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West Rusk students to recieve full academic scholarships indefinitely

During an awards ceremony on Wednesday, West Rusk students got the surprise of their life.

Stanley's Famous Pit Barbecue featured in new BBQ "Bible"

The debut title in the Anthony Bourdain Books line, The Prophets of Smoked Meat, is touted as a guide to all things Texas barbecue written by “Barbecue Snob” Daniel Vaughn, author of the enormously popular blog Full Custom Gospel BB

VIDEO: Family dog saves TX man's life

A Texas man is lucky to be alive after suffering a stroke. He says his four-legged friend saved his life.

Kountze ISD files appeal on judgment to allow Bible verses on football banners

A Texas school district is appealing a court ruling allowing cheerleaders to display banners with Bible verses at football games.

Longview's Chris Davis hits another homer

The former Longview Lobo did it again. Chris Davis hit home run #17 Tuesday night against the Nationals. The East Texan leads the majors in homers.

DeMarco Murray is fooling himself about this

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram covers the Cowboys. DeMarco Murray is hurting again.

Elvis Andrus learning importance of ‘mental edge’

The Rangers have lost three straight. But Elvis is not worried. http://www.star-telegram.com/2013/05/27/4887491/elvis-andrus-learning-im....  

Tyler to unveil half mile of history markers downtown on May 30th

The City of Tyler will host a ceremony to unveil three new Half Mile of History markers in Downtown Tyler to honor Tyler Commercial College, Brady Preston Gentry and Hampson Boren Gary.

ETX angler sets new fly rod state record for channel catfish

When Bryan Smith of Athens isn’t helping visitors to the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) catch fish, he does some fishing on his own.

ETX drug dealer sentenced to federal prison for felony possession of a firearm

A 40-year-old Port Arthur, Texas, man has been sentenced to federal prison for federal firearms violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.