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Tyler Main Street Program achieves accreditation

Tyler Main Street Program achieves accreditation

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) recently commended the City of Tyler Main Street Program for successful annual progress as a designated Main Street community, one of 60 to receive the designation this year.
Silver Alert issued for missing Deep ETX man

Silver Alert issued for missing Deep ETX man

The Liberty County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Roscoe “Rex” Eastin, a missing 81-year-old diagnosed with a Cognitive Impairment,
How to start a successful craft beer brewery

How to start a successful craft beer brewery

 Michael Kane went from poring over spreadsheets to pouring craft beer with his name on it.

NETANYAHU WARNS CONGRESS: Deal will lead to Iranian nuclear bomb

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Tuesday that a proposed agreement between world powers and Iran was "a bad deal" that would not stop Tehran from getting nuclear weapons -- but would rather pave its way to getting lots
ETX man sentenced to 12 years in prison on drug conspiracy charges

ETX man sentenced to 12 years in prison on drug conspiracy charges

U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced Tuesday a Flint man has been sentenced to federal prison for his involvement in a drug conspiracy in the Eastern District of Texas.

FBI releases sketch of gunman believed to be responsible for Texas Brinks guard murder

Investigators are releasing a composite sketch of one of the gunmen believed responsible for the robbery and murder of Brinks guard Alvin Kinney.
CCSO: Homeowner shoots would-be robber during attempted home invasion

CCSO: Homeowner shoots would-be robber during attempted home invasion

Cherokee County officials are investigating a reported home invasion.
Kilgore settles on Selleck as next chief

Kilgore settles on Selleck as next chief

The Kilgore City Council on Monday unanimously approved the appointment of Josh Selleck as the city’s new city manager.

POLICE: Former Gregg Co. DA had cocaine, revolver in car when arrested

According to the Longview News-Journal, a former Gregg County Distr
Traffic diverted after tractor-trailer overturns north of Lufkin

Traffic diverted after tractor-trailer overturns north of Lufkin

Traffic is being diverted Tuesday morning on U.S. 59 north of Lufkin, just north of Farm to Market Road 2021 after a tractor-trailer turned over in a ditch near the Redland construction area.
Tiede pre-trial hearing on pending theft charge, other issues moved to March 31

Tiede pre-trial hearing on pending theft charge, other issues moved to March 31

 A hearing to deal with pre-trial motions in advance of a June re-sentencing hearing for Bernie Tiede will wait untill the end of the month after being moved from today to March 31.
ETX student diagnosed with meningitis; no public health risk

ETX student diagnosed with meningitis; no public health risk

An East Texas student has been diagnosed with meningitis.
Scan reveals 1,000-year-old mummified monk hidden in statue

Scan reveals 1,000-year-old mummified monk hidden in statue

A statue of a sitting Buddha that made its way from a temple in China to a market in the Netherlands revealed an extraordinary secret -- a 1,000-year-old mummified monk.
Witness who took video: Man killed by LAPD didn't reach for officer's gun

Witness who took video: Man killed by LAPD didn't reach for officer's gun

The bystander who caught dramatic video of a fatal shooting by police in Los Angeles said Monday he didn't see the man reach for an officer's gun -- the explanation for the shooting given by police.
Rep. Simpson files bill to end marijuana prohibition in Texas

Rep. Simpson files bill to end marijuana prohibition in Texas

Davis Simpson announced Monday the introduction of a bill to the state legislature that would end the prohibition of marijuana in Texas.