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Mineola Yellowjackets are state bound!

 After 12 consecutive wins and a perfect record in district play its time for the Mineola Yellowjackets to 'take state and for the first time in school history.

Oil company improves ties with Israel and neighbors

Noble Energy, a Houston, TX based oil company, is getting their feet wet in Israel's natural gas industry. This Texas company has struck numerous deals with Israel, and will now be selling the country's natural gas, to its neighbors.

Giving a pet as a present? Here's what you need to consider...

Are you thinking about giving a pet as a Christmas gift because there may be some things you need to consider.
Lindale PD seeks identity of TV thief

Lindale PD seeks identity of TV thief

Lindale Police Department is asking for help identifying a man who stole a TV from a local Walmart.  The unidentified suspect took the item on December 11 at around 4:15 p.m.
Shot behind the wheel

Shot behind the wheel

 The Longview Police Department is still investigating the death of a man who was in a car accident Saturday evening and had multiple shot wounds.

IRS scam circulating around East Texas

Scammers are calling East Texans saying they are from the IRS. This scam has been circulating around East Texas for quite sometime now.
Lufkin man accused of driving drunk with underage passenger

Lufkin man accused of driving drunk with underage passenger

A Lufkin man was arrested Sunday night for allegedly driving intoxicated for the second time this year. He also had an underage passenger in the vehicle with him.
Texarkana man shot, killed by officer after alleged burglary attempt

Texarkana man shot, killed by officer after alleged burglary attempt

A Texarkana police officer shot and killed a local man who allegedly tried to attack the officer, following an attempted burglary.
Longview native, former NFL coach named director of new UT sports program

Longview native, former NFL coach named director of new UT sports program

An East Texas native has been named the leader of a new program designed for high school athletes and coaches by The University of Texas.
Running back from Gilmer is SFA All-American

Running back from Gilmer is SFA All-American

On the heels of the greatest rushing season in Stephen F. Austin history, running back Gus Johnson has been named a first team All-American by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), announced today by the organization.

'Land of Lights'

The 17th annual Christmas Park Land of Lights is open for business in Athens. It will be running through the end of the year.

'Women of Elegance'

The nonprofit group "Women of Elegance" stop by the living room to talk about their first ever Christmas Charity Gala at Holly Tree Country Club on December 20th!
Longview News-Journal posts 3A All-State team

Longview News-Journal posts 3A All-State team

Four Mineola Yellowjackets have made the 3a All-State team. Other East Texans have also made it.
Multi-agency operation recovers about $400,000 in stolen vehicles, equipment

Multi-agency operation recovers about $400,000 in stolen vehicles, equipment

A multi-agency operation has netted more than $400,000 in recovered trucks, trailers and equipment in Gregg and Rusk County.
Police: Man pepper sprayed in Walmart parking lot by burglar

Police: Man pepper sprayed in Walmart parking lot by burglar

Nacogdoches authorities are searching for a burglar after an automobile owner was pepper sprayed by the man.