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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am

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UH's switch to JT Lion Ward at QB paying immediate dividends

UH's switch to JT Lion Ward at QB paying immediate dividends

Former John Tyler Lion Greg Ward Jr. had made one start at quarterback for the University of Houston when a teammate began to heap on the praise.
Swoopes lets it fly, rescues Longhorns

Swoopes lets it fly, rescues Longhorns

On a night when UT's once-rugged defense allowed ISU (2-5, 0-4) to rack up 524 yards, Swoopes and his much-maligned offense saved the Longhorns' night.
Aggies collapse in Alabama

Aggies collapse in Alabama

Texas A&M simply had no real answers, during a 59-0 blowout by Alabama on Saturday and even during the post-game press conference.
Around 1,000 marijuana plants found in Rusk Co. Saturday afternoon

Around 1,000 marijuana plants found in Rusk Co. Saturday afternoon

Rusk County Sheriff's Office along with Texas Game Wardens discovered around 1,000 marijuana plants in the area early Saturday afternoon.
Kilgore police investigating Chandler Elementary dumpster fire

Kilgore police investigating Chandler Elementary dumpster fire

A fire was found burning in a dumpster at Chandler Elementary school in Kilgore overnight.
Goose Island State Park offers bayside adventure

Goose Island State Park offers bayside adventure

Ten miles north of Rockport, the 321-acre park comprises a tiny island and part of Lamar Peninsula and lies at the confluence of St.
New additions mastering Mavs’ pick-and-roll play

New additions mastering Mavs’ pick-and-roll play

The Mavericks run lots of pick-and-rolls. So many, in fact, that the team led the league in pick-and-rolls last season.
Jadeveon Clowney listed as questionable vs. Steelers

Jadeveon Clowney listed as questionable vs. Steelers

Rookie linebacker Jadeveon Clowney (knee) has been listed as questionable for the Texans’ “Monday Night Football” contest at the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Tyler Rose Parade blooms

Tyler is the "Rose City" for a reason. A weekend of events for the 81st Rose Festival continue with Saturday's "Cirque de la Rose' parade. 
Identity released of shooter involved in Friday night high speed chase

Identity released of shooter involved in Friday night high speed chase

Lindale Police have released the name of the driver invovled in yesterday's high speed chase in Smith County. Police say they are looking for Carlos Bonilla, 22, who was last seen near Garden Valley Rd. in Tyler.
Supreme Court allows Texas voter ID law for now

Supreme Court allows Texas voter ID law for now

Texas election officials can go ahead and enforce a controversial voter identification law opposed by the Obama administration and civil rights groups, the U.S. Supreme Court said early Saturday.
UPDATE: El Paso hospital now reports patient does not meet ebola testing criteria

UPDATE: El Paso hospital now reports patient does not meet ebola testing criteria

UPDATE: 12:33 A.M. - Jacob Cintron, CEO for Del Sol Medical Center, sent out this latest statement:

Robert E. Lee pep rally

One of the most spirited high schools in East Texas had a pep rally Friday afternoon. Robert E. Lee High School will be playing their first home football game in a month on Friday night.

A lesson for us all

This is the best time of the year for sports. I don't follow baseball heavily, but one team I really like is the San Francisco Giants.

Caboose on the move

An East Texas couple added a unique, new fixture to their backyard. It is part of a train. If you were in downtown Troup Friday morning, you probably heard lots of noise.