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Fire dogs to be added to East Texas Fire Hall

Volunteers for the North Cherokee Volunteer Fire Department created a program called “H.U.G.”, a non-profit organization which stands for “hurry up and grab”.

High school athletes using same concussion technology as pros

Concussions continue to be a problem in the athletic world. Wednesday, University of Texas Quarterback, David Ash, announced he was done with football after multiple reoccurring concussions.
Weather Talk: Heavy rains across Texas this week

Weather Talk: Heavy rains across Texas this week

Hurricane Odile slammed into the Baja California region on Monday. Heavy rainfall has impacted the Baja region earlier this week. Over the last few days, this system has drawn lots of moisture into the desert southwest and into Texas.
Weather Talk: Heavy rains across Texas this week

Weather Talk: Heavy rains across Texas this week

Hurricane Odile slammed into the Baja California region on Monday. Heavy rainfall has impacted the Baja region earlier this week. Over the last few days, this system has drawn lots of moisture into the desert southwest and into Texas.

Controversy surrounds future of Scotland

Its possible history could be made in Scotland. Residents have voted for or against their independence from the United Kingdom.
Texas funeral home employees charged with abuse of corpse

Texas funeral home employees charged with abuse of corpse

Three El Paso area funeral home employees have been arrested and charged with multiple counts of abuse of a corpse, forgery and tampering with government records after the El Paso County Clerk's department received a government document con
Dallas Stars are returning to Fort Worth

Dallas Stars are returning to Fort Worth

The last time we saw the Dallas Stars they were slapping their hockey sticks on the hockey ice after a disappointing end to what was a good hockey season.

Thief on a stick

A Texas man is recovering after breaking into a home and being stabbed with a spear by the homeowner.

Sculpture naming contest coming to Tyler Public Library

The Tyler Public Library is holding a contest to name the Whooos a Reader owl, as illustrated on the right.

Trinity Mother Frances accepted for prestigious designation application

Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics has been accepted for application to the prestigious American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program.
RON WASHINGTON: 'I was unfaithful to my wife after 42 years'

RON WASHINGTON: 'I was unfaithful to my wife after 42 years'

On Friday, Rangers President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Jon Daniels issued the following statement concerning the resignatio
New Jersey native Brian Cushing set to play in front of family and friends Sunday

New Jersey native Brian Cushing set to play in front of family and friends Sunday

Inside linebacker Brian Cushing grew up in New Jersey in a household of New York Giants fans except for his renegade older brother, Mike.
Texas Rangers GM Jon Daniels deserves an apology

Texas Rangers GM Jon Daniels deserves an apology

On the day he resigned, I wrote a plausible reason for Washington's resignation was a strained relationship with the GM. Given the evolution of the team, and the management, since Wash' was hired by JD in 2008, it made sense.
Former school district employees sentenced for stealing over $4 million

Former school district employees sentenced for stealing over $4 million

The former Director of Finance and Comptroller of the Beaumont Independent School District (BISD) have been sentenced to federal prison for federal
Palestine PD: Elderly man attacked, tied up in bathtub

Palestine PD: Elderly man attacked, tied up in bathtub

Officers arrested three suspects last week following an allegedly robbery where an elderly man was attacked.