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Duck stamp prices increase to $25

Duck hunters prepare: the cost of duck stamps for the 2015-2016 season, is increasing for the first time in more than twenty years. The prices will hike $10, costing each hunter $25. 

Donations needed for CPS prom

Prom is one of those milestones to be remembered forever. For a variety of reasons, some teenagers don't get that opportunity.

Smith County Sheriff's Office arrests convenience store robber

Around 12:00 p.m. today the Smith County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call of an armed robbery at a convenience store located in the 4800 block of County Road 376.
Autopsy: ETX man found in closet died from strangulation

Autopsy: ETX man found in closet died from strangulation

Officials have released a preliminary cause of death in the murder of an East Texas man. According to the Panola County Sheriff's Office, an autopsy showed Lamarcus Scott died of strangulation.
Police identify victim killed in possible E. Texas home invasion

Police identify victim killed in possible E. Texas home invasion

Authorities have identified an East Texas man killed in a possible East Texas home invasion. According to the Commerce Police Department, Corey Dominic Heath, 23, of Commerce, was shot dead at a local apartment complex.

Gilmer city council seeks state grant for road maintenance

 The city of gilmer is hoping to make a few maintenance changes this year. Street maintenance, in particular, is one of the few things at the top of city council's agenda.
1 killed in possible home invasion at ETX apartment complex

1 killed in possible home invasion at ETX apartment complex

Police are investigating a fatal shooting Tuesday in Commerce at a local apartment complex. 

Tyler charter school expanding campus to continue education

Tyler is growing. More families are coming here and there is a need for more schools.
Women in Aviation recognizes LeTourneau faculty member

Women in Aviation recognizes LeTourneau faculty member

A management award scholarship from Women in Aviation is helping one LeTourneau University faculty member make a name for herself in that industry.
Report: Cowboys reach new deal with Jason Garrett

Report: Cowboys reach new deal with Jason Garrett

According to ESPN, the Dallas Cowboys have reached an agreement with head coach Jason Garrett.
Hunt Co. Crime Stoppers offer reward in burning of motorcycle, building

Hunt Co. Crime Stoppers offer reward in burning of motorcycle, building

Hunt county Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for arson in the 1600 block of Johnson Street in Greenville.
Longview to kick off citywide MLK celebration

Longview to kick off citywide MLK celebration

Starting Friday, the city of Longview will be supporting a variety of Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations.

Authorities name suspects in multi-county, million dollar crime spree

Four suspects have been arrested and three more are at large following a multi-county investigation to capture the persons responsible for more than a million dollars in lost property during a recent crime spree.
Clouds through Thursday AM, then the sunshine/warmer temperatures return

Clouds through Thursday AM, then the sunshine/warmer temperatures return

The gloomy weather has been the talker for the last few weeks. Many of you are just waiting for Thursday to arrive—as that is the day we will begin to see more sunshine.
ETX man sentenced to 40 years in prison for continuous child sexual assault

ETX man sentenced to 40 years in prison for continuous child sexual assault

On Monday, Robbie Glenn Smith, 66, formerly of Frankston, was sentenced to 40 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for Continuous Sexual Assault of a Child.