The Gilley War

by Bob Bowman It’s an alleged feud so deadly it was rumored to be worse than the infamous Hatfield-McCoy dispute, and it claimed the life of an Angelina County sheriff One of the most sensational crimes in the county took place during the Civil War – long before Lufkin and The Daily News were founded

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Agency Of Destruction

“Texas’ environmental commission serves its customers well. Too bad they’re not the public.” by Forrest Wilder TO JUDGE BY SIZE ALONE, TEXAS‘ environmental agency should be the mortal terror of polluters. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) boasts a $600 million budget, some 3,000 employees, a sprawling Austin headquarters, and 16 regional offices. In

Ship of Fools in Palestine Texas

CITY COUNCIL REFUSES TO DO THEIR JOB…THE ONGOING CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY IMPACTS THE SAFETY AND FINANCIAL SECURITY OF OUR CITIZENS I just schooled some other citizens of Palestine who said that our City Council – is not responsible for anything, not supposed to enforce laws and that I do not understand the role of city council

DPS releases report about demoted Texas Ranger

by Ty Clevenger January 18 2019 This afternoon the Texas Department of Public Safety released internal records about the demotion of former Texas Ranger Brent Davis of Tyler, and the records don’t paint a pretty picture. According to an August 11, 2017 affidavit from Mr. Davis, he began having an affair with Faezeh Horaney, widow


Texas Ranger Cold Case by Glenna Whitley  2004 In the realm of human sorrows, there is no more searing grief than that of parents burying a beloved child, and to lower a son into his grave just as he’s flown from the nest is perhaps even more agonizing. When a child is murdered, a different kind

Shock and Awe, Maybe Dana should be Mayor

by Johnnie Belle Reagan For the last couple of days, I have been analyzing the City of Palestine January 14, 2019 work session and Council meeting.  I still can not get my head around what I witnessed so I have been watching the recordings over and over.  Are these people for real?  Surely this isn’t

by Alan Feuer The former president of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, took a $100 million bribe from Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the infamous crime lord known as El Chapo, according to a witness at Mr. Guzman’s trial. The stunning testimony was delivered Tuesday in a New York courtroom by Alex Cifuentes Villa, a Colombian drug lord

Fun & Games in Leon County

During the last mid-term campaign Alec Johnson ran for the office of Texas State Representative of District 11 which includes Cherokee, Nacogdoches, and Rusk counties in East Texas.  One of his campaign issues were public corruption.  In several press conferences and a debate with Travis Clardy issues were raised.  He was broadcast on an ABC

by Aunt Crabby Buffalo Texas Leon County Court; where justice comes to a screeching halt   A toxic family dispute has erupted again spreading hazardous substance from southern Freestone County to Centerville.  The long-time county narcotics trafficker has been seeing another woman which has enraged his long-time wife.  She has rallied her “kin” and the

Tea Time with Crash (Wolfe City)

by Crash, with Scooter and Trash You may have heard that the image-conscious Los Angeles Unified School District chose to return the grenade launchers it received from the Defense Department’s surplus equipment program. You probably have not heard about some of the more obscure beneficiaries of the Pentagon giveaway:   Police in Johnston, R.I., with