Tag Archive: Smith county

Jun 15 2011

Sale, use of aerial fireworks prohibited

The Smith County Commissioners Court voted Tuesday to restrict the sale and use of certain aerial fireworks outside of city limits for the Fourth of July Fireworks season and as needed during existence of drought conditions. The ban applies to the sale and use of fireworks that are “rockets with sticks” or “missiles with fins.” …

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May 12 2011

Funding priorities first

Recently the House passed a budget that I voted against because it appropriated almost half a billion dollars to corporate welfare that I believe should be going to our schools, the weak among us and the elderly. Perhaps that was not popular with some of my fellow Representatives, but voting to send money to corporations …

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Mar 07 2011

Police Report

police beat

Gregg County Jail                 William Edward Welch, 24, of Kilgore and Tori Gambling, 19, of Longview remained jailed Sunday on $30,000 bond each, charged with manual delivery of a controlled substance. Police said Welch and Gambling were arrested Saturday morning at Motel 6 in the 100 block of South Access Road.                 Patrick Shane Russell, …

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