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Drew Coleman coming back to Henderson

Former Henderson Lion Drew Coleman is coming back to his hometown to help with a youth football fundraiser. The 7-year NFL veteran will be in Henderson, with the Rusk County Panthers Pop Warner league.

Two East Texans head to Pan Am games

Two East Texans will represent their country in the 2013 Pan Am Junior Championships. Andre Jefferson from John Tyler will compete in the long jump. Harmony's Daven Murphree is a pole vaulter.

Pump Jacks make it six straight wins

Joey Armstrong put the Pump Jacks in front to stay with his second home run of the season, and Mitch Meyer padded the lead with an RBI double in the ninth as East Texas ran its winning streak to six in a row with a 6-3 Texas Collegiate League w

VIDEO: Longview crowns kids 4th of July hot dog eating champion

A kid in Longview was crowned "The Weiner,” on Thursday. At Freedom Fest in Longview, many people participated in a hot dog eating contest at Maude Cobb Convention Center..

VIDEO: ETX veterans celebrate the 4th of July

The Watkins-Logan Veterans Home hosted their own Fourth of July celebration on Thursday.

VIDEO: Dog detects TX child's diabetes

A volunteer project turned into a life saving event for a Texas family. The family was playing with diabetic alert dogs, when of the animals detected its playmate had the disease.

BGCET to host police, fire luncheon July 12

The Boys and Girls Clubs of East Texas is honored to host the 3rd Annual Fire and Police Appreciation luncheon on Friday, July 12,  at noon.

Fourth of July trivia

All across East Texas the fourth of July is being celebrated with Fireworks, barbecue and an abundance of red, white and blue as a way to celebrate America's birthday adn the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

Controversial sign to be taken down in small TX town

Some call it art. Others say this sign of Playboy's trademark bunny is offensive and doesn't belong in their small Texas town.

VIDEO: TX teen tracks down carjacker, gets possessions back

A teen in Houston goes on the hunt for a man she says put a gun in her face and stole her car. Her detective work leads police to the suspect and into a car chase when he makes a run for it.