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FSA accepting emergency farm loan applications

FSA accepting emergency farm loan applications

Applications for emergency farm loans are being accepted at the Farm Service Agency office in Tyler.
S.A. girl hit by stray bullet while watching fireworks

S.A. girl hit by stray bullet while watching fireworks

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a 9-year-old girl watching a fireworks display was hit by a stray bullet near her home on the near Northwest Side, police said.

Liberty County boy found hanged in family barn

The Houston Chronicle is reporting: Liberty County sheriff's detectives are investigating the death of a teenager who was found hanging in a barn.
Alternative transportation for East Texans on New Year's Eve

Alternative transportation for East Texans on New Year's Eve

Many East Texans will be out celebrating this New Year's Eve this evening.

Houston man rescued from Big Bend-area mountain top

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; authorities in West Texas say a Houston man is lucky to be alive after he suffered a broken leg hiking up a mountain in Texas' remote Big Bend area.
Poll: Americans hopeful for a better year in 2014

Poll: Americans hopeful for a better year in 2014

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; on the whole, Americans rate their own experience in 2013 more positively than negatively, but when asked to assess the year for the United States or the world at large, things turn sour.

Pancho Claus: A Tex-Mex Santa from the South Pole

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; He usually has black hair and a black beard, sometimes just a mustache. Like Santa, he wears a hat — though often it's a sombrero.
12 scams of Christmas

12 scams of Christmas

Better Business Bureau is warning about these common holiday scams and frauds.
Celebrating the life of country music legend Ray Price

Celebrating the life of country music legend Ray Price

The First Baptist Church in Mount Pleasant will open its doors to the public Saturday to celebrate the life of country music legend Ray Price. The service will begin at 1 p.m.
Suit: Fire risk known before Carnival ship sailed

Suit: Fire risk known before Carnival ship sailed

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Carnival Cruise Lines knew about the risk of leaks from engine fuel hoses and recommended taking precautions on the ill-fated Carnival Triumph, which caught on fire at sea, according to documents filed in rec
Bar owner charged in singer's death out on bond

Bar owner charged in singer's death out on bond

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; the Nashville bar owner charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of singer-songwriter Wayne Mills was released from jail Monday.
Amazon workers in Germany on strike over wages

Amazon workers in Germany on strike over wages

The Houston Chronicle is reporting: hundreds of workers at Amazon.com in Germany have walked off the job in an effort to put pressure on the American online retailer in the busy days before Christmas to settle on a new wage agreement.
Six Texas companies among the nation's 50 best

Six Texas companies among the nation's 50 best

Check out the slideshow above to see the winners of Glassdoor's sixth annual Employees' Choice Awards.
Registration underway for future Lindale farmers market

Registration underway for future Lindale farmers market

Plans to open a local farmers market in Lindale in spring of 2014 are currently underway.
Roommate fight leads to deadly shooting

Roommate fight leads to deadly shooting

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a man was found shot to death early Wednesday morning lying in a street near an apartment complex in southwest Houston.