At only nine days away from midterm elections, a voter and translator are speaking out after a misunderstanding at a Houston voting poll. Volunteers with the Korean American Voters League say they organized Sunday as a special day of early voting, with Korean translators at the Trini Mendenhall polling site on Wirt. “They work hard

A Texas Candidate Shouts Injustice

Press Release For Immediate Release Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2018                                                            Website:                                                            Twitter: @AlecJohnson4TX Alec Johnson Leading A Press Conference Re: “Justice for Janice Wilhelm.” What: Press Conference. When: Today, Wednesday, September 19th at 11 AM. Where: 901 E. Main Street, Nacogdoches, TX 75961. September 19, 2018 — Alec Johnson, who is running for State House

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What are they hiding?

by Palestine Herald Press   Anderson County Sheriff Greg Taylor is either hiding something about the death of prisoner Rhonda Newsome, or fanning flames of suspicion that may be entirely unwarranted. Either way, he’s doing the public a disservice and should immediately authorize the release of the jail surveillance video from June 15, the day

By Geoffrey Nathan In Texas, corruption is classed as a type of racketeering. This comes under the RICO – Racketeer-Influence and Corrupt Organization – Act. Corruption means that a business or act is run illegally as part of organized crime. In other words, criminal organizations like the mafia are not able to profit from a

The Auctioning of the Judicial System

I have told this story before, but it bears repeating. Many legislators have had an experience something like this: A lobbyist visits and says, “I am working with Americans for a Better America. They have more money than God. $10 million in the last two weeks of a campaign to trash somebody’s reputation would be

Black Gold Runs Red in Texas Finale

by Synova Cantrell Last week we left wondering who in the world owns Janice Willhelm’s 7-acre farm just outside of Centerville, Texas. Her husband, Gerald Willhelm, had died mysteriously less than a week after he gave an interview to the media. While there is no one left to contest his sudden heart attack and cremation,

Corrupt Texas ISD

After a forensic audit uncovered corruption, theft, and fraud by former school district officials at Greenville Independent School District, the district says the Texas Attorney General’s office has launched an investigation into the matter.   School district officials recently sent the following statement to staff:   “Greenville ISD officials have been in touch with the

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by Synova Cantrell Part four of this saga leads us back to the beginning of this tragic tale; the strange death of disabled, Janice Robeson Wilhelm. Just to recap, Janice was found dead from a gunshot wound to her neck. She was sitting up in her recliner with her hands tucked neatly under her lap blanket. The .45

Embryo Stage of a Dirty Cop

by Karen Leidy   When does bad judgement cross the line into unlawful behavior?   A local defense attorney contends that the May 25, 2018 arrest of his client at her home in Freestone County, by an off-duty Limestone County Sheriff’s Deputy, may have constituted such an instance.   Following an initial meeting with his

The Bad Judge Who Fell from Grace

Hundreds of judicial transgressions have been uncovered during the last decade, with results that cost the defeated litigants their home, business, custody, health or freedom.   Some of the best-known cases involve judges who ultimately did suffer consequences for their behavior, including Texas judge Christopher Dupuy, who bullied four lawyers who filed conflict-of-interest recusal motions

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