2 East Texas college nursing programs receive warnings from state board

2 East Texas college nursing programs receive warnings from state board

Two local colleges have received a warning from the Texas Board of Nursing.
Bullard ISD looks to prevent tragedy following student snow day suicide

Bullard ISD looks to prevent tragedy following student snow day suicide

 When schools cancel class for snow days, many different factors are taken into account. Safety is the main priority. Sadly, during one of last week's snow days, a bullard middle-school student committed suicide.
Carnival moving Triumph from Galveston to New Orleans

Carnival moving Triumph from Galveston to New Orleans

Carnival Cruise  announced Monday the shifting of Carnival Triumph from Galveston to New Orleans.

Today marks 179th anniversary of Texas Independence Day

The Sons and Daughters of the Republic of Texas meet frequently, but always on this day to remember their ancestors and to celebrate the Independence of the great State of Texas.
Animal shelter officially underway in Longview

Animal shelter officially underway in Longview

 City officials, residents and their four- legged friends came out in the cold to the land donated by the Humane Society of North East Texas to ceremoniously begin the construction on the long awaited project aimed at saving hundreds of li
Homeowner faces charges for shooting teen who broke in, held 3 at gunpoint

Homeowner faces charges for shooting teen who broke in, held 3 at gunpoint

A young man is now in jail and another is facing charges after a home invasion and shooting in Walker, Louisiana, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office.
529 plans may soon cover more college expenses

529 plans may soon cover more college expenses

The rules governing 529 college savings plans may soon become more flexible.
Fun Facts: Happy Texas Independence Day!

Fun Facts: Happy Texas Independence Day!

Happy Birthday, Texas! On this day in 1836, Texas declared their independence from Mexico and declared themselves a Republic.
Smith County Sheriff's Office announces new website

Smith County Sheriff's Office announces new website

In a continued effort to maintain transparency within the Smith County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Larry Smith announced today the launching of a new and much improved website for the Smith County Sheriff’s Office.
SFA to begin spring football practice Saturday, scrimmage set for Longview High School

SFA to begin spring football practice Saturday, scrimmage set for Longview High School

Stephen F. Austin is set to open its 2015 spring practice schedule this week, announced Monday by head coach Clint Conque.
ONE YEAR LATER: Remembering DEZign8

ONE YEAR LATER: Remembering DEZign8

It has been a year since the Gilmer Buckeyes lost not only a teammate, but a brother.
1 arrested in connection with death of Longview man

1 arrested in connection with death of Longview man

A East Texas man wanted in connection with a February shooting has been arrested.
Police: Longview man arrested after choking woman at restaurant

Police: Longview man arrested after choking woman at restaurant

A Longview man was arrested about 9 p.m. Sunday after police said he choked a woman at Texas Roadhouse on Loop 281. Anthony Venegas, 27, was being held today on a $5,000 bond stemming from the incident.

Cyber-bullies target child fighting for her life

A South Carolina toddler has been fighting for her life since birth. Now, she and her family have to fend off internet bullies.
Car sticker rules could confuse Texas drivers

Car sticker rules could confuse Texas drivers

A new single-sticker system for inspecting and registering millions of Texas vehicles begins on Sunday, and some lawmakers are warning that the change will confuse Texas drivers.