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Smith County officials working grass fire

SMITH COUNTY — KFXK crews on scene report about 5 acres are on fire on County Rd. 2908 near County Rd. 384. Officials say it is possibly a rekindle from Sunday.

Vehicle rollover on Loop 323

TYLER — It is being reported that a vehicle rollover happened this afternoon in Tyler off Loop 323 and Fairfax. A viewer tells KFXK the accident happened near Troup Highway.

Tyler man who killed girlfriend's baby makes Most Wanted list

longview — A Tyler man was added to the U.S. Marshals 15 Most Wanted fugitive list last week in connection with the murder of his girlfriend's 1-year-old son.

Lufkin vet to be featured on ‘America’s War Heroes’

A Lufkin veteran makes his television debut next weekend telling the stories of his past as a pilot in World War II, the Korean conflict and the Vietnam War.

Rusk County looking for burglary suspects

Henderson, TX — The Rusk County Sheriff’s Office and Rusk County Crime Stoppers are asking the public for information leading to the arrest of three suspects responsible for a burglary which occurred at Clayton’s Mini Mart, FM

Texas House OKs slashing $4 billion from public schools in finance bill

AUSTIN (AP) - The Texas House approved slashing $4 billion from the state's public schools early Friday and establishing a new finance formula that will change how school funds are distributed.

Broaddus, Center men killed in two-vehicle accident

Two men were killed early Thursday morning after their vehicles hit head-on on State Highway 147 in San Augustine County.

Huntington firefighter dies battling blaze behind his residence

A Huntington Volunteer firefighter died battling a blaze in a wooded area behind his home Thursday afternoon off Billy Clark Road in Huntington, according to Huntington volunteer firefighter Derrick Clark.

Assault at Lake Tyler

Tyler, Texas — Tyler Police were dispatched early this morning ti the East Texas Medical Center emergency room in response to a man who was assaulted on Lake Tyler.