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'The Mighty Bucky' helps train bull riders across the globe

Rodeos are a Texas tradition, and nothing puts more people in the seats than bull riding. For twenty years, bull riders across the world have been using a training device, built and sold, right here in East Texas.
Winnsboro PD recovers abducted Arkansas girl; kidnappers still at large

Winnsboro PD recovers abducted Arkansas girl; kidnappers still at large

One person was detained for a short time Tuesday after East Texas law enforcement officials were able to recover an abducted child from Benton, Arkansas.

Tyler Heart Hospital collaborating with Cardiovascular Associates to draw more doctors

Louis and Peaches Owen Heart Hospital and Cardiovascular Associates of East Texas have joined forces to bring Tyler and the neighboring cities more doctors.

Concrete medians on Loop in Tyler decreasing number of accidents

The medians along Loop 323 in Tyler have been criticized since they were first built years ago. 

Father and son share remarkable story on surviving plane crash

July 4th is a memorable day in our nation's history. This last holiday was an Independence Day Gary and Aaron Buster will never forget. Their plane crashed into Lake Palestine around 2 p.m. on Friday. Thankfully, they were both okay.

Road woes for U.S. coming soon, Texas funding slashed

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s highway trust fund and mass transit accounts are running out of money—fast. That poses a problem when it comes to funding for our Texas roads.
ETX man receives 10 years for attempting to have sex with child

ETX man receives 10 years for attempting to have sex with child

A Carthage, Texas, man was sentenced to 120 months in prison and five years of supervised release for attempting to have sex with an underage girl, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today.
Gregg Co. Sheriff's Office seeking 'peeping tom' accused of spying on teen girl in shower

Gregg Co. Sheriff's Office seeking 'peeping tom' accused of spying on teen girl in shower

The Gregg County Sheriff's Office is seeking a man who reportedly spied on a juvenile girl through the window of her bathroom as she showered.
Texarkana PD searching for alleged bank robber

Texarkana PD searching for alleged bank robber

The Texarkana Policed Department is searching for a man who reportedly robbed a bank Tuesday afternoon. Tuesday, officers responded to a bank in the 4800 block of Texas Boulevard in reference to a robbery call.
Bullard superintendent named lone finalist by Lubbock school district

Bullard superintendent named lone finalist by Lubbock school district

Bullard ISD Superintendent Keith Bryant was named the lone finalist Monday night by the Lubbock-Cooper Independent School District.
ETX city No. 11 in 'Texas Top 40' travel destinations list

ETX city No. 11 in 'Texas Top 40' travel destinations list

Texas Highway has named another East Texas city to it's top travel destination locations. The magazine selected Mt. Pleasant at number eleven.
Peaches and Owens Heart Hospital partners with Cardiovascular Associates

Peaches and Owens Heart Hospital partners with Cardiovascular Associates

Two of the most well-respected and experienced medical organizations in East Texas have joined forces to create an unrivaled partnership for heart patients in the state.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 8, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 8, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Tuesday, July 8, 2014: 8:00 am to 9:00 am 271 N. of Loop 323.  5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 3900 Chandler Hwy.  

Armyworms attacking East Texas pastures early

Last week, we reported how our recent summer rainfall has been a welcome sight for hay producers here in East Texas.

String of burglaries at Tyler State Park

Three different vehicles were broken into Thursday afternoon at Tyler State Park. The families who owned the vehicles were feet away, swimming, while the burglaries occurred.