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Gilmer’s Johnson leads area selections on preseason football team

Gilmer’s Johnson leads area selections on preseason football team

The Southland Conference released its preseason All-Conference Football Teams on Thursday, and five East Texans were represented on the first team.
East Texas girls among 75th Kilgore College Rangerette line

East Texas girls among 75th Kilgore College Rangerette line

Katharine Parkhurst of Longview and Morgan London of Kilgore were among the girls who made the squad. The announcement officially kicks off the Rangerettes’ 75th Anniversary celebration.
Kilgore College announces newest Rangerettes

Kilgore College announces newest Rangerettes

Surrounded by hopes, dreams and years of tradition, 36 young women became the newest members of the world-famous Kilgore College Rangerettes dance and drill team this morning.
Former Tylerite gets prison time for defrauding family

Former Tylerite gets prison time for defrauding family

A family’s nightmare finally came to an end on June 25th when John Junior Smith, formerly of Tyler, was sentenced to 8 years confinement in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for his role in defrauding a family who had hired him to
ETX duo accused of animal cruelty; dogs seized from property

ETX duo accused of animal cruelty; dogs seized from property

Authorities are searching for an East Texas man after deputies found emaciated dogs in Titus County. One other person has already been arrested in connection to the case.

DPS: 2 dead, 3 injured in Upshur Co. collision

The Department of Public Safety has released the preliminary report in Thursday's double-fatal crash involving students at an East Texas School. Two people were killed and three were injured during the crash.
LeTourneau adds nursing degree

LeTourneau adds nursing degree

LeTourneau University was approved Friday by the Texas Board of Nursing to begin offering a Bachelor of Science in nursing degree beginning in the fall, President Dale Lunsford announced.
2015 proposed Longview budget: Taxes, sewer rates going up

2015 proposed Longview budget: Taxes, sewer rates going up

A proposed 2015 budget for Longview is about 3.79 percent larger than last year’s and calls for a slight tax increase, sewer and water rate raises and new fees for the city’s parks and sanitation departments.
SOURCES: Dallas teen arrested in hit-and-run that killed Tyler native, Air Force vet

SOURCES: Dallas teen arrested in hit-and-run that killed Tyler native, Air Force vet

Dallas police sources tell FOX 4 that a teenage girl without a driver’s license was arrested in connection to a Wednesday fatal hit-and-run crash.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 18, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 18, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Friday, July 18, 2014: 8:00 am to 9:00 am 600 E. Fifth Street.  5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 2300 SSE. Loop 323.  

Women on the Force

They're tough, they're strong, they're armed, they're women..and Rusk County Sheriff Jeff Price say they're a crucial part of his department.

Women on the Force

They're tough, they're strong, they're armed, they're women..and Rusk County Sheriff Jeff Price say they're a crucial part of his department.

Grapeland Wildlife Safari back open

There are only a few places in East Texas where you can see buffalos, zebras and llama in East Texas. However after a three- year absence, the Grapeland Safari is finally back open.

Coach of Houston Cougars visits Kilgore

Tony Levine took over at the University of Houston when Kevin Sumlin left for Texas A&M three years ago. Levine came to East Texas Thursday.

Four Lumberjacks named to preseason All-Southland Conference team

Gus Johnson is an SFA senior from Gilmer. He ran for a thousand yards last season. It was the fifth-best performance ever by a Lumberjack running back.