty of capital murder

Jesseca Carson found guilty of capital murder

A Rusk County jury has decided the fate of Jesseca Carson. She has been found guilty of capital murder in a unanimous decision made just before 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

Henderson wins state championship

The Henderson LIons beat the Chapel Hill Bulldogs at Cowboys Stadium to win the state championship, 28-to-21. It is the first state title for Henderson and the second state championship for coach Dickey Meeks.