28, Mar 2015 - Counties to Vote on Whether to Tax Out-of-State Vehicle Purchases
BOLIVAR, Mo. – In a few counties in Missouri, voters will get to decide in two weeks whether to keep or get rid of local sales taxes collected on out-of-state purchases of cars or boats. Voters in Polk, Texas, Shannon, Ozark, Dallas and Howell counties will see this question on the ballot. Back in 2012, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled many local governments could not collect the sales taxes ...
26, Mar 2015 - Polk, TX DPS trooper testifies about Polk Co stop that led to sex-trafficking arrest
During the first day of testimony in the sex trafficking jury trial of a Honduran man, a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper said that aspects of the situation raised red flags for him immediately after he pulled the suspect over for a number of traffic violations.
11, Oct 2014 - Polk, TX Vikings: Adrian Peterson trial unlikely to start before season ends
If Adrian Peterson wants a Texas jury to referee his parenting choices, it is unlikely the banished Vikings running back will be able to defend himself against a child abuse indictment during the 2014 NFL season.
01, Apr 2014 - Brown, TX Livingston woman gets 8 years for taking fall for husband in shooting death of 16-year-old
A Polk County judge sentenced the Livingston woman who initially took the fall for her husband in the Oct. 12, 2012 shooting death of 16-year-old Rhett C. Lathan to eight years in Texas Department of Criminal Justice prison.