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Introducing the ETVarsity Best Preps high school sport banquet

Introducing the ETVarsity Best Preps high school sport banquet

 What if I told you that more than 300 of the best high school athletes in East Texas will gather in June under one roof in an epic celebration of success, sportsmanship and reflection?
Former Austin cop pleads not guilty in fatal shooting of unarmed man

Former Austin cop pleads not guilty in fatal shooting of unarmed man

A former Austin, Texas police detective pleaded not guilty friday in the shooting death of an unarmed man.

Troup mayor on pooper scooper duty

For the mayors of Troup and Arp, an old high school friendship turned rivalry. The mayors bet on which city's football team would win a game. Arp High School won a football game against Troup High School.
Fredericksburg Heritage defeats Longview Trinity to claim TAPPS title

Fredericksburg Heritage defeats Longview Trinity to claim TAPPS title

 Parker Pattillo rushed for 243 yards and four touchdowns and also threw one touchdown to lead No. 2-ranked Fredericksburg Heritage to a 46-16 win over No.
Three people injured in traffic accident near Tyler

Three people injured in traffic accident near Tyler

Three people were taken to the hospital this evening after they were hit by a car in Smith County. DPS Troopers said the accident happened on Highway 31 near FM 757 just outside of Tyler.
Possible remains of missing Liberty County man discovered

Possible remains of missing Liberty County man discovered

 The possible remains of a Liberty County man, who has been missing for nearly three and a half months, were discovered Saturday.

John Tyler players talk after big win in Denton

John Tyler topped McKinney North 64-40 Friday night in Denton. Now they move on to face Aledo. That game will be played at Mesquite's Hanby Stadium Saturday at 2:00 pm.

Undefeated Gilmer talks after beating Atlanta

Gilmer beat Atlanta 64-25 Friday in Longview. The Buckeyes advance to take on Celina at 7:30 pm Friday night at SMU. Click the video above to hear from head coach Jeff Traylor.

Henderson's season ends against Navasota

Navasota beat Henderson 34-14 down in Lufkin Saturday, ending the Lions quest for a state championship. Henderson went up 14-0 in the 2nd quarter, but was shut out the rest of the way.

Motorcyclists raise money through 'Blazin' Bike Ride Toy Drive'

It's time to start your engines. Saturday morning the "Blazin' Bike Ride Toy Drive" kicked off their annual charity event for the children. 
Lanes reopening following tanker truck fire near Lufkin

Lanes reopening following tanker truck fire near Lufkin

Lanes on Highway 59 just north of Lufkin are reopening following a fire involving a tanker truck. Lufkin DPS officers say the fire sparked inside the tanker truck just before 11:30 Saturday afternoon.
Traffic Alert: Traffic being diverted after wreck knocks down interstate sign in Longview

Traffic Alert: Traffic being diverted after wreck knocks down interstate sign in Longview

Traffic has backed up along I-20 in Longview due to a highway sign that has fallen on the road.

Even in death, you're not green enough

There is an organization called the Urban Death Project, and Katrina Spade is Founder and Director. She writes in the Huffington Post, even when we meet our maker, we will continue to foul Mother Earth.

"Festival of Trees" auction sponsored by Trinity Mother Frances Volunteers

 The 2014 "Festival of Trees" is sponsored by Mother Frances volunteers. They have 38 beautifully decorated christmas trees lining the main entrance. And it's all for a good cause.
One person injured in Highway 155 wreck in Palestine

One person injured in Highway 155 wreck in Palestine

Palestine emergency crews were called early this evening to a major crash on Highway 155 in Palestine. At least one person was loaded into an ambulance. It's not known how many vehicles were involved in the crash.