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Overturned trailer blocking traffic on Highway 59 in Lufkin

An overturned truck with a tractor trailer has blocked Highway 59 on the north exit ramp from North Medford Drive (Loop 287) in Lufkin. The trailer was carrying the trailer and contains Toulene Diisocyanate.

SCSO now equipped with tasers

Fulfilling a campaign promise to equip Smith County Sheriff's Office deputies and personnel with the tools they need to do their jobs, Sheriff Larry Smith announced Monday that 49 tasers are now on the streets and all personnel for whom the

REPORT: Mavs hire new GM

According to media reports, the Dallas Mavericks have an agreement in place with the Houston Rockets Vice President of Basketball Operations, Gersson Rosas, to be the new general manger of the Mavericks organization.

Old Bascom Rd. closed today due to drainage issues

The City of Tyler Street Department will be closing Old Bascom Road (between Old Omen Road and Shiloh Road/Kent Road) today due to a drainage issue and possible pipe failure.

ETX man allegedly stabs father, cuts throat over meth

A Wood County is expected to have charges filed against him after allegedly stabbing his father in the chest then cutting his throat over drugs.

ETX agency assists homeless veterans

Of the 1.6 million U.S. military veterans living in Texas, on any given night between Longview and Texarkana several hundred are believed to be sleeping on the ground, in a tent, a room someone gave them or in a homeless shelter.

Registration continues for 'Last Chance Summer Drama Camp' at Liberty Hall

The City of Tyler’s Liberty Hall still has spaces available for the “Last Chance Summer Drama Camp” for children ages seven to 15. This camp will run July 29 through August 2 and is in partnership with APEX Entertainment.

1st Annual ETX HS All Star games to be held July 26 in Longview

The City of Longview Parks Sports Tourism will host the First Annual East Texas High School Girls Softball All Star Games on Friday, July 26, at Lear Park, 100 H.G. Mosley Pkwy.

Hot air army readies week of Gregg County balloon events

The Great Texas Balloon Race is no Our Gang production thrown together in Grandpa’s barn.

Cruz tries to sidestep 2016 question

He's not saying yes. He's not saying no. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas danced around questions in a recent interview about whether he plans to run for president in 2016.