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Officers shop for suspects in Black Friday round up

Deputy James Hawkins uses a bar to break a padlock to gain access to a home.Deputy James Hawkins uses a bar to break a padlock to gain access to a home. Franklin County law enforcement personnel did their own version of Black Friday shopping Nov. 29 as they conducted a warrant round up at several residences in the area.

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Rodeo award

Accepting the award are left to right, National Champion (holding Reigning Champion) of the Champion Rodeo Company, SPFC Captain Brad Neal, Lt. Josh Tucker, Sgt. Shannon Gammill, Lt. John Middleton, and SPFC Rodeo Queen Kasie Kaslon.Officers of the Sheriff’s Posse of Franklin County accept an award for being ranked 19th out of 286 for top rodeos at the United Professional Rodeo Association awards banquet Saturday, Nov. 23.

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Warrant round up

Franklin County Sheriff’s Department Tactical Entry Team leader Rob Moore, center, provides last minute instructions as law enforcement personnel staged at the South Franklin Fire Station prior to initiating a warrant round up at various residences.Franklin County Sheriff’s Department Tactical Entry Team leader Rob Moore, center, provides last minute instructions as law enforcement personnel staged at the South Franklin Fire Station prior to initiating a warrant round up at various residences.

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Three records set and below average rainfall recorded

A record high, two record low temperatures, and below average rainfall was recorded for the month of November.

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Campaign kick off

A campaign kick off meeting for Audrey Spanko, second from left, was at the Cultural Arts CenterA campaign kick off meeting for Audrey Spanko, second from left, was at the Cultural Arts Center Tuesday, November 19.

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Tickets issued after accidents

Colin Clasby directs traffic on I-30 as DPS Trooper Colin Bradshaw speaks with the driver of a Chevrolet Spark that hydroplaned on I-30Colin Clasby directs traffic on I-30 as DPS Trooper Colin Bradshaw speaks with the driver of a Chevrolet Spark that hydroplaned on I-30 around 9 a.m. Friday, November 22.

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Five file as candidates for office with Republican Party

A total of five candidates have completed paper work for office with the Republican Party as filings for the March 3, 2020 General Primaries continue and the 6 p.m Monday, Dec. 9 deadline grows closer.

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Candidate filing deadline Monday for March primaries

The deadline for filing in the 2020 General Primary Election is 6 p.m. Monday, December 9.

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Rail district hires Stutes as general council

Ronald D.StutesThe Northeast Texas Rural Rail Transportation District hired Ronald D. “Ron” Stutes of Tyler as the general counsel for the district at their November meeting in Sulphur Springs.

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