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Luminant releases statement on ETX coal mine incident with injuries

Luminant releases statement on ETX coal mine incident with injuries

Six people were injured Wednesday when a coal mine accident occurred and Luminant employees were burned by hot debris. The company released a statement on the incident Thursday:

Cheap Shots: Manziel Mania!

It's our second episode! Join Phil, Garrett and Reagan as they discuss Johnny Manziel's preseason debut. Also, we give our thoughts on the Texans and Cowboys disappointing first preseason games.
Rangers place Darvish on DL

Rangers place Darvish on DL

The Texas Rangers announced that the club has placed right-handed pitcher Yu Darvish on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Sunday, with right elbow inflammation.
Sheriff: E. Texans caught with meth, marijuana during traffic stop

Sheriff: E. Texans caught with meth, marijuana during traffic stop

Two East Texans were taken into custody early Tuesday for allegedly manufacturing and distributing drugs in Henderson County.
Former quarterback Vince Young returning to UT

Former quarterback Vince Young returning to UT

Almost nine years after leading Texas to one of the greatest football achievements in school history, Vince Young is about to be an official member of the Longhorns again.

Texas mom invents app to control child's phone

For parents of teenagers, not knowing where your child is can be frustrating, even frightening. And giving them a cell phone doesn't always mean they'll answer.
Weevils find new home in salvinia war

Weevils find new home in salvinia war

Tiny creatures being bred inside a double-wide greenhouse 465 feet from Caddo Lake are about to take the next bite out of the giant salvinia weed that’s threatened the state’s largest natural lake since 2006.
Hallsville elementary teachers begin first day prep of classrooms

Hallsville elementary teachers begin first day prep of classrooms

Hallsville ISD North Elementary School teacher Jan McNeal spent her first day back in the classroom Wednesday putting up decorations for the upcoming school year.
Texas 'Most Wanted Sex Offenders List' has new member

Texas 'Most Wanted Sex Offenders List' has new member

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; The Department of Public Safety has a new member on its list of Texas' 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders.
One More Dry and Warm Day, Then a Return to Heat

One More Dry and Warm Day, Then a Return to Heat

TODAY: Sunny and pleasantly warm again with continued low humidity in the afternoon...High near 90...Winds NE 10 mph. TONIGHT: Clear to partly cloudy and mild...Low 70...Light SE winds.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement August 14, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement August 14, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Thursday, August 14, 2014: 8:00 am to 9:00 am 7500 Old Jacksonville Hwy. 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm 2000 S. Beckham. 

Texan scores world record fish in lake near New Braunfels

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Charles Dewey is no stranger to fishing records, but his latest is a first.

Hunting and fishing license sales begin Friday

Time to bring out the big guns and fishing rods. Friday, Texas hunting and fishing licenses go on sale across the state.

Hooray for Sheriff Clark

Even though Michael Bloomberg is no long mayor of the nation's largest city, he is still trying to muscle in and make people abide to his wishes.
Bullard teen allegedly takes tractor for 'joy ride,' arrested

Bullard teen allegedly takes tractor for 'joy ride,' arrested

A Bullard teenager was booked into jail after deputies said she took a Cherokee County tractor for a "joy ride."