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Local growers recognized for their service

Farming is a huge industry in the southern states, including Texas, and Brookshire Grocery Company wanted to recognize the producers in East Texas.
Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival tickets now on sale

Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival tickets now on sale

The much anticipated Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival tickets are now on sale. Last year's tickets sold out four days before the event was held.
Tyler churches take to the streets on Ash Wednesday

Tyler churches take to the streets on Ash Wednesday

On Wednesday, February 18, 2015 (Ash Wednesday), clergy and members of Marvin United Methodist Church and Christ Church (Episcopal)

Unemployed mom of 4, one with cerebral palsy, wins $564M Powerball

A North Carolina Woman is stepping up to claim one of the three winning tickets in Wednesday's $564 million Powerball lottery. The Powerball numbers will change 26-year-old Marie Holmes' life forever. 

Family dog travels 15 blocks, sneaks into hospital to see owner

There's no denying the bond that can develop between people and their pets, and a miniature schnauzer in Iowa proved that nothing-- not even distance ---can break that bond.
Actress is first model with Down syndrome in New York Fashion Week

Actress is first model with Down syndrome in New York Fashion Week

Jamie Brewer is about to make fashion history as the first model with Down syndrome to walk a runway during New York Fashion Week.

3 winning tickets sold, 1 in Texas, in $564 million Powerball jackpot

The three gigantic checks collected by Wednesday's Powerball jackpot winners will be identical, but the tax bills won't be. 

VIDEO: SFA coach 'shakes it off' for Nacogdoches Area United Way, ESPN

For 10 weeks, the nation’s top coaches will be counting on fans like you to vote for their favorite charity.

Deaf athlete inspires East Texans at the gym

A former college athelete is using his story to inspire others in East Texas to overcome any obstacle.
Teen has memorable moment with Target employee while looking for tie for job interview

Teen has memorable moment with Target employee while looking for tie for job interview

Turns out, talking to strangers is not so bad after all. At least for a North Carolina teen, who went to Target to look for a clip-on tie for a job interview. Instead, he became the subject of a touching moment and a viral photo.

Plastics company launches packaging facility in Longview

New jobs are headed to Longview in 2015. INDEVCO Plastics annoucned the launch of a its first manufacturing facility in Longview.

Jimmy Fallon reunites 'Saved by the Bell' cast on Tonight Show

Jimmy Fallon jumped in the time machine on the Tonight Show Wednesday night. The talk show host reminisced about his time at Bayside High with the crew from "Saved by the Bell." TIME OUT!
Samsung's Galaxy S6 is coming March 1

Samsung's Galaxy S6 is coming March 1

Samsung has sent out invitations for a March 1 "Unpacked" event, at which it is widely expected to unveil its new Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone.

ETX man wins $7.5 million from Texas Lottery scratch-off

Trevathan Adams of Lufkin claimed a $7.5 million top prize in the Texas Lottery® scratch-off, Millionaires Club. For selling the winning ticket, the H-E-B Food Store #617 in Lufkin is eligible for a retailer bonus of $10,000.
IT'S OFFICIAL: Gov. Abbott declares February 2 'Chris Kyle Day'

IT'S OFFICIAL: Gov. Abbott declares February 2 'Chris Kyle Day'

Governor Greg Abbott today proclaimed February 2nd Chris Kyle Day in honor of Chief Petty Officer Chris Kyle, a native Texan and Navy SEAL who served four tours in Iraq and is recognized as the most lethal sniper in United States military histo