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POLICE: Former Gregg Co. DA had cocaine, revolver in car when arrested

According to the Longview News-Journal, a former Gregg County Distr
Traffic diverted after tractor-trailer overturns north of Lufkin

Traffic diverted after tractor-trailer overturns north of Lufkin

Traffic is being diverted Tuesday morning on U.S. 59 north of Lufkin, just north of Farm to Market Road 2021 after a tractor-trailer turned over in a ditch near the Redland construction area.
Tiede pre-trial hearing on pending theft charge, other issues moved to March 31

Tiede pre-trial hearing on pending theft charge, other issues moved to March 31

 A hearing to deal with pre-trial motions in advance of a June re-sentencing hearing for Bernie Tiede will wait untill the end of the month after being moved from today to March 31.
ETX student diagnosed with meningitis; no public health risk

ETX student diagnosed with meningitis; no public health risk

An East Texas student has been diagnosed with meningitis.
Rep. Simpson files bill to end marijuana prohibition in Texas

Rep. Simpson files bill to end marijuana prohibition in Texas

Davis Simpson announced Monday the introduction of a bill to the state legislature that would end the prohibition of marijuana in Texas.

Texas Independence Day

It's a special day if you're a Texan. It's Texas Independence Day. It's a day a lot of brave people sat in a room at Washington on the Brazos and signed away their independence from Mexico.
2 East Texas college nursing programs receive warnings from state board

2 East Texas college nursing programs receive warnings from state board

Two local colleges have received a warning from the Texas Board of Nursing.

Bullard ISD looks to prevent tragedy following student snow day suicide

 When schools cancel class for snow days, many different factors are taken into account. Safety is the main priority. Sadly, during one of last week's snow days, a bullard middle-school student committed suicide.

Today marks 179th anniversary of Texas Independence Day

The Sons and Daughters of the Republic of Texas meet frequently, but always on this day to remember their ancestors and to celebrate the Independence of the great State of Texas.
Animal shelter officially underway in Longview

Animal shelter officially underway in Longview

 City officials, residents and their four- legged friends came out in the cold to the land donated by the Humane Society of North East Texas to ceremoniously begin the construction on the long awaited project aimed at saving hundreds of li

Another Signing Day in Longview

Another Longview Lobo has signed a college football scholarship. Jakoriyan Walker Monday signed with Oklahoma Panhandle State.
Parker Tabbed SLC Player of the Week

Parker Tabbed SLC Player of the Week

Stephen F. Austin senior Jacob Parker has been named the Southland Conference Player of the Week, announced today by the league office. It is the first weekly honor of the season for Parker and the second of his SFA career.
Fun Facts: Happy Texas Independence Day!

Fun Facts: Happy Texas Independence Day!

Happy Birthday, Texas! On this day in 1836, Texas declared their independence from Mexico and declared themselves a Republic.
Cowboys place franchise tag on receiver Dez Bryant

Cowboys place franchise tag on receiver Dez Bryant

The Dallas Cowboys have officially used the franchise tag for the fifth time in franchise history when it was placed on receiver Dez Bryant Monday afternoon.
Smith County Sheriff's Office announces new website

Smith County Sheriff's Office announces new website

In a continued effort to maintain transparency within the Smith County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Larry Smith announced today the launching of a new and much improved website for the Smith County Sheriff’s Office.