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Tyler ISD admits inaugural class into Early College High School program

Tyler ISD admits inaugural class into Early College High School program

Almost 300 Tyler ISD students and parents attended the first Early College High School (ECHS) Parent Night held at the Davidson Conference Room in the Plyer Instructional Complex.
Eltife, others introduce bill to create new dental hygiene workforce

Eltife, others introduce bill to create new dental hygiene workforce

Senators José Rodríguez (D-El Paso) and Kevin Eltife (R-Tyler), and Representatives Senfronia Thompson (D-Houston), Dan Flynn (R-Canton) and John Raney (R-Bryan) for introducing legislation (SB 787 and HB 1940) that would create a
Longview man sentenced to more than 11 years in prison on drug charges

Longview man sentenced to more than 11 years in prison on drug charges

U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced Tuesday a Longview man has been sentenced to federal prison for his involvement in a drug conspiracy in the Eastern District of Texas.

East Texas lake levels up with good rains in first two months

A spate of cold days and snow kept Longview’s temperature well below normal in February and on track with 30-year precipitation estimates.
Tyler Main Street Program achieves accreditation

Tyler Main Street Program achieves accreditation

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) recently commended the City of Tyler Main Street Program for successful annual progress as a designated Main Street community, one of 60 to receive the designation this year.
Silver Alert issued for missing Deep ETX man

Silver Alert issued for missing Deep ETX man

The Liberty County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Roscoe “Rex” Eastin, a missing 81-year-old diagnosed with a Cognitive Impairment,
Kilgore College trustees OK tuition, fee hikes, take steps to expand Longview campus

Kilgore College trustees OK tuition, fee hikes, take steps to expand Longview campus

Kilgore College trustees Monday took a step toward expanding the college’s campus in Longview and approved an increase in tuition and fees for all students.
More than 260 Texas chambers urge Congress to fund transportation

More than 260 Texas chambers urge Congress to fund transportation

The Longview Chamber has joined more than 260 local, regional and state chambers of commerce urging Congress to resolve the impending insolvency of the federal Highway Trust Fund, and to pass a long term federal transportation authorization bil
ETX man sentenced to 12 years in prison on drug conspiracy charges

ETX man sentenced to 12 years in prison on drug conspiracy charges

U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced Tuesday a Flint man has been sentenced to federal prison for his involvement in a drug conspiracy in the Eastern District of Texas.
UPDATE: 2013 Tyler ISD bond construction

UPDATE: 2013 Tyler ISD bond construction

As spring nears, significant completion phases also near for Tyler ISD BOND 2013 construction projects.
CCSO: Homeowner shoots would-be robber during attempted home invasion

CCSO: Homeowner shoots would-be robber during attempted home invasion

Cherokee County officials are investigating a reported home invasion.
Kilgore settles on Selleck as next chief

Kilgore settles on Selleck as next chief

The Kilgore City Council on Monday unanimously approved the appointment of Josh Selleck as the city’s new city manager.

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.