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LFD to swear in new chief

The Longview Fire Department will host a Department Recognition Ceremony at 2:00 p.m., Friday, November 5, at the LFD Training Facility, located at 307 American Legion Blvd.

Texarkana man found guilty of bomb threats

TEXARKANA, Texas —A 30-year-old Texarkana, Texas man has pleaded guilty in connection with a bomb threat in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Harvest festival celebrates fall and fun

TYLER - For some who don't celebrate Halloween by going house to house, Sunday was the annual Harvest Festival at the First Christian Church in Tyler. Jessica Wilson takes us to the fun-filled family event.

Halloween weekend full of crime in Smith County

Halloween weekend in Smith County ended up being a weekend filled with crime. On Saturday night, Tyler police responded to an aggravated assault on North Ross Avenue.

The last public meetings on the TISD bond issue

We’re in the home stretch in the campaign for the TISD bond issue. Many local groups have endorsed the school bonds, but opponents have mounted a well-funded campaign as well.

Early voting more popular this election

TYLER - Media reports show state-wide the number of people voting early this year has nearly doubled compared to mid-term elections in 2006. The local elections offices show an increase but it's not as dramatic.

Noonday Fire Department Chief resigns

NOONDAY -- A police report states a repo man went to Noonday Volunteer Fire Department to repossess a car. The report says the car's owner is James Broome-- a volunteer firefighter.

Grassroots America: T.I.S.D. expenses getting higher

TYLER - Grassroots members say the spending has to stop. The group recently released more information in an attempt to stop the nearly $90 million bond. The new information from the group targets T.I.S.D. cost to the average taxpayer.

Wood County officials release Most Wanted list

Wood County released a Most Wanted list as of 10/28/10. If you know the whereabouts of any of these people, please contact your local authorities.

Chapel Hill murder investigation continues

New Chapel Hill - Smith County Sheriffs tell KETK the investigation continues for the murder of Amanda Anderson. Anderson, 19, was shot and killed last month in her parent's house.