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Locals arrested after child injured, tests positive for drugs

3 days ago

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.

New York Yankees trade Bullard native pitcher Rumbelow to Seattle Mariners

3 days ago

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.

Kayla Gomez murder trial

3 days ago

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.