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ETX rancher accused of stealing, selling bull

ETX rancher accused of stealing, selling bull

An East Texas man turned himself in to law enforcement officials Monday after authorities issued a theft of livestock warrant for his arrest. 

Wild Hog population growing in East Texas

The wild boar population is growing in East Texas and the pigs aren't staying put in the woods. They're moving inward to homes, parks, and restaurants.

Teens using human growth hormones has doubled

The use of steroids and human growth hormones has been around for awhile. But, an alarming statistic shows the number of teens using these enhancements doubled.

GoBus fare increase could be around the corner

If you depend on GoBus for transportation you could soon be spending more money to hop aboard. The proposed change would double the price of tickets in all 14 counties where GoBus is operated.

Smith County Commissioners Court discusses illegal immigrants

Recently the Smith County Commissioners Court rejected two resolutions regarding illegal immigrant housing in our area. One resolution was presented by commissioner terry phillips, and the other, Judge Joel Baker.
GET BIT: Dick's Bar & Cajun Grill noodling tournament to be held July 25-26

GET BIT: Dick's Bar & Cajun Grill noodling tournament to be held July 25-26

Get those arms ready, East Texas! The Dick's Bar and Cajun Grill noodling tournament is here!
Texas officials investigating surge in Cyclospora cases

Texas officials investigating surge in Cyclospora cases

A recent surge in reports of illnesses due to the parasite Cyclospora has prompted the Texas Department of State Health Services to begin an investigation into the infections in hopes of determining a common source.

Viral Video: Father makes plea from daughter's gravesite

An Arkansas father's message given from his daughter's grave site has gone viral. In the video. Rick Ellis tell how his daughter was killed four years to the day by a drunken driver, her mother.

VOTE: Tylerite's team vying for final spot on 'America's Got Talent'

East Texas was represented on the Today show Wednesday morning. Joe Parks, of Tyler, showcased his latest domino collapsing masterpiece on "Today's Got Talent."
GM recalls 718,000 more vehicles

GM recalls 718,000 more vehicles

In a year clogged with a record number of recalls, General Motors had gone three weeks without any new ones.
Burning cross found in front yard of Tennessee church

Burning cross found in front yard of Tennessee church

Someone burned a cross in the front yard of the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Clarksville, but the congregation isn't dwelling on what happened.
Kaufman County bans housing border children

Kaufman County bans housing border children

Kaufman County has refused to house the undocumented children who have crossed the border.
Gladewater man accused of sending explicit videos to minor

Gladewater man accused of sending explicit videos to minor

Gladewater man was arrested Tuesday on a charge of solicitation of a minor. Cody Jacob Richardson, 19, is being held in Gregg County Jail on $150,000 bond after a warrant was issued for his arrest, according to jail records.
Research: Spanking, other corporal punishment traumatizes kids' brains

Research: Spanking, other corporal punishment traumatizes kids' brains

How to discipline the next generation is a hotly debated topic. In 2012, a national survey showed more than half of women and three-quarters of men in the United States believe a child sometimes needs a "good hard spanking."

Dramatic Video: Border Patrol shootout with alleged gang member

It was a terrifying situation in a Texas border town as authorities exchanged gunfire with a murder suspect.