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How to grow the best crape myrtles

Brenda Swaggerty with Petty's Irrigation and Landscaping offers some tips for growing the best crape myrtles for your yard. For more information:www.pettys.com

Cat corner: Meet "Sassy"

Judith Carnes with O' Malley Alley Cat Organization introduces Rachel and Robert to "Sassy", a cat looking for a good home. For more on adopting Sassy, visit: www.facebook.com/OmalleyAlleyCat.Tyler

"Dr. V" talks breast cancer treatment

There have been numerous breakthroughs in treating breast cancer. Texas Oncology offers information and hope to those fighting breast cancer. For more: www.texasoncology.com

NWS confirms tornado touched down near Gilmer

The National Weather Service confirms a tornado touched down during last week's storm on October 13.

Rusk Co. man busted with guns, meth during raid

Rusk County authorities took one person into custody last week for a possessing a large amount of meth and guns.

Police: Pilgrim's Pride employee killed in workplace accident

 A Pilgrim's Pride worker was killed Friday as a result of a believed workplace accident.

ETX woman accused of sexually assaulting teen

 An East Texas was taken into custody following her alleged sexual assault of an underage teenager.

Tyler murder suspect pleads guilty, receives 35 years in prison

A Smith County murder suspect was sentenced to 35 years after accepting a plea deal Monday morning.

City of Tyler receives $174,030 for veteran housing

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded the City of Tyler Neighborhood Services Department funding to administer 25 new Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) Vouchers.

Detectives ask public for help identifying parking lot bandits

Lufkin Crime Stoppers detectives are looking for the persons responsible for the the theft of towing equipment from a local parking lot.