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East Texans display their children with 2014's most popular baby names

East Texans display their children with 2014's most popular baby names

 The most popular baby names of the 2014 have been released. According to rankings from Baby Center,  Sophia and Jackson topped the popular baby names list once again this year.

Local students traveling to learn medicine through ministry

 A team of Bullard High School students will be taking time out of their summer breaks for an experience of a lifetime to do ministry through medical practices.

City of Longview crime on the decline

The city of Longview is seeing a reduction in crime, and  there is a good reason why.
Jacksonville mayor dies at 74

Jacksonville mayor dies at 74

According to Jacksonville city manager Mo Raissi, Jacksonville Mayor Kenneth Melvin passed away today around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in an area hospice care facility.

November gun sales boom

 According to the FBI, Black Friday this year set an all-time record high for firearm sales. Across the country, 175,000 background checks were conducted on November 28th.

Tyler charter school striving for the next level of academic achievement

 "We set the standards up high and they are very challenging at times, but a lot of times our kids if we push them hard enough and we push them high enough that they're able to reach it."

Keep our money here

I want to speak with you about something that is rally important to me. And that is supporting our area this holiday season. You can do that by shopping here...locally...at local businesses.

Elonis vs. United States: Supreme Court hears Facebook threat case

On Facebook Anthony Elonis posted "I'm not going to rest until your body is a mess, soaked in blood and dying from all the little cuts". He was speaking about his ex wife.

Tyler Junior College making strides in the industry field

Tyler Junior College has partnered with Luminant to give students an opportunity to earn an Associates Degree in power plant technology.

Fire at Belaire Manor Apartments due to an electrical problem

The American Red Cross is working with Longview residents today after an apartment fire started around 10:15 this morning at Belaire Manor Apartments.
2 Palestine men arrested for possession of meth

2 Palestine men arrested for possession of meth

On November 29, 2014 two Palestine men were arrested for drugs after a traffic stop by police. At approximately 8:20PM Officer Katlyn Griffin conducted a traffic stop on a 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee for defective equipment.
Shreveport man busted transporting cocaine through East Texas

Shreveport man busted transporting cocaine through East Texas

A Shreveport man is behind bars after authorities busted him with a significant amount of cocaine.
Mahomes named Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Player of Week

Mahomes named Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Player of Week

Texas Tech freshman quarterback Patrick Mahomes has been named The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for the fourteenth week of the 2014 college football season.
Trinity School of Texas routs Fort Worth Covenant, 68-16

Trinity School of Texas routs Fort Worth Covenant, 68-16

For the Trinity School of Texas Titans, a goal set back in the blazing heat of August came to fruition on a breezy, fall Saturday afternoon.
36 people displaced in ETX apartment complex fire

36 people displaced in ETX apartment complex fire

A large fire at an East Texas apartment complex has left more than 30 people without a home.