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Smith and Wesson recall

A warning for owners of Smith and Wesson's M&P Shield pistol made before August 19th of this year.

$2 million rodeo event coming to AT&T Stadium

Two million dollars. That will be the payoff for the The American Rodeoat AT&T Stadium on March 2. The $2 million payoff is the largest ever for a one-day rodeo.

Staubach believes in, identifies with Romo, but says he had more advantages when he played

Hall of Fame quarterback Roger Staubach has made it clear he is a big fan of Tony Romo.

White Oak rolls over Elysian Fields in scrimmage

The Roughnecks’ first-team offense scored on all six of its possessions and the defense forced two turnovers in a 42-6 scrimmage win over Elysian Fields at Roughneck Stadium.

Texans’ Ed Reed to be evaluated by surgeon in last stage of rehab

Reed, 34, has been on the physically unable to perform list since training camp began. The Texans are attempting to have the five-time All-Pro ready in time for a Sept. 9 regular-season opener at San Diego.

Rookie TE Gavin Escobar starting to catch on with Cowboys

The Cowboys were enamored with Escobar’s receiving ability enough to make him a second-round pick.

White Oak goes to stage three water restrictions

The city of White Oak announced on Thursday they are implementing Stage 3 of their drought contingency plan effective immediately. Until further notice residents should follow the watering guide provided below:

Upshur County Commissioner offers plan to balance budget

Upshur County Pct. 3 Commissioner Frank Berka said Thursday he has an option to balance the county’s budget without the burden falling on employees.

'Too Hot To Cook’ fundraiser gears up

East Texans who dine out Tuesday at more than a dozen local restaurants will be doing more than just feeding their appetite — they’ll be supporting a local ministry.

Police launch investigation after missing ETX woman found dead

A missing person report has now turned into a death investigation. On August 16, 2013, Linda Kay Blackshire, of Palestine, was reported as a missing person. The report was filed by a close friend of Blackshire.