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Goodbye Jim, we barely knew you

I don't know if you have seen this, but The Daily Center reported this today. You may remember Jim Carey, you know the actor who took a stand on guns a few months ago, he came out and called gun owners idiots.

Country singer Randy Travis admitted to hospital, listed in critical condition

Country singer Randy Travis has been admitted to a Texas hospital. According to a news release, Travis was admitted to medical facility on Sunday for complications for viral cardiomyopathy.

City of Athens initiates Stage I of drought contingency plan

The city of Athens released a notice on Monday initiating stage I of the drought contingency plan. The notice is printed below:

2 arrested for sexual assault of a child in Houston Co.

Two Houston County residents have been arrested on charges of sexual assault of a child

BREAKING: Rick Perry announces he will not seek re-election

During a special announcement on Monday, Governor Rick Perry announced he would not seek re-election as Governor of Texas. Perry announced this after being introduced by his wife, Anita Perry.

Tyler PD arrests suspect for death of girlfriend

A Tyler man has been arrested in the June death of his girlfriend. Ricky Cox was has been arrested and charged with manslaughter in the death of Michelle Ingram.

Texas Rangers host first responders, victims of West explosion

A day at the ballpark was more than just that for the people of West, Texas. The Texas Rangers helped make sure the town, affected by that deadly plant explosion, could have a day of fun after so much grief.

Rangers take two of three from Astros

Nelson Cruz's base hit in the fifth inning scored Ian Kinsler with the go-ahead run of a 5-4 victory over Houston on Sunday in front of 36,746 at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.

Tyler ISD receives award for financial reporting

Tyler ISD received the Association of School Business Officials International’s (ASBO) Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting award for having met or exceeded the program’s high standards for financial reporting and accoun

Man dead, woman injured in Sunday Longview shooting

A shooting in Longview on Sunday night left a man dead and a woman hospitalized. Longview police were called to a home in the 300 block of Bonner Street at 5:18 p.m., Sunday.