Smith County Commissioners receive clean audit report

Smith County Commissioners receive clean audit report

Smith County Commissioners on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, received a clean Audit Report for Fiscal Year 2014, presented by Henry & Peters PC.

Dad charged with blowing marijuana smoke into infant's mouth

 An Oregon man was arrested by police late Sunday night on accusations he blew marijuana smoke into the mouth of his infant child.
1 hospitalized in Highway 31 E rollover crash

1 hospitalized in Highway 31 E rollover crash

Emergency crews responded to a rollover crash Tuesday afternoon on Highway 31 East. According to DPS, shortly before 2 p.m., a van flipped on Highway 31 near County Road 246. 

Obama halts Afghanistan troop withdrawal

The United States will keep its current level of 9,800 troops in Afghanistan through the end of the year, rather than reducing that number to 5,500 as planned, the White House said Tuesday.
FOX to bring back THE X-FILES

FOX to bring back THE X-FILES

Thirteen years after the original series run, FOX has ordered the next mind-bending chapter of THE X-FILES, a thrilling, six-episode event series which will be helmed by creator/executive producer Chris Carter with stars David Duchovny and Gill
2 Harrison Co. men charged with sexual assault

2 Harrison Co. men charged with sexual assault

The Harrison County Sheriff's Office is investigating two unrelated sexual assault incidents that allegedly occurred over the weekend.
Motorcyclist dies in 2-vehicle crash near Athens

Motorcyclist dies in 2-vehicle crash near Athens

The Department of Public Safety reports one person was killed Monday in a two-vehicle accident involving a motorcycle. At around 5:30 p.m., troopers responded to a crash in Henderson County on US 175, south of Athens.
Gregg Co. seeks identity of burglars caught on camera

Gregg Co. seeks identity of burglars caught on camera

The Gregg County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying two men at the site of a recent burglary.

Smith Co. Commissioners approve agreement for Veterans Court

On Tuesday, Smith County Commissioners approved a Memorandum of Understanding between Smith County, the Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System and the VA Regional Office in Waco.
Murder suspect wanted by LAPD arrested crossing Texas border

Murder suspect wanted by LAPD arrested crossing Texas border

Border patrol agents arrested a man wanted for murder in Brownsville early this morning.

East Texas man falls into machinery, dies

An East Texas man died tragically Monday during a workplace accident in Center.

Blue Bell ice cream cups sold in Texas recalled due to Listeria concerns

Blue Bell Ice Cream of Brenham, Texas, is recalling three 3 oz.

Gov. Abbott files Amicus Brief asking court to halt President Obama’s executive amnesty

Governor Greg Abbott has filed an amicus brief in opposition to the Obama administration’s Emergency Motion for Stay Pending Appeal in the case to halt President Obama’s executive amnesty.
Longview company enters into joint venture to develop $100M pipeline to Shreveport

Longview company enters into joint venture to develop $100M pipeline to Shreveport

On Monday, Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., in Longview announced the formation of Caddo Pipeline LLC, a 50/50 joint venture with Delek Logistics Partners, L.P., to develop the Caddo Pipeline, an 80-mile, 12-inch pipeline between Longview an
France plane crash: 150 believed dead

France plane crash: 150 believed dead

A Germanwings Airbus A320 plane crashed Tuesday in the foothills of the Alps in southeastern France, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls told reporters.