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ETX state representative files bill to create sales tax holidays for firearms, hunting supplies

ETX state representative files bill to create sales tax holidays for firearms, hunting supplies

State Representative Chris Paddie (R-Marshall) filed H.B. 849, which would create two sales tax holidays for firearms and hunting supplies.
Drugs, guns, cash found in Marshall Police raid

Drugs, guns, cash found in Marshall Police raid

The Marshall Police Departement arrested two people in a Friday morning drug raid on Burleson Street.

Officials identify teen killed in Longview Police Department shooting

Three Longview police officers have been placed on paid administrative leave and the lobby of a local police department has reopened after a woman was shot and killed prompting a lockdown of the premises.
Tragedy fund set up for children of parents in Smith Co. murder, suicide

Tragedy fund set up for children of parents in Smith Co. murder, suicide

A tragedy fund has been set up for the children of a couple found dead of an apparent murder-suicide in Smith County.

Pets Fur People celebrates month of love this February with Big Paws Big Heart event

 Pets Fur People celebrates a month of love this February with our Big Paws Big Heart event.  

Oral surgeon announces candidacy for Longview mayor

 Former Longview City Councilman Dr. Andy Mack announced Friday he was running for mayor.

Worker injured at TJC residence hall construction site, Magnolia Street closed

Cross traffic on Magnolia Street is temporarily closed, due to an accident on the residence hall construction site on the Tyler Junior College campus. The accident occurred around 10:00 a.m., Friday morning.

Kevin Eltife, Ft. Worth representative propose bill for medical marijuana use to treat epilepsy

A local senator anda DFW representative have filed bills in the Texas Legislature to allow children with "intractable epilepsy&q

VIDEO: Police seeking information regarding ETX grocery store robbery

The Mount Pleasant Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying two individuals involved in a local grocery store robbery.

AUTOPSY: Longview man died from single gunshot wound to the head

 According to the Longview News-Journal, preliminary autop

From Tyler to Russia: international 're-packaging' scam

A local case of credit card fraud has led investigators to the other side of the globe. According to law enforcement: a Tyler man alerted them to more than $5,000 worth of fraudulent charges made to his credit card.

Rain continues tonight, could end as wintry mix Friday AM

The rain will continue again late tonight and be coming to an end by Friday afternoon. Yesterday, I mentioned that we could have a chance of seeing some wintry weather (mainly in the form of wet snow flakes).

Future of animals at Klein Animal Shelter looks brighter

  The City of Tyler announced Thursday evening that they will end their contract with the Klein Animal Shelter in Jacksonville, and keep their animal control operations within the city. 

Kilgore man charged with murder in Rusk County fire

A Kilgore man is in the Rusk County jail after being charged with murder. A Rusk County house fire leaving one man dead became more than just an accident. Sheriff Jeff Price released this information.

Community leaders discuss 'Tiny House Project' idea

A Longview organization, Bridges Out Of Poverty held a meeting Thursday to discuss the promotion of Poverty Awareness month. During the meeting, The Tiny House Project was introduced. This plan consists of 300-400 square ft.