Two local residents were recently arrested after a child in their care tested positive for exposure to methamphetamine and marijuana.
According to the Smith County Sheriff’s Office, Payton Joseph Raymond, 23, of Flint, and Haley Reed, 19, of Jacksonville, were taken into custody and charged with a state felony of Endangering a Child, and had bonds set at $100,000 each.
A former Bullard Panther baseball star is now a part of a new Major League Baseball Team, as Nick Rumbelow was recently traded from the New York Yankees to the Seattle Mariners.
Rumbelow, a right-handed pitcher and a graduate of Bullard High School in 2010, was traded Friday, Nov. 18 in exchange for a pair of minor league pitchers, left-hander JP Sears and righty Juan Then.
The suspect accused of kidnapping and murdering a 10-year-old Tyler girl in Bullard last November is scheduled to appear in a Smith County courtroom for a pre-trial hearing this week.
Gustavo Zavala-Garcia is slated to appear in a pre-trial hearing scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 14, inside the courtroom of the 241st District Court of Judge Jack Skeen Jr.
The Bullard Area Chamber of Commerce is inviting all area member businesses to show off their Christmas spirit by participating in the organization’s second annual “Christmas in Color” Business Window Decorating Contest.
With the countdown to Christmas getting smaller and smaller, several of the Bullard Independent School District Fine Arts departments will bring about the Christmas spirit in upcoming holiday concert performances.