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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am
Recent rains bring reports of record ducks headed to Texas

Recent rains bring reports of record ducks headed to Texas

For the first time in several years, ducks heading into Texas won’t be landing in the dirt thanks to decent rainfall across much of the state in recent months.
Texas to create Ebola treatment, infectious disease bio containment facility

Texas to create Ebola treatment, infectious disease bio containment facility

Gov. Rick Perry today announced the creation of a state-of-the-art Ebola treatment and infectious disease bio containment facility in North Texas.
Hoax Ebola story circulating East Texas area

Hoax Ebola story circulating East Texas area

A story concerning Ebola is circulating East Texas and causing fears in the communtiy. A local hospital has released a statement to quell the concerns. The Titus Regional Medical Center put out the following release:
Game camera captures alleged burglars

Game camera captures alleged burglars

The Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office has released pictures from a recent burglary in an attempt to identify the thieves responsible.
ETX woman faces 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to intoxication manslaughter

ETX woman faces 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to intoxication manslaughter

An East Texas woman pleaded guilty to intoxication manslaughter stemming from a 2012 incident.
Why Dish subscribers can't see CNN today

Why Dish subscribers can't see CNN today

 CNN and several other Turner-owned cable channels have disappeared from Dish Network homes due to a contractual dispute between the two companies.

Caught on camera: Man runs over ex-girlfriend

A California man is facing attempted murder charges after police say he ran over his ex-girlfriend and her relative, then he drove away.
Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison for girlfriend's killing

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison for girlfriend's killing

From a globally lauded athlete to convicted killer, Oscar Pistorius' fall from grace culminated Tuesday with a five-year sentence in the shooting death of his girlfriend.

Greg Abbott stops by Nacogdoches

Texas attorney general and republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott was in East Texas Monday. He stopped by CC's Smokehouse in Nacogdoches to speak with some of his constituents.
Famed fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies

Famed fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies

Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died, close friends of the family and industry colleagues told CNN on Monday. He was 82. The cause of death was not immediately clear.
CDC issues new hospital guidance for Ebola

CDC issues new hospital guidance for Ebola

Under fire in the wake of Ebola cases involving two nurses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued updated Ebola guidelines Monday, focusing on better protecting health care workers.

Local police department 'brewing' new relationships

The Jacksonville Police Department has decided to take part in a national program called Coffee with a Cop. They're wanting to build a better relationship with the community, and what better way than over a cup of coffee?
K.H.S. holds special graduation for Lynzee Ford

K.H.S. holds special graduation for Lynzee Ford

A special graduation ceremony was held Monday for Kilgore High School student Lynzee Ford, who has been battling cancer since last year. 

Smith County Justice of the Peace opponent challenges incumbent Quincy Beavers

Quincy Beavers has been the Justice of the Peace for Precinct 1 in Smith County for nearly 20 years.

Ebola scams on the rise

The fear of Ebola has hit an all-time high. Now scams for treatment and prevention are are spreading quicker than the virus itself.