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FRIDAY FOOTBALL FEVER: Alto flies by Ore City 65-29

  The Alto Yellojackets and Ore City Rebels traveled to New London Friday night for the bi-district round of high school football playoffs. Alto came away with the 65-29 victory.
Some East Texas apartment complexes are prohibiting fresh Christmas trees

Some East Texas apartment complexes are prohibiting fresh Christmas trees

East Texans are already starting to decorate for the holidays, but apartment dwellers should check with their apartment manager to see if fresh trees are permitted before making that purchase.
Tyler apartment complex damaged in evening fire

Tyler apartment complex damaged in evening fire

Emergency responders are at the scene of a fire at a local apartment complex. Authorities said they are at the Eastwood Apartments fighting the blaze. The complex is located at 1030 Old Omen Road.

Teen driver in crash that killed 5 East Texans cited with careless operation of vehicle

According to the the teenage driver who was behind the wheel of a car when it crashed killing five East Texans has been cited with careless operation of a vehicle.

Change is coming to immigration and our border

Thursday night, President Obama announced that he'll be using his executive privilege to change the nation's immigration system. President Obama will now allow millions of immigrants to stay in the states legally.
Heavy rain likely Saturday & some strong storms possible

Heavy rain likely Saturday & some strong storms possible

You can count on a lot of rain for East Texas on Saturday. Timing of showers and storms entering our area will be as early as 3PM (western/southern areas) and exiting ETX by the pre-dawn hours on Sunday morning.

Ladybugs flying up everywhere in East Texas

 April showers bring May flowers. Texas showers bring....ladybugs.
4 East Texans indicted, arrested in cattle theft

4 East Texans indicted, arrested in cattle theft

Four East Texans were indicted earlier this month by a grand jury for their roles in the alleged theft of a cow from a neighboring rancher in Panola County.
NFL: Adrian Peterson's suspension appeal hearing set for December 2

NFL: Adrian Peterson's suspension appeal hearing set for December 2

The National Football League has announced the appeal hearing date for Palestine's Adrian Peterson.
Suspects arrested in ETX armed robberies identified

Suspects arrested in ETX armed robberies identified

The Smith County Sheriff's Office has arrested two suspects in connection with the armed robbery of a convenience store.
3 Shreveport men found with pot, guns in East Texas

3 Shreveport men found with pot, guns in East Texas

Deputies arrested three Shreveport men Thursday afternoon after a search of their vehicle led to the discovery of a large amount of marijuana and guns.
First Sharelunker of the season hauled in at East Texas lake

First Sharelunker of the season hauled in at East Texas lake

David Roulston of Frisco kicked off the current Toyota ShareLunker season with his catch of a 13.88-pound largemouth bass from Lake Fork November 20.
2 students taken to hospital after bus, truck collision

2 students taken to hospital after bus, truck collision

An East Texas school bus was involved in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning. According to the Texarkana Texas Police Department, officers responded to the wreck at the intersection of Pierre and Tucker around 8:15 a.m.
Jacksonville firearms enthusiast lands job with NRA

Jacksonville firearms enthusiast lands job with NRA

 Kelly Young works for the water department in Jacksonville. But soon, he and his wife will be headed to Fairfax Virginia, where he landed an opportunity of a lifetime, working for the National Rifle Association.

SPECIAL REPORT: Duck Dogs

 For some east Texans, it's the most wonderful time of the year, and no, we're not talking about thanksgiving or Christmas. It's duck season.