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TJC Apaches Announce "K's for Cancer"

The Tyler Junior College Baseball Team is trying to strike out cancer.

Tuesday wildfire update

Yesterday Texas Forest Service responded to 15 fires for 2,657 acres. Today the Texas Forest Service responded to 8 requests for assistance from local fire departments. New Fires:

Smith County fire officials fight out of control grass fire

SMITH COUNTY — Officials say what was originally said to be a structure fire is actually a grass fire. It had been a controlled burn that got out of control.

Two injured, traffic snarled after wreck on I-20 near Hallsville

Hallsville — Our partners at the Lonview News-Journal are reporting that officials are working the scene of a wreck near the Hallsville exit on I-20, and two women have been taken to a local hospital.

Longview school district helping provide food for students

LONGVIEW- The staff of the Longview school district is stepping up to help provide food for students on the weekends.

UPDATE on Highway 69 wreck

UPDATE- The man sent to the hospital from a wreck Monday has died. The wreck happened off Highway 69 and Walnut Hill Road Monday afternoon.

Traffic stop leads to foot chase through Lindale school

LINDALE — The suspect, 31-year-old Shane Owens, involved in the chase was wanted on 3 warrants for writing hot checks.

Smith County offers discounted rabies vaccinations

Smith County requires dogs and cats to be vaccinated yearly to help prevent the spread of rabies. These low-cost clinics are a benefit to the public with a cost of only $8.00 per animal at various locations around the county.

Gilmer Southwest Plastics fire ruled 'undetermined'

Our news partner the Longview News-Journal reports, Gregg County officials have not been able to determine a cause for the fire at Southwest Plastics in Gladewater.

Angelina school districts could lose $1 million in proposed budget

Lufkin — The Lufkin Daily News is reporting: when Texas' House passed its version of the budget, East Texas public school superintendents were anything but happy.