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NFL suspends Adrian Peterson without pay for remainder of season

NFL suspends Adrian Peterson without pay for remainder of season

East Texas native Adrian Peterson has been suspended for the remainder of the 2014-2015 NFL season.
Smith Co. house destroyed in early morning fire

Smith Co. house destroyed in early morning fire

A home was destroyed after a Tuesday morning fire in Smith County. According to the Smith County Fire Marshal's Office, officials responded to a home in the 5600 block of Farm to Market Road 346 East around 2:45 a.m.

The brothers Goodwin of T.K. Gorman football

 Junior quarterback Michael Goodwin has lead the Bishop Gorman Crusaders into the postseason averaging more than 35 points a game.

Special Report: Chains of Redemption

Richard Gipson says, "I don't care what they've done. There is a human need for compassion and we are to deliver that compassion because we are representatives of Jesus Christ." They know how they got there.

Corky Nelson, Earl Campbell's coach at John Tyler, passes away

I was filling-in on a radio talk-show one day and a caller said coaches don't really make a difference. I said yes they do. Just ask Earl Campbell.
Polar Express begins 8th annual Christmas rides at Texas State Railroad

Polar Express begins 8th annual Christmas rides at Texas State Railroad

The Polar Express rolled into the Texas State Railroad Depot this weekend, celebrating its 8th annual Christmas in East Texas.

No degree required

Let me first say I am a college grad and in no way am I putting down higher learning. But, the world is changing and maybe everyone doesn't need a degree in Russian literature.
Longview breaks ground for new gun range

Longview breaks ground for new gun range

Longview’s newest gun range has already broken ground and is set to open up next month.

Diabetes tricky to control around the holidays

The center for healthy living is educating East Texans about diabetes through a series of classes.
Three people arrested for alleged possession of 20lbs of marijuana

Three people arrested for alleged possession of 20lbs of marijuana

Three people were arrested for the alleged possession and transportation of marijuana.

Residents around Gladewater fight back against annexation

A couple weeks ago, we told you about the city of Gladewater's plan to annex about 1200 acres, mostly made up of residential property. Those living in that area did not want to be part of the city and they fought back.

Sprinklers cause black ice in colder temps

 Leaving your sprinkler system running in these temperatures can be dangerous.... did you remember to turn your sprinklers off?
Jerry Jones says Cowboys have discussed contract extension with Dez Bryant’s new agents

Jerry Jones says Cowboys have discussed contract extension with Dez Bryant’s new agents

Dez Bryant said he doesn’t want the Dallas Cowboys to test his loyalty in trying to reach a new contract extension earlier this week. Owner Jerry Jones responded by saying the team doesn’t want to, either.

Local shelters heat up as temperatures drop

As the temperature drops, the Salvation Army starts to heat up its services. "It appears winter has kind of arrived a little early this year in East Texas," said Chantel Millin.
SHERIFF: ETX high school principal sent 'sexually explicit' text messages to student

SHERIFF: ETX high school principal sent 'sexually explicit' text messages to student

An East Texas high school principal has been arrested on charges of having an improper relationship with a high school student.