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John Tyler kicks off the morning with a pep rally

John Tyler High School kicked off Friday morning with a pep rally. The spirit was high as the band, cheerleaders and dance team performed. Everyone was excited for Friday night's game against the Nacogdoches Dragons.
Longview taking steps to be environmentally friendly

Longview taking steps to be environmentally friendly

The city of Longview and the organization, Keep Longview Beautiful, will host the Green and Clean event Saturday, November 8. Volunteers will be at Lear Park from 8 AM to 12 PM collecting items such as motor oil, electronics, pap
Sheriff: 5 arrested after victim attacked, bound and kidnapped

Sheriff: 5 arrested after victim attacked, bound and kidnapped

Five East Texans have been taken into custody in connection with a kidnapping where the victim was attacked and tied up.
Decomposed body found in ETX home

Decomposed body found in ETX home

On November 7, 2014 at approximately 11:49am Marshall Police Department Communication received a call reporting a deceased person located at the 100 Block of Wood Street located inside limits of Marshall, Texas.

SPECIAL REPORT: Animal abuse out of control in East Texas

East Texas is filled with people that call themselves "pet owners", but in reality, they're beating and abusing their animals behind closed doors.
1 injured in train, backhoe collision

1 injured in train, backhoe collision

One person was injured Friday afternoon when a train collided with a backhoe in Deep East Texas.
Officials identify ETX student arrested for reportedly making threats against classmates

Officials identify ETX student arrested for reportedly making threats against classmates

According to Brownsboro Independent School District, a high school student has been arrested in connection with graffiti containing threatening statements.
Gladewater man arrested on drug-related charges

Gladewater man arrested on drug-related charges

An East Texas man has been arrested on drug-related charges.
Man arrested in connection with ETX burglary

Man arrested in connection with ETX burglary

The Bowie County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man in connection with Thursday's alleged burglary.

VIDEO: ETX business burns down in large blaze

 An Atlanta business was destroyed during a fire Wednesday night. Police said the blaze began at about 11 p.m. The store, Woods Furniture, is located in the 200 block of East Hiram Street.
ETX school district to offer free breakfast, lunch to students

ETX school district to offer free breakfast, lunch to students

Thursday night’s meeting of the Karnack Independent School District Board of Trustees brought the district further into its efforts to providing an overall quality education to its students – by voting to go forward with a community

Bullard 8th grade "Lefty" pitcher makes the cut on the national stage

 On Thursday night in Bullard, Colton Bowman was resting up behind the endzone with his buddies, before suiting up at wide receiver for the Panthers middle school football team.

'Duck Dynasty' may inspire new duck hunters

 "Since Duck Dynasty has gone so crazy, I think everyone thinks they're a duck hunter," said Logan Bishop, who has been duck hunting since he was 12 years old.

ESD2 ditches the drama and moves forward

The Emergency Services District board is in charge of finances for volunteer fire departments in Smith County. The board has faced lots of drama, but they are ready to move forward.
Gilmer Texas approves new land purchase

Gilmer Texas approves new land purchase

 City leaders in Gilmer Texas approved a purchase of land for approximately 5,200 dollars per acre. The city will gain nearly seven acres of land as a result.