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5 months remain before Smith Co. flood maps become final

In five months, on Wednesday, April 14, 2014, new flood maps for Smith County, Texas will become effective.

Former TX mayor sentenced to 60 years in prison for child sexual abuse

A former Central Texas mayor has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for child sexual abuse.

ETX student expected to be fine after being struck by vehicle before school

A Carthage Junior High School student was taken to ETMC Carthage as a precautionary measure after he was struck by a vehicle this morning while crossing Holly Street.

Marshall woman dies in Harrison County wreck

A Marshall woman was killed in a two-vehicle wreck on U.S. 259 in Harrison County on Tuesday afternoon.

City of Tyler approves land purchase for Animal Care Facility

During Wednesday's regularly scheduled City Council meeting, the Tyler City Council authorized the City manager to negotiate for the purchase of property at 4218 Chandler Hwy to be used for a future animal care facility.

Celebrate Christmas in Palestine

Special events and activities planned now through Dec. 29 make this holiday season an ideal time to visit the City of Palestine. The Polar Express´âö comes to life at the Texas State Railroad beginning on Friday, November 15.

Kilgore officials join forces for 'Christmas Toy Drive 2013'

An annual holiday tradition for the Kilgore Police Department is a Christmas toy drive.

2 dead after head-on collision in ETX

Two are dead after an early morning head-on collision in Smith County,

ETX man dies after being hit by truck in restaurant parking lot

A pedestrian is dead after being hit by a car in East Texas.

ETX duo arrested after stealing big screen TV resulting in high speed chase

An East Texas duo was arrested Tuesday, after a reported theft which led police on a high speed chase.