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Maybe a trade school would be better?

Mom and dad, don't you love the fact you get to scrimp and save to send your child through college and once you get them there you basically hand them over to a bunch of balding and gray-headed 60's wannabe's?
ETX man in custody following house fire, manhunt

ETX man in custody following house fire, manhunt

A Lufkin man is in police custody following a manhunt in Nacogdoches. Police said the suspect could face several charges.
US 259 North back open after multiple vehicle wreck

US 259 North back open after multiple vehicle wreck

Multiple agencies responded to a multi-vehicle wreck Wednesday night on US 259 North one mile south of FM 850. Crims Chapel Volunteer Fire Department closed southbound lanes but they have since been re opened.

Former Lobo football player released from jail after evading arrest

A former Longview Lobo football player is out of jail today after posting bonds on multiple charges totaling $116,500.

"Warrior Tree Project" raises thousands for wounded veterans this Christmas

'Tis the season for giving. Veterans across the United States gave us our freedom, and now it's time to return the favor.

Local football team makes school history

 For the first time ever, the Mineola Yellowjackets are in the state semi-finals. "We're 5 rounds in the playoffs and its breath taking," said Dalton Dupont, senior right guard.

Jack Stallard previews Gilmer semifinal game

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner asked about the unbeaten Gilmer Buckeyes. The Bux will play in the state semifinals at SMU Friday night against Celina.

Food truck drivers gain more access to City of Tyler streets

Tyler City Council OK'd food truck vendors to operate in more areas of the city.
Weak disturbances through work-week, T-Storms by Sunday

Weak disturbances through work-week, T-Storms by Sunday

As we finish off the remainder of this work week, we will have some disturbances that will generate clouds over East Texas and afternoon temperatures in the 50s and low 60s.

Palestine Main Street Wine Swirl Around the Corner

Downtown merchants are ready to welcome ten wineries and delicious specialty foods on December 13, 2014 from 4 – 7 p.m. for the Main Street Wine Swirl.

Drive through 'Bethlehem,' in New London this weekend

London Baptist Church is bringing a live Nativity Drive Thru to New London, Texas. On December 12 and 13, 2014 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. they will transform two city streets into primitive Bethlehem.

Help these guys get out of the box

Brain and Carter with 95.3/102.3 The Breeze, are collecting toys for toys for tots.
KPD seeking person(s) responsible in ATV theft

KPD seeking person(s) responsible in ATV theft

Authorities are searching for new information in the theft of an ATV in Kilgore. According to police, a 2012 Polaris Razor 4-seater was taken between 1:30 a.m. and 7:15 a.m. on December 6. 
Tyler Police respond to accident involving bicyclist, car

Tyler Police respond to accident involving bicyclist, car

UPDATE: Police said there were no major injuries in the accident. Officials have cleared the scene. Tyler police are responding to an auto-pedestrian accident at Beckham Avenue and Ferguson Street. 
Longview ISD trustees OK $425,000 in teacher incentive pay

Longview ISD trustees OK $425,000 in teacher incentive pay

Longview ISD is giving about $425,000 in teacher and campus personnel incentive pay as a reward for good performance during the 2013-14 school year.