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Center ISD hires seasoned, state championship-winning athletic director in Barry Bowman

Center ISD hires seasoned, state championship-winning athletic director in Barry Bowman

An East Texas school district has plucked a state championship-winning coach to take the reigns over their football team and athletic program.
Speed, no seat belt pegged as factors in fatal crash involving TX woman

Speed, no seat belt pegged as factors in fatal crash involving TX woman

One person is dead and another severely injured after car accident in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, Friday morning.
ETX state representative files bill to create sales tax holidays for firearms, hunting supplies

ETX state representative files bill to create sales tax holidays for firearms, hunting supplies

State Representative Chris Paddie (R-Marshall) filed H.B. 849, which would create two sales tax holidays for firearms and hunting supplies.
ETX state representative files bill to create sales tax holidays for firearms, hunting supplies

ETX state representative files bill to create sales tax holidays for firearms, hunting supplies

State Representative Chris Paddie (R-Marshall) filed H.B. 849, which would create two sales tax holidays for firearms and hunting supplies.
Drugs, guns, cash found in Marshall Police raid

Drugs, guns, cash found in Marshall Police raid

The Marshall Police Departement arrested two people in a Friday morning drug raid on Burleson Street.
Tragedy fund set up for children of parents in Smith Co. murder, suicide

Tragedy fund set up for children of parents in Smith Co. murder, suicide

A tragedy fund has been set up for the children of a couple found dead of an apparent murder-suicide in Smith County.

Kevin Eltife, Ft. Worth representative propose bill for medical marijuana use to treat epilepsy

A local senator anda DFW representative have filed bills in the Texas Legislature to allow children with "intractable epilepsy&q

Texas ends 2014 with another month of job growth

Texas employers added jobs in impressive fashion in 2014 with the increase of 457,900 seasonally adjusted total nonfarm jobs over the year.

VIDEO: Police seeking information regarding ETX grocery store robbery

The Mount Pleasant Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying two individuals involved in a local grocery store robbery.

From Tyler to Russia: international 're-packaging' scam

A local case of credit card fraud has led investigators to the other side of the globe. According to law enforcement: a Tyler man alerted them to more than $5,000 worth of fraudulent charges made to his credit card.

Rain continues tonight, could end as wintry mix Friday AM

The rain will continue again late tonight and be coming to an end by Friday afternoon. Yesterday, I mentioned that we could have a chance of seeing some wintry weather (mainly in the form of wet snow flakes).

Future of animals at Klein Animal Shelter looks brighter

  The City of Tyler announced Thursday evening that they will end their contract with the Klein Animal Shelter in Jacksonville, and keep their animal control operations within the city. 

Kilgore man charged with murder in Rusk County fire

A Kilgore man is in the Rusk County jail after being charged with murder. A Rusk County house fire leaving one man dead became more than just an accident. Sheriff Jeff Price released this information.

Community leaders discuss 'Tiny House Project' idea

A Longview organization, Bridges Out Of Poverty held a meeting Thursday to discuss the promotion of Poverty Awareness month. During the meeting, The Tiny House Project was introduced. This plan consists of 300-400 square ft.

City aims to re-open former Jacksonville animal shelter within month

The city of Jacksonville is planning to re-open a former shelter following the closure of Klein Animal Shelter last week.