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Murder suspect causes scene on jail roof

4 days ago

The man charged for the murder of a 10-year-old Tyler girl found dead in Bullard last November was identified as a prisoner who caused a scene on the roof of the Smith County Jail Friday, Feb. 17. Gustavo Zavala-Garcia, arrested and booked into the Smith County Jail after allegedly confessing to the murder of Kayla Gomez-Orozco Sunday, Nov. 6, reportedly became uncooperative after recreation time Friday, and climbed over a fence and up an old basketball goal, and refused orders by jailers to come down.
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Capitol getting down to business

4 days ago

The Speaker of the House recently announced member assignments for House committees. Now that both chambers have their organizational processes in place and bills are being referred, we are getting down to business. Here are five things happening at your Capitol this week: 1. Convention of States

Bullard ISD Trustees release district’s goals list

Wednesday, February 15

The Bullard Independent School District Board of Trustees is looking towards the future for the district, as the Final Review of 2017 Goal Setting for Bullard ISD list was released during the February regular scheduled meeting, held Monday, Feb. 13.

BISD Teacher of the Year nominations due Monday

4 days ago

The administration of Bullard Independent School is continuing a program aimed at celebrating the contributions made by Bullard ISD teachers through the second annual Bullard ISD Teacher of the Year program. "Bullard ISD has great teachers who go above and beyond basic teaching and are critical to the success of our students," said Laura Jones, Bullard ISD

Smith County Round Up event underway, deadline Saturday

4 days ago

The fifth annual Smith County Warrant Round Up event is currently underway by the Smith County Sheriff’s Office. The Smith County Judicial Compliance Department mailed out more than 1,800 lavender flyers Friday, February 10 to people with outstanding arrest warrants for delinquent, court-ordered fines and fees.