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UPDATE: 2 arrested after Gregg Co. manhunt

UPDATE: 2 arrested after Gregg Co. manhunt

A manhunt has ended following a traffic stop in Gregg County. One man was arrested after a breif search took place near a Gregg County cemetary and one woman was arrested on scene of the traffic stop.
Marshals snap Pump Jacks streak

Marshals snap Pump Jacks streak

Krey Bratsen banged out three hits, and the Texas Marshals overcame a first-inning home run by East Texas to hand the Pump Jacks at 7-3 loss Saturday. The loss snapped a seven-game winning streak by the Pump Jacks.
Law could hit area students in pocketbook

Law could hit area students in pocketbook

Thousands of college students across Northeast Texas who receive federally subsidized school loans will pay twice the interest rate this fall if Congress fails to reach an agreement after the July 4 break.
Pump Jacks end first half with 4-2 win

Pump Jacks end first half with 4-2 win

Nick Rossetta might have punched his ticket to the Texas Collegiate League All-Star Game with punchouts that were both timely and abundant on Wednesday night.
Pump Jacks nab 4th straight win

Pump Jacks nab 4th straight win

New Diana’s Jordan Price set it up and J.J. Franklin slammed the door Tuesday night as the East Texas Pump Jacks picked up their fourth-straight Texas Collegiate League win in a 3-2 battle over the Victoria Generals at Driller Park.
Kilgore man jailed on multiple drug charges

Kilgore man jailed on multiple drug charges

A Kilgore man was held in the Gregg County Jail on Wednesday under more than $50,000 bond after being arrested Monday by drug agents in a Kilgore hotel.
Kilgore College to hold basketball, other camps

Kilgore College to hold basketball, other camps

Kilgore College will host a basketball camp for boys ages 6-17 next week. The camp will run 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday, July 8-11, and 9 a.m. to noon Friday, July 12, at Masters Gymnasium on the Kilgore campus.
Pump Jacks look to keep up momentum

Pump Jacks look to keep up momentum

For the East Texas Pump Jacks, the final two games of the first half of the Texas Collegiate League season are all about momentum and positioning.
Kids Count Survey: Despite progress in survey, poverty still problem for East Texas children

Kids Count Survey: Despite progress in survey, poverty still problem for East Texas children

Two steps forward may not always represent progress.
Pump Jacks top Marshals in 12 innings

Pump Jacks top Marshals in 12 innings

East Texas scored two runs in the top of the 12th inning to earn its second straight win in a 6-4 victory over Texas in Texas Collegiate League play Saturday.
Kilgore battalion chief named state’s Firefighter of the Year

Kilgore battalion chief named state’s Firefighter of the Year

Kilgore Fire Department Battalion Chief Dennis Gage was a 16-year-old high school student in Pritchett when the volunteer fire department there was having a hard time finding members.
Pump Jacks rebound with 7-6 win

Pump Jacks rebound with 7-6 win

It didn’t take East Texas much time to rebound from its first loss of the season to The Woodlands.
Kilgore police step up patrols for July 4

Kilgore police step up patrols for July 4

Kilgore Police Department will increase patrols Wednesday through Saturday as part of a push to reduce alcohol-related wrecks over the July 4 holiday.
Pump Jacks feature homegrown talent

Pump Jacks feature homegrown talent

Each summer as the Pump Jacks season gets under way, players and coaches from every corner of the country descend on Kilgore, Driller Park and the East Texas heat, many for the first time.
Errors hurt Pump Jacks in loss

Errors hurt Pump Jacks in loss

East Texas didn’t do much to help itself while facing the top team in the Texas Collegiate League on Wednesday. The Pump Jacks committed eight errors in an 8-4 loss to league-leading Brazos Valley.