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2012 Presidential Election

Tyler, TX — The 2012 Presidential election is still more than a year away. We here at KFXK wanted to find out if East Texans are already making up their minds on who they want to vote for this early.

Rev. Billy Graham hospitalized

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA — Reverend Billy Graham has been admitted to a hospital in Asheville, North Carolina. The 92-year-old Graham was taken to a hospital Wednesday morning after feeling ill overnight.

Robbery claims man's shoes and wallet

Tyler, TX — Tyler Police responded to a robbery at 3900 Old Troup Highway around 3:25 this morning. When police arrived they found the victim behind the old Wal Mart Store.

Overnight fire at Silver Creek Apartments in Lufkin

Lufkin — Residents of Silver Creek Apartment’s Block Six spent Wednesday picking through their waterlogged and smoke-damaged belongings after a fire tore through the units early that morning.

Arrest made in Nacogdoches cattle theft

NACOGDOCHES — The Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce that an arrest has been made in a recent cattle theft that occurred last week within Nacogdoches County.

DPS warns of aggressive summer door to door alarm sales

The Texas Department of Public Safety is urging Texas residents to make sure that any alarm salesperson, company or alarm installer that they hire is licensed by the DPS Regulatory Services Division.

Man captured after stealing Tyler Police unit

TYLER — Tyler Police officers gave KFXK details about the Wednesday morning theft of a police unit.

Pine Tree ISD hires new band director

LONGVIEW, TX — The Board of Trustees of Pine Tree Independent School District approved Mark Melton as the new Pine Tree High School Director of Bands at the regular board meeting Monday, May 9, 2011.

UPDATE: Smith Co. Sheriff's Office locates stolen car in shooting

TYLER — Smith County officials say they have located 25-year-old Thomas Morrow's car which was taken from him Monday night after he was shot six times.