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LETU engineering professor honored with alumni award from Ohio State

LeTourneau University engineering professor Dr. Yoni Adonyi will be among 14 outstanding Ohio State University alumni honored at the 16th Annual Excellence in Engineering & Architecture Alumni Awards October 18.

Edom shares art, more at annual festival

The small East Texas community of Edom readies itself for an influx of visitors for the twelfth annual Edom Festival of the Arts.

LETU to host free community health fair

LeTourneau University’s annual Get it Together health fair will be from 8:00 a.m., to 1:00 p.m., Thursday, October 3, at the Solheim Arena on the LeTourneau University campus, 2100 Mobberly Avenue in Longview.

ETX Deputy Director for John Cornyn to speak at Smith Co. Republican Club meeting

The Smith County Republican Club will meet Thursday, October 10, at Traditions Restaurant for their monthly meeting. Traditions is located at 6205 South Broadway Avenue and the meeting will run from 6:00 p.m., - 8:00 p.m.

Clarkston Elementary students 'Juggle for Achievement'

Clarkston Elementary School Counselor, Todd Lawson, provides a fun and unique approach to teaching his students about goal setting and achievement.

Smith County Sheriff's Office seeks alleged armed robbery suspects

Smith County authorities are searching for two men who allegedly robbed a gas station at gunpoint in Tyler.

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: South Donnybrook Drive at Victory Drive reduced to 1 lane

The city of Tyler has announced a road closure which could last until 5:00 p.m., Tuesday. South Donnybrook Drive at Victory Drive is reduced to one lane.

Church in dire straights due to unexpected bill increase

The Tabernacle of Praise is a small Jacksonville church, catering to the elderly with a congregation of only twenty members. But because of a sudden hike in the electricity bill, the church may have to close its doors.

MAVS owner, Mark Cuban insider trading trial set to start

The Securities and Exchange Commission's civil suit charging entrepreneur Mark Cuban with insider trading is set to get started in Dallas on Monday, nearly five years after the agency first brought charges.

Nelson Cruz in Rangers' lineup for tiebreaker

The suspense, if there really was any, is over. Nelson Cruz will be in the Rangers' lineup for the Monday tiebreaker with Tampa Bay to determine second wild-card team in the American League.