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Names of couple killed in Chapel Hill house fire released

Names of couple killed in Chapel Hill house fire released

An elderly couple and their five pets were killed early Saturday morning, following a house fire in Smith County.

Local church puts up crosses on a hill

Pleasant Hill Baptist Church added three crosses to the hill next to their church. Pastor Ron Herring said the addition has cost about $40,000. Herring said it is in honor of the risen Lord.

Holocaust survivor to speak at Tyler Breast Cancer Conference

The Tyler Breast Cancer conference is welcoming a very courageous speaker, a Holocaust survivor who suffered through the torture of Nazis at Auschwitz. At 87-years old Dr. Eger is still very active.
Longview highschool program helps students focus on education

Longview highschool program helps students focus on education

Longview High School has a unique program that helps students focus on education. The high school has a room designated to provide clothes, accessories and other essentials to students who have a need.
2 ETX organizations make liberal watchdog outlet's list of hate groups

2 ETX organizations make liberal watchdog outlet's list of hate groups

Two East Texas organizations have been placed on a national list of organizations designated as "hate groups" by a liberal watchdog outlet.
Governor Abbott addresses national affairs, legislative session

Governor Abbott addresses national affairs, legislative session

Governor Greg Abbott was in east Texas to deliver a speech at the Rusk County Republican Party's Lincoln Reagan Dinner. Before that, Abbott discussed questions regarding the current legislative session and national affairs.
Gohmert floats presidential campaign

Gohmert floats presidential campaign

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SFA to begin spring football practice Saturday, scrimmage set for Longview High School

Stephen F. Austin is set to open its 2015 spring practice schedule this week, announced Monday by head coach Clint Conque.

Tyler City Council opposes SB 182

 Tyler City Council opposes State Senate bill 182. If passed, the bill would limit the percentage a municipality may increase their property tax rate in a given year. Compared to other cities, Tyler has a low rate at 22 cents.

Rusk County Youth Project brings kids to the show ring

Students from all over Rusk County were at the Expo Center today grooming their animals for the show ring. A year's worth of work and practice has gone into preparing for their time in front of the judges.
Sam Rayburn Reservoir flooding due to recent storms

Sam Rayburn Reservoir flooding due to recent storms

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, in keeping with its flood risk reduction charter, continues to monitor and manage recent flooding at Sam Rayburn Reservoir in Texas.

Ben Carson Reading Room opens at Ware Elementary

Students from Ware Elementary are about to do a lot more reading.
Longview man indicted for sexual assault of child

Longview man indicted for sexual assault of child

A Longview man, who was investigated for child pornography and sexual assault of a child offenses, has been indicted by a Harrison County grand jury for three counts of sexual assault of a child.

ETX man charged with intoxicated manslaughter in alleged racing crash

An East Texas man involved in an alleged drunken racing crash has been arrested on multiple manslaughter charges.
ETX convicted felons arrested after reports of gang fights, shots fired

ETX convicted felons arrested after reports of gang fights, shots fired

 Multiple reports of a gang fight and gunfire at West End Park on West Rusk Street set the stage for a busy Wednesday night for the Marshall Police Department.