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Palestine hires Austin Westlake assistant as hew HC, AD

Palestine hires Austin Westlake assistant as hew HC, AD

Palestine Independent School District has hired a new head football coach and athletic director.

Bad weather means a busy day for some businesses

 Before bad weather moves in, precautions need to be made.
The fight against amnesty

The fight against amnesty

 Immigration is always a hot button in Washington. The continuing number of illegals entering our country has some of our local officials very concerned and they are speaking about it.
TxDOT weather alert for Monday night

TxDOT weather alert for Monday night

TxDOT crews are working to de-ice roads, bridges and overpasses tonight in the East Texas which includes includes Nacogdoches, Shelby and San Augustine counties.
Westbound traffic on I-20 near FM 14 stopped due to multiple accidents

Westbound traffic on I-20 near FM 14 stopped due to multiple accidents

Smith County emergency crews responded to an accident, monday night, involving an 18-wheeler that ran off the road and is stuck in a ditch off of I-20 near FM 14.
Weather update: Cold with roads refreezing, and more winter weather Wednesday?

Weather update: Cold with roads refreezing, and more winter weather Wednesday?

With temperatures forecasted to go below freezing tonight, we will see any liquid on the roadways refreeze and turn into ice.

Blocked traffic and other weather related issues

Icy conditions hit hard all over the state, and Longview was no exception. In one hour the city went from quiet, cold and dry to a winter wonderland. East Texans know that ice on the roads goes hand in hand with problems.
Griffin, Bennett inducted into East Texas Coaches Association Hall of Honor

Griffin, Bennett inducted into East Texas Coaches Association Hall of Honor

 Legends of high school football in East Texas were inducted into the East Texas Coaches Association Hall of Honor during a banquet Saturday evening at Northridge Country Club.

Icy day makes East Texans go slow for fast food

Freezing rain and sleet was falling from the sky in Tyler. But the ice didn't keep Bertha Adams from braving the cold weather to get something cold. She got a shake at Burger King.
LIST: School and business delays, cancellations for Tuesday, Feb. 24

LIST: School and business delays, cancellations for Tuesday, Feb. 24

With the possibility of wintry weather over the next 24 hours, schools in East Texas may be delaying or canceling classes. Businesses and other organizations may also have delayed openings or cancelations.
Authorities investigating string of burglaries that happened in mid February

Authorities investigating string of burglaries that happened in mid February

On Friday, February 13, 2015, a home owner in the 2000 block of Highway 79, west of Jacksonville, reported that his home had been broken into sometime between Wednesday, February 5, and Thursday, February 12.
1 killed in Trinity County crash

1 killed in Trinity County crash

DPS officials said an Apple Springs man was killed over the weekend in a Trinity County wreck. Troopers were dispatched to a crash on FM 357 near Apple Springs at about 5:35 p.m. on Saturday
Nacogdoches Co. man dies after car slides off road into tree

Nacogdoches Co. man dies after car slides off road into tree

A Nacogdoches County man was pronounced dead Saturday after his vehicle smashed into a tree.
TxDOT reports Rusk Co. hit hard by icy conditions

TxDOT reports Rusk Co. hit hard by icy conditions

Rusk County is being hit fairly hard by icy conditions, particularly north of Henderson. US 259 toward Kilgore has become problematic and driverse are advised to stay off this road if they don’t absolutely need to travel.
ETX man dies after car hydroplanes, crashes into vehicle head-on

ETX man dies after car hydroplanes, crashes into vehicle head-on

A Tenaha man died over the weekend after his vehicle hydroplaned and crashed into another automobile head-on.