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Right turn lane approved at PTISD stadium

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013, Gregg County Commissioner’s approved a Funding Agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation that will design and construct a right turn lane from Loop 281 onto PT Parkway located at the new Pirate

ETX police prepare for temporary 911 service disruption

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) project on Highway 59 between Lufkin and Nacogdoches necessitates the relocation of telephone service fiber optic cable and the work might result in a temporary disruption in 911 service for Angeli

Cornyn Bill to protect sexual assault victims passes Judiciary Committee

Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved the Justice for All Reauthorization Act of 2013. Texas Republican senator, John Cornyn, is the lead Republican author of the bill:

Pine Tree Middle School, Junior High robotics teams bring home awards

Students from two Pine Tree campuses brought home trophies at the Region VII Robotics competition on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 in Lufkin, Texas.

Tyler Parks Department hosts '7th Annual Bambi Fun Run and Walk' Nov. 9

Looking for a way to get in shape for the holidays? Look no further! The Tyler Parks and Recreation Department will host the Seventh Annual Bambi Fun Run and Walk on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 9 a.m.

ETX man gets 375 years in prison for child sexual assault

Willis Demond Carwell, 32, of Palestine was sentenced to a total of 375 years in prison on five counts of sexual assault of a child on Tuesday afternoon at the Anderson County Courthouse.

Winona ISD experiencing power outage, classes will continue as normal

The Winona Independent School District is currently experiencing a power outage. Connie Gibbs, spokeswoman for Winona ISD tells FOX51, the power has gone out but classes will continue as normal.

Texas Medical Board disciplines 3 ETX doctors

The Texas Medical Board has released their list of their most recently disciplined doctors and three were from East Texas.

Premier Fitness to host 11th annual 'Turkey Trot'

The Tyler Turkey Trot, powered by Premier Crossfit, is excited to announce the 11th Annual 5K to be held on November 28, at Premier Fitness.

Early morning fire destroys 30% of Longview home

The Longview Fire Department responded to a home fire in the 500 block of Oakdale Avenue, Thursday morning.