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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.
MO governor declares state of emergency ahead of Darren Wilson grand jury decision

MO governor declares state of emergency ahead of Darren Wilson grand jury decision

On Monday, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency ahead of an expected grand jury decision in the case of Michael Brown.
Mother of deceased ETX toddlers arrested for their murders

Mother of deceased ETX toddlers arrested for their murders

The mother of two East Texas children who were found dead in July has been arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder.
Police seeking tips in E. Texas church parking lot burglaries

Police seeking tips in E. Texas church parking lot burglaries

On November 2, 2014, between 9 a.m. and noon, at least 6 different vehicles on at least three different church parking lots were burglarized.
2 killed in Cherokee County fire

2 killed in Cherokee County fire

Two people were killed Sunday night following a house fire in Cherokee County.