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Louis Van Amstel's making moves to fight Osteoarthritis

Louis Van Amstel has danced with several celebrities, he's also a three-time world dance champion, choreographer, entrepreneur and fitness professional.
Smarter than your average QB

Smarter than your average QB

Johnny Manziel is better than Blake Bortles and Teddy Bridgewater. At least on the NFL’s famed Wonderlic test.
Reeling in big bass for big cash

Reeling in big bass for big cash

6 a.m.. Saturday morning, East Texans will be able to hit the water and cast their lines for the second annual Big Bass Bash at the Lake Palestine Resort in Frankston. So far there are 350 people signed up hoping to reel in the big bucks.
Mavericks lose to Spurs, drop to 8th in playoff race

Mavericks lose to Spurs, drop to 8th in playoff race

Caught once again in the Spurs’ web, the Mavs couldn’t get untangled and had to crawl home on the short end of a 109-100 score at American Airlines Center.
New App connects TX veterans to hotlines, resources

New App connects TX veterans to hotlines, resources

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has developed a mobile phone app to give Texas veterans quick access to crisis hotlines and other resources.
Gladewater man behind bars after cops find 100 grams of meth

Gladewater man behind bars after cops find 100 grams of meth

An East Texas man is behind bars after Gladewater police find 100 grams of methamphetamine.
Study finds Southern Death Row inmates more likely to apologize at execution

Study finds Southern Death Row inmates more likely to apologize at execution

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; being Southern apparently means having to say you're sorry, even if you don't really mean it, especially at death's door.
Mexican national executed for 1997 Texas slaying

Mexican national executed for 1997 Texas slaying

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a man who escaped prison in his native Mexico while serving a murder sentence was executed in Texas on Wednesday for fatally beating a former Baylor University history professor and attacking his wife mo

Final rock to be dropped Friday in $5.8M artificial reef project in Gulf

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; work is due to be completed this week on a $5.8 million aritificial reef project designed to bring back oyster beds and revitalize marine life in Matagorda Bay.
Man accused of killing wife in 2011, arrested in Henderson Co.

Man accused of killing wife in 2011, arrested in Henderson Co.

An East Texan, accused of beating his wife to death in 2011, is back behind bars. Kelly Gage was booked in the the Henderson County Jail Thursday on charges of assault and family violence.

Sand bass are on the hook in East Texas

Back in January we reported the white bass would soon be flooding East Texas waterways. Well, they're here.

Local drill team wins national championship

The Whitehouse First Ladies drill team competed brought home a national title. They dominated the American Dance Drill Team National Championships in Denton, Texas.

'Henderson County Livestock Show' making moo-lah for local children

The 54th annual "Henderson County Livestock Show" kicked off this week, showcasing a wide range of animals and events that benefit the community. These animals include cows, horses, goats, rabbits, game birds, and even pigs.

East Texans, always caring

Tonight I have good news about a sad topic. I am not a parent, but I can not imagine anything more joyful than bringing home that little baby your wife just had from the hospital.
Rangers to give Adrian Beltre a few days to prove he’s healthy

Rangers to give Adrian Beltre a few days to prove he’s healthy

The MRI exam on Adrian Beltre’s left quadriceps muscle revealed only a mild strain, and the Texas Rangers will give him through the weekend before determining if he needs to be placed on the 15-day disabled list.