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Power restored at HISD campuses

Power restored at HISD campuses

The power is back on at all campuses in the Hallsville Independent School District after experiencing an outage Wednesday morning.

Simpson: 'It's the conservative thing to do'

Texas is historically a conservative state, but for one representative, opening the doors for marijuana use does not mean Texas is compromising its conservative values.
Bossier City casino looking to hire more than 100 workers

Bossier City casino looking to hire more than 100 workers

If you're looking for a job in the area, the Margaritaville Resort Casino has announced they are looking to fill more than 100 positions, both full-time and part-time.

Two LeTourneau students have mile-high dreams

Two LeTourneau University students have mile high dreams and are fundraising to make it possible.

Florida family reunited with dog that went missing near Lindale

A Florida family is being reunited with their dog after she ran away last week and she was found right here in East Texas.

Countdown to Opening Day: Rangers big on taste

They say everything is bigger in Texas and that certainly holds true at Globe Life Park concession stands.
E. Texas photographer gets 20 years prison time for child exploitation

E. Texas photographer gets 20 years prison time for child exploitation

An East Texas photogrpaher has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the sexual exploitation of children.
State releases EMS program pass rates; East Texas a mixed bag of results

State releases EMS program pass rates; East Texas a mixed bag of results

On Tuesday, the Texas Department of State Health Services released the 2014 Texas EMS program pass rates in comparison to the overall Texas scores and national averages.
Eltife, others introduce bill to create new dental hygiene workforce

Eltife, others introduce bill to create new dental hygiene workforce

Senators José Rodríguez (D-El Paso) and Kevin Eltife (R-Tyler), and Representatives Senfronia Thompson (D-Houston), Dan Flynn (R-Canton) and John Raney (R-Bryan) for introducing legislation (SB 787 and HB 1940) that would create a

East Texas lake levels up with good rains in first two months

A spate of cold days and snow kept Longview’s temperature well below normal in February and on track with 30-year precipitation estimates.
Silver Alert issued for missing Deep ETX man

Silver Alert issued for missing Deep ETX man

The Liberty County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Roscoe “Rex” Eastin, a missing 81-year-old diagnosed with a Cognitive Impairment,
CCSO: Homeowner shoots would-be robber during attempted home invasion

CCSO: Homeowner shoots would-be robber during attempted home invasion

Cherokee County officials are investigating a reported home invasion.
Tiede pre-trial hearing on pending theft charge, other issues moved to March 31

Tiede pre-trial hearing on pending theft charge, other issues moved to March 31

 A hearing to deal with pre-trial motions in advance of a June re-sentencing hearing for Bernie Tiede will wait untill the end of the month after being moved from today to March 31.
Rep. Simpson files bill to end marijuana prohibition in Texas

Rep. Simpson files bill to end marijuana prohibition in Texas

Davis Simpson announced Monday the introduction of a bill to the state legislature that would end the prohibition of marijuana in Texas.

Texas Independence Day

It's a special day if you're a Texan. It's Texas Independence Day. It's a day a lot of brave people sat in a room at Washington on the Brazos and signed away their independence from Mexico.