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Local students traveling to learn medicine through ministry

 A team of Bullard High School students will be taking time out of their summer breaks for an experience of a lifetime to do ministry through medical practices.

November gun sales boom

 According to the FBI, Black Friday this year set an all-time record high for firearm sales. Across the country, 175,000 background checks were conducted on November 28th.

Tyler charter school striving for the next level of academic achievement

 "We set the standards up high and they are very challenging at times, but a lot of times our kids if we push them hard enough and we push them high enough that they're able to reach it."

Elonis vs. United States: Supreme Court hears Facebook threat case

On Facebook Anthony Elonis posted "I'm not going to rest until your body is a mess, soaked in blood and dying from all the little cuts". He was speaking about his ex wife.

Fire at Belaire Manor Apartments due to an electrical problem

The American Red Cross is working with Longview residents today after an apartment fire started around 10:15 this morning at Belaire Manor Apartments.
36 people displaced in ETX apartment complex fire

36 people displaced in ETX apartment complex fire

A large fire at an East Texas apartment complex has left more than 30 people without a home.
Sheriff warns of jury duty scam

Sheriff warns of jury duty scam

  The Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office is warning citizens of Van Zandt County and surrounding areas concerning a scam that has affected many communities around the state of Texas.
LIST: Top baby names for 2014

LIST: Top baby names for 2014

The most popular baby names of 2014 is out and it's a repeat performance. Leading the way again are Sophia and Jackson.
Mineola restaurant heavily damaged in overnight fire

Mineola restaurant heavily damaged in overnight fire

Multiple fire departments responded to a structure fire at a Mineola restaurant overnight.
East Texas man killed in rollover crash

East Texas man killed in rollover crash

The Department of Public Safety has identified a Diboll man killed in a rollover crash on Monday night.
1 killed, 1 injured in Deep East Texas crash involving semi

1 killed, 1 injured in Deep East Texas crash involving semi

One person was killed Monday morning in a two-vehicle wreck in Deep East Texas.
ETX veterans memorial vandalized, reward offered

ETX veterans memorial vandalized, reward offered

The Sulphur Springs Police Department announced an increase in a reward for recent vandalism on a city monument.
2 East Texans arrested for drug possession

2 East Texans arrested for drug possession

Two East Texans are behind bars in connection with drug charges.
Van Zandt Co. Sheriff's Office warning citizens of jury duty scam

Van Zandt Co. Sheriff's Office warning citizens of jury duty scam

The Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office is warning citizens of Van Zandt County and surrounding areas concerning a scam that has affected many communities around the state of Texas.

'Light Up a Life' in East Texas

 On Monday evening, at The Hospice of East Texas campus, people welcomed in the holiday season, by honoring those they had lost.