Our partners at the Lufkin Daily News reports that State Representative James White filed a bill in the State Legislature earlier this month which would convert low-performing public school campuses into charter schools.
TYLER- Funeral arrangements for the Smith County Deputy who was hit and killed by a cow last week have been set. Officer Britton died Monday after struggling for a week in the hospital following the tragic accident on a Bullard FM road.
CLEVELAND — A year ago, the 11-year-old girl who police say was the victim of repeated gang rapes in this East Texas town was an outgoing honor roll student, brimming with enthusiasm, who went on hikes and planted trees with a youth group
LONGVIEW — Longview Fire officials say that the fire at 415 Tammy Lynn Dr. is out.
The fire started in an upstairs apartment, which was vacant at the time.
Three other apartments in the building were evacuated.
In May 2010, the State Board of Education developed a new Social Studies curriculum for Texas schools. Some lawmakers say they're not willing to shell out millions of dollars for books that are this controversial.
An ETMC employee confirmed that Smith County has lost one of their own.
54-year-old Britton served as a Smith County deputy since 1992 - today he died from what some called a "freak accident" that took place last week.