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Briles suggests “American way” would have Baylor ahead of TCU

Briles suggests “American way” would have Baylor ahead of TCU

Baylor football coach Art Briles suggested Thursday that having No. 6 Baylor (10-1, 7-1 in Big 12) trailing No.
ETX school board member to resign after racially insensitive posts

ETX school board member to resign after racially insensitive posts

A Hooks ISD School Board will resign from his position after racially insensitive comments on Facebook. Hooks ISD Superintendent Ronnie Thompson released the following statement on Thursday:

Abbott voices support for Cherokee Co. judge in nativity scene dispute

Governor-elect Greg Abbott has voiced his support for an East Texas judge following demands from the Appignani Humanist Legal Center in Washington D.C. to remove a nativity scene display from the county courhouse lawn.

Texas veteran, dog share special healing bond

Therapy animals have become more commonly used to treat things like post-traumatic stress, but for one warrior and his dog, the healing roles got reversed.
Texas City death ruled a homicide

Texas City death ruled a homicide

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; the death of a woman found unconcious last week has been ruled a homicide, Texas City police said Wednesday.
Crash off I-45 leaves at least 3 people dead

Crash off I-45 leaves at least 3 people dead

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a speeding car Wednesday crashed into a overpass crossing Interstate 45 in north Harris County, killing the driver and two passengers and tying up traffic for hours, Harris County Sheriff's deputies
School Bus Erupts in Flames

School Bus Erupts in Flames

Pictures from Twitter reveal the horrifying moments a Northwest ISD school bus burst into a fireball!
Belongings stolen from family of deceased Alfred Wright

Belongings stolen from family of deceased Alfred Wright

A broken East Texas family is searching for answers once again after many of their belongings were stolen from an SUV.

Live Christmas trees at risk for causing potential house fires

Live Christmas trees make the whole house smell wonderful and immediately make the atmosphere more like Christmas, but that beautiful Christmas decor needs to be treated carefully.
Three arrested in Glass Dragon drug trafficking sting

Three arrested in Glass Dragon drug trafficking sting

Three people have been arrested and are facing federal charges following an investigation by federal and local law enforcement after a sting operation police called “Pin the Tail on the Dragon.”

Mayor of Jacksonville, Kenneth Melvin, dies at 74

 Although he grew up in Lindale, any remember him cruising through Jacksonville in his green cadillac. But what kind of man was Kenneth Melvin? Joe Angle, an Attorney at Norman Law Firm, knew Melvin for more than 30 years.

East Texas poinsettia farm in full-swing for busiest season

 It may not be Santa's workshop, but just along Highway 110 is a green house bursting with Christmas spirit. Filled wall-to-wall with 150,000 poinsettias, December for Darby Greenhouses and Farms, Inc. is their busiest month.
Titus County seeking new information on man missing since 2011

Titus County seeking new information on man missing since 2011

The Titus County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information regarding a man missing for more than three years.
UPDATE: Planes, cash, vehicles seized in major ETX K2 bust

UPDATE: Planes, cash, vehicles seized in major ETX K2 bust

Three people were taken into custody during a major multi-agency search and seizure in Gregg and Upshur County Wednesday morning.
Bias against Baylor?

Bias against Baylor?

To just to be clear - Baylor University is a great place with a lot of wonderful people who work there, and are alums of that fine institution.