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New blood test to detect risk of heart disease

The Food and Drug Administration just approved a blood test that could help determine your risk for developing heart disease or other heart complications. This test is designed for people who have no signs or symptoms of heart disease.

Cases of the mumps virus on the rise

Mumps, a classic childhood illness, is now spreading throughout our country. According to the CDC the number of cases has more than doubled in the past year. In 2013 there was 438 cases, and this year there's been 1,078.

For Gilmer, state titles started in 2004

Gilmer won its first state football championship in 2004. The Buckeyes will try to win a third one this week.
Gilmer, Henderson and Gladewater lead 4A All-State Team

Gilmer, Henderson and Gladewater lead 4A All-State Team

Six Gilmer Buckeyes made it. Six Henderson LIons made it. Four Gladewater Bears made it.
Livingston Police looking for TV thief

Livingston Police looking for TV thief

Authorities are searching for a man who allegedly stole a flat screen TV from a Livingston store.
More jobs to be created after company selects Longview for new site

More jobs to be created after company selects Longview for new site

Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, has purchased a spec/shell building from the Longview Economic Development Corporation -LEDCO.
Vehicle, truck tractor overturned on US 59

Vehicle, truck tractor overturned on US 59

Polk County DPS Troopers are currently on the scene of a two vehicle crash approximately two miles South of Moscow.
Arkansas man arrested in ETX manhunt

Arkansas man arrested in ETX manhunt

Bradley Wayne Guthrey, 25, of North Little Rock, Ark. was arrested in Carthage, Texas on Tuesday, Dec.
ETX brothers hospitalized in fight with pipe or axe handle

ETX brothers hospitalized in fight with pipe or axe handle

Two people were hospitalized and another arrested following a fight between brothers.
Gladewater PD seeking information on man

Gladewater PD seeking information on man

The Gladewater Police Department is asking for the public's help gathering information on a man captured by surveillance video.
Multi-agency operation leads to illegal gambling raids in Henderson Co.

Multi-agency operation leads to illegal gambling raids in Henderson Co.

In a multi-agency raid, law enforcment executed warrants on several illegal gambling locations in Henderson County.
Bullard ISD announces lone finalist for superintendent

Bullard ISD announces lone finalist for superintendent

The Board of Trustees of the Bullard Independent School District is pleased to announce Todd Schneider as their choice as the lone finalist for the position of Superintendent of Schools.

Texas Ramp Project giving East Texans a lift

 The Texas Ramp Project is a non-profit organization that raises money to help build wheelchair ramps for disabled Texans. About one year ago, a chapter was formed in Cherokee County.

What are they thinking?

What in the world has happened to our political parties? You have one side which lives lawlessly and cavorts like there is no consequence to print money and spent what printed money we have printed.

City of Troup approves selling shares of Lake Columbia Project

Mayor Bill Lacy says the city of Troup has been a 5-percent shareholder in this reservoir project since 1987. The lake will be built in Cherokee County, 14-miles long, with the potential to distribute water.