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Nacogdoches native to perform at Big Nac Music Festival with Reckless Kelly, others

Nacogdoches native to perform at Big Nac Music Festival with Reckless Kelly, others

Nacogdoches native and Texas Country chanteuse Kasey Lansdale takes to the road for her Texas "Restless Roadtrip" Radio Tour, which kicked off with Danny Merrell at KYKS-FM on January 26, returns home with a big performance in the Big
Longview animal control officer rescues dog with jar stuck on head

Longview animal control officer rescues dog with jar stuck on head

A Longview animal control officer was able to help a small dog out of a tight spot today.
Bossier City casino looking to hire more than 100 workers

Bossier City casino looking to hire more than 100 workers

If you're looking for a job in the area, the Margaritaville Resort Casino has announced they are looking to fill more than 100 positions, both full-time and part-time.
East Texas Anti-Trafficking Team hosts 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes'

East Texas Anti-Trafficking Team hosts 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes'

The City of Longview Partners in Prevention’s East Texas Anti-Trafficking Team will host the 2nd “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event on Saturday March 7, 2015.
Tyler ISD admits inaugural class into Early College High School program

Tyler ISD admits inaugural class into Early College High School program

Almost 300 Tyler ISD students and parents attended the first Early College High School (ECHS) Parent Night held at the Davidson Conference Room in the Plyer Instructional Complex.
Tyler Main Street Program achieves accreditation

Tyler Main Street Program achieves accreditation

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) recently commended the City of Tyler Main Street Program for successful annual progress as a designated Main Street community, one of 60 to receive the designation this year.
Dreams come true for disabled coach

Dreams come true for disabled coach

On the basketball court, Karl Turk forgets that he walks with a limp and a cane. He'll get so caught up in the moment that he'll gesture with his hands to make a point and his cane will go flying. He's in the zone.
Smith County Sheriff's Office announces new website

Smith County Sheriff's Office announces new website

In a continued effort to maintain transparency within the Smith County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Larry Smith announced today the launching of a new and much improved website for the Smith County Sheriff’s Office.

Restaurant celebrates 'National Pancake Day' with free pancakes!

Get your forks ready--- Tuesday is National Pancake Day!
Tyler ISD principal honored by National Speech & Debate Association

Tyler ISD principal honored by National Speech & Debate Association

Dr. Kenneth Gay, principal of John Tyler High School, was recently honored by the National Speech & Debate Association (NSDA) with the UIL District NSDA Principal of the Year Award. Thirty-three schools compete in the UIL District. Dr.
Maya Angelou to be honored with postal stamp

Maya Angelou to be honored with postal stamp

Maya Angelou will soon be commemorated in a new forever stamp.
Drop the needle: Designer's embroidery captures travels in fabric form

Drop the needle: Designer's embroidery captures travels in fabric form

Late last year, when Theresa Lim was visiting Australia's western city of Perth, she found herself in front of a beautiful sunset. Naturally, she wanted to grab her phone and take a photograph ... but the battery was dead.

First sight in 10 years

A blind Forest Lake man's sight is restored after he became the first person in Minnesota, and 15th person in the country, to receive a bionic eye.
How a profoundly disabled boy became a running champ

How a profoundly disabled boy became a running champ

Twelve years ago, Rachel Miller was lost when it came to her son John. The 7-year-old was profoundly disabled because of his autism. Unable to speak, he withdrew from people at school and, worse, from his family.

Pets Fur People receives $20,000 grant from Lambert foundation

Miranda Lambert continues to give back in East Texas. Her MuttNation foundation gave Pets Fur People a $20,000 grant. This is part of their Mutts Across America: 50 States, 50 Shelters Program.