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FRIDAY FOOTBALL FEVER: Kilgore falls short against Nacogdoches 27-25

The Kilgore Bulldogs faced off against the Dragons from Nacogdoches in their season opener.  The Nacogdoches Dragons played host to the team from Kilgore.

FRIDAY FOOTBALL FEVER: White Oak routes Redwater 35-13

Coming off a stellar 2013 season, the White Oak Roughnecks proved once again they are a force to be reckoned with in East Texas.

Speed limit forces some school buses to avoid Toll 49

Toll road 49 was created to alleviate some of the traffic congestion from Tyler. With Friday night high school football kicking off, it’s only a matter of time before cars are stuck behind multiple red lights. buses
Updated: Heaviest Rain Shifting East

Updated: Heaviest Rain Shifting East

FRIDAY PM UPDATE: Good afternoon. I wanted to provide a brief update for the rain chances on Saturday. As mentioned in yesterday’s post, the models were beginning to push the bulk of heavy rainfall to our east.
Federal judge strikes down Texas abortion regulation

Federal judge strikes down Texas abortion regulation

 
LOCATION CHANGE: Gladewater/Daingerfield game moved to Gladewater, kickoff at 7:30

LOCATION CHANGE: Gladewater/Daingerfield game moved to Gladewater, kickoff at 7:30

According to our news partner Jack Stallard of the Longview News-Journal, the Gladewater/Daingerfield game scheduled for August 29 in Daingerfield has switched locations due to a power outage.
Nacogdoches man beaten, robbed outside convenience store

Nacogdoches man beaten, robbed outside convenience store

A local man was beaten and robbed Thursday morning outside of a gas station.
Rangers to use 59th player, tying record

Rangers to use 59th player, tying record

Round Rock infielder Ryan Rua has been called up and will start at first base and bat fifth tonight against the Houston Astros. Rua was batting .313 with 36 RBIs in 58 games at Round Rock.
Jerry Jones emphasizes ‘honor’ in Jimmy Johnson’s Ring of Honor candidacy

Jerry Jones emphasizes ‘honor’ in Jimmy Johnson’s Ring of Honor candidacy

Jerry Jones did his best to dance around questions whether former coach Jimmy Johnson would ever be put in the Cowboys’ Ring of Honor.
POLICE: ETX child predator on the loose, citizens asked to help locate

POLICE: ETX child predator on the loose, citizens asked to help locate

The Kilgore Police Department is seeking the whereabouts of an accused child predator.

Welcome home for East Texas soldier

Friday was a welcome home celebration for East Texas soldier, Kayla Johnson. The Elkhart High School senior came home from boot camp. Johnson is part of the Split Ops Program.

John Tyler High School has spirit

John Tyler High School will open their season tonight against the Plano Wildcats. The best way to describe a John Tyler pep rally is one giant dance party. The cheerleaders danced, the football players danced and even the mascot danced.
Funeral arrangements announced for Titus Co. constable killed Thursday

Funeral arrangements announced for Titus Co. constable killed Thursday

Titus County is mourning the loss of one of its constables after a tragic accident.
Police identify football official who collapsed, died at JV game

Police identify football official who collapsed, died at JV game

A high school football official died Thursday night after collapsing during a junior varsity game.
Firm recalls salad kit sold at Sam's Club due to listeria concern

Firm recalls salad kit sold at Sam's Club due to listeria concern

APPA Fine Foods, a Corona, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 92,657 pounds of fully cooked chicken Caesar salad kit products due to concerns about possible Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) contamination, the U.S.