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Silver Alert issued for missing East Texas man

Silver Alert issued for missing East Texas man

UPDATE: Police have confirmed a sighting of Thomas Clyde Gentry at a gas station in Dallas off  I-20. Dallas Police Department and other law enforcement agencies in the area are actively looking for him.
Kilgore PD searching for thieves who stole several vehicles from business

Kilgore PD searching for thieves who stole several vehicles from business

Kilgore Police are searching for a thief who stole multiple vehicles from a local business.

Family: Burglar shot by Tyler homeowner may have suffered from mental illness

Tuesday morning's fatal shooting in Tyler has caused many to wonder what led 44-year-old Luke Garrison to force his way into the home of 77-year-old Bobby Shaw and rush him.

Which sickness do you have?

 "There are a lot of the illnesses out there that are contagious right now," said David Davis, a pharmacist at Drug Emporium.

Maybe a trade school would be better?

Mom and dad, don't you love the fact you get to scrimp and save to send your child through college and once you get them there you basically hand them over to a bunch of balding and gray-headed 60's wannabe's?
ETX man in custody following house fire, manhunt

ETX man in custody following house fire, manhunt

A Lufkin man is in police custody following a manhunt in Nacogdoches. Police said the suspect could face several charges.
US 259 North back open after multiple vehicle wreck

US 259 North back open after multiple vehicle wreck

Multiple agencies responded to a multi-vehicle wreck Wednesday night on US 259 North one mile south of FM 850. Crims Chapel Volunteer Fire Department closed southbound lanes but they have since been re opened.

Former Lobo football player released from jail after evading arrest

A former Longview Lobo football player is out of jail today after posting bonds on multiple charges totaling $116,500.

"Warrior Tree Project" raises thousands for wounded veterans this Christmas

'Tis the season for giving. Veterans across the United States gave us our freedom, and now it's time to return the favor.

Local football team makes school history

 For the first time ever, the Mineola Yellowjackets are in the state semi-finals. "We're 5 rounds in the playoffs and its breath taking," said Dalton Dupont, senior right guard.

Jack Stallard previews Gilmer semifinal game

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner asked about the unbeaten Gilmer Buckeyes. The Bux will play in the state semifinals at SMU Friday night against Celina.

Food truck drivers gain more access to City of Tyler streets

Tyler City Council OK'd food truck vendors to operate in more areas of the city.
Weak disturbances through work-week, T-Storms by Sunday

Weak disturbances through work-week, T-Storms by Sunday

As we finish off the remainder of this work week, we will have some disturbances that will generate clouds over East Texas and afternoon temperatures in the 50s and low 60s.

Palestine Main Street Wine Swirl Around the Corner

Downtown merchants are ready to welcome ten wineries and delicious specialty foods on December 13, 2014 from 4 – 7 p.m. for the Main Street Wine Swirl.

Drive through 'Bethlehem,' in New London this weekend

London Baptist Church is bringing a live Nativity Drive Thru to New London, Texas. On December 12 and 13, 2014 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. they will transform two city streets into primitive Bethlehem.