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Henderson ISD calls $26 million bond election to build new middle school

Longview, TX — The Henderson ISD school board today voted unanimously to call a $26 million November bond election to finance a new middle school.

Smith County passes 2012 budget

SMITH COUNTY — The Smith County Commissioners Court unanimously voted today to adopt a 2012 budget that keeps the tax rate at essentially the same level with a one cent, voter approved increase to pay for jail improvements, bringing the t

Tyler Police investigate dead body

TYLER — On Tuesday, August 30, 2011 around 11:45 a.m., Tyler Police responded to 1404 W. Claude Street on a report of a resident found deceased in his residence by his roommate.

Fatal collision on Highway 79

Anderson County — An two vehicle collision on Highway 79 has left one woman dead. The crash occurred one mile east of Palestine after an SUV and a tractor trailer.

Alert Citizen Helps Police Nab Suspect

NEWS RELEASE FROM TYLER POLICE DEPARTMENT:

Robert E. Lee class performing "Katrina: A Play of New Orleans"

TYLER — The Robert E. Lee Theatre class will perform a reading of Katrina: A Play of New Orleans, at 7:00 pm, Monday, August 29. The performance will be held in the Jan Jones Robert E. Lee Theatre.

Lufkin woman arrested

Lufkin, Texas — Officials from the Angelina County Jail tell KFXK that Donna Hack has been arrested for numerous offenses.

SPCA to seize more animals

August 29, 2011 -- Under the authority of the Kaufman County Sheriff's Department, the SPCA of Texas will seize three abandoned animals--two dogs and one donkey--this morning from a Kaufman, TX property.

Longview officials mull tow rate increase

Longview, TX — It is Longview’s first proposed rate increase in nearly four years for non-consensual tows, but towing companies say a 10 percent raise falls flat.

Power lines down on Brook Hill School

Bullard — Smith County officials tell KFXK power lines are down on the Brook Hill School. Crews are on the way to the scene.