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Football: Area teams ready for 7-on-7 state tournament

Football: Area teams ready for 7-on-7 state tournament

Conditioning, weight training and throwing the football a little bit are all staples of the summer for area football teams with a new season rapidly approaching.
1 seriously injured in Franklin County plane crash

1 seriously injured in Franklin County plane crash

At approximately 8:02 a.m., Texas DPS Trooper Damon Williams responded to plane crash call in an open field near HW-37 8 miles south of Mt. Vernon.
ANGER MANAGEMENT: Suspect breaks business doors during rage

ANGER MANAGEMENT: Suspect breaks business doors during rage

A 20-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly destroyed the doors to two local business.
7 Questions: After Obama's Texas trip, what now for immigration crisis?

7 Questions: After Obama's Texas trip, what now for immigration crisis?

More money. More National Guard troops at the border. More children deported. A slew of possible solutions for the immigration crisis at the southern border emerged this week as President Barack Obama visited Texas.
Perry, Obama Discuss Solutions to Immigration Crisis

Perry, Obama Discuss Solutions to Immigration Crisis

President Obama on Wednesday said his meeting with Gov.
Academic gains slowing; no consensus on why

Academic gains slowing; no consensus on why

In January 2013, as he stood before an Austin gathering of about 3,000 Texas public school officials, the state’s education commissioner issued a plea.
Missing ETX woman home safe

Missing ETX woman home safe

The Rusk County Sheriff's Office says a woman who went missing on Tuesday is now home safe..
Gov. Perry presses President Obama to immediately secure southern border

Gov. Perry presses President Obama to immediately secure southern border

Gov. Rick Perry today met with President Barack Obama to discuss the ongoing humanitarian and national security crises occurring along the Texas-Mexico border. In the meeting, Gov.
Man shot to death during fight with girlfriend

Man shot to death during fight with girlfriend

A fight between a woman's boyfriend and her ex-boyfriend ended with one of the men dead, San Antonio police say.
San Antonio jury acquits man who shot at cops

San Antonio jury acquits man who shot at cops

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; jurors who deliberated for 10 hours Tuesday determined that Adrian Perryman was not guilty of aggravated assault of a public servant for a 2010 shooting that took place inside his home as police were serving
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 10, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 10, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Thursday, July 10, 2014: 8:00 am to 9:00 am 9500 S. Broadway. 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 2300 Frankston Hwy. 
Authorities: Man kills 4 children and 2 adults in Texas shooting

Authorities: Man kills 4 children and 2 adults in Texas shooting

A man shot and killed four children and the two adults who were looking after them, Texas authorities said late Wednesday. A seventh person, a 15-year-old girl, was critically wounded and taken to a local hospital.

East Texas dog becomes adoptive mother to orphaned kittens

Now to a story about how a mother's love can surpass even species lines. One dog in Chapel Hill is caring for a litter of kittens, after their mother was killed.
Authorities arrest 1 in connection with abducted child recovered in ETX

Authorities arrest 1 in connection with abducted child recovered in ETX

Authorities have arrested a Texas man in connection with the abduction of a Benton, Arkansas, child.

And the beat goes on...

Now everyone is sending the Central America children things to play with since it seems they will be here for a while if not forever.