Recently the Smith County Commissioners Court rejected two resolutions regarding illegal immigrant housing in our area. One resolution was presented by commissioner terry phillips, and the other, Judge Joel Baker.
A recent surge in reports of illnesses due to the parasite Cyclospora has prompted the Texas Department of State Health Services to begin an investigation into the infections in hopes of determining a common source.
Gladewater man was arrested Tuesday on a charge of solicitation of a minor.
Cody Jacob Richardson, 19, is being held in Gregg County Jail on $150,000 bond after a warrant was issued for his arrest, according to jail records.
How to discipline the next generation is a hotly debated topic. In 2012, a national survey showed more than half of women and three-quarters of men in the United States believe a child sometimes needs a "good hard spanking."