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Bullard High School FFA program preparing students for the future

Trade programs are becoming increasingly popular and students in East Texas high schools are getting a head start on learning the ins and outs of the work force.

Fourth grader inspires community with 'thank you' cards to police officers

It all started with one card and one child with a dream. Savannah Solis, a fourth grader at Kissam Elementary school in Tyler, began making and sending thank you cards to local police officers. 
Police: Suspect in double murder still on the loose

Police: Suspect in double murder still on the loose

The Greenville Police Department has requested the public's help locating a man wanted in an East Texas murder.
Longview "Paints the Town Red" for heart disease awareness

Longview "Paints the Town Red" for heart disease awareness

The problem is heart disease and the American Heart Association is kicking off its “Paint The Town Red” campaign to help spread awareness of this serious disease.
Rangers Fan Fest feeds off new manager, hopeful turnaround

Rangers Fan Fest feeds off new manager, hopeful turnaround

A year ago, Roger and Wanda Wilson of Pleasant Grove were 13th in line at Globe Life Park for the annual Rangers Fan Fest.
Police arrest man allegedly stopped with cocaine, meth

Police arrest man allegedly stopped with cocaine, meth

Commerce Police arrested a man Saturday evening after he was allegedly caught with cocaine and methamphetamines. 

Mississippi fugitive found in Utah after 35 years on the run

A man who escaped from a Mississippi prison in 1980 and has lived in Utah under an alias for more than 20 years has been arrested.
East Texas man charged with 31 counts of tax fraud

East Texas man charged with 31 counts of tax fraud

 A 37-year-old Palestine, Texas man has been charged with federal income tax violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.
Amber Alert issued for endangered missing 11-year-old

Amber Alert issued for endangered missing 11-year-old

An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing 11-year-old boy from Oyster Creek.

Warehouse destroyed in fire near Lindale, 1 injured

A warehouse full of furniture and fabric in Lindale was destroyed after a fire Monday afternoon.
US Marshal Task Force searching for Smith Co. man wanted for child sexual assault

US Marshal Task Force searching for Smith Co. man wanted for child sexual assault

The United States Marshal Task Force is seeking an East Texas man in connection with multiple crimes. According to Smith County Precinct 4 Constable John Smith, officials are seeking Sydney C. Lynch, 51, of Smith County.

Officials identify Tyler man killed in robbery

Authorities have identified a Tyler man as the suspect killed in an attempted robbery in Smith County.
I-20 eastbound lanes in Van Zandt Co. reopen after 18-wheeler fire

I-20 eastbound lanes in Van Zandt Co. reopen after 18-wheeler fire

Eastbound I-20 at mile marker 534 in Van Zandt County have reopened after an overturned 18-wheeler caught fire around 9:00 a.m., Monday. Eastbound traffic was being diverted to exit 533 to the service road.
SHERIFF: ETX man arrested after attempting to shoot deputies

SHERIFF: ETX man arrested after attempting to shoot deputies

An East Texas man has been arrested on charges of attempted capital murder.
ETX man graduates from Air Force basic training

ETX man graduates from Air Force basic training

 Air Force Airman Jamarius S. Tyson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.