Congrats to Arp Garden Club

Posted by & filed under East Texas, Tyler.

The Arp Garden Club entered for the first time in the recent Tablescape Competition at the East Texas Fair and won a well deserved Second Place Ribbon for their creative entry. This was part of the Tyler Area Council of Garden Clubs Horticulture Show. The Arp Garden Club is a great organization helping the community…

Lone Star Legal Aid Honors Todd Tefteller in Surprise Ceremony

Posted by & filed under Awards, East Texas, Gilmer, Longview, Todd Tefteller, Upshur county.

In a surprise ceremony, 115th District Judge Lauren Parish awarded our own Todd Tefteller along with Gilmer attorneys Mike Martin and Joe Newsom with certificates of appreciation by Lone Star Legal Aid for their pro bono legal work for clients in need. Pro bono means that the service is provided free of charge. Honorable judge…

18-Wheeler Jackknifed on Rainbow Bridge

Posted by & filed under 18-wheeler, East Texas, Hazardous Materials, Port Arthur.

TXDOT reported that an 18-wheeler’s accident causing spilled diesel fuel led the Port Arthur Police Department to shut down the Rainbow Bridge on Halloween Day. The semi-truck had jackknifed on the bridge Thursday’s morning. Today on Friday, November 1st, the Rainbow Bridge was finally reopened to the public.     The Critical 48 Hrs after an…

Train in Cotulla slammed 18-wheeler

Posted by & filed under Tefteller Law.

On Monday, October 28 2013, in Cotulla, Texas, an 18-wheeler big rig was hit by a train in the morning. The accident occurred before the noon lunch hour at Highway 97 and Front Street. Fortunately, no serious injuries were reported.

18-wheeler Rolled over on Fostoria Rd and Texas 105

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Texas 105 was closed for several hours on Sunday October 27th while a hazardous material crews cleaned up the site of the wreck after an 18-wheeler rolled over on Fostoria road and Texas 105 early in the morning. The commercial trailer truck carrying about 21 tons of potassium hydroxide broke in half. The toxic chemical…

18-Wheeler Crash near Montgomery High School

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On October 24th Thursday morning, about one mile west of Montgomery High School an 18-wheeler with Acme Brick collided with a passenger vehicle at the intersection of Texas 105 and Lone Star Parkway. Fortunately there were no reported fatalities according to Department of Public Safety. The truck accident left both vehicles inoperable and scattered parts…

18-Wheeler Sliced into Texas 71 Overpass in Smithville

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On October 24th, an 18-wheeler semi truck carrying an excavator managed to crash into into the bottom portion of a Texas 71 overpass in the Smithville city limits.  The slice into the overpass caused chunks of concrete to scatter about the highway and hit a Dodge Caliber.  The driver escaped major injury although the flying concrete…