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Firefighters across Nacogdoches Co. battling fires

Nacogdoches, TX — Nacogdoches County fire departments and the Texas Forest Service are battling a fire covering several acres that is threatening eight-to-10 homes along CR 204, officials said.

Massive fire in Smith County, evacuation ordered; Disaster relief crews on scene

SMITH COUNTY — Smith County officials say County Road 2305 has been added to the evacuation list. The fire is not close to being contained.   Smith County Red Cross just arrived on the scene.

Dry leaves catch vacant house on fire in Tyler

TYLER — Tyler firefighters were called to a house shortly before noon Tuesday on the 400 block of Virginia and Line Street A fire spokesman says it happened after dry leaves under the vacant house caught fire from the heat.

Son stabs father to death at Lake Cherokee

lake Cherokee — On Tuesday at around 1:38 a.m. Gregg County deputies were called to Lake Cherokee for an assault.

Fire in Anderson County

Anderson County, Texas —KFXK has confirmed a fire in Anerson County. Fire officials are on scene and helicopters have been employeed to help put out the fire.

House fire in Tyler

Tyler, Texas — The Tyler Fire Department is on the scene of a two-alarm structure fire in the 2800 block of N. Whitten Ave. Fire crews reported heavy smoke conditions upon arrival.

SFA grad designing, marking East Texas trails

Lufkin, TX — With the abundance of natural resources in the Angelina County area, Stephen F. Austin State University graduate Aaron Friar is making local trails more available to the community.

Harsh economic times prompting uptick in beer thefts in Lufkin

Lufkin, TX — Grab-and-go beer thieves are costing Lufkin convenience stores an average of $250 to $400 a week in lost product, according to one local retailer.

Nacogdoches city leaders to discuss water concerns

Nacogdoches, TX — Nacogdoches City Council members on Tuesday will consider enacting Stage One of the city's drought contingency plan in an effort to reduce consumption and preserve the water at Lake Nacogdoches.

Angelina County votes to combine precincts

ANGELINA COUNTY — The Angelina County Commissioners Court voted Monday to adopt a plan that would abolish justice of the peace and constable precinct 4.