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Cold weather causes potholes in Tyler

Potholes are a huge problem in Tyler. The wintry weather makes the problem even worse. The City of Tyler said they have seen more pot holes than usual. Four different crews have been out addressing the problem.

Following string of violence, a plan of action

A shooting Tuesday night was a wake-up call to the community. Another homicide, another child without a father.

Troup rallying behind Minnix family mission

Recently we told you about a pair of sisters both struggling with diabetes and how the family was raising money for a disability dog that would alert the family if the girls needed help.
Gilmer ISD announces finalist to fill Head Coach position

Gilmer ISD announces finalist to fill Head Coach position

Gilmer ISD has announced its finalist for the Athletic Director/Head Coach position.

Who's who in the Longview elections

This spring election means four new people will be working for the city of Longview.
Why do we have Daylight Saving Time?

Why do we have Daylight Saving Time?

Many of us cringe when we think we are going to lose an hour of our valuable weekend by “springing forward” this Sunday. I personally do not like losing an hour, but I do enjoy the extra daylight.
Texas jobless rate continues drop; Tyler, Longview area see increase

Texas jobless rate continues drop; Tyler, Longview area see increase

The Texas economy continues to post strong numbers in comparison to the national average. The Texas Workforce commission announced Friday a drop in the unemployment rate. 
'Dangerous' East Texas fugitive captured in Mississippi

'Dangerous' East Texas fugitive captured in Mississippi

At approximately 1230 A.M., members of the Gulf Coast Regional Task Force, located and apprehended Troy Mason, of Palestine, Texas, in a Forest, Mississippi, truck stop, located just off of I-20.

Students show animals at Bullard Youth Expo

It is a great time of year for agriculture students. The Smith County Youth Expo, at the Bullard High School District Agriculture Science Facility, started Wednesday.

Dunn sentenced to 99 years in jail for murder of wife

Brad Allen Dunn was sentenced to 99 years in prison and a $10,000 fine for the first degree murder of his wife, Kari Dunn. Dunn pleaded guilty on Tuesday to the murder of his wife, Kari Dunn.
Reviewing Thursday's winter storm

Reviewing Thursday's winter storm

This was the third winter storm East Texas had seen in a 10 day span! It all started with a strong cold front that arrived during the day Wednesday. That cold front dropped temperatures quickly.
Feds raid Longview pharmacy

Feds raid Longview pharmacy

Federal agents raided a Longview pharmacy Wednesday in a cooperative action of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency and Health and Human Services.

Historical marker commemorates more than just a building

A more than 60-year-old Jewish synagogue in Longview is receiving recognition with a dedication of their historical marker Saturday, March 7th at 11 a.m.

'Walk A Mile In Her Shoes'

The second annual effort to raise awareness of a very real problem in east Texas is coming up this weekend.
Texas Game Warden notes: Where's my deer head?

Texas Game Warden notes: Where's my deer head?

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. East Texas incidents are in bold.   Daffy Duck Hunters