Wednesday, November 28, 2012, at approximately 2:12 a.m. the Gun Barrel City Police Department received a call from a 33 year old white male who resides at 107 Wren, Gun Barrel City. He reported he had been stabbed by a known perpetrator who was still on the scene.
Sergeant Richard Widener and Officer Cody Dickerson, with the Gun Barrel City Police Department responded. Michael Main, with the Mabank Police Department, also responded to the call.
Upon arrival officers located the suspect and the victim outside the residence. A white female was found inside the residence. Officers observed the victim to be lying on the ground with multiple stab wounds and cuts to his upper torso.
The suspect was subsequently arrested and transported to the Gun Barrel City jail, charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon-family violence, a first degree felony, and two misdemeanor charges.
The white female was also arrested and transported to jail. She was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon-family violence and tampering with or fabricating physical evidence, a third degree felony.
Officer Ken Bee, Assistant Chief of Police Larry Warrick and Investigators Bill Crawford and Monte Mansfield assisted at the scene.
As officers processed the crime scene it appeared that a struggle occurred inside the residence. Evidence showed that the victim was stabbed in the living/dining room area of the home.
The victim was subsequently transported by air ambulance to the East Texas Medical Center in Tyler where he is in ICU and listed in stable condition. The names of all involved parties are being withheld as the offense is currently under investigation and no family have been notified as of press time.
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Emotional response given to Victoria's death
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AISD readies for annual backpack distribution
Athens Independent School District and the Help Center are teaming up once again to provide backpacks and supplies to students in need.
The annual Back-to-School Bash is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 9 at the Athens High School gym during the family fun day.
Open house at Grace House transition location
Grace House of Cedar Creek Lake, a faith-based transitional home for women, held an open house on Monday evening. The facility for women is 6,000 square feet on 13 acres in Tool.
Grace House includes a kitchen and a classroom equipped with computers for training and practice, as well as dorm-type rooms for the residents.
MISD approves re-election order
The Malakoff Independent School Board of Trustees approved their order of elections on Monday, as all five members are up for re-election on Nov. 4.
President Jason Dalrymple, Vice President Gary Woolverton, Secretary Daymon Sims and Rick Vieregge (appointed to fill Todd LaRue's seat) are the four spots up for the 4-year terms. LaRue resigned from the board on June 16.
Tim Mattingly, who was appointed in February, is up for election to fill the remaining two years of that term.
BISD tax rate, meal prices remain same
The tax rate for Brownsboro Independent School District is expected to remain the same for the 2014-15 school year following Monday's school board meeting.
Superintendent Dr. Chris Moran recommended the rate of $1.46 per $100 evaluation remain in place, despite a slight increase in the preliminary budget.
The maintenance and operations rate will remain at $1.17, while the interest and sinking rate remains 29 cents.
County names those to fill unexpired terms
The Henderson County Commissioners Court named individuals to fill unexpired terms on two boards during a brief meeting on Tuesday.
The court confirmed Gregorio Galvan as a new member of the Henderson County Library Advisory Board. Galvan, the owner and operator of Papa Tilo’s restaurant, will serve the remainder of the term vacated by Gloria Glaspy.
Howard named top assistant in Region 7
The Texas Association of Secondary School Principals recognizes outstanding principals and assistant principals from the 20 regional education service centers in the state each year.
School administrators are nominated and chosen by their peers within their regions, and then applications from these recipients are reviewed by the TASSP Principal Image Committee who selects the finalists.
Knife-wielding man arrested
The Athens Police Department arrested a 34-year-old man who allegedly entered an apartment early Saturday and injured another man using a pocket knife.
Henderson County Rural Resource Fair
When you find yourself in need of help, it's important to know where to go. The need to know is what drew a crowd to the Trinidad ISD cafeteria Monday morning.
Approximately 30 non-profit vendors were on hand for the first Rural Resource Fair. The vendors were there to provide information to the public about available resources in Henderson County.
Eight ladies are in Garland to teach the word of Christ to the area’s Arabic-speaking population.
Makaye Key of Eustace is part of a group of ladies known as the G.M.A.’s or Girls Missionary Auxilary.
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