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Local mom's helping our military feel special during the holidays

Everyone deserves to receive something special on Christmas. Especially, our men and women in the armed forces. So, a group of local moms decided to make this happen.

Remembering the "Rusk Rambler"; an East Texas legend

Don Woodard will always think highly of his good friend.

Sabine ISD opens first school in 30 years

Sabine ISD opened their first school in 30 years Monday. The 93,000 square foot facility is the new home to preschool through fifth grade students.
Eric Williams convicted in murder of Kaufman Co. DA's wife

Eric Williams convicted in murder of Kaufman Co. DA's wife

Eric Williams, a former Kaufman County official, has been convicted by a jury in a Rockwall courtroom, according to KXAN.
ETX school board member to resign after racially insensitive posts

ETX school board member to resign after racially insensitive posts

A Hooks ISD School Board will resign from his position after racially insensitive comments on Facebook. Hooks ISD Superintendent Ronnie Thompson released the following statement on Thursday:

Abbott voices support for Cherokee Co. judge in nativity scene dispute

Governor-elect Greg Abbott has voiced his support for an East Texas judge following demands from the Appignani Humanist Legal Center in Washington D.C. to remove a nativity scene display from the county courhouse lawn.
Belongings stolen from family of deceased Alfred Wright

Belongings stolen from family of deceased Alfred Wright

A broken East Texas family is searching for answers once again after many of their belongings were stolen from an SUV.

Live Christmas trees at risk for causing potential house fires

Live Christmas trees make the whole house smell wonderful and immediately make the atmosphere more like Christmas, but that beautiful Christmas decor needs to be treated carefully.

Mayor of Jacksonville, Kenneth Melvin, dies at 74

 Although he grew up in Lindale, any remember him cruising through Jacksonville in his green cadillac. But what kind of man was Kenneth Melvin? Joe Angle, an Attorney at Norman Law Firm, knew Melvin for more than 30 years.

East Texas poinsettia farm in full-swing for busiest season

 It may not be Santa's workshop, but just along Highway 110 is a green house bursting with Christmas spirit. Filled wall-to-wall with 150,000 poinsettias, December for Darby Greenhouses and Farms, Inc. is their busiest month.
Titus County seeking new information on man missing since 2011

Titus County seeking new information on man missing since 2011

The Titus County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information regarding a man missing for more than three years.
UPDATE: Planes, cash, vehicles seized in major ETX K2 bust

UPDATE: Planes, cash, vehicles seized in major ETX K2 bust

Three people were taken into custody during a major multi-agency search and seizure in Gregg and Upshur County Wednesday morning.
Police: 'Armed and dangerous' ETX suspect caught following tip

Police: 'Armed and dangerous' ETX suspect caught following tip

UPDATE:  D'Markus Leshaun Gaston was taken into custody Wednesday morning in the 2000 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
ETX teen indicted for attempted murder of mother

ETX teen indicted for attempted murder of mother

 An East Texas teen has been indicted for attempted murder.
East Texas residents targets of IRS phone scam

East Texas residents targets of IRS phone scam

People from all over the country are falling victim to a recent phone scam by scammers pretending to be IRS agents.