The Hubbard Center, commonly referred to as "The Hub", is used for Smith County employee training, conferences, and elections. In addition, the public can rent the space for private events such as weddings.
In May, the commissioners' court approved a $137,000 purchase for 2 new x-ray machines and 3 new metal detectors. The preview machines were hand-me-downs, and Smith County Sheriff Larry Smith said it was time for an update.
From the Gladewater Police Department: On Friday, June 29, 2018, at approximately 4 pm, Gladewater Police Officers responded to a residence located in the 1900 block of Shell Circle to investigate a report of a death at that location.