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“Art in the Park” at the Goodman-LeGrand

Tyler Parks and Recreation is proud to present the first ever “Art in the Park” at the 1859 Goodman-LeGrand House and Museum on Saturday, June 12. Admission is free and the event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Comptroller’s Office begins notification of personal information exposure

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Comptroller’s office is sending letters beginning Wednesday, April 13, to notify a large number of Texans whose personal information was inadvertently disclosed on an agency server that was accessible to the p

Residence burglarized in Lufkin

On Monday, April 11, 2011, a complainant reported to Lufkin Police Department that between 5:00 PM on April 10, 2011 and 8:30 AM on April 11, 2011 an unidentified actor(s) burglarized a residence located in the 500 block of North Fourth Street

Lung cancer patients keep "lighting up"

A new study reveals nearly 20-percent of lung cancer patients keep smoking, even though it may jeopardize their recovery. Researchers report nearly one in five diagnosed with lung cancer continue to light up.

Friday wildfire update

Yesterday Texas Forest Service responded to 6 fires for 3,957 acres. Today the Texas Forest Service responded to 1 requests for assistance from local fire departments. New Fires:

Relay For Life held in Tyler tonight

At the event, teams will camp out overnight and take turns walking around the track to raise money and awareness to help the American Cancer Society create a world with less cancer and more birthdays.

Father and son get probation for cruelty to livestock animals

The Lufkin Daily News tells KFXK a father and son received probation sentences Thursday two months after being found guilty of cruelty to livestock animals.

All classes for Kilgore ISD cancelled

Kilgore, TX — Kilgore police officials say they are looking into leads and believe a group of students are responsible for the early morning vandalism.

Boat ramps closed at Martin Creek Lake State park

A water level some 6 feet below the dam has prompted closure of boat ramps at Martin Creek Lake, Park Ranger Lee Roberts reported.

Tyler man avoiding arrest on roof now in custody

Tyler, TX — A KETK reporter says the man is no longer on the roof and is in custody of Tyler police.  Police were able to talk Glenn down from the roof.