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Then, just don't run

Of all the stupid things, one congressman from Virginia is whining Congress doesn't make enough money. He thinks they all need raise.

Arp student turns his imagination into a book

A student Tristen Evans,16, of Arp, turned his imagination into a book and now that book is on store shelves. We got the opportunity to speak to the young author on Monday about his accomplishment.
Official: Fort Hood gunman claimed he was picked on by fellow soldiers

Official: Fort Hood gunman claimed he was picked on by fellow soldiers

Suspected Fort Hood shooter Spc. Ivan Lopez had recently asked to transfer, claiming he was being taunted and picked on by soldiers in his unit, a senior U.S. official familiar with the investigation told CNN.
Logano shines at Duck Commander 500

Logano shines at Duck Commander 500

Joey Logano, a 23-year-old from Middletown, Conn., won the Duck Commander 500 NASCAR race at Texas Motor Speedway on Monday, overtaking Jeff Gordon in a green-white-checkered finish that threatened his day.
Angels rout Astros 9-1 in series finale

Angels rout Astros 9-1 in series finale

Given a chance to validate the optimism they created while winning their first two games of the season, the Astros closed out their first homestand of the year in disastrous fashion Monday afternoon at Minute Maid Park.

EXCLUSIVE: Church of Wells members injured following physical fight during community parade

Two 'Church of Wells' members, Sean Morris (Elder of the church) and Taylor Clifton, were reportedly injured following a physical altercation Saturday afternoon during the Wells homecoming parade, an annual community event. 
Smith County road closed following storms

Smith County road closed following storms

Smith County Road 138 sustained severe damage during torrential rains on Sunday, April 6. The Smith County Road and Bridge Department is currently working to replace a culvert and a missing section of road.
ICE arrests 50 criminal aliens, immigration fugitives in Texas during 3-day sting

ICE arrests 50 criminal aliens, immigration fugitives in Texas during 3-day sting

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers arrested 50 convicted criminal aliens, immigration fugitives and other immigration violators during a three-day operation which concluded Thursday.
Fayette deputies say truck full of watermelons was hiding a ton of pot

Fayette deputies say truck full of watermelons was hiding a ton of pot

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Fayette County deputies pulled over a truck on I-10 that was hauling watermelons and found that it also contained approximately nearly $1 million worth of concealed marijuana.

Texas woman claims infection from V8 with disgusting mystery growth inside

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; the makers of V8 juice are working to retrieve a revolting mystery object a woman claims she found inside a can of the juice, her regular favorite.
Three sought in armed holdup at Katy-area bank

Three sought in armed holdup at Katy-area bank

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; police are searching for three armed men who stormed a bank Thursday in the Katy area, injuring two people.
Killer who complained about execution drug is put to death

Killer who complained about execution drug is put to death

The Houston Chronilce is reporting; serial killer Tommy Lynn Sells - a drifter who has been linked to the deaths of more than a dozen people, including a 9-year-old girl - was executed Thursday, despite appeals from attorneys who raised concern
Rain forces NASCAR to race Monday

Rain forces NASCAR to race Monday

The Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway was supposed to be run Sunday afternoon, but heavy rain forced NASCAR to postpone the race. The new green flag start time is 11:00 AM on Monday.

Brittany Conway: Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week

Meet Brittany Conway, our Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week. Brittany is a pole vaulter for Pine Tree.
Yu Darvish, Elvis Andrus lift Rangers to 3-0 victory

Yu Darvish, Elvis Andrus lift Rangers to 3-0 victory

Yu Darvish also became the fastest starting pitcher in big-league history to reach 500 career strikeouts, doing so in 401 2/3 innings to eclipse the mark of 404 2/3 innings by former Grand Prairie High star Kerry Wood.