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Elderly woman killed in E. Texas house fire

Elderly woman killed in E. Texas house fire

One person was killed in a major house fire Tuesday night in Bowie County.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 30, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 30, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Wednesday, July 30, 2014: 8:00 am to 9:00 am 1700 WNW Loop 323.  5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 3400 Mineola Hwy.

Attorney General Greg Abbott stops in Lufkin along campaign trail

Attorney General Greg Abbott continues his campaign trail for Texas Governor. He made a stop in Lufkin to address one of the biggest issues concerning East Texans: securing the U.S.-Mexico border. 

New flashing lights cause confusion at Tyler intersection

City officials added new signal lights to the intersection of Paluxy and the Loop here in Tyler. However, not many residents knew what the new signal meant.

Longview woman finds neighbor's dead body

A gruesome discovery made by a Longview woman Monday night, when she found her neighbor, 40-year-old Donald Merrills dead outside.

A/C maintenance crucial for summer

Staying cool during the summer months is important to everyone. And nothing says cool quite like air conditioning.

Hawkins residents speak out about mayor's arrest

An East Texas mayor was arrested on Monday and charged with "official oppression."  We're told this arrest is dividing the city in half.

Improvements coming to US highway 69 from Alto to Wells

You may start seeing construction through Alto to Wells along highway 69. This project will take around two years and will cost millions, but both the city of Wells and Alto say there's nothing they can do about it.
Mayor of Winona resigns, special council meeting set for Thursday

Mayor of Winona resigns, special council meeting set for Thursday

According to the City of Winona, Dede Stroud has resigned from her position as mayor.
Body found in Gregg Co. neighborhood identified

Body found in Gregg Co. neighborhood identified

Gregg County Deputies are investigating the Monday evening death of a Longview man.

VIDEO: 44,000 pot plants discovered in ETX by deer hunter

Texas authorities are having a "high time" looking the growers of tens of thousands of marijuana plants.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 29, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 29, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Tuesday, July 29, 2014: 8:00 am to 9:00 am 3300 Hwy. 69 N. 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm 900 S. Beckham. 

Keeping Texas beef quality high

Tuesday morning, East Texas ranchers and beef producers will get first hand knowledge concerning the best ways keep their herds up to the highest standards.

Winston 8 Ranch conserves Longleaf Pine Trees

In East Texas, pine trees are king. However now the Loblolly and slash pines dominate the landscape, while longleaf pines have been drastically reduced.

Hay Show sample entries due August 14-15

The 30th annual Smith County Hay Show will kick off on september 22nd, the first monday of the East Texas State Fair. All entry samples should be submitted on the 14th or 15th of August, at 1 of the 8 locations within the county.