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East Texas Idol 2014

The 7th annual East Texas Idol competition brought together contestants from across the area, all hoping to earn one of five tickets that will take them straight to American Idol producers and judges. 

Tyler community hits cancer out of the park

Jackie Adams is a fighter, but cancer is a battle she is not having to go through alone. The Tyler community helped her hit cancer out of the park. Softball and Jackie brought the Tyler community together Saturday.

Salvation Army receives grant for Veterans

Veterans are twice as likely as any other American to become homeless.

Local college helping further high school students' education

One local college is helping change the course of East Texas high school students. Jarvis Christian College in Hawkins will be offering dual-credit courses online beginning in Fall 2015.

ETX community fundraising to help single mom with stage 4 cancer

The Chapel Hill community is standing behind one of their own. Jackie Adams is a newly single mom of five children. Jackie is battling stage 4 breast cancer and her medical expenses are extensive.

K-9 crime stopper gets more training

People go to work everyday. The same is true for one hardworking dog, and he has a pretty important job. He keeps crime out of the Troup community.
ETX hatchet slinging suspect found competent to stand trial

ETX hatchet slinging suspect found competent to stand trial

A man accused of attacking multiple people at an East Texas Walmart with a hatchet has been found competent to stand trial.
Police: Body found in Cherokee Co. identified

Police: Body found in Cherokee Co. identified

The Body found in Cherokee County On July 29, 2014, has been identified as Javier Jimenez, of Jacksonville. 
POLICE: ETX man broke into ex-girlfriends house, bit her

POLICE: ETX man broke into ex-girlfriends house, bit her

An East Texas man is behind bars after he allegedly broke into his ex-girlfriends house and assaulted her.

Grassroots America leader gives firsthand account of border conditions

The constant flow of illegal immigrants crossing the Texas/Mexican border, brought leaders of conservative groups to see the situation firsthand.

Downed tower causes lost emergency weather service signals

The National Weather Service has a radio tower down in East Texas. The tower sends a signal to NOAA radios within 40 miles to alert them of severe weather warnings.The tower was struck by lightning last week causing it to be unserviceable.

Tyler doctor makes East Texas surgical history

How would you like to wake up from surgery with no scars? One Tyler doctor is making it happen here in East Texas. His name is Dr. Daren P. Yeager, and he is an OB/GYN with Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler.

Walk in the shoes of a Gladewater Police Officer

The Gladewater Police Department has a new program for the community. You do not need to go into the law enforcement field to see what it's like as a police officer. Now you can join a citizen policy academy.
Authorities looking for criminals dumping tires in Henderson Co.

Authorities looking for criminals dumping tires in Henderson Co.

Law enforcement officials are looking for the person(s) responsible for illegal dumping in Henderson County over a two-month span.
$15,000 reward offered for information involving Austin Bank robbery

$15,000 reward offered for information involving Austin Bank robbery

On June 20, 2014 at approximately 7:06 am, the Austin Bank located at 16909 Highway 155 South in Noonday was robbed by a black male suspect.