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Kevin Eltife to speak at November Smith Co. Republican Club meeting

The Smith County Republican Club will meet Thursday, November 14, at Traditions Restaurant, 6205 South Broadway, from 6:00 p.m., - 8:00 p.m.

Tyler Children's Park to host 10th Annual 'Christmas in the Park'

Bring your family and enjoy an enchanted evening of celebrating Christmas at 6:00 p.m., Friday, December 6th, during the 10th Annual Christmas in the Park at The Children’s Park, located on the corner of South Broadway and East Dobbs in T

Trinity County officials looking for two suspects involved in club shooting

Two suspects have been identified in shooting at a local club. On November 2 at 2:00 a.m. Trinity County officers were called to Charlie Mae's Club on the corner of Pegoda and Pinecrest Street.

Local agencies to participate in testing their emergency preparedness plans

Several local agencies will be testing their emergency preparedness plans.

Rights groups ask Supreme Court to block part of Texas abortion law

The next stop in a legal battle over a controversial new abortion law in Texas could be the U.S. Supreme Court.

Benefit fundraiser being held for South Van Zandt County Volunteer Fire Department

The South Van Zandt County Volunteer Fire Department will be holding a benefit fundraiser for the month of November of 2013.

Texas Attorney General challenges EEOC hiring guidelines that jeopardize public safety, contradict Texas law

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today filed a legal action challenging unlawful hiring guidelines issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that limit the ability of employers – including the State of Texas and its a

Crews on scene of one-vehicle rollover wreck

Smith County officials are on scene of a one-vehicle rollover wreck. It happened around 1:00 p.m. on Highway 31 West and Loop 49 in Smith County.

Coston Elementary students collected canned goods to benefit community

Coston Elementary held a canned food drive to benefit the community. As an effort to help the community, the physical education department at Coston Elemetary organized a non-perishable food drive for the month of October.

Lufkin Crime Stoppers looking for man involved in store theft

The Crime Stoppers of Lufkin are asking for assistance in identifying a suspect captured on video leaving a Lufkin store with stolen goods.