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The train to nowhere

We are getting closer and closer to the sign up date for "Obamacare." A lot of it is not ready and the entire thing has turned into a big mess with unanswered questions.

Boil water notification issued for Troup residents

Due to a water line break and reduced pressure, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has required the City of Troup Public Water Supply ID 2120003 to notify customers of the need to boil their water prior to consumption.

Tyler PD locate, arrest UA Marine who escaped custody after being arrested for shoplifting

Tyler Police tell FOX51, they have located UA (Unauthorized Absence) Marine, Austin Shipp, 19, of Tyler. 

I-69 Committee submits route proposal

After eight months of community input, meetings, and surveys, the I-69 Angelina and Nacogdoches Counties committee on Monday gave their recommendations on where they would like to see the proposed I-69 go through East Texas.

Longview man remains hospitalized after being hit by truck Monday night

A man remains hospitalized after being hit by a truck in Longview. On Monday, around 11:40 p.m., Longview Police were dispatched to a Hit and Run with Injuries in the 2100 Block of West Loop 281.

Tyler Junior College to hold groundbreaking and name unveiling ceremony

Tyler Junior College will be holding a groundbreaking ceremony to announce the name of the new Nursing and Health Sciences Center.

Hasan trial: Day 11, 89 witnesses later

After 11 days of testimony from 89 witnesses, the government has rested its case in the case of U.S. vs. Nidal M. Hasan. Judge Tara Osborn began the day reviewing the witness lsit form the defense.

Rusk County added to burn ban list

A burn ban has been issued for Rusk County.

Van Zandy County Reserve Constable arrested for assault

A Van Zandt County Precinct 2 Reserve Constable was arrested Sunday. David C. Wiley was arrested August 18, 2013, when the Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office were called for a report of family violence.

John Tyler to hold Big Blue March-a-Thon

The John Tyler High School band will perform their first Big Blue March-a-Thon on Saturday, August 24, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.