Voters will have the chance to vote for who will be on the Emergency Services District Board for Smith County. The ESD Board approves financial decisions for the volunteer fire departments in Smith County.
A pilot had to make an emergency crash landing in a Rusk pasture after the plane began experiencing problems. It was near Farm to Market Road 768 and County Road 1314. Trooper Steven Prater rushed to the scene around 2 p.m.