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Madison Smith: Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week

Meet Madison Smith, our Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week. Madison is a senior at All-Saints where she plays softball and volleyball.
Fire damages home near Lake Palestine

Fire damages home near Lake Palestine

Several Smith County fire crews were called out to a house fire late Sunday afternoon. The fire started around 4:00 in the 100 block of Crescent Drive near Lake Palestine.
Rangers send Beltre to DL

Rangers send Beltre to DL

The Texas Rangers announced prior to today’s game that the club has added right-handed pitcher Hector Noesi (#19) to the active roster. Noesi will be in uniform and available for the series finale against Houston.
Whitehouse ISD students, faculty taken to hospital after vehicle accident

Whitehouse ISD students, faculty taken to hospital after vehicle accident

From Whitehouse Indepenedent School District: Two Whitehouse Independent School District vehicles that were transporting Whitehouse High school students were involved in a vehicle accident late Saturday night in Wharton Texas.
Ash out for spring with a broken foot

Ash out for spring with a broken foot

David Ash has suffered a broken foot and will have surgery next week, which means he’ll miss the rest of spring football, including next Saturday’s Orange-White Game.

Longview's Williams named MVP of Azalea Orthopedics All-Star Classic

Longview’s Cadell Williams hit turnaround jumpers, made a three-pointer at the buzzer and even connected on a shot off one leg while fading away.
GOP base includes racist 'elements,' congressman charges

GOP base includes racist 'elements,' congressman charges

Over 50 years after Congress passed the Civil Rights Act, the issue of race is back in the political headlines, after comments from Attorney General Eric Holder and events marking the anniversary of the law's passage renewed the dialogue ov
Police locate 16-foot long python in Longview

Police locate 16-foot long python in Longview

Longview Police locate the escaped python Sunday afternoon. Police say a 16-foot long Burmese Python escaped from a home on Lynnwood Lane sometime Saturday afternoon.
Couple strip searched over $3 earrings?

Couple strip searched over $3 earrings?

A Houston couple says they were humiliated when a beauty store in Southeast Houston. The owner falsely accused them of stealing earrings. Now they say they want more than an apology.
Human remains found on SeaWorld property in San Antonio

Human remains found on SeaWorld property in San Antonio

San Antonio, TX authorities say they might have a mystery on their hands. Human remains have been found on property at the theme park.
Jet Fuel spill in San Antonio River, two spills in five week period

Jet Fuel spill in San Antonio River, two spills in five week period

Emergency crews in Texas work to clean-up a jet fuel spill from a local refinery that leaked into the San Antonio River.

Wells community members protest againt the Church of Wells

The Wells community had their annual homecoming parade last Saturday, but things got a little out of hand.as members from the church of Wells were preaching during that parade.
Mavericks beat Suns, grab playoff berth

Mavericks beat Suns, grab playoff berth

Monta Ellis scored a season-high tying 37 points Saturday and completely took over the game in the seocnd half as the Mavs upended the Phoenix Suns 101-98 to clinch a playoff spot before a very loud sellout crowd of 20,413 at American Airlines
Update: Dallas couple killed in I-20 motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon

Update: Dallas couple killed in I-20 motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon

A man and woman were killed following a motorcycle accident on I-20. DPS troopers released the name of the two killed Eddie Allison,47, and Kemesha Allison 27 of Dallas.