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Troops to send satellite radio Christmas, Thanksgiving messages

Troops to send satellite radio Christmas, Thanksgiving messages

The Joint Hometown News Service, part of the Defense Media Activity, is partnering this year with SiriusXM Radio to enable service members worldwide to send holiday greetings to loved ones back home.
Blind man, guide dog kicked off plane; passengers follow in support

Blind man, guide dog kicked off plane; passengers follow in support

Usually airline passengers side with flight attendants when it comes to safety, but in the case of a US Airways flight Wednesday night, passengers rallied around a blind man and his guide dog and disembarked en masse.
City of Tyler approves land purchase for Animal Care Facility

City of Tyler approves land purchase for Animal Care Facility

During Wednesday's regularly scheduled City Council meeting, the Tyler City Council authorized the City manager to negotiate for the purchase of property at 4218 Chandler Hwy to be used for a future animal care facility.
Celebrate Christmas in Palestine

Celebrate Christmas in Palestine

Special events and activities planned now through Dec. 29 make this holiday season an ideal time to visit the City of Palestine. The Polar Express´âö comes to life at the Texas State Railroad beginning on Friday, November 15.
Kilgore officials join forces for 'Christmas Toy Drive 2013'

Kilgore officials join forces for 'Christmas Toy Drive 2013'

An annual holiday tradition for the Kilgore Police Department is a Christmas toy drive.
ETX high school to host 'Turkey Trot' benefitting district's primary special needs students

ETX high school to host 'Turkey Trot' benefitting district's primary special needs students

Friday, November 15th at 8:45 a.m., the Lufkin High School Cross Country Teams will be hosting a "Turkey Trot" for the special needs students at Herty Primary.
Holiday mail for Heroes

Holiday mail for Heroes

Each year the American Red Cross provides assistance to more than 2 million service members and many of our nation’s 24 million veterans.
Ennis to hold Polka Festival benefitting West, Texas

Ennis to hold Polka Festival benefitting West, Texas

Polka music is the happiest music of all. So, put on your dancing shoes, and make your way to Ennis because it's time to "Czech" it out and polka for a great cause.
Duck Dynasty auctions 1 millionth 2013 duck call for Wounded Warrior charity

Duck Dynasty auctions 1 millionth 2013 duck call for Wounded Warrior charity

Members of the popular A&E Duck Dynasty show are auctioning off their 1 millionth Duck Commander Duck Call of 2013 for a good cause.

President George W. Bush sends thanks, honors Veterans

The Bush Center released a message to the Veterans from President George W. Bush.

Military dad surprises son at school

A South Carolina boy got a heartwarming surprise at school just in time for Veteran's Day. His military dad arrived home from Afghanistan early and decided to surprise him with a little help from the school.
Where to celebrate Veterans Day in ETX

Where to celebrate Veterans Day in ETX

Veterans Day is just days away and what better way to celebrate than gather with friends, family and our beloved Veterans to celebrate America's heroes who put their lives on the line so we may enjoy the rights we do.

TX Air Force base honors veteran military dogs, handlers with memorial

At Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, they revealed a monument dedicated to a special group of of service members on base.
Veterans Day discounts offered across nation for those who served

Veterans Day discounts offered across nation for those who served

On Nov. 11, 2013, America will pay tribute to the men and women who served the nation. For Veterans Day, as a way to say thanks, many businesses across the nation will be giving discounts and running promotions for veterans.
Find out how to lower your diabetes risk at free UT Health Northeast seminar, Wednesday, Nov. 13

Find out how to lower your diabetes risk at free UT Health Northeast seminar, Wednesday, Nov. 13

Almost 24 million people in the United States have diabetes, and one in four of them doesn’t even know it. Yet diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure, as well as a major cause of heart disease and stroke.