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CHANDLER FIRE: 3 firemen taken to hospital in Chandler fire

The Chandler Volunteer Fire Department tells FOX51 three firemen have been taken to a local hospital after a fire erupted in the Point Royal addition in Chandler.

ETX guitar store named Top 100 instrument, product retailers in the world

Guitars Etc. in Athens received a designation as one of the Top 100 music instrument and product retailers in the world by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM).

ETMC first in state to test new treatment for blocked heart vessels

East Texas cardiologists are the first in Texas to implant an investigational bioresorbable vascular scaffold — similar to a stent except it eventually dissolves — for patients with heart disease as part of a national clinical trial

2 dead, child critically injured in ETX boating accident

Two people are dead and one child is injured after a Monday night boating accident in Wood County. The wreck happened around 8:40 p.m., last night when two boats collided on Lake Fork.

Tyler PD releases 4th of July advisories

The Tyler Police Department has released the following advisories for the Fourth of July through the weekend:  

FUMC Mineola to hold free gospel concert July 12

First United Methodist Church Sanctuary is proud to present a talented singer who has a five-octave range.  Miles Pike’s powerful voice has amazed and inspired listeners all around the nation.

ETX man sentenced to life for 2012 Coffee City murder

A East Texas man is sentenced to life today for a 2012 murder. Jackie Martez Guthrie, 23, of Frankston was sentenced to life in the prison last month after pleading guilty to the July 2012 death of Chantel Barrett.

Reward increased for Texas Most Wanted fugitive

The reward for a Texas Most Wanted fugitive has increased to $17,500. Any information leading to the arrest of Ernesto Alonso Garcia, 30, will be given the $17,500 reward if the tip comes in during the month of July.

Hey Mr. President, what about us?

I'm confused by this. The President is over in Africa worried about their energy problem. He's worried about the energy program on another continent.