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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
Westbound lanes at I-20, HWY 69 moving again after accident involving 18-wheelers

Westbound lanes at I-20, HWY 69 moving again after accident involving 18-wheelers

Traffic on Interstate 20 westbound lanes from Highway 69 in Lindale is moving again after an acident involving 18-wheelers stalled movement early Thursday morning.
TxDOT: Wintry weather expected to create driving hazards

TxDOT: Wintry weather expected to create driving hazards

With another wintry mix in the overnight forecast TxDOT crews are again preparing for the task of treating roadways that are expected to be rendered hazardous by inclement conditions.
Conditions released on victims in Wednesday evening fatal crash

Conditions released on victims in Wednesday evening fatal crash

Update: (1:37 p.m.) According to ETMC, Ashlee Regester is in critical but stable condition. The other two Regester children were treated and released. Their names will not be released, per the father's request.

Don't stand for second-rate drug deals; Rusk Police will straighten out the slackers

Drug dealers these days, it's just not right for them to slacking off. But one East Texas Police Department has your back and they're ready to do the dirty work.
Local college increases tuition

Local college increases tuition

Kilgore College's Spokesperson Chris Craddock says the tuition increase next fall will be two dollars more per credit hour adding 2 hundred thousand dollars to the budget.
Tyler Pounds Regional Airport prepares for inclement weather

Tyler Pounds Regional Airport prepares for inclement weather

As winter weather advisories are being posted for East Texas tonight and tomorrow, Tyler Pounds Regional Airport is preparing for snow removal activities.