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Bullard ISD announces lone finalist for superintendent

Bullard ISD announces lone finalist for superintendent

The Board of Trustees of the Bullard Independent School District is pleased to announce Todd Schneider as their choice as the lone finalist for the position of Superintendent of Schools.

Texas Ramp Project giving East Texans a lift

 The Texas Ramp Project is a non-profit organization that raises money to help build wheelchair ramps for disabled Texans. About one year ago, a chapter was formed in Cherokee County.

City of Troup approves selling shares of Lake Columbia Project

Mayor Bill Lacy says the city of Troup has been a 5-percent shareholder in this reservoir project since 1987. The lake will be built in Cherokee County, 14-miles long, with the potential to distribute water.
Police: Man arrested after using vehicle in 3 ETX smash and grab burglaries

Police: Man arrested after using vehicle in 3 ETX smash and grab burglaries

A Lufkin man is behind bars for allegedly using a vehicle in smash and grab crimes at two East Texas businesses. 

Mineola Yellowjackets are state bound!

 After 12 consecutive wins and a perfect record in district play its time for the Mineola Yellowjackets to 'take state and for the first time in school history.

Oil company improves ties with Israel and neighbors

Noble Energy, a Houston, TX based oil company, is getting their feet wet in Israel's natural gas industry. This Texas company has struck numerous deals with Israel, and will now be selling the country's natural gas, to its neighbors.

Giving a pet as a present? Here's what you need to consider...

Are you thinking about giving a pet as a Christmas gift because there may be some things you need to consider.
Lindale PD seeks identity of TV thief

Lindale PD seeks identity of TV thief

Lindale Police Department is asking for help identifying a man who stole a TV from a local Walmart.  The unidentified suspect took the item on December 11 at around 4:15 p.m.
Shot behind the wheel

Shot behind the wheel

 The Longview Police Department is still investigating the death of a man who was in a car accident Saturday evening and had multiple shot wounds.
Texarkana man shot, killed by officer after alleged burglary attempt

Texarkana man shot, killed by officer after alleged burglary attempt

A Texarkana police officer shot and killed a local man who allegedly tried to attack the officer, following an attempted burglary.
Longview native, former NFL coach named director of new UT sports program

Longview native, former NFL coach named director of new UT sports program

An East Texas native has been named the leader of a new program designed for high school athletes and coaches by The University of Texas.
Longview native, former NFL coach named director of new UT sports program

Longview native, former NFL coach named director of new UT sports program

An East Texas native has been named the leader of a new program designed for high school athletes and coaches by The University of Texas.
Cowboys, Tony Romo continue their redemption drama

Cowboys, Tony Romo continue their redemption drama

Always with the drama. For the Dallas Cowboys, a quick and stunning 21-0 lead over the favored Philadelphia Eagles apparently wasn’t theatrical enough.

'Land of Lights'

The 17th annual Christmas Park Land of Lights is open for business in Athens. It will be running through the end of the year.
Case Keenum or Thad Lewis will start for Texans on Sunday

Case Keenum or Thad Lewis will start for Texans on Sunday

Case Keenum or Thad Lewis. That’s the decision that Bill O’Brien will make this week.