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Winston 8 Ranch conserves Longleaf Pine Trees

Winston 8 Ranch conserves Longleaf Pine Trees

In East Texas, pine trees are king. However now the Loblolly and slash pines dominate the landscape, while longleaf pines have been drastically reduced.

Hero doctor keeps job

Maybe you didn't hear this story last week since it doesn't fit in the the anti-gun message most of the media propagates. Last week, a mentally deranged man came in for treatment at Pennsylvania hospital.

Hay Show sample entries due August 14-15

The 30th annual Smith County Hay Show will kick off on september 22nd, the first monday of the East Texas State Fair. All entry samples should be submitted on the 14th or 15th of August, at 1 of the 8 locations within the county.
ETX man charged with murder in wife's 2011 death

ETX man charged with murder in wife's 2011 death

An East Texas man accused of beating his wife was indicted Monday for murder. The indictment supplanted an assault charge.

Great Texas Balloon Race brings inflation of business to Gregg County

The 36th annual Great Texas Balloon Race will officially kick off Friday at 6:30 in the morning. It brings with it some impressive economic benefits for Gregg County.

Buckner shoe drive kicks off in East Texas

The Buckner shoe drive has begun and East Texas businesses are getting involved. Several local businesses have opted to be host locations for shoe drop-offs. The shoes donated will be sent to Dallas where the fundraiser originally began.

Smith county using 3D surveying for oil and gas exploration

If you live in Smith County, the past week you've probably seen big trucks holding up traffic. What they're doing is called 3D seismic surveying.
ETX commissioner catches burglar climbing through window

ETX commissioner catches burglar climbing through window

An East Texas county commissioner was involved in the capture of a teenager burglarizing a home Monday.

Higher One lawsuit may affect local college students

The country's leading provider of college campus debit cards is settling a $15 million lawsuit because they were over charging students. Tyler Junior College is one of the many colleges across the country that use this debit account.
Louisiana woman allegedly kicks E. Texas deputy in throat

Louisiana woman allegedly kicks E. Texas deputy in throat

A Louisiana woman was arrested last week after she allegedly kicked a Rusk County deputy in the throat.
ETX mom arrested for DWI with 4 children in car

ETX mom arrested for DWI with 4 children in car

An East Texas woman is behind bars after troopers says she was driving while intoxicated with children in the car.
East Texas mayor arrested for official oppression

East Texas mayor arrested for official oppression

According to the Wood County Sheriff's Office, the mayor of Hawkins was arrested Monday afternoon.
Johnston-McQueen gets new chief, Judson principal named as CTE director

Johnston-McQueen gets new chief, Judson principal named as CTE director

A veteran principal and nationally renowned education consultant has been named principal at Johnston-McQueen Elementary School, and the long-time principal at Judson Middle School will take over the district’s Career and Technology Educa
Deputies arrest ETX pair accused of stealing $200,000 in equipment

Deputies arrest ETX pair accused of stealing $200,000 in equipment

Deputies arrested two people accused of taking more than $200,000 in stolen equipment in both Louisiana and Texas.
Jerry Jones admits Cowboys were ‘that close’ to drafting Manziel

Jerry Jones admits Cowboys were ‘that close’ to drafting Manziel

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones can’t help himself. Instead of focusing on training camp, Jones gave new life to an old story during a live segment Sunday on the NFL Network.