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Forest fire near Henderson

Longview, TX — East Texas firefighters are working on a large fire in a wooded area south of Henderson on FM 225. The Texas Forest Service tells KFXK they have taken control of the situation.

UPDATE: Wills Point Most Wanted Sex Offender caught in Lubbock

LUBBOCK — DPS arrested one of the 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders in Texas yesterday in Lubbock—just hours after his addition to the list was announced.

Power watch: Energy conservation encouraged 3-7 pm today

TEXAS — The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), system operator for the state’s bulk transmission grid, is asking consumers and businesses to reduce their electricity use during peak electricity hours from 3 to 7 p.m.

UPDATE: House destroyed; Firefighters continue to battle brush fire

CHEROKEE COUNTY — Bullard fire officials say there are about five or six acres burning just southwest of Bullard.

UPDATE: Rape suspect released on bond

WOOD COUNTY — UPDATE: Wood Co. Sheriff's Department tell KFXK that "Bennie" george has been released on an $80,000 bond.

Woman gets 10 years behind bars for role in Nacogdoches homicide

BEAUMONT, Texas — A New Caney, Texas, woman was sentenced to federal prison today for her role in a homicide that took place in Nacogdoches, Texas, in August 2007, announced U.S. Attorney John M.

Woden Water Supply issues boil water notice

WODEN — The Woden Water Supply Corporation has issued a boil water notification for the Kingtown area effective 11:00 a.m., July 12, 2011.

Two East Texas water suppliers asking customers to limit usage

East Texas — Two rural water suppliers are asking their customers to limit outdoor water usage during this year's drought.

Nacogdoches putting new noise ordinance in place

NACOGDOCHES — The City Council of the City of Nacogdoches recently passed modifications to the city’s noise ordinance.

UPDATE: Tyler Police release name of baby who died

TYLER — Tyler Police Investigators have released the infant’s name that passed away on Tuesday.