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Country stars Lambert, Shelton to wed in Hill Country Saturday

Another royal wedding of sorts — country music’s, we’re told — is happening Saturday just outside San Antonio in the Hill Country.

Rusk County man killed in 4-wheeler accident

RUSKY COUNTY — On Thursday, May 12, 2011, at approximately 10:00pm, Rusk County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to County Road 304, in the eastern part of Rusk County, in reference to an accident involving a four-wheeler.<

You tell me Texas

As you may have heard, I just got back from England.

Big oil profits and gas prices

Tyler, TX — KFXK wanted to find out how big oil tax breaks might be affecting the cost of gas.

Longview teacher resigns after arrest for sexual indecency with a child

The employment of Dr. Robert Craig Varnell, a high school science teacher and UIL coordinator, ended Thursday following his arrest in Upshur County. Varnell was charged with sexual assault and indecency with a child.

Lighting strikes oil tank in Smith County

Tyler — Smith County officials tell KFXK lighting hit an oil tank causing it to catch fire. Officials say it happened off Farm to Market road 724 just 5 miles from highway 64.

Shot East Texan: "With six bullets, they missed every vital organ"

SMITH COUNTY - Questions still remain in the shooting of 25-year-old Thomas Ray Morrow, but investigators say they are making progress.

Arrests made in Tyler robbery

TYLER — Tyler Police Investigators have identified and arrested the two suspects responsible for the Robbery of Johnnie Roy on May 5th.

KFXK back at scene where high speed chase ended

CHANDLER — A high speed chase, early Wednesday morning ends in Chandler, after Tyler Police try to stop a man, they say was robbing two people.

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.