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Turkey Trot 2014: run now, pie later

 Thanksgiving day, also known as a day with an excuse to eat as many calories as you possibly can, but some east Texans are putting the turkey aside to trot for local charities, Meals on Wheels and Refuge of Light.
Sheriff: Man charged with two counts of sexually assaulting a child

Sheriff: Man charged with two counts of sexually assaulting a child

East Texas deputies took a man into custody for the alleged sexual assault of a child.
Cause undetermined in Winona school fire

Cause undetermined in Winona school fire

The Smith County Fire Marshal announced today that after extensive review of the Old Winona School fire case, no exact cause of the fire could be determined.
Search underway on FM 968 for alleged oil field thief

Search underway on FM 968 for alleged oil field thief

An active search for an alleged oil field thief is underway in Harrison County. Authorities are looking for the suspect on FM 968. FM 968 runs between Highway 80 and I-20, about two miles southwest of Marshall.
Several ETX athletes named semifinalists for 2014 Mr. Texas Football

Several ETX athletes named semifinalists for 2014 Mr. Texas Football

Several East Texas atheletes made the semifanlist list for the 2014 Mr. Texas Football award presented by Dave Campbell's Texas Football.

East Texas man wants secular symbol on Cherokee County courthouse lawn

 The nativity scene holds a special place in Christians' hearts, especially during the Christmas season.
New punishment hearing ordered in Bernie Tiede case

New punishment hearing ordered in Bernie Tiede case

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ordered Wednesday a new punishment hearing for convicted murderer Bernie Tiede.
Longview Apartment building evacuated after reports of fire

Longview Apartment building evacuated after reports of fire

Firefighters are on the scene of Apartment fire in Longview. They were called to the Pine Knoll Apartments located at 2019 Toler Road.

Holidays lead to an increase in plumbing problems

  The plumbing business skyrockets during the holidays. "People do a lot of cooking during that time and they like to rake their stuff down into the disposal and then it gets stopped up."

Holocaust survivor speaks at TJC

For someone who experienced so much death around her as a child, Inge Auerbacher is a sharp, spunky woman, filled to the brim with life. TJC members met her at a convention in Florida.

'Blackout Wednesday' busiest night of year for bars

Thanksgiving brings more than 46-million Americans home for the holiday. During these family and friend reunions, it's not always about the turkey.
East Texas events happening Thanksgiving Day

East Texas events happening Thanksgiving Day

Not only is Thanksgiving Day a great time to lay around the house after that special holiday meal, it's also a great time to get out and share thanks with your community!
Mini Santa Land tour for those with special needs

Mini Santa Land tour for those with special needs

The Mini Santa Land has returned to 117 Meadowview Rd. in Longview to light up the night and to bring the Christmas spirit to the public at no cost.  

The great Thanksgiving debate

 Thanksgiving is a timefor friends and family to stuff their bellies together, but everyone loves their Thanksgiving meal cooked a certain way.
Henderson County Crime Stoppers asking for help in burglary case

Henderson County Crime Stoppers asking for help in burglary case

Henderson County Crime Stoppers are asking for the publics help in solving a case involving the burglary of a habitation.