Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


May 30, 2014

Cherokee County arrests: May 20-26

CHEROKEE COUNTY — The Daily Progress will publish a list of arrests from the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office on a weekly basis.

May 20 - 26:

Jeffery Wayne Almond, 29, Alto, warrants for two counts of driving while license invalid and a motor vehicle inspection violation;

Jessica Brionna Baker, 22, Rusk, public intoxication;

Herschel James Bradley Jr., 25, Jacksonville, driving while intoxicated with a child younger than 15;

Douglas Gene Brooks Jr., 26, Rusk, criminal trespass;

Michael Wayne Cheadle, 31, Reklaw, disorderly conduct and failure to report a change of address;

Scott Anthony Doss, 23, Wells, parole warrant;

Pamela Leigh East, 55, Jacksonville, driving while intoxicated second offense;

Lane Blake Fade, 23, Bullard, two Class-C warrants;

Amber Kay Fauscette, 36, Troup, criminal trespass and burglary of a building;

Roque Jesus Gallegos, 18, Jacksonville, possession of alcohol by a minor;

Damion Donshae Gipson, 24, Jacksonville, obstruction/retaliation, evading arrest/detention and manufacturing/delivery of a controlled substance;

James Gleason Heard, 38, Rusk, driving while intoxicated and speeding;

Joshua Heard, 23, Jacksonville, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and attempted prohibited substance in a correctional facility;

Kolby Joe Helm, 21, Rusk, Class C traffic offense;

Juan Carlos Hernandez-Aboytes, 26, Jacksonville, driving while intoxicated second offense;

Brian Keith Irby, 20, Jacksonville, possession of a controlled substance;

Rodney Ray Johnson, 50, Troup, driving while intoxicated second offense;

Dustin Scott Massey, 26, Troup, failure to appear for interference with railroad property;

Randall Dwight Massey, 38, Athens, motion to revoke while license invalid with a previous conviction/suspension;

Brittany Ann Pryor, 24, Jacksonville, failure to identify a fugitive;

Jamie Rubio, 23, Jacksonville, driving while license invalid with a previous conviction/suspension;

Colten Blake Shackleford, 22, Frankston, driving while intoxicated;

Terry Eugene Strange, 35, Jacksonville, warrant for theft of property;

Crystal Ann Williams, 24, Jacksonville, driving while license invalid with a previous conviction/suspension; and

Michael Anthony Williams, 41, Jacksonville, theft of property.


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    City leaders have started looking into the process of moving a gas line that runs from Alto through Wells along U.S. Hwy. 69 to meet requirements of TxDOT, which is widening the road through the city.

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    Furniture and accessories, carpeting, window treatments – even electronics at one point – were offered at the Commerce Street store, but on July 1, the family who started Bearden's sold the company to Louisiana-based Ivan Smith Furniture company.

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  • Athens woman confesses to killing daughter

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    July 24, 2014

  • Bullard: District names Jan Hill as deputy superintendent

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    July 24, 2014

  • ‘Christmas in July’ drive benefits area foster children

    Sure, December is still more than five months away, but Cherokee County residents are getting the chance to start spreading some holiday cheer a little early this year during the annual Christmas in July donation drive, benefitting the county's Rainbow Room.

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  • RISD board mulls $16M budget

    Local school board members are considering a $16,671,955 proposed general fund budget for Rusk ISD's upcoming fiscal year – which begins Sept. 1 – but are nowhere near close to adopting the budget, said Lesa Jones, assistant district superintendent for finance and operation.

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    July 22, 2014

  • Bullard group rallies behind alcohol petition

    A petition calling for a city-wide city election this November that would make all areas of Bullard wet, including those which fall in Cherokee County, has proven successful, as more than the required 221 signatures have been collected.

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    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

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